Marketing and Development Internship Opportunity


The Marketing and Development Intern will work closely with the Director of Mission Advancement to assist with the efforts of the marketing and development objectives for the organization and will gain valuable hands-on experience in nonprofit advocacy organization while improving their communication and organizational skills. The intern’s responsibilities will include research, writing, editing, graphic design and learning about special event fundraising, grant writing and appeals.

Duties and Responsibilities

The intern’s duties and responsibilities will include:

  • Researching new grant and marketing opportunities
  • Assisting in the preparation of grant proposals and letters of inquiry
  • Brainstorming fundraising ideas and expanding the Mission Helpers base of support
  • Planning and preparing materials for Mission Helpers events
  • Updating the donor base
  • Developing and updating content for The Mission Helpers online communication tools
  • Developing and updating content for The Mission Helpers social networks, all content must be pre-approved by the Director
  • Participating in staff meetings and special event committee meetings
  • Providing input and support for ongoing projects


  • Strong reading, writing and proofreading skills
  • An interest in a nonprofit career
  • An interest in marketing and development
  • Graphic design skills
  • Ability to web search and provide findings
  • Good organizational and project management skills
  • Fluency in Microsoft Word, Excel and Powerpoint
  • A positive attitude and eagerness to assist

The ideal candidate for marketing and development internship takes direction easily, has a personal laptop computer and can provide two written character references one from a Professor at the college currently attending and another adult such as Priest, Nun, employer etc. All interns must be of legal age (age 18 and up)

At the end of the internship, the student will have collaterals to add to their portfolios such as invitations, programs and other print materials. They will have gained a hands-on up close and personal on the job type experience working as part of a Development Team. Each internship will be tailored to work within your college/work schedule. Interns will be favored who can attend special events and provide a weekly set schedule that is mutually agreed upon.

To apply please send letter of interest, resume, and 2- character references to Bernadette Sahm at
Questions? Call Bernadette Sahm at 410 823-8585 ext. 247 or 410 375-6659