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Alumnae Relations Intern

Alumnae Relations Intern
About the National Hispana Leadership Institute: The National Hispana Leadership Institute (NHLI), a national 501 (c)(3) organization based in Washington DC, established in 1987 to address the underrepresentation of Latinas in the corporate, nonprofit and political arenas. NHLI’s mission is to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building and community activism. NHLI is the only national organization providing executive leadership programs for Latinas in the U.S.

Position Description: NHLI’s Alumnae Relations Intern has the unique opportunity to create relationships with a large portion of the organization over a semester of interning. The intern will work in close partnership with NHLI staff responsible for engaging alumnae from both the Executive Leadership Programs and Latinas Learning to Lead program. The intern will work as a liaison between the NHLI and its alumnae. In addition, NHLI’s interns are exposed to networking, shadowing, and mentoring opportunities with national leaders, and receive ongoing professional development training from staff.

Principal Responsibilities:
•Assisting with engagement and outreach of the Latinas Learning to Lead Program and Executive Leadership Program alumnae
•Conducting research for possible volunteer opportunities for alumnae and staff
•Assisting with creation and execution of sustainability campaign outreach plans
•Other writing and editing tasks as assigned
•General program support and other duties as assigned with administrative functions (lists, shipping materials, and inventory).

Qualifications:
•Excellent written and oral communications skills
•Professional phone demeanor
•Demonstrated interest in and knowledge of Latina leadership development
•Self-motivated, fast learner, dependable
•Outgoing, enthusiastic personality
•Strong computer skills, including Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint and internet usage
•Strong research skills, including internet research; ability to determine reliable sources
•Ability to work independently, meet deadlines, and prioritize tasks
•Ability to maintain open lines of communication with NHLI staff (i.e, ask for clarification, and obtain feedback)
•Must be comfortable working in a virtual setting
•Must live in Washington, DC.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to nhli@nhli.org.
Application deadline is July 21, 2014.

Hours: 20 to 40 hours per week
Direct Supervisor: Sara Maldonado
Marketing and Alumnae Relations Specialist
Time Period: Fall 2014
This is an unpaid position.




Communications Intern

Communications Intern
NHLI is a national 501(c)(3) organization based in Washington, D.C., established in 1987 to address the underrepresentation of Latinas in the corporate, nonprofit and government sectors. NHLI accomplishes its mission – to develop Hispanas as ethical leaders through training, professional development, relationship building, and community activism – by:
•Strengthening leadership abilities among Hispanic women through training, mentoring programs, and networking
•Engaging in advocacy to ensure that Latinas are in leadership positions and have the access and power to influence public policy
•Bringing together Latina leaders and connecting them with opportunities in the corporate, nonprofit and government sectors
•Creating awareness of Latina accomplishments by highlighting the work and experiences of Latina role models

Position Description: NHLI’s Communications Department is looking to strengthen its ability to generate more outreach opportunities through social media. This includes implementing online marketing strategies to promote our programs as well assisting in the creation and implementation of online fundraising strategies. This person is expected to work closely with the Communications and Online Manager and the Resource Development Coordinator. NHLI seeks a full-time, well-rounded individual who can work at a fast pace supporting a vibrant nationwide program. This is a great opportunity for a well-organized, articulate person with strong writing skills and an interest in communications/PR to work for a growing national organization. The National Hispana Leadership Institute seeks a bright, motivated intern to join our team. Primary responsibilities include optimization of social media tools, online fundraising strategies, website management, database management, and administrative duties as assigned.

Responsibilities
The Communications intern will be responsible for assisting NHLI’s staff as follows:
•Help to expand NHLI’s online presence to enhance organizational marketing efforts and help to define strategies for fundraising opportunities online.
•Assist in managing and updating database.
•Monitoring, drafting content, and updating all social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, etc.)
•Assisting in drafting thank you letters and processing them in a timely manner.
•Track statistics to measure efficacy and response to social media outlets, online solicitations, online campaigns and website to evaluate these tools.
•Maintain print and electronic newspaper archives.
•Researching Latina/Latino bloggers to promote NHLI’s programs and key stories through relevant blogs.
•Identify social media training opportunities for staff/interns.
•Identify daily press clips
•Other administrative tasks as appropriate and required to support program efforts.

Qualifications:
•Great technology skills, experience working with social media and marketing tools.
•Highly motivated and passionate about technology, creativity and innovation.
•Experience and enthusiasm navigating social networking platforms, websites and other online communities.
•Strong writing skills.
•Strong knowledge of HTML and CSS is a plus.
•Background working with print and web design a plus (Adobe Creative Suite - Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
•Highly organized, high level of attention to detail.
•Positive attitude, ability to work in teams.
•Excellent interpersonal skills.
•Familiarity with the nonprofit world, the Latino community, commitment to NHLI’s mission.
•Must feel comfortable working in a virtual setting.
•Must live in the DC metro area.

To apply, send your resume and cover letter to nhli@nhli.org.
Application deadline is July 21, 2014.
Hours: 20 to 40 hours per week
Direct Supervisor: Sara Maldonado
Marketing and Alumnae Relations Specialist
Time Period: Fall 2014
This is an unpaid position.