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The Education Foundation of Alachua County

2802 NE 8 Avenue
Gainesville, FL 32641
Web site: www.edfoundationac.org
Contact: Jordan Miles , Mentor Coordinator and Database Specialist
Internship semester(s): All
Academic Level: JR, SR
Number of hours: 20
Number of days per week: 3

Marketing and Event Planning Intern

The Marketing and Event Intern will work closely with The Foundation’s Director of Programs to help with the planning and execution of special events, community engagement efforts, social media management, graphic design work, mailings and donor relations.

The major duties and responsibilities of this position include:

    • Shadow Foundation Staff
    • Assist in planning and execution of major fundraising events and activities, along with community events and workshops, which includes monitoring RSVPs, taking photos and helping to make sure things run smoothly
    • Assist with the donor acknowledgement process
    • Help prepare promotional materials for solicitation
    • Plan and manage social media sites and the Foundations website 
    • Assist with mailings
    • Assist with communication with individual and corporate donors
    • Assist staff with administrative documentation



Minimum experience/qualifications:

This position is geared toward a junior or senior attending the University of Florida. 

  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Docs, experience with donor software, Canva and Adobe Creative Cloud a plus, but not required
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative on projects 
  • Comfortable representing organization at community events
  • Public relations or marketing experience preferred 
  • Must have a passion for education
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Experience planning events

(Posted 11/14/2019)
Application deadline: 12/31/2019