This is a temporary part-time position (16 hours per week) working from one of the states in which we operate, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, and Washington state.
We are a direct response marketing agency with over four decades of fundraising success, having raised over $1 billion in support of progressive causes, charitable organizations, and political campaigns. Our values are rooted in social and economic justice, environmental action, superlative client service, and giving back to the community.
This summer we anticipate bringing on an intern to help clients with a specific focus on conservation efforts, animal rights, global health & humanitarian aid, feminist solidarity, and public media.
If our agency and client values resonate with you, we encourage you to apply for this summer internship!
Responsibilities and Duties
The Intern will work on projects supporting digital, texting, direct mail fundraising, and analytics campaigns for our non-profit causes working to change the world. You’ll bring your creative skills and analytic mind to the internship with many opportunities to make a difference while learning new skills.
Schedule & Timeline
- Internship Timeline: 10 weeks between early June and mid-August
- Hours: Part-Time, 16 hours per week
- Days per Week: 2 full days or 4 half days
While performing the duties of this job, the employee regularly operates a computer and other office equipment and remains in a stationary position, often sitting (or standing if at a standing desk) for prolonged periods; communication is via phone, email, chat, video, and/or in-person with others inside and outside the agency in order to exchange information; repetitive motions may include the wrists, hands, and/or fingers in order to operate computer equipment, copy machines, and printers.
Qualifications and Skills
- Previous experience with/exposure to Tableau preferred, but not required
- Excellent proofreading skills
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Excellent time management skills
- Possible Applicable College Majors: Marketing, Communications, Business, Data Science and Analytics, English, Liberal Arts (current enrollment in college or degree program not required)
COMPENSATION & BENEFITS:
MWD is an employee-owned Benefit corporation. We seek to champion a rewarding work environment where all employee-owners can thrive, in part, through the equitable distribution of compensation and benefits, including:
- Wage Per Hour: $21
- Paid Time Off: Accrued Sick Leave
- Location & Type: Remote work, with flexible schedule and working hours
- Networking and professional development opportunities
- Access to a wide range of progressive organizations and causes
In 1979, our founder, Mal Warwick, embarked on a mission to work with nonprofit causes, progressive candidates, and political committees who shared our commitment to social justice and environmental action. Over the past 40+ years, in partnership with our clients, we’ve worked to combat the climate crisis and sought to protect the natural environment; we’ve advanced the rights of women, the LGBTQ+ community and other communities who have been marginalized; we’ve fought racial injustice and discrimination; we’ve worked to improve healthcare and food security, fought the AIDS pandemic, advanced animal rights, promoted international development, elected progressive political leaders to office, and the list goes on.
We've also remained equally committed to changing the way the world does business as a Certified Green Business , a California Benefit Corporation , and a Certified Employee-Owned Agency.
MWD is a team of passionate do-gooders, collectively driven by a mission to help progressive organizations build the base for a better world. We activate our clients’ ambitious philanthropic visions through innovative fundraising strategies. And we are an agency of change-makers personally committed to environmental action, giving back within our communities, identifying and disrupting systems of racism and oppression, and maintaining a just and equitable workplace for our employee-owners.
Our Working Locations
This is a temporary part-time position working from one of the states in which we operate, including California, Maryland, Massachusetts, Minnesota, North Carolina, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, South Carolina, Virginia, Washington DC, and Washington state.
Our Commitment to Anti-Racism & Anti-Oppression
Beyond being an equal opportunity employer, MWD is committed to being an anti-racist and anti-oppression organization and we have a zero-tolerance policy for racism, discrimination, harassment, retaliation, and oppression of any kind. We are dedicated to the fulfillment of this commitment through our Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion initiatives that connect to every phase of the employee-owner lifecycle, starting with recruitment. We encourage candidates of all identities and backgrounds to apply for positions you believe align with your skill set and current and future interests. And we review applications based on agency need, position requirements, and candidate qualifications without elimination based on race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital or family status, national origin, veteran status, disability, or any other protected status. Read our full statement here.
ABOUT THE HIRING PROCESS:
- Click the link at the top or bottom of this page to apply.
- Submit an application and resume.
- Let us know why you’d like to intern with MWD and provide any additional information you want us to know about you.
Why do we collect anonymous demographic information when you apply? We believe diversity is key in the success of our mission—cross-culturally competent teams bring a variety of perspectives and strengthen our services. And we take responsibility for attracting and retaining a diverse pool of talent. But we can’t impact what we cannot measure, and we encourage you to self-identify when applying. While you’ll maintain personal anonymity when sharing demographic information, the aggregate data collected helps us better understand who we’re reaching now, and where we can improve.
Candidates can expect the following process:
- First-round screen via telephone.
- Second-round interview via Zoom.
- Completion of a brief practical, giving us an opportunity to see you in action and for you to experience a sampling of the day-to-day work of this role.
- Third-round panel-style interview with positional peers via Zoom.