Development and Communications Intern


Mujeres Latinas en Acción is looking for a hard-working, detailed, organized, and passionate Development and Communications Intern who wants to make a difference. The candidate must be media-savvy, have strong interpersonal and communication skills – both written and oral - and a communications background.

As the Development and Communications Intern, you will play an active role in the development and execution of our Purple Purse Challenge and Annual Report, gaining hands-on fundraising, communication, and outreach experience in a grassroots nonprofit setting.  The position is unpaid, but college credit can be worked out.


·         Project management support of 2017 Purple Purse Challenge, annual report, and other fundraising and advocacy events

·         Event planning, fundraising, content development, and social media management for Purple Purse Campaign

·         Create a short-term social media plan and marketing calendar for Purple Purse Campaign

·         Work on social media, newsletter, and other communication/marketing projects

·         Collect client stories from various programs

·         Individual donor and volunteer outreach


·         College student or graduate student

·         Comfortable conducting outreach and communicating with a wide variety of individuals

·         Experience with Microsoft applications, basic photo-editing and video-editing software and familiarity with mainstream social media platforms, including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.

·         Interested in women’s issues and Latino issues and culture

·         Bilingual written and spoken Spanish required

Time Commitment

·         24 hours/week

·         Ideally the internship runs September through March, but we are open to revision

Please submit a resume and cover letter including your availability to

Due date: 8/4/17