Corporate Partnerships Intern – Spring 2022

Founded in 2003, Pinky Swear Foundation is a 501c(3) not-for-profit passionately committed to helping children with cancer and their families by responding to the immediate crisis facing families with a childhood cancer diagnosis. Pinky Swear supports families’ quality-of-life with financial assistance for basic needs and through experiences that create emotional support, so they can focus on what’s most important: their child battling cancer. Inspired by a pinky swear promise made between a 9-year-old boy and his dad, the foundation engages kids to help grow the community of keepers of the pinky swear.

Pinky Swear Foundation is seeking a Corporate Partnerships Intern for Spring 2022 – Summer 2022. The Corporate Partnerships Intern will work closely with Pinky Swear’s Director of Partnerships to further Pinky Swear’s mission. We are looking for a talented individual who is passionate about helping families with kids battling cancer. This will be a fantastic opportunity to support the community and gain experience in corporate engagement and stewardship in nonprofit work.

Responsibilities

  • Conduct research on existing and prospective corporate partners to build the capacity of Pinky Swear Foundation’s programs
    • Determine all potential areas of capacity for corporate support: community relations, marketing/B2B, corporate foundations, etc.
  • Manage and maintain necessary documentation and spreadsheets for partnership prospects and current partnership engagement
  • Regularly communicate with Director of Partnerships on project status and provide accurate and consistent updates research findings, etc.
  • Assist in drafting communication for Director of Partnerships, or designated staff, in relation to partnership pitches, stewardship, etc.
  • Assist partnership team with sponsorship and grant applications when necessary

Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to be well-organized and attentive to detail, while managing multiple projects and deadlines simultaneously
  • Possess solid verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to complete tasks with little direct supervision and take initiative on projects

Position Details

  • 10-15 hours per week
  • Start/End Date – TBD (mutually agreed upon by student and PSF supervisor)
  • Ability to receive college credit required

Job Type

  • Unpaid seasonal internship

To apply, please submit the following to marybeth.meyer@pinkyswear.org

  • A cover letter addressing how you fulfill the desired qualifications and how this position will support your academic and professional aspirations
  • Resume
  • Additional paperwork/forms may be required by student’s school