Corporate Partnerships Intern – Summer 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 is an equal opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, marital status, age, physical or mental disability, medical condition, pregnancy, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, veteran status, or any other status protected under federal, state, or local law. We are a committed team serving an impactful mission to help kids with cancer and their families. If you are looking to make a difference and have an internship with meaning, please apply to join us!

Pinky Swear Foundation is seeking a Corporate Partnerships Intern for 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