Communications & Content Marketing Internship

About Us

Give2Asia is an international nonprofit organization based in Oakland, CA. Our mission is to increase philanthropy across borders by making it easier for donors to support local charities overseas. Since 2001, we have delivered more than $240 million to causes in 23 countries.

About the Position

We are hiring a part-time, volunteer communications intern. The primary responsibilities for this internship will be writing high-value content and promoting existing content.

In this role, you will work with our global team to author articles for our target audiences, including:

  • Case studies of successful nonprofits
  • News and perspectives on overseas charity
  • Profiles of the charities & donors we work with

You will also optimize and promote our existing content to help it reach more potential donors. This includes:

  • Organizing and publishing web pages and blog posts
  • Improving our website’s search engine optimization (SEO)
  • Designing social media posts and Google ads

The time commitment for this internship is 8-10 hours/week for 3 months. Please note that this is a volunteer (unpaid) internship.

The Benefits

This is an opportunity to have a significant impact at a nonprofit organization that directs philanthropy dollars to hundreds of locally-led nonprofits across Asia. Your writing will influence funding for high stakes issues including education, health care access, poverty alleviation, and disaster response.

In this role, you’ll work closely with our Director of Marketing and other staff. The articles you publish will often be under your own byline, helping to build your portfolio. Lastly, you will learn to implement marketing best practices that are in high demand by both nonprofits and businesses.

Other benefits include:

  • Friendly and supportive team with diverse ages & backgrounds
  • Comfortable WeWork office with unlimited espresso, tea, and seltzer
  • Convenient location in Oakland near BART & bus

About You

The ideal candidate for this internship is a student or recent graduate who is 1) interested in pursuing communications or marketing as a career, and 2) passionate about international development, philanthropy, and/or nonprofit management.

Required qualifications:

  • Exceptional written English communication skills (700+ on verbal SAT or equivalent)
  • Experience with short-form, non-academic writing
  • Able to manage time and produce high-quality work with limited supervision
  • Able to work 8+ hours/week from our uptown Oakland office for at least 3 months

Preferred qualifications:

  • Journalism or blogging experience
  • Experience with content creation, SEO, or social media management for a business or nonprofit
  • Proficiency in Chinese or Hindi
  • Familiarity with publishing in WordPress or image editing in Photoshop

How to Apply

To apply for this position, click the following link and complete the application form. Please attach:

  • Your resume (include a link to your blog or portfolio, if available)
  • 1 academic writing sample
  • 1 non-academic writing sample
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