Communications & Development Intern

Communications & Development Intern

Boston Workmen’s Circle (BWC) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist communications and development efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing and fundraising management while working for a member-led nonprofit organization. 


  • Update and maintain BWC’s social media presence, including Facebook & Twitter
  • Designing flyers, graphics, and other marketing material for BWC programs
  • Update the BWC website when needed
  • Support updating and managing our membership database (etapestry)
  • Preparation for our Annual Appeal drive, major donor meetings, and other fundraising priorities and events
  • Assist in planning, writing and managing bi-weekly eNewsletter
  • Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories
  • Attend weekly staff meeting
  • Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for communications and development


  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of Boston Workmen’s Circle Center for Jewish Culture and Social Justice

Start Date:   Position open until filled, requires 3 – 6 month commitment.

Hours:   8 – 12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office.

Compensation:   This is an Unpaid/Volunteer internship. 


Please a send cover letter and resume to Michelle Weiser, Communications & Development Director