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Corporate Partnerships Intern

Staff whose work requires or potentially could require any in-person interaction with Save the Children colleagues, partners, or beneficiaries must be fully vaccinated against COVID-19 unless otherwise required by law. Save the Children complies with federal, state, and local laws regarding accommodations related to this policy. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and motivated intern to join the Corporate Partnerships team.  

 The Corporate Partnerships team is a dynamic group of individuals that collaborate to develop strategic partnerships with some of the world’s largest corporations. We work with companies to address the unique and complex challenges facing children, their families and communities, while simultaneously creating value for the companies' businesses and brands. We develop long-term, shared value partnerships that encompass programmatic funding, innovation, product donations, cause marketing campaigns, advocacy and employee engagement.  As a Corporate Partnerships intern, you will support our efforts to cultivate new partners and grow existing partners in a variety of industries through research, writing and project management. You will be in a unique position to learn about the corporate philanthropic landscape and trends, our programs in health, education and protection and have the opportunity to network within the organization to develop a firm understanding of how NGOs and the private sector make an impact together.  You will gain transferable skills that would be applicable to a variety of roles, but the ideal candidate will see this opportunity as a stepping-stone to a career in the non-profit industry, fundraising, marketing, sales or client services. 

What You’ll be Doing (Essential Duties & Responsibilities) 
  • Identify and research strategic markets and specific companies that could be a good fit for Save the Children 
  • Develop account briefs on corporate partners to help support the cultivation and evolution of partnership plans 
  • Assist the team with the development of compelling materials and collateral (i.e. proposals, grant reports, presentations, marketing materials, articles, etc.) 
  • Shadow team members in meetings/calls and support projects as needed 
  • Complete tasks pertaining to donor management and administration 
  • Track projects and present learnings to the team upon completion of internship 

Required Qualifications   
  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of program start date 
  • Professional proficiency in spoken and written English 
  • Professional proficiency in Microsoft Office suite 
  • Demonstrated ability to communicate and collaborate with individuals and teams 
  • Demonstrated commitment to fostering an environment of diversity, inclusion, and belonging 

What’s In It for You 
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member 
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams 
  • Flexible schedule 
  • Remote opportunity 
  • The knowledge that your internship is changing the lives of children all around the world 

Classification: Paid Intern 
Part-time: Up to 24 hours per week  
Expected Program Dates: September 18- December 8, 2023
Pay: $16.10/hour  

Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.  

Our work for children and their families requires that we commit—at every opportunity—to work together to identify and dismantle persistent systemic and structural racism, inequality, and any other forms of discrimination in this country and beyond.  As an anti-racist organization, Save the Children will not tolerate discrimination in any form—in our employment practices, amongst our staff, in our leadership or toward the people we serve. We stand in solidarity with all people to fight for equal rights, justice, inclusion, and belonging. 

We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws. 

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom we are in contact. All Save the Children representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of child abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of child abuse. All our representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation.  

Save the Children is committed to minimizing safety and security risks for our valued employees, ensuring all are given training, support and information to reduce their risk exposure while maximizing the impact of our programs for children and families. Our shared duty, both agency and individual, is to seek and maintain safe working conditions for all.