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Make-A-Wish Marketing Internship

Marketing Intern – Summer 2024 

Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area is a 501(c)(3) non-profit organization that fulfills the wishes of children between the ages of 2-1/2 and 18 battling life-threatening medical conditions. Make-A-Wish® Greater Bay Area was founded in 1984. In its first year, a total of 27 wishes were granted. Now one of the largest chapters nationwide, we have granted more than 9,500 wishes to date. The Greater Bay Area Chapter is headquartered in Oakland and serves 17 counties of Northern California. 



Make-A-Wish Greater Bay Area is seeking an organized, diligent, creative team player who is passionate about our wish-granting mission and interested in learning more about communications and marketing in a non-profit setting. This position works with the marketing team.  



Proofread and copyedit digital and print collateral; ensure brand alignment and consistency 

Assist with making updates to chapter website  

Help with PR/media efforts, including tracking mentions within local and national media and updating our media lists 

Check AI transcriptions and create closed captions for videos 

Help create content toolkits and updates for sharing within our close community 

Use analytics tools to assess trends and update weekly marketing analytics and reports 

Write short wish stories for donor stewardship or other needs 



Strong writing and editing skills; excellent attention to detail 

Working knowledge of SEO practices, some experience with website CMS a plus 

Google Analytics 4 experience is an asset 

Work proactively and independently, communicating well with marketing staff 

Promote the mission and activities of Make-A-Wish with enthusiasm 



This internship can either be hybrid remote/in-person at our office in downtown Oakland or fully remote, with a time commitment of 12-20 hours per week June through August 2024.  The internship begins the week of June 10, 2024. 



Marketing, Communications, Business, or related field preferred 

Minimum G.P.A. is 3.0 


This is a paid internship; compensation is $16-$19.10/hour, based on location. College credit may be available depending on the requirements of your college or university.

Applicants must be at least 18 years old and be a California resident.

Application deadline: April 21st, 2024

Interested applicants should send a cover letter and resume via email to:


No phone calls, please.  

This position is open until filled. An Equal Opportunity Employer Diversity makes us stronger. MAWGBA is committed to diversity in its service and creating an inclusive work culture and environment that is reflective of the San Francisco Bay Area. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, age, national origin, protected veteran status, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by law.