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10909 W Greenfield AveSuite 201Milwaukee, WI 53214


The intern will work to bring creative ideas and new promotions strategies to our target audience. A large portion of work will support the National Kidney Foundation of Wisconsin’s (NKFW) major fundraising event: Capital City 5K for Organ, Tissue, and Eye Donation on Saturday, July 28, in Madison, WI.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work as a collaborative team member to develop marketing materials that integrate the NKFW’s organizational brand in all aspects of the Capital City 5K and social media platforms
  • Create and implement promotion and marketing to increase event participation
  • Promote and inspire participants to individually raise funds
  • Develop content for social media, website, and collated print materials; post content targeted at specific audiences via
  • Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms
  • Evaluate effectiveness of social media posts
  • Interview select participants for marketing/promotional purposes
  • Revitalize and regularly maintain Capital City 5K blog
  • Create event press releases and manage event related media relations
  • Conduct post‐event surveys of volunteers and participants and compile results
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Experience with social media, infographics, photography, and audio/video preferred
  • Pursuing a college degree or recent graduate
  • Experience in interviewing and marketing; experience working with volunteers a plus
  • Strong computer skills and basic understanding of an office environment
  • Dependable, flexible, respectful, and a team player
  • Ability to work independently and take initiative
  • Personal interest in sports or health‐related marketing
  • Access to reliable transportation
  • Personal laptop recommended

Time Commitment: Approx. May 14, 2018 - August 10, 2018
Part‐time with flexible hours, 15 ‐ 20 hours per week preferred
Must be available the week of July 23 and all day on Saturday, July 28

Other: This an unpaid internship. The NKFW will work with colleges/universities to ensure credit and/or fellowship requirements are met and provide recommendations for future employers

To Apply: Send a cover letter, resume, and online portfolio to events@kidneywi.org with "Events/Marketing Intern" in the subject line.
No phone calls please.


  • Outdoor Recreation
  • Organization
  • Fundraising
  • Verbal / Written Communication
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • Driver's License Needed
  • Must be at least 18
  • Part‐time with flexible hours, 15 ‐ 20 hours/week

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