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Make-A-Wish Spring Marketing Internship

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

Key Responsibilities:

  • Transcribe interviews
  • Proofread and copyedit digital and print collateral
  • Conduct interviews with subjects and contribute stories, particularly help with ghost writing and/or editing blog posts
  • Ensure all content published is consistent with Make-A-Wish brand voice and style guide
  • Help maintain an editorial calendar to manage content and plan marketing campaigns
  • Assist with making updates to website and database
  • Track Make-A-Wish’s mentions within local and national media
  • Create and publish relevant, original, high-quality posts on Make-A-Wish social media
  • Research and report on social media best practices; provide suggestions and strategies
  • Monitor social media accounts and respond to messages and comments
  • Use analytics tools to assess trends and generate weekly marketing analytics and reports
  • Help organize assets, including photo files, story files etc., maintain version control


  • Strong writing and editing skills; excellent attention to detail
  • Knowledge of social media platforms, their respective user demographics and best uses: primarily Facebook, Instagram and Twitter, but also LinkedIn, Pinterest, YouTube etc.
  • Working knowledge of SEO practices, some experience with website CMS a plus
  • Google Analytics experience is an asset.
  • Basic photo editing (cropping, color correction etc.); graphic design experience (Adobe Creative Suite) a plus
  • Work proactively and independently, communicating well with marketing staff
  • Promote the mission and activities of Make-A-Wish with enthusiasm

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About Make-A-Wish


1333 Broadway Ste 200, Oakland, CA 94612, US

Mission Statement

We grant the wishes of children with life-threatening medical conditions to enrich the human experience with hope, strength and joy.


Make-A-Wish is a charitable non-profit organization whose purpose is to fulfill magical wishes for children with life-threatening illnesses. Proceeds from the Make-A-Wish fundraising efforts are used to fulfill children's dreams and create special memories for the entire family.

Children & Youth
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities


We'll work with your schedule.


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


  • Interactive/Social Media/SEO
  • Marketing Analytics
  • Copy Writing / Copy Editing
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Journalism
  • Social Media / Blogging




  • Must be at least 18
  • 10-15 hours a week; flexible schedule. This is a spring internship. Start and end dates are flexible but should fall between January through May or June. Please indicate your availability in the cover letter.

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