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If you're creative, driven, and passionate about working with small businesses, Entrepreneur Works might have just the opportunity for you! Below you will find available openings for staff employment as well as internship opportunities.

The staff at Entrepreneur Works has always been there for me, through the good and the bad. They believe in me when others don't, support me when I feel like turning around, and cheer every time I cross the finish line."

Joel Austin, CEO of Daddy University Inc.

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Monitoring & Evaluation Internship (Paid)

Position Summary

The Monitoring and Evaluation Intern will be responsible for the collection of program performance and client outcomes data using MicroTest tools and data collection protocols.  MicroTest, an initiative of the Micro-enterprise Fund for Innovation, Effectiveness, Learning and Dissemination (FIELD) through the Aspen Institute, is a nationwide survey-based study that offers a powerful tool for conducting outcomes tracking surveys of micro-enterprise programs’ clients (please visit www.fieldus.org/microtest for further information).  This survey compares baseline data from intake to current businesses, personal and household status, with quantitative and qualitative results being recorded for assessment on both an organizational and a national scale. Additional projects and experiences designed to further the intern’s knowledge of the domestic micro-enterprise field and outcomes reporting will be assigned, time permitting.

 

This is a full-time (40 hours per week) 8-12 weeks paid internship. A $4,000 stipend will be provided upon completion of the internship. The intern must be available to work at our Philadelphia office (400 Market St., Suite 210) during regular office hours. A June 3 start date is preferred. In addition to the stipend, the intern will gain experience in a fast-paced non-profit setting, develop new skills in data gathering and reporting, and understand first-hand how a community-based organization contributes to local development.

 

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review MicroTest procedures, program research design, workplan, etc.
  • Identify and collect list of clients to conduct random sampling
  • Conduct outreach to selected clients via postcard mailings and email blasts
  • Gather selected clients’ files and input baseline information into provided spreadsheet
  • Assist in new data collection activities, including conducting phone surveys and emailing surveys for impact measurement and consolidating data for MicroTest reports
  • Assist in client follow-up, data cleaning and verification activities
  • Assist in framing significant issues, data analysis and report development—time permitting

 

Required Education, Skills & Interest:

  • Current or incoming graduate students are strongly preferred
  • Pursuing a degree in public administration, planning, business administration, economics or a related field preferred
  • Demonstrated experience and/or coursework in research methods
  • Proven outstanding communications skills
  • Experience in surveying and interviewing, especially with low-income individuals
  • Experience working with MS Excel databases
  • Detail-oriented, highly organized, and interested in pursuing a career that addresses domestic poverty and/or economic inequality
  • Familiarity with TEA software preferred but not required

 

To Apply

Please email a brief cover letter and resume with 3 references to Page Terlizzi at pterlizzi@entre-works.org. Please write “Monitoring & Evaluation Intern” in the Subject Line of the email.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

 

Marketing Intern Summer 2019

Position Summary

We are looking for an enthusiastic marketing intern to join our marketing department and provide creative ideas to help achieve our goals. You will have administrative duties in developing and implementing marketing strategies.

As a marketing intern, you will collaborate with our marketing manager in all stages of marketing campaigns. Your insightful contribution will help develop, expand and maintain our marketing channels.

This internship will help you acquire marketing skills and provide you with knowledge of various marketing strategies. Ultimately, you will gain broad experience in marketing and should be prepared to enter any fast-paced work environment.

Marketing Intern responsibilities include:

  • Posting and Engaging with clients on social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Distributing flyers and other marketing materials
  • Organizing marketing events
  • Supporting the marketing team in daily administrative tasks
  • Assist in marketing and advertising promotional activities (e.g. social media, direct mail and web)
  • Interviewing Entrepreneur Works clients about their entrepreneurial journeys, and helping to create client “success story” profiles to include on our web site
  • Working on stories for our e-newsletter and blog
  • We are open to new ideas! If you think you can make an impact through another original project or initiative, we’d love to hear about it.

 

We are looking for an intern to work full-time this summer, approximately 35 hours per week. Exact start date is negotiable, but June 3 is preferred.

  

Compensation & Other Benefits

This is an unpaid internship opportunity. Students looking for course credit are encouraged to apply!

 

The intern will also have the chance to gain experience and build skills in: marketing strategies, digital content creation for social media and print, branding, event planning, writing and packaging marketing materials; shaping and producing video and blog stories; and the ins and outs of working for a small, community-oriented nonprofit organization, particularly one that serves traditionally underserved entrepreneurs.

 

Appropriate Areas of Study

Students majoring in Marketing, Communications, Non-Profit Management, English and/or Community Development are especially encouraged to apply, but the position is open to students of any major with strong writing, photography and social media skills and a passion for helping local small business owners.

 

Software & Technology Used for Position:

  • Microsoft Office Suite (including Publisher)
  • WordPress
  • Drupal content management system (similar to WordPress)
  • Adobe Creative Suite 5.0 (particularly InDesign)
  • HootSuite
  • Canva
  • MailChimp

 

Skills and Attributes:

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Knowledge of and interest in learning different marketing techniques
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office
  • Passion for the marketing industry and its best practices
  • Superb written communication skills
  • Social media savvy
  • Excellent verbal communications skills
  • Experience in social media, marketing and/or event planning
  • Passion for working on behalf of a diverse population of entrepreneurs
  • Interest micro-finance and entrepreneurship development
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Videography and video editing skills a plus

To Apply

Please email a brief cover letter and resume to Malika Bethea at mbethea@entre-works.org. Please write “Marketing Intern” in the Subject Line.  No phone calls, please!

Development Intern Summer 2019

Position Summary

The Development Intern will support the Development and Communications Manager with identifying and securing new funding opportunities including building out an engaging individual donor campaign and grant proposal calendar. The individual will conduct research to identify innovative fundraising tools and strategies, maintain our donor database via Salesforce and MailChimp and assist with creating a suite of new marketing materials for donors. The Development Intern will work closely with the Marketing Team to develop innovative ways to engage a new generation of supporters (e.g. university students and young professionals interested in micro-finance and social entrepreneurship).

 

This is a full-time (12 weeks, 40hours per week) unpaid internship. The intern must be available to work at our Philadelphia office (400 Market St., Suite 210) during regular office hours. Exact start date is negotiable, but June 3 is preferred.  While this is an unpaid position, the intern will gain experience in a fast-paced non-profit setting, develop new skills in communications and relationship-building, and understand first-hand how a community-based organization contributes to local development.

 

Appropriate Areas of Study

Those studying Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Business, Community Development, and Entrepreneurship are particularly encouraged to apply, but the position is open to students of any major with a strong interest in micro-finance and/or social entrepreneurship.

 

Role & Responsibilities:

  • Conduct research on current fundraising data, formulas, strategies and best practices
  • Assist Development Manager and Marketing Team in creating and implementing a strategy for donor re-engagement and new donor recruitment
  • Organize and maintain donor database in Salesforce and MailChimp
  • Streamline donor outreach and engagement
  • Support planning and logistics for fundraising events and gatherings
  • Attend events to engage new partners and donors

 

Software & Technology Used for Position:

  • Salesforce
  • MailChimp
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Adobe Creative Suite: Some familiarity with InDesign and Canva is preferred.

 

Required Skills & Attributes:

  • Experience in online fundraising, marketing and event planning
  • Interest in micro-finance and entrepreneurship development
  • Passion for working with diverse and underserved populations
  • Proficiency with web-based media, including social networking applications (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), contact management software and email blast systems (Salesforce and MailChimp)
  • Ability to work both independently and collaboratively
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills

 

To Apply

Please email a brief cover letter and resume to Page Terlizzi at pterlizzi@entre-works.org. Please write “Development Intern” in the Subject Line.

 

We look forward to hearing from you!

Volunteer With Us

Entrepreneur Works offers both ongoing and project-specific volunteer opportunities throughout the year. Please contact our Office Administrator (officeadministrator@entre-works.org) if you would like more information.