Development Associate (Intern)

About Us:
Mission Impact is a social impact non-profit that identifies and galvanizes dynamic and diverse populations of progressive citizens in districts across the US. Through partnerships with vital artists and culture creators, we provide direct support to marginalized communities at the local level and create progressive activists. We turn empathy into action and create change in public opinion and at the ballot box.

Job Description:  Development Associate (Intern) // Part-time, 10 hours/week

Our Development Associates touch every part of our organization -- including outreach to artists (bands and musicians) and their teams, community organizations, venues, and other partners. Associates will assist in operations, event planning, marketing, public relations, and social campaigns.

As a small organization where you will have an opportunity to interact with many of our key stakeholders, we place a premium on so-called 'soft skills,' including:   

  • Acute attention to detail

  • Resourcefulness

  • Emotional intelligence

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Enthusiastic team player

  • Ability to effectively follow direction

  • Ability to work autonomously

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Command of all social platforms

  • Versed in Google Suite including Slides

Bonus if

  • Versed in Illustrator, Photoshop    

  • Versed in video editing

Our goal and intention for Development Associates is to provide an environment where you are:

  • Developing practical skills and contact networks

  • Actively being taught about the sectors we are working in

  • Contributing ideas and work that tangibly affects our ability to meet our mission

  • Put in position to advance to a paid position internally or at another opportunity of your choice

  • Valued as key team-members

Course Credits available.

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. We strongly encourage applicants of diverse backgrounds to apply.

If interested, please email a CV and short cover letter to Mission Impact Director Mat Hall at with MIP Internship in subject line of email.

Thank you.