Job Title: Speaking Engagement Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio, Temporarily Remote due to COVID-19
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work Hours: Approximately 15 hr/week
Check with your Internship Coordinator BEFORE accepting to determine how you might do this internship for credit.
In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you feel that you are a good fit for the position.
APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.
because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of
humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards,
chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.
The Speaking Engagement Intern will be a part of the Sales team. The intern will assist the Director of Speaking Engagements and senior staff by conducting research, performing administrative and entry-level duties. This will include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, emailing prospective clients, making phone calls, participating in meetings, assisting the Sales department, and other administrative duties as needed. The intern will work directly with the Director of Speaking Engagements and COO, who will oversee the intern program.
This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship. This is an unpaid internship but offers eligibility for credit through your school.
Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
- Conduct desktop research, gathering information, and task allocation
- Identify decision-makers within potential customer organizations
- Identify potential clients using social media, marketing, and internet research
- Cold calling and emailing possible clients for speaking engagements
- Update documents and internal records using Salesforce
- Build prospective lists and strategies to identify new business opportunities.
- Create and implement outreach strategies.
The intern will attend staff meetings, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager
and have weekly meetings with other interns.