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Communications & Development Internship


Amirah is seeking a highly motivated individual with a passion for its mission to join the development team. This individual will assist in managing development and fundraising campaigns, online communications, and Amirah's public education programs. This is a remote internship. 


Reporting to the Annual Gifts and Communications Manager, this internship will provide exposure to the internal management of a nonprofit, including event planning, data management, research, fundraising, constituent relations, and communications. The ideal candidate will display superb verbal and written communication skills.



  • Assist with the planning and execution of Amirah’s communications, fundraising, and public education activities

  • Work in collaboration with the Amirah team to run small and mid-scale events

  • Conduct research on upcoming events, prospects, best practices, and related items as assigned

  • Assist in crafting communication messages and managing social media

  • Assist with tracking donor communications, such as gift acknowledgement letters, solicitation, and stewardship correspondence

  • Work with the Annual Gifts and Communications Manager to execute fundraising campaigns



  • Computer literacy

  • Familiarity with best practices in communications

  • Demonstrated research and analytical skills

  • 1-2 years experience in customer relations, event planning, communications, or a related field preferred, but not required

  • A joyful, teachable, and collaborative attitude

  • Valid driver's license


The Communications & Development Intern will complete a minimum of 10-15 hours of work per week, to be determined in advance with the Annual Gifts & Communications Manager. Full time internships are available. At this time, all hours are completed remotely/virtually.


This is not a paid internship with Amirah.

All resumes and cover letters can be emailed to

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