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 communications and several development events and fundraisers.


Reporting to the Chief Impact Officer, 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 and development 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

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

  • Work with the Chief Impact Officer and volunteers 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 10-15 hours of work per week, to be determined in advance with the Chief Impact Officer. Some hours may be completed remotely, others are completed in our office space in Woburn, MA.


This is not a paid internship with Amirah.

All resumes and cover letters can be emailed to us at


Amirah, Inc.
10 Tower Office Park, Ste 413
Woburn, MA  01801
Phone: 1-781-462-1758
Fax: 1-978-969-3511
Amirah is a 501(c)3 with EIN #27-1214049.
© 2019 Amirah, Inc

We are grateful for the partnership of the Women's Fund of Essex County as we work together to promote solutions for survivors of sexual exploitation.