The Advertising Council, Inc. Financial Development & Strategic Partnerships Intern in New York, New York
Who we are: The Ad Council is where creativity and causes converge at scale. We are a national non-profit organization, bringing together the brightest minds in the marketing, media, advertising and tech industries to inspire change around the most critical social issues facing our country. We produce and activate communications campaigns that drive awareness and behavior change, creating a lasting impact on American life. We are behind the iconic social good communications programs featuring , "" and "." Our unprecedented efforts around COVID-19 now include the largest communications initiative in U.S. history, "," which educates Americans about the COVID-19 vaccines. The Raquel Zarin Internship Program Our internship program is in honor of Raquel Zarin, a beloved employee, mentor, and friend at the Ad Council. Raquel passed away in 2021 but left behind a legacy of grace, courage, hard work and great fun that we strive to emulate. She nurtured young talent, championed DEI, fought for immigration rights and was passionate about the importance of health equity. These are all principles that we hold in high esteem, and values that we want our future interns to establish during their time with us and beyond. The 2023 Raquel Zarin Internship Program will run from June 5 - August 4.All interns will be paid $18/hour and are eligible to earn overtime Job Summary This internship is for the two groups - Financial Development (75%) and Strategic Partnerships & External Engagement (25%). The Financial Development Department is responsible for all the Ad Council's fundraising activities, which includes raising operating revenue from leading U.S. corporations, advertising agencies and media companies. The Department also serves as liaison to the Ad Council's Board of Directors and its committees. As primary points of contact to the organization's funders and leaders, the Development team is responsible for communicating and reinforcing the importance of the Ad Council's mission, engaging Board companies on behalf of campaign issues, and convening corporate partners across a variety of needs. The Strategic Partnerships & External Engagement Department (SPEE) is responsible for securing new campaigns, forging strategic partnerships and innovating our model in support of the Ad Council's strategic plan and mission. The Department leads external affairs, positioning the Ad Council as an expert resource and leader in public service communications to the nonprofit, foundation, government and corporate communities. The SPEE group also oversees the , comprised of a distinguished group of experts who advise our organization on the nation's current most pressing social issues. Interns will be fully integrated into the Financial Development and Strategic Partnerships & External Engagement teams and are encouraged to attend internal meetings and organizational events. What you'll do: Develop supporting fundraising material - including pitch narratives, prospect research, donors briefings and identifying campaign funders (spanning corporate and foundation sectors) Develop corporate partnership case studies Review industry news on corporate social responsibility trends and audience insights Analyze prospects and opportunities based on industry research across business, tech, media, advertising sectors Analyze and develop "landscape reviews" CSR efforts against Board Members and campaigns Conduct desk research and landscape reviews on various social issues the Ad Council is exploring (e.g. Climate Change, Maternal Health, etc.) Database management support of fundraising system and SPEE's contacts (Salesforce) Analyze and summarize trends across fundraising cycle Assist with special projects, which might include helping with a new Faith Advisory Council Collaborate with Ad Council interns to identify the next pressing social issue to become an Ad Council campaign. The intern team will work through the end of the summer program to research, develop and present a campaign proposal to the Ad Council staff What you bring: A curious learner, with an interest in the social sciences, advertising, communications or marketing Strong research and analysis skills Excellent organizational and communication skills (verbal and written). Ability to synthesize detailed information into key themes Excellent PC skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel). Understanding of social media marketing. Team player and strong independent worker. What we're committed to: At the Ad Council, we value and celebrate the unique characteristics and perspectives that make each person who they are. Diversity is the foundation of our work and allows us to reimagine how we reach our audiences. It is not simply our belief, but our duty, to cultivate a team that is representative of the American people. Only then can we drive true, measurable, and life-changing impact on the most important issues facing our country today. The Ad Council is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Ad Council invites all qualified interested applicants to apply for career opportunities. If you are a person with a disability and need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or hiring process, please submit your request through one of the following methods listed below. How to reach us: To apply online: Email: () Fax (212) 922-1676 or Ad Council Attn: People Operations Team 815 2nd Avenue, 9th Floor New York, NY 10017 Qualified applicants will be considered for employment without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship status, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, age, national origin, genetic information, status as an individual with a disability, status as a protected veteran or any other legally protected status.