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Sesame Workshop Summer 2022 - Social Impact & Operations Intern in New York, New York

Sesame Workshop’s Office of the President and Social Impact and Philanthropy Operations department is seeking a Social Impact Operations Intern for the 2022 Summer semester to help provide administrative support and focus on special projects. We are looking for a proactive, organized, problem-solving, social media savvy intern with an interest in non-profit business operations. Please note: The schedule will be 2-3 days per week and 16 – 24 hours a week. Days can be flexible. The candidate must be available to help with a special in-person mailing project. Dates are dependent on our return to the office. We are currently working remotely. Projects include but are not limited to: • Gala event – updating master contact list • Impact Report mailing – preparing packages for mailing • Assist with moving, filing, printing, copying, data/contact entry, list/chart creations, and travel • Conduct desk research and present results in an easily digestible, project-relevant manner • Shadow and support internal meetings, assist preparation and notetaking • Social media posting Essential Qualities and Competencies Include: • Candidate must be pursuing a bachelor’s degree and able to commute to Sesame’s offices located at 1900 Broadway as needed (please note, Sesame Workshop will be operating remotely until returning to the office in a hybrid capacity) • Excellent communication skills, including the ability to clearly communicate to any audience • Superb organizational skills, including keen attention to detail and the ability to manage time effectively, track and follow-up on various tasks, and multi-task • Ability to work effectively in multi-cultural settings • Proactive attitude, creative thinker who achieves objectives through the effective use of available resources and downtime • Intermediate knowledge of MS Office and other computer skills including social media platforms, file transfer and sharing technology, and web-based communication and call tools • Enthusiasm, energy, and a willingness to learn and create a positive work environment Department Overview: Sesame Workshop’s Office of the President provides critical administrative and logistical support to the organization’s President, Sherrie Westin. The Social Impact and Philanthropy (SIP) Operations team is responsible for providing Sesame’s Social Impact and Philanthropy division support in business operations, financial / resource planning and analysis, process improvement, and project management of strategic initiatives. The SIP Ops team also oversees Sesame’s risk management and funder compliance efforts, assessing and identifying risks that could impede on the reputation, safety, or security of the organization, and ensuring that project activities, deliverables and spending are compliant with funder requirements. Equal Opportunity Employer/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity