Current Career Opportunities
Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island seeks a seasoned professional to advance the reach and impact of direct public support by directing the non-event fundraising and marketing programs of the organization. Key responsibilities:
1) Further donor programs: appeals, monthly and workplace giving, online support, planned gifts, leadership gifts;
2) Oversee donor database and acknowledgements/recognition program.
3) Direct territory-wide publications and marketing program.
The successful candidate has a track record of strategically growing programs and has excellent time management, writing, and communications skills. This individual is collaborative, goal-oriented, and deadline-driven, and has experience working with board members, a variety of constituents and colleagues a like.
Bachelor’s degree required; Master’s degree preferred. Seven to ten years of direct fundraising, marketing and management experience. Microsoft Office, Excel, Raiser’s Edge skills necessary.
Forward cover letter and resume to Search Committee, Make-A-Wish Massachusetts and Rhode Island, One Bulfinch Place, Boston, MA 02114 or email@example.com. No phone calls, please.
Current Internship Opportunities
An internship with the Make-A-Wish Foundation of Massachusetts and Rhode Island allows you to learn new skills while making a positive difference! We offer non-paid internships to motivated students, and we're happy to work with you to meet your school's requirements to receive academic credit (specific criteria/requirement of the student's educational institution apply). Make-A-Wish Interns help the Foundation achieve goals in support of our mission - to grant wishes for children with life-threatening medical conditions.
The Foundation’s development department is responsible for the organization’s fundraising activities. Development interns work on meaningful projects commensurate with their academic experience and interests, as well as a variety of development assignments. Interns assist with such projects as research on fundraising programs, donor acknowledgments and support for special events. Please send cover letter, resume and a writing sample to Peg Wheble at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls, please.
The Foundation's Development Department is responsible for the organization's fundraising. Development Interns work on meaningful projects commensurate with their academic experience and interests, as well as a variety of Development assignments. We are now accepting internship applicants. For further information, please contact Krista Bishop at email@example.com.
We are seeking a communications intern to support our communications work, including writing
and editing wish stories for use in our e-newsletter, website, and print collateral; organizing and maintaining our electronic library of wish photo files; developing and editing social media and website copy; and assisting with research to inform our print and online communications strategies.
Minimum commitment of two to three months and 10-15 hours per week is required. The ideal candidate will be a college (junior or senior preferred) or graduate student local to the Boston area with impeccable writing and editing skills, as well as strong verbal communication skills. We are seeking a writer who will contribute his/her creativity while maintaining our organization’s voice and high written standards. Demonstrable experience with social media a plus, as are graphic design and/or photography skills and experience in producing photo slideshows and videos.
Please submit cover letter, resume, and 2-3 brief writing samples to Krista Bishop at firstname.lastname@example.org.