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Marketing and Communications Internship

Internship Description

The Marketing and Communications Internship provides an intern with the opportunity to share the Make-A-Wish mission and story with multiple audiences including volunteers, community partners, donors, and wish families. In this position, interns will be exposed to different marketing and communications mediums including social media platforms and local news and media outlets. This internship is supervised by the Director of Youth Programs and Marketing.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist with developing daily, weekly, and monthly marketing materials and wish stories.
  • Proofread and edit communications materials.
  • Assist with managing social media platforms including drafting and scheduling postings.
  • Work with the Wish Team to identify upcoming wishes for media coverage.
  • Write press releases and media alerts.
  • Answer phones and make calls.
  • Help to obtain wish photos and feedback from families to use in communications materials.
  • Other writing projects as assigned.


Skills necessary for this role include:

  • Undergraduate student in good academic standing.
  • Proactive, self-directed and organized.
  • Excellent writing and grammar skills are essential.
  • Media and social media experience valued.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point and Publisher.
  • Familiarity with web design helpful but not required.
  • Commitment to the Make-A-Wish mission.

How to Apply

All interested applicants must complete an Internship Application and submit along with a cover letter, resume, and two professional or academic references. Upon reviewing applications, interviews will be conducted and selected applicants will be required to complete a Criminal Background Check and on-site training.

Please remember: Internship opportunities are volunteer positions and are therefore unpaid however, internships can be completed for college credit.

To request the Internship Application, please contact Olivia Stanas at


Make-A-Wish® New Hampshire
814 Elm Street
Suite 300
Manchester, NH 03101-2230
(603) 623-9474