Marketing and Communications Internship with the Progressive Multiplier Fund

Position:           Progressive Multiplier Fund

Location:          Washington, DC

Internship Summary

Progressive Multiplier Fund is looking for a Marketing and Communications intern to help expand its reach to potential grantees and grantors. This internship is an excellent opportunity to exercise marketing tools and techniques and to learn about breakthrough methods of helping progressive non-profits. The successful candidate will be a driven and creative individual who wants to create a career in media and content marketing, We offer a flexible schedule and provide extensive guidance and support, as well as the opportunity to explore the world of non-profit fundraising and grantmaking. This opportunity is for 30-40 hours a week.

As our Marketing and Communications intern, you will hone your skills in researching target audiences and developing multi-media strategies on how to connect with them. You will assist in developing content for blogs, newsletters, and other marketing avenues. You will also have the opportunity to review grant applications and fundraising techniques and tactics, helping develop your communications and marketing strategic skills.

Marketing and Communications Intern Responsibilities

  • Create content for our non-profit social media accounts and websites, including organizing cross-platform content strategies
  • Develop marketing campaigns considering our target audiences & their progressive causes
  • Monitor social channels for relevant trends, ideas and memes; apply analysis to drive traffic
  • Assist with capturing and analyzing social media and website metrics
  • Other responsibilities as assigned

Internship Qualifications

Marketing and Communications Internship candidates should be:

  • Hard workers;
  • Committed to progressive causes;
  • Familiar with social media tools and wordpress;
  • Able to demonstrate a track record of research and finding solutions to challenges; and
  • Determined to find solutions.

Internship Pay and Benefits

  • The internship is unpaid;
  • Internship perks are:
    • Working for great progressive causes
    • Fantastic networking opportunity (nonprofit orgs all over the country will know who you are)
    • Great first hand experience in a start-up nonprofit
    • Collaborating with and learning from a diverse team, including Phil Radford, former ED of Greenpeace

About Progressive Multiplier Fund

The Progressive Multiplier Fund (PMF) provides resources to the progressive community to generate innovative fundraising solutions to catalyze the growth and long‐term stability of progressive organizations.

At its core, the PMF possesses a superior understanding of small donor fundraising and earned revenue programs; provides grants, recoverable grants, and loans to organizations to accelerate innovations and their financial growth; specializes in risk management for investing in earned revenue projects; and executes a unique, compliant approach to generate both 501(c)(3) and 501(c)(4) revenue.

Beyond providing grants and loans, the PMF is building a Center of Excellence – a resource center of best practices and analytics to accelerate learning about small donor fundraising, member recruitment and retention, and earned revenue programs across the progressive movement. The PMF’s grants, loans, and Center of Excellence all aim squarely at testing and scaling projects that can generate millions of dollars per year across a diverse range of progressive organizations.

Progressive Multiplier Fund is an equal opportunity employer strongly committed to diversity and inclusion within the workplace. Women, People of Color, LGBTQIA individuals, and other historically disenfranchised populations are encouraged to apply. To apply, please email your cover letter and resume to