Position Title: WIN Intern (WINtern)

Compensation: $12.50/hour

Reports to: Emilie Riggs, Vice Chair of WIN’s Executive Committee

Start Date: Tentatively July 1, 2018

Do you identify as pro-choice and democratic? Are you interested in building your network and expanding your knowledge of the nonprofit sector? Are you resourceful and a self-starter? Do you excel at multitasking and balancing the needs of multiple stakeholders? If this resonates with you, then we are looking for you!



The paid WIN Internship is an opportunity to provide substantive, staff-level support in member services, event planning, fundraising, database work, and office management. The WINtern is also encouraged to attend events hosted by WIN or other local organizations and is invited to plan networking and programming opportunities for other WIN members currently in the DMV area. This position requires an independent, task-oriented intern committed to our mission and values.

Essential Functions

Member Services (25%)

  • Troubleshoots and responds to incoming questions about membership, dues, the WIN website, the WIN Google Group and events in a timely manner.

  • Monitors the acquisition and renewal of members and creates membership reports for the Membership Director and the Finance Director.

  • Assists the Membership Director with recruitment, outreach, and new member orientation events.

Event Planning (20%)

  • Works closely with the Networks Director, Network Co-Chairs, Events Director, and WIN leadership teams to manage event logistics and prepare any and all necessary materials for events.

  • Processes and tracks all event registration and donor contributions and provides revenue updates to the Development Director and the Finance Director.

  • Assists on-site at WIN events.

Office Management (30%)

  • Performs general office administration duties, including sorting and routing mail, answering the telephone, making copies, responding to or redirecting email inquiries and voicemails, and restocking supplies.

Communications (25%)

  • Assists Communications Director and Network Co-Chairs with messaging and outreach for WIN events.

  • Drafts social media posts as needed by Communications Director.

  • Creates, composes, or helps edit organization wide email blasts to be sent out to WIN membership and networks.

  • Maintains WIN website event calendar.

Core Values

  • Demonstrated interest in pro-choice, Democratic values

  • Commitment to the mission of WIN, the community, and its members

Core Competencies

  • Ability to work independently with minimal direct supervision

  • Takes initiative on identifying potential projects

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Attention to detail

  • Flexibility and adaptability: ability to manage unexpected duties, troubleshoots unforeseen challenges, and adapt to shifting priorities while meeting tight deadlines

  • Pleasant, professional demeanor with good customer service skills

  • A good sense of humor is a plus

Key Qualifications & Skills

  • Current or recent college graduates and young professionals preferred

  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office, particularly Word and Excel

  • Database experience (i.e. Silkstart/Mailchimp) preferred

  • Customer service experience

Work Environment: The WINtern manages the daily operations of the organization, is often the initial point of contact with membership. The WINtern is the sole person working at our dedicated White House WeWork desk. This position also supports the 13-person, volunteer WIN Board of Directors (known as the Executive Committee), but reports directly to the Vice Chair.

Expected Hours of Work: Consistent weekday availability (30 hours) and some evening availability. Flexibility in schedule is a plus to maximize support and attendance to WIN events, which would be agreed to and determined in advance.

Application Process: Please complete this google form, attaching your resume, cover letter, and three references. For questions, please contact our current WINtern at info@winonline.org.

  • Resume that outlines your experience in relation to the proposed role

  • Cover letter that demonstrates your interest in the position, anticipated availability

  • Contact information for two professional references and one personal reference (references only contacted after an interview)

APPLICATIONS DUE: Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis, but we hope to receive your full application, resume, and cover letter by June 8th.

Tagged as: administration, Communications & Media Relations, Events & Programs, Non Profit, Outreach