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Current Openings

  • Marketing and Communications Intern


Administrative Specialist

The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada strengthens our region through philanthropy and leaders by connecting people who care with causes that matter. Since 1998 The Community Foundation has distributed $169 million in grants and scholarships from donor-directed charitable funds. The Community Foundation activities include two community-wide initiatives, leadership in the nonprofit sector, and the Community Housing Land Trust.

Position Description:

The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada seeks a dynamic self-starter to assist with marketing and communications efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of marketing while working for a well-known community-based nonprofit organization.


  • Assist with written and graphic content creation for LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, blog, website, and e-newsletter.
  • Assist with managing the Community Foundation’s social media presence through consistent scheduled posts and engagement
  • Support planning events hosted by the Community Foundation
  • Collaborate with the marketing director, advancement committee, and Community Foundation staff on new ideas for marketing and communications.
  • Track marketing-related analytics and make recommendations based on trends 
  • Utilize writing skills to create blog, website, and press release writing opportunities


  • Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space
  • Working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Journalism, Marketing/Communications, or Public Relations)
  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Knowledge of graphic design a plus
  • An effective communicator, both written and oral
  • Ability to communicate professionally with media and community contacts
  • Flexibility for rapidly changing department needs
  • Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of the Community Foundation and the communities we serve.
  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications is a plus

Start Date: 8/28/2023 to 12/15/2023, Tuesday and Thursday work schedule

Hours: 10 hours/week

Location:  Community Foundation office (50 Washington, Suite 300, Reno, NV). 

Compensation:  $15/hour

To Apply: Please send a cover letter and resume to

The Community Foundation of Northern Nevada is an Equal Opportunity Employer. The Community Foundation does not discriminate because of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.