Employment Opportunities

Are you good with your promises? Do you want to better humanity? Apply to join our team! We are a small nonprofit with an entrepreneurial spirit. If you aren’t afraid to get in and figure it out, this might be the place for you.

Open Positions:

Job Title: Director of Marketing & Fundraising

Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: $60,000 - 70,000
Travel Required: 5-25%, domestic & international
Work hours: Monday through Friday, with evenings and weekends as needed

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Director of Marketing & Fundraising

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Director of Marketing & Fundraising will plan and implement a development and fundraising program to provide for the short- and long-term needs of the organization. The successful candidate will possess depth in B2B experience and e-commerce as well as the ability to help forge new relationships to build because I said I would’s visibility, impact, and financial resources.

Responsibilities include:
• Oversee all donor engagement; increase individual giving through donor solicitation and stewardship, and independent coordination of Social media campaigns and e-appeals
• Develop content for Social Media campaigns including storyboarding, video script writing, and consulting on production
• Create persuasive email content for fundraising marketing campaigns
• Leverage Salesforce and Pardot to manage email marketing flows for fundraising campaigns
• Develop mass marketing campaigns such as sweepstakes, that begin with a $50 ask and create a $10-200K return.
• Create fundraising programs that can be executed by because I said I would supporters (i.e. fundraising kits) in geographically distributed areas.
• Meet regularly with the Executive Leadership Team and ensure that fund raising development is carried out in ways which align with the organization’s values, mission, vision, and strategic plan
• Develop and implement a comprehensive development strategy to include corporate, foundation, government grants and other fundraising activity that raises $400,000 annually.
• Utilize Salesforce and Pardot database to create records, record cash/in-kind contributions, send acknowledgments, and track actions and contacts, keep financials up to date and categorized appropriately
• Recruit candidates for board of directors’ positions and manage board related processes and programs
• Advise and assist on foundation and corporate grants
• Performs other related duties as assigned.

Qualifications and Education Requirements

• Bachelor's degree required, Master's degree preferred
• +7 years of professional experience in a nonprofit organization; demonstrated success in a development function (managing and forging relationships with multiple donor sources)
• Strong skills in Salesforce and Pardot
• Ability to construct, articulate, and implement annual strategic development plan
• Previous history of raising $400,000 or more annually as an individual goal supported by collective efforts.
• Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time
• Experience in e-commerce, B2B
• Excellent communication skills, both written and oral; ability to influence and engage a wide range of donors and build long-term relationships, possesses an entrepreneurial spirit
• Strong organizational and time management skills with exceptional attention to detail
• High energy and passion for because I said I would’s mission is essential

Preferred Skills

• CFRE Certification
• Development experience in a young non-profit.

Physical Requirements

• Prolonged periods sitting at a desk and working on a computer.
• Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at times.

Internships:
Job Title: Public Relations Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 20 hours per week, 2-3 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Public Relations Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Public Relations Intern will help expand our organizational reach and increase visibility. This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

This position assists with the creation PR and social media products and services including - news releases, media relations, event management and drafting and managing social media.

The intern will work directly with the CEO in conjunction with the COO who will oversee the intern program with additional support and interaction with the Director of Content Development.

Responsibilities:
Assist in developing, writing, distributing approved press releases
Assist with Media relations
Connect and contact Influencers, You Tube personalities, Podcasters, and Media to create opportunities to spread awareness of the organization and its mission
Researching developing a Social Media strategy, presenting the plan to the CEO
Assist with proofing written materials
Assist with Promise story collection and distribution

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Character Education Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Character Education Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Character Education Intern will help develop character education materials, develop engaging activities, identify curriculum resources, online resource library, suggesting ideas for new programing and activities, researching and suggesting appropriate material, creating education documents, and other duties as needed. This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

The intern will work directly with the VP of Character Education/ COO who will oversee the intern program.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

- Assist with special projects
- Research educational topics
- Assist in creating programs and evaluations
- Create educational materials and resources

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Client Retention and Acquisition Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: None
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-4 days per week
APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Client Retention and Acquisition Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Client Retention and Acquisition Intern will be a part of the Sales team. They will assist the Director of Speaking Engagements and senior staff by performing administrative and entry-level duties which may include conducting market research, identifying business opportunities, emailing perspective clients, making cold calls, participating in meetings, assisting the Sales department, and other duties as needed.
This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

The intern will work directly with the Director of Speaking Engagements who will oversee the intern program.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

 Working closely with the Manager or assigned staff member, and completing all allocated tasks.
 Conducting desktop research, gathering information, & list building.
 Identify Decision Makers within potential customer’s organizations.
 Identifying potential clients using Social Media and internet research.
 Cold calling & emailing potential clients.
 Updating documents and internal records using Salesforce.
 Building prospect lists to identify new business opportunities.
 Create outreach strategies.

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have weekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Program impact Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week, 2-2.5 days per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Program Impact Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Program Impact Intern will support the Program Impact managers as they monitor program activities, create schedules and materials and collect data. This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

The intern will work directly with the Senior Program Impact manager with support from the Program Impact manager and the COO who will oversee the intern program.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

- Communication with volunteers through email, Remind app, and social media
- Help manage volunteers
- Assisting in the setup of new programs directly related to our COVID-19 response
- Communicate information relating our Chapter Livestream via Remind to our students
- Communicate new information and incentives to volunteers in our mask making project
- Help manage volunteer status and update Salesforce

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Special Events Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 10-15 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Special Events Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Special Events Intern will play a key role in supporting our events and marketing programs. The role will also support the organization by providing assistance with events management, execution, communication and design. This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

The intern will work directly with the Executive Assistant to the CEO and the COO who will oversee the intern program. Additionally, will work directly with the CEO.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):

- Assist with special projects as assigned
- Update and create Ppts for client/donor presentations
- Create database in Salesforce
- Assist in event planning for CEO
- Assist in the program content development for events, solicit sponsors, create and coordinate the drafting/distribution of promotional materials, sell tickets
- Assist with donor acknowledgement and guest follow-up

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

 

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.

Job Title: Human Resources Intern
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: Unpaid / For Credit
Travel Required: 0-10% travel
Work hours: 15-20 hours per week

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:

E-MAIL: HR@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Human Resources Intern

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and what skills you have related to this job description that makes you are a great fit for the position. APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

because I said I would is a social movement and nonprofit dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through Promise Cards, chapters of volunteers, character education in schools, and awareness campaigns with global reach.

The Human Resources Intern will directly assist with a wide range of projects related to HR compliance, recruiting, onboarding/orientation, and employee benefits. This internship will require a min of 15 hours per week and is a remote internship with the possibility of some in-person meetings based on current response to pandemic. This is an unpaid internship.

This position assists with the creation of HR materials and services including – employee handbook, policies, job descriptions and employee satisfaction, as well as day to day updating of employee records and helping create advisory boards.

The intern will work directly with the COO who will oversees HR at this time, and the intern program.

Responsibilities (include but not limited to):
• Update our internal databases employee information, including contact details and employment forms
• Assist with screening of resumes and application forms
• Schedule and confirm interviews with candidates
• Assist with preparation of HR-related reports as needed
• Review and distribute company policies in digital formats or hard copies including employee handbook and job descriptions

The intern will attend staff meetings, have access to their mentor, attend regularly scheduled meetings with their manager and have biweekly meetings with other interns.

Any documentation or feedback can be provided on request.

Additional Notes

Because I said I would is a growing nonprofit organization. Our mission is to better humanity through the importance of a promise. We only hire individuals that can make and keep their promises.