Employment Opportunities

Careers with because I said I would

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.

Job Openings

Senior Account Executive, Speaking Engagements

Job Title: VP of Sales and Business Development
Location: Rocky River, OH – Must be located near here or willing to relocate
Salary Range: $68,000 – $72,000
Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Monday through Friday, with evenings and weekends as needed.
Travel Required: 5-15%, domestic & international

Applications Accepted By:

E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: VP of Sales and Business Development

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 Vice President of Sales and Business Development is the manager of a team of sales and business development professionals. The Vice-President of Sales and Business Development is responsible for creating and executing a strategy that increases because I said I would’s presence in existing markets while also focusing on developing new markets in accordance with the organization’s strategic vision. This position requires a solid understanding of promotional marketing strategy as well.

Responsibilities
  • Create and execute a sales and marketing strategy with the Director of Speaking Engagement that generates $1.4M in annual revenue
  • Work with the Fulfilment Manager to create promotions, new products and ensure that meet and greets are generating a pipeline of various opportunities
  • Act as the account executive for strategic accounts across various markets, including speaking engagements, corporate relationships, non-profit partnerships, etc. – approximately 25% of the job.
  • Help the New Business Development Manager develop a pipeline of new local chapters in schools and prisons and develop partnerships with other charities
  • Ensure that the Camp Account Executive has a functional sales and marketing strategy that is capable of generating $750k in camper fees annually
  • Encourage, motivate, and appreciate the sales team in a manner that produces high job satisfaction and low turnover
  • Establish sales and marketing best practices and standards that are leveraged by the entire organization regardless of role
  • Provide ongoing recommendations for website improvements.
  • Guide and mentor team members in assessing difficult situations, resolving customer service problems, adjusting approaches and strategies, and monitoring outcomes.
  • Facilitate team effectiveness through individual coaching and regularly monitoring performance.
  • Responsible for budget forecasting, managing expenditures, and planning for short and long-term sales needs. Ensure expenditures align with current objectives and implement methods to monitor the budget and resolve variances.
  • Manage and implement the strategies for our Salesforce implementation.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in Business from four-year college or university.
  • Four to ten years of sales experience in business-to-business industries with high-value accounts; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive experience negotiating contracts involving sales and partnerships.
  • He/she must be detail-oriented and able to simultaneously manage dozens of business transactions and relationships.
  • Ability to motivate and create a positive atmosphere with the Speaking Engagement Team in the midst of ambitious goals and internal and external challenges that arise.
  • Honestly persuasive and appropriately emotional sales skills through empathetic communication.
  • Decisive and strong communicator – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to detect problems and potential trouble spots that would impede the ability to execute contracts/events.
  • Strong time management skills through extremely detailed calendaring.
Preferred Skills
  • Masters in business Administration
  • Experience in Salesforce

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
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.

Mental Health Program Manager

Job title: Mental Health Program Manager
Location: Rocky River, Ohio
Salary Range: $45,000-55,000
Travel Required: 0-10%
Work Hours: Full time, some evenings and weekend hours required

Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. 

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 that make you a great fit for the position.

APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Role and Responsibilities

The Mental Health Program Manager will report to the Chief Operating Officer and work with program team members and other staff across programs. This position offers an opportunity to inform, design, and build programs that support mental health based on best practices and work directly with individuals by connecting with supporters.

Responsibilities:

  • Informs and designs educational programs based on research and best practices in mental health, collaborating with other team members
  • Improves staff competence by providing educational resources and training as needed
  •  Work with supporters to determine mental health challenges to connect them to longer-term solutions to face their adversities. Clients may also be facing challenges with substance abuse, suicidal ideation, employment concerns, disease, bereavement, and other challenges
  • Monitors clients through self-reporting and client check-in; obtaining additional resources as applicable; intervening in crises; providing personal support.
  • Maintains clients’ records by reviewing notes, logging events and progress.
  • Communicate clients’ progress by conducting weekly reporting.
  • Improves results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing processes; implementing changes; rewriting procedures when needed.
  • Prepares reports by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing interventions and results from data and trends; compiling statistics; completing grant and subsidy applications.
  • Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities, reading professional publications, maintaining personal networks, participating in professional organizations.
  • May be assigned liaison responsibilities to special projects and outreach efforts.
  • Attends staff meetings
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Qualification and Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in behavioral social science or psychology; along with at least five years of experience in Mental health direct client interaction; Master’s degree – license in Mental health or counseling preferred
  • 2 years in developing relationships and partnerships with other community outreach.
  • Possess demonstrated commitment to customer service
  • Professional experience supporting individuals in group work
  • Submit all statistics and client data in a timely manner
  • Demonstrated proficiency using software systems for program data points and information.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Diligence and accuracy are essential, as are abilities to prioritize work, consistently meet deadlines and work as a collaborator.

Preferred skills

Experience with Salesforce

Certifications CEAP

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
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.

Director of Fundraising & Development

Job Title: Director of Fundraising & Development
Location: Remote
Salary Range: $85,000 – 100,000
Work hours: Monday through Friday, with evenings and weekends as needed
Travel Required: 5-15%, domestic & international

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

In addition to your resume, please email a cover letter stating why you want to work for because I said I would and the skills you have related to this job description that make you a great fit for the position. 

APPLICATIONS WITHOUT A COVER LETTER WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED.

Director of Fundraising & Development

Role and Responsibilities

Reporting to the Founder & CEO, the Director of Fundraising & Development 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 a depth of experience in major gifts, capital campaigns and community/family foundation grants. This position helps forge new relationships that build because I said I would’s visibility and financial resources.

Responsibilities include:

  • Build relationships with potential and current major individual donors, communicate the impact of the organization and make direct asks for gifts between $5,000 and $250,000 that fuel our overall operations and/or capital campaigns.
  • Build relationships with community and family foundations that award grants between $5,000 and $100,000.
  • Lead a team of 2-4 professional volunteers or interns focusing on fundraising and development who work between 5-20 hours a week individually.
  • Oversee donor stewardship through video calls, video messages, text messaging, social media posts, emails and events.
  • Ensure our donor management system (Salesforce) has accurate data, actionable reports and integrations with important third-party data sources like wealth screening or birthday lists.
  • Leverage Salesforce CRM and the integrated Pardot email platform to create persuasive email fundraising marketing campaigns that utilize advanced features like AB testing and workflow rules that automatically update records. These system changes are made by our full-time Salesforce Admin employee, but with the guidance and direction from the Director of Fundraising & Development.
  • Manage relationships, processes and recruitment efforts for our Board of Directors and our Associate Board of Directors and manage board-related processes and programs
  • Create fundraising programs that can be executed by because I said I would supporters (i.e. fundraising kits) in our chapters that are in geographically distributed areas.
  • Meet regularly with the Executive Leadership Team and ensure that fundraising development is carried out in ways that align with the organization’s values, mission, vision, and strategic plan
  • 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 donor management systems
  • Ability to construct, articulate, and implement the annual strategic development plan
  • Previous history of raising $500,000 or more annually as an individual employee goal supported by collective eforts.
  • Tangible experience of having expanded and cultivated existing donor relationships over time
  • 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.
New Business Development Manager

Job Title: New Business Development Manager
Location: Remote
Salary Range: $52,000 – $57,000
Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Some evening and weekend hours required.
Travel Required: 0 – 10%

APPLICATIONS ACCEPTED BY:
E-MAIL: HR @ becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: New Business Development Manager APPLICATION – [Insert Your Name Here]
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 A GREAT FIT FOR THE POSITION.

Role and Responsibilities
Reporting directly to the Founder, the New Business Development Manager works to recruit new schools, prisons, juvenile detention centers, and nonprofits to join our chapter program. The New Business Development Manager is a sales-oriented role with the goal of recruiting 50 new chapters a year. This role also develops specialized partnerships with organizations that can amplify the impact of because I said I would.  Other responsibilities include the following:

  • Generates new program opportunities through cold outreach campaigns by creating a marketing and sales pipeline of educational organizations and correctional facilities in need of character development, Social and Emotional Learning, and volunteerism programming
  • Provides superior customer service to prospects representing program partners in an honest, caring, detailed, timely and professional manner.
  • Develops and executes detailed and sometimes unique contracts and agreements for programs 
  • Builds relationships with organizations from inbound program requests that come to us through our website, event tables, emails, social media messages, referrals and more.
  • Manages Salesforce CRM database of all program opportunities and contacts by logging notes and detailed information in account opportunities, creating informative reports, utilizing Salesforce apps that increase productivity and creating dashboards that make priorities clear.
  • Negotiates program contracts and agreements in a manner that brings higher value to the organization through revenue, partnerships, advertising, merchandise or other agreements that generate value for one or both organizations involved.
  • Develops and executes marketing plans that include email, social media, cold calling, webinars, mailings and other promotional efforts.
  • Writes copy for template emails, our website, landing pages, social media posts and other promotional efforts.
  • Leads multiple professional volunteers and/or interns that have roles in supporting new business development.
  • Develops and implements long term and short term strategies for the organization that meets revenue targets through initiatives that account for internal and external strengths, weaknesses, opportunities and threats.
  • Leverages Salesforce CRM to develop automated and up-to-date financial forecasts of the program pipeline in a manner that informs the Executive Team and their financial and investment decision making process.
  • Makes the sales and marketing process (related to Programs) more efficient and effective by working with our team to automate or improve workflow processes in Salesforce.
  • Represents the organization in a manner that aligns with the organization’s core values (https://becauseisaidiwould.org/honor)
  • All other duties as assigned

Qualifications and Education Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree from four-year College or university.
  • Four to ten years of sales experience and/or training in business-to-business industry with high-value accounts; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Must be detail-oriented and able to simultaneously manage dozens of business transactions and relationships.
  • Ability to motivate and create a positive atmosphere with the Program Team in the midst of ambitious goals and internal and external challenges that arise.
  • Honestly persuasive and appropriately emotional sales skills through empathetic communication.
  • Decisive and strong communicator – both written and verbal.
  • Ability to detect problems and potential trouble spots that would impede the ability to execute contracts/events.
  • Strong time management skills through extremely detailed calendaring.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude

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.

Director of Human Resources

Job Title:  Director of Human Resources
Location: Remote
Salary Range: $60,000 – 65,000
Work hours: Full-time, salaried position. Some evening and weekend hours required.
Travel Required: 0 – 10%

Applications Accepted By:

E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Application: Director of Human Resources – [Your Name]

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 Chief Operating officer, the Director of Human Resources is responsible for coordinating all administrative activities related to the organization’s personnel. Duties include developing recruitment strategies, overseeing the hiring process from posting jobs and managing the interview process through employee onboarding, managing timely performance reviews, managing employee behavior, and implementing systems for managing staff benefits.

Responsibilities
  • Create recruitment plans, interview schedules and evaluation standards in accordance with HR methodologies and labor laws
  • Analyze and organize employee personnel files, ensuring proper retention, protection, retrieval, transfer, and disposition of records.
  • Assist with resolution of human resource, compensation, and benefits questions, concerns, and issues
  • Follow up with managers to ensure that employee evaluations are completed in a timely manner
  • Assess reports provided by team leaders and operations managers to determine employee performance and training needs
  • Research compensation standards set by industry and governing bodies in order to create salary structures and administer employee benefits
  • Create and implement morale initiatives, recognition, and retention for employees and the organization.
  • Manage the termination process of employees, overseeing exit interviews and procedures
  • Ensure compliance with employment, benefits, insurance, safety, and other laws, regulations, and requirements.
  • Ensure employees follow all policies and procedures
  • Supervise all HR activities, communications, reports, requests and documents created and received by the team
  • Participate in other related duties as assigned.
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • A minimum of 4+ years of related experience preferred.
  • Bachelor’s degree in HR management, master’s preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and conflict resolution skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Thorough knowledge of employment-related laws and regulations.
  • Knowledge of and experience with varied human resource information systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software
Certificates, licenses, registrations
  • SHRM-SCP preferred
Note

This is not necessarily an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, skills, duties, requirements, efforts, or working conditions associated with the job. While this is intended to be an accurate reflection of the current job, management reserves the right to revise the job or to require alternative tasks.

The successful candidate will be required to provide evidence of identity and eligibility for employment.

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
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.

<strong>Camps and Retreats Director</strong>

Job Title: Camps and Retreats Director
Location: Walhonding, Oh (Must be able to live on-site in Camp Director housing)
Salary range: $65,000-$70,000
Work hours: Full time, salaried position
Travel Required: 0-10%
Send resume and cover letter to: BISIW@kaleidoscopeinc.com
Because I said I would is a social movement and 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization dedicated to the betterment of humanity through promises made and kept. We are changing lives through character development programs and volunteer projects in partnership with schools, juvenile detention centers, prisons, and communities.

General Description of Position

The Camps and Retreats Director is responsible for fulfilling the mission of because I said I would by providing leadership and management for the overall operation. The position will report to the Chief Executive Officer and work with staff, client organizations, participants, donors, volunteers, and vendors. The role includes leading quality camp and retreat experiences; administrative management; securing and supervising camp staff; managing finances; and fulfilling a marketing plan. The camp and retreat facility is in Walhonding, Knox County, Ohio, 1 hour NE of Columbus.

Qualifications
  1. Minimum of 5 years in a Camp Director position overseeing a camp program or operation.
  2. Vision, energy and passion for camp and retreat programs in the outdoors
  3. Relationship building and leadership skills to work with staff, participants, volunteers, and guests.
  4. Experience in developing external relationships and partnerships with clients, donors, and vendors
  5. Ability to motivate and create a positive atmosphere with the camps and retreats team in the midst of ambitious goals and internal and external challenges that arise
  6. Possess demonstrated commitment to customer service, welcoming spirit of hospitality and drive for quality programs
  7. Strong planning and organizational skills to manage financial and operational systems, implement best practices for financial sustainability and use software systems proficiently
  8. Diligence and accuracy are essential, abilities to prioritize work, consistently meet deadlines and work as a collaborator
  9. Able to live on-site in Camp Director housing
  10. Bachelor’s Degree in Camp Management, Outdoor Recreation, Recreational leadership, or related field
Essential Functions
  1. Lead the overall direction of the camps and retreats program and operations
  2. Work on site at the camp and retreat facility, travel to client organizations
  3. Ambulatory ability to move about the site and auditory and visual ability to identify and respond to any situation that may arise
  4. Ability to communicate and work with groups and individuals
  5. Cognitive abilities to plan for and coordinate
Specific Responsibilities
  1. Lead camps and retreats operation
    • Create and oversee the startup process and overall operations in turning a retreat business / facility into a camp
    • Act in alignment with organization policies and practices to carry out the mission and values
  2. Ensure a safe property and facility
    • Oversee and work with site manager to manage the facility and property in compliance with all applicable state and local regulations (food service, health, etc.)
    • Lead operations in accordance with American Camping Association (ACA) accreditation process
    • Maintain a focus on sustainability
  3. Staff leadership
    • Provide leadership for camps and retreat staff and volunteers including selection, training, assessment, and recognition of team members
    • Work together with because I said I would’s Director of Human Resources on staff hiring and selection processes
  4. Camper recruitment and external relationships
    • Oversee and work with program leader to fill camper spots for because I said I would directed camp programs
    • Cultivate and maintain relationships with organizational clients including leaders and participants
    • Work with because I said I would staff to create and manage communications including social media and website
    • Serve as the liaison to local community, government, and accrediting organizations
  5. Program delivery and development
    • Serve as host for groups and guests and/or lead staff to provide excellent customer service and high-quality programming
    • Oversee creation and delivery of outdoor programming focused on character education in collaboration with camp program director and with because I said I would content development staff members
    • Collaborate with camp program director, because I said I would account executive, marketing staff, and business development manager to schedule and deliver corporate retreats, hosted programs, and additional events
  6. Business operations and financial leadership
    • Manage camps and retreat program operating and capital budgets
    • Oversee camp office administration, record keeping, technology, and database management
    • Work in partnership with fundraising staff for donor stewardship and fundraising efforts
  7. Perform other duties as assigned

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
    Because I said I would only hires people that can make and keep their promises
Senior Motion Graphic Designer

Job Title: Senior Motion Graphic Designer
Location: Rocky River, OH
Salary Range: $60,000 – $65,000
Work hours: Full-time M-F, some work on the evenings and weekends as needed

Applications Accepted By:

E-MAIL: hr@becauseisaidiwould.org
SUBJECT LINE: Senior Motion Graphic Designer– [Insert Your Name Here]

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 directly to VP of Character Education, the Senior Motion Graphic Designer is responsible for the creation of all digital content and high- quality 2D animation to share the because I said I would message. As the Motion Graphic Designer you will work closely with staff developing creative and impactful images.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities in these areas include but are not limited to:

  • Design:
    • Design new graphics and modify existing graphics for organization programs and services, including banners, flyers, packaging, website content, social media, presentations and other promotional materials.
    • Design infographics and other visual elements that clearly communicate complex messages and concepts.
    • ○ Creates graphics, animations and sounds as needed.
  • Pre-Production:
    • Script, storyboard, allocate resources and set deadlines for projects.
  • Production:
    • Creating and compositing 2-D motion graphics
    • Determines lighting needs, sets audio, and positions video camera to determine appropriate shots of persons and objects.
    • Operates appropriate video cameras, audio recorders, lighting fixtures, audio-mixing boards, and related A/V production equipment when required.
  • Post Production:
    • Creates graphic elements based on company brand standards.
    • Gathers various elements for postproduction including graphics, on-camera video recordings, audio recordings, pre-designed animation elements and stock assets.
    • Researches stock footage, music and images; obtains proper licensing for assets.
    • Post production work including, but not limited to, color correction, stabilization, and effects
    • Edits and verifies content for accuracy and aesthetic value.
    • Prepares completed projects for online distribution, including encoding, compression, resolution and aspect ratio.
    • Organize and manage digital assets in a library/archive
  • ● Other duties as assigned
Qualifications and Education Requirements
  • Bachelor’s degree in digital media, design, art or similar
  • 3+ years’ experience in a similar position 
  • 3 years’ experience with Adobe Creative Suite, including Photoshop, After Effects, Premiere, InDesign and Illustrator.
  • Have concise and professional communication skills.
  • Ability to work under pressure without compromising performance or accuracy in a deadline-oriented environment
  • Works effectively with others in a collaborative team environment
  • Can work independently with minimal supervision, while able to follow direction
  • Ability to think creatively
  • Strong organizational skills. Attention to detail and accuracy
Preferred Skills

Demo Reel or portfolio previous motion design work

  • Bachelor of Arts, Graphic Design, Motion Graphics or comparable field experience is encouraged
  • Audio Editing Experience

Because I said I would looks for three core competencies in their employees:

  1. Ability to keep promises
  2. Passion for humanitarianism
  3. An entrepreneurial attitude
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.


Internships

Public Relations Intern

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.

Character Education Intern

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.

Program Impact Intern

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.

Special Events Intern

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.

Client Retention & Acquisition Intern

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.

Human Resources Intern

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.