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Engagement and Marketing Intern

Operation Stand Down Tennessee is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency whose mission is to assist veterans and their families so they can be self-sustaining and better connected to the community.

The Engagement and Marketing Intern provides assistance to the Engagement Team, and reports to the Communication Specialist.  The unpaid Engagement and Marketing Intern will have the opportunity to garner substantial experience in non-profit marketing, programs and event management.  Key support areas: marketing the organization and events, planning and implementation of programs and event planning and execution.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist with writing and editing promotional materials for specific events
  • Maintain event attendee and speakers database records
  • Create, find and manage speaking events for CEO
  • Ensure partner organizations are aware of upcoming events and on-going programs
  • Aid with the planning and organization of special events and programs
  • Identify one specific event to develop a marketing plan, and execute plan
  • Other duties as assigned

 Requirements and Qualifications:

  • College student seeking a degree in Marketing, Communications or PR/Media that needs an unpaid internship
  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment, Microsoft Office Suite, and Design Software experience preferred
  • Strong written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

 Interns are expected to work the number of hours required by their institution.  Hours are flexible, Monday through Friday, 8:00am to 4:30pm.   Some night and weekend work may be required.

Application Process: To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to:  E.J. Hirsch at [email protected] (615-248-1981 ext. 113) or mail to: E.J. Hirsch, Operation Stand Down Tennessee, 1125 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37203-4709.

OSDTN is an equal opportunity provider of services and an equal opportunity employer-Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Americans with Disability Act of 1990.


Grant Writer 

Operation Stand Down Tennessee is a 501(c)3 non-profit agency whose mission is to assist veterans and their families so they can be self-sustaining and better connected to the community.

The Grant Writer will identify, define, and develop funding sources to support existing and planned program activities as well as coordinate the development, writing, and submission of grant proposals to third-party and private entities.  The position is also responsible for collecting, analyzing, and reporting data for performance reports. Position reports to the Chief Development Officer.

Qualifications: Bachelor’s degree or have worked in related discipline with a minimum of three years of related experience and a proven track record in government, corporate, foundation and  private grant writing. Candidate must be highly organized and have excellent written and verbal communication skills, be proficient in research, interpreting, and analyzing diverse data, produce quality work product under time constraints, and possess the ability to work collaboratively and independently to achieve stated goals. Previous experience will demonstrate a proven track record in securing new funding opportunities, comprehensive knowledge of research, and the ability to distinguish and identify funding opportunities for special programs.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Researches and identifies government, corporate, foundation and private funding sources
  • Preparation of proposals, grant applications, supporting documents and reports
  • Performance of responsible professional and administrative work in researching, identifying, developing and responding to public and private grant opportunities
  • Generates revenues for programs and services through timely submission of well-researched, well-written, well-documented grant/fund-raising proposals.
  • Maintains and implements grant funding calendar of activities including cultivation activities.
  • Provide general support with development activities and community relations
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements and Qualifications:

  • Proficient computer skills and ability to learn new programs quickly
  • Solid organizational skills
  • Ability to operate standard office equipment
  • Strong written, verbal, communication and interpersonal skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Ability to coordinate and prioritize multiple projects simultaneously

 Application Process: To apply, please send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to:  Lori Ogden at [email protected] or mail to: Lori B. Ogden, CFRE, Operation Stand Down Tennessee, 1125 12th Avenue South, Nashville, TN, 37203-4709.

OSDTN is an equal opportunity provider of services and an equal opportunity employer-Civil Rights Act of 1964 and Americans with Disability Act of 1990.