Applied Research & Marketing Assistant

Applied Research & Marketing Assistant

The Center for High Impact Philanthropy (CHIP) provides actionable and evidence-based guidance for individuals who want to ensure that their philanthropic funds make the greatest possible difference in the lives of others. The Applied Research and Marketing Assistant supports CHIP’s donor education programs, events, social media, and applied guidance, as well as other Center projects. The ideal candidate will have strong research, writing, and visual presentation skills, strong attention to detail, and the ability to create clear communications for a general audience.

This position is open to undergraduate students in their sophomore, junior, or senior years majoring in the social sciences. Experience with nonprofits, social enterprises, and philanthropy is a plus.

Duties may include but are not limited to:

  • Conducting marketing and background research and analysis on potential partners, clients, and competitors
  • Creating social media and marketing content and collateral for CHIP’s various social media channels and events using Adobe suite and/or Canva
  • Creating and maintaining spreadsheets and data visualizations tracking impact measurement, using Microsoft suite
  • Conducting due diligence research on nonprofit organizations
  • Supporting Director of Knowledge Management and Marketing and Communications Manager in researching, writing, and editing of nonprofit exemplar profiles, guidance, and blog posts for our website, toolkits, and other guidance for donors

This position is work-study eligible for the 2023-2024 calendar year. We are accepting applications from students looking for work during the summer. Applicants should submit their interest via Penn Workday by February 15th, 2023. Selected applicants will be asked to complete a screening exercise and will interview if successful. Offers will be made on a rolling basis no later than March 6th.

Undergraduate pay: $16/hr | 20 – 30 hours/week | 10 – 12 weeks