There is a current opening, effective August 10, 2021, for a Graphic Design Intern; please review the job information below and email the required information to esperanzascholarshipfoundation@gmail.com attention: Sylvia Olsan, President & CFO:

Job Responsibilities

 

The intern will work under the supervision of the Marketing and Grant Director who is responsible for Communications, Marketing, and Public Relations functions as well as Grant Applications of the Foundation.

 

Responsibilities include:

  • Design clear engaging graphic communications for print and web. This will include marketing and communication brochures, direct mail pieces, web site and social media graphics, posters, flyers, and other marketing materials as needed.
  • Work closely with Marketing and Grant Director to translate messaging concepts into marketing materials as well as meeting with Foundation Board members and Interns to establish needs.
  • Assist the Marketing and Grant Director with video development and other projects TBD.
  • Position requires work on Foundation logos, and other educational institutions, private and commercial companies to create designs, newsletters, or brochure layouts for the Foundation. Review project deadlines and prioritize assignments based on the most immediate deadlines.

Skills & Qualifications Required

  • Currently in pursuit of associate's, bachelor's, or graduate degree at Cal Poly Pomona.
  • Residence: Surrounding area of the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars headquarters in Ontario, California.
  • Availability: Approximately 5 hours a week, or as needed.
  • Preferred degree of study in graphic design; marketing, advertising, or closely related fields will also be considered
  • Individual should be able to craft and execute a vision with creativity and style.
  • Creative self-starter who is comfortable with both taking initiative and working in collaboration.
  • The position requires the use of graphic design software to develop unique fonts, color schemes, shapes and other design elements that portray the Foundation's brand. Must be proficient in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, & Photoshop and/or other common design applications.
  • Ideal candidate will be energetic, task-oriented, and creative with strong work ethic and positive attitude.
  • Must have the ability to communicate effectively in writing and in person and maintain a professional demeanor.
  • Desire to serve in a nonprofit working environment.
  • Create guidelines for how logos and other branding materials should be displayed and used.
  • Help make design choices (e.g., fonts and colors) for all content the Foundation will use.
  • Product preparation of stock photos
  • Use creativity to create ads for social media and our ChapterNet website
  • Post Foundation data and information on website and on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter
  • Post Student scholar photos and thank you letters on website
  • Create evites for Foundation annual events
  • Perform surveys for Foundation events and programs
  • Flexible hours
  • Must be over 18+ and have reliable source of transportation
  • Experience with brand/product logo design

Other Requirements:

  • Provide a current resume as well as a GPA of your current year of college
  • Provide 2 written recommendations: 1) from your teacher or counselor, and 2) from a past employer or mentor
  • Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft office suite, Microsoft word, Excel, and PowerPoint
  • Maintain professional appearance at all times and at all events when representing the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars. 

Compensation:

  • $15 per hour
  • Probationary period of 60 days
  • Maximum 5 hours per week unless approved by Supervisor

 

The Foundation retains an active staff of knowledgeable and enthusiastic interns throughout the year to assist in events, fundraising, marketing and many other key functions as described in the job description below.  

Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars Intern Position: Administrative Assistant

Job Purpose: Assist the Executive Assistant in the performance of administrative duties as outlined below.  

Administrative Assistant Job Duties:

  • Maintains workflow by communicating with Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars board members, sponsors, students, and all other personnel related to Esperanza. 

  • Communication to all Esperanza information requests, compiles data from Esperanza records and through email or via telephone. 

  • Attends and supports all Esperanza sponsored events and activities.

Executive Assistant Duties:

  1. Assist with taking Esperanza Board Meetings minutes and agendas.

  2. Assist with the Esperanza Annual Commitments by year and provide updates on a monthly, or as needed, basis. 

  3. Communicate with Esperanza scholars on all Esperanza activities and events includes update on community service, college enrollment verification, and proof of high school graduation records. 

  4. Provide updates to Esperanza Board and other communities that are served by Esperanza of scholars in their respective communities. 

  5. Assist with the data entry, validation, and reporting of information, as needed for the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars website.

  6. Coordinate with Esperanza Scholars Outreach Coordinator to plan Esperanza events, e.g. the Mayor's Gala, 4th of July Parade in Ontario, October Tardeada, and the January Leadership Event. 

  7. Assist Executive Assistant with all events identified in #6 above. 

 

Skills/Qualifications:

Second Year College student, sophomore through senior at local college

Residence: Surrounding area of the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars headquarters in Ontario, California

Availability: Approximately ten hours a week, or as needed.

Required Skills:

  • Reporting Skills - efficient communication via email. Demonstrate

  • Administrative Writing Skills - efficient in academic writing. Demonstrate

  • Organization Skills- must maintain all Esperanza documents and information in an orderly manner. 

  • Interpersonal Skills - efficient in communicating with others.

Other Requirements:

- Provide a current resume as well as a GPA of your current year of college

- Provide at least 2 written recommendations as personal one and a recommendation from your teacher or  counselor.

- Must demonstrate proficiency with Microsoft office suite, Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft access. 

- Maintain professional appearance at all times and at all events when representing the Esperanza Scholarship Foundation Dollars for Scholars.