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Alzheimer’s Association


The Alzheimer’s Association is the leading voluntary health organization in Alzheimer’s care, support and research. Our mission is to lead the way to end Alzheimer’s and all other dementia — by accelerating global research, driving risk reduction and early detection, and maximizing quality care and support. At the Alzheimer’s Association, our employees are at the core of all we do. Our network of more than 2,000 employees across the United States makes a difference each and every day for those impacted by Alzheimer’s and those at risk for the disease.

Our programs and support services connect constituents with peers and professionals to help make the plans and adjustments necessary to live their best life for as long as possible. This includes our 24/7 Helpline, local resources in communities nationwide, support programs, education programs, early-stage social engagement programs and online tools such as ALZConnected®, ALZNavigator™, Alzheimer’s Association TrialMatch®, and Community Resource Finder.

Wage Per Hour: $17
Schedule: Part-Time
Hours per week: 15 – 20
Days Per week: Flexible
Location & Type: Remote

Responsibilities and Duties

We warmly invite qualified applicants to consider this opportunity to make a life-changing impact on the millions living with Alzheimer’s, their caregivers and those that may develop the disease in the future. In addition to working alongside dedicated individuals passionate about the fight to end Alzheimer’s, you will have opportunities to learn through hands-on assignments. You’ll be guided by feedback and support to accelerate your learning and maximize your knowledge.

The Direct Marketing Intern will work closely with the direct marketing (DM) team across integrated and digital campaigns. This position will help reach strategic fundraising goals through daily tasks such as supporting social media and digital acquisition, email and direct mail campaigns, mobile marketing programs and actively participating in team discussions. The goal of this internship is to help further develop your direct and digital marketing skills in a professional work environment while gaining experience in the nonprofit space.

Qualifications and Skills

• Professionalism – donor or /customer service experience
• Proficiency with Google and Microsoft Office products
• Understands and/or has experience within fundraising/digital marketing space
• Any prior work experience or volunteering nonprofit experience is a plus
• Knowledge of social media and online fundraising channels
• Working knowledge of personal computers
• Ability to operate phone, computer
• Strong attention to detail and project organization/management skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills (including spelling and grammar) as well as copy proofreading
• High sense of responsibility and confidentiality
• Familiarity with nonprofit fundraising software a plus, but not required.
• Marketing experience, understanding of marketing best practices, audience segmentation, and email and SMS marketing a plus, but not required.
• Knowledge of digital marketing and email best practices preferred, but not required

Please Note: The Alzheimer’s Association requires an internal background check for any paid interns.

Preferred Majors: Marketing, Communications, Business, Data Science and Analytics, Journalism, Organizational Management

Preferred Degrees: Associate, Bachelor’s, Master’s

College Level: Sophomore, Junior, Senior


• Flexible schedule
• Networking and professional development opportunities as part of TNPA’s Leading EDGE internship program

NOTE:  Applicants will be contacted by TNPA and/or the employer. Please, no follow-up phone calls or direct contact with the employer on application status.

About Leading EDGE

This internship is posted by The Nonprofit Alliance’s Leading EDGE Internship Program. This program aims to elevate the visibility of college-age job candidates, particularly those in underrepresented and first-generation student populations, within the employer job market; and enable first job placements that can lead to a career path in the social good sector, including roles in marketing & fundraising, finance, policy, data management & analysis, and other fields.

We invite all students to learn more and help us create a thriving nonprofit sector that has the support, resources, and influence to make the world a better place. Visit for more information.

The nonprofit sector’s ability to change the world is not possible without diversity and inclusion. The Nonprofit Alliance promotes equal opportunity by following EEOC regulations and EEO laws that apply to each part of our organization and taking actions to promote fairness and diversity as part of our equal employment opportunity policy. The Nonprofit Alliance does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of gender, race, color, religion, disability, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable law. This non-discrimination policy applies to recruitment, hiring, compensation, promotions, transfers, discipline, training, and distribution of benefits. Reasonable accommodations will be provided to applicants and employees who need them for medical or religious reasons, as required by law.

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