#BumpDay Intern

Location: Washington, DC (remote)

Start Date: ASAP

To Apply:

Please send a letter of interest and resume (addressed to Wyatt Murkoff, Director of Policy and Strategy) to wyatt@whattoexpectproject.org
with “#BumpDay Intern” in the email subject line.

No phone calls please.

Established in 1997, the What To Expect Project (WTEP) is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization founded by Heidi Murkoff, leading maternal health advocate and author of What to Expect When You’re Expecting. WTEP harnesses the power and global reach of the What To Expect brand and mobilizes its community of more than 25 million moms to help bring about positive change, particularly on issues that impact moms and families most.

WTEP is dedicated to informing, supporting and empowering moms in need, in the United States and around the world, so they can expect healthier pregnancies, safer deliveries, healthier babies and healthier futures. At WTEP, we focus on nurturing the nurturers.

The What To Expect Project seeks a summer Intern to assist in the implementation of the 2022 #BumpDay campaign. This position reports to the Senior Policy and Program Associate, and is remote with the possibility of meeting with staff based in Washington, D.C.

‍Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Assist in developing a project plan for #BumpDay outreach;
  • Responsible for finding and contacting relevant partners for #BumpDay support/collaboration;
  • Create and maintain comprehensive documentation on #BumpDay outreach/activities, development of materials, implementation, collaborations, and other pertinent information;
  • Communicate, coordinate, and collaborate with various stakeholders;
  • Outreach, coordinate, and oversee relevant #BumpDay events, and related activities;
  • Contribute to the posting on social media for #BumpDay materials;
  • Prepare messaging for #BumpDay outreach (i.e. emails, newsletters, socials, webinars, etc.);
  • Create working document brainstorming ideas to increase #BumpDay engagement, partnership efforts, campaign initiatives and more;
  • Assist in increasing support for a Congressional #BumpDay resolution by engaging with policymakers and providing text/background for the resolution;
  • Provide assistance in developing and implementing WTEP’s #BumpDay365 campaign set to begin after #BumpDay 2022;
  • Ensure that all activities are delivered on-time and within scope;
  • Other responsibilities as assigned.

Qualifications

  • A bachelor’s degree in public health, public policy, or related field preferred;
  • Experience in maternal health work or academia preferred;
  • Ability to multi-task effectively;
  • Excellent communication, writing, analytical, interpersonal and organizational skills;
  • Ability and willingness to perform a variety of tasks on short notice within designated deadlines;
  • Self-starting and solutions-oriented, a strong team player, with a detail-oriented approach;   
  • Manage resources in an effective and efficient manner;
  • Ability to work independently and remotely with a high degree of productivity, and to see projects through to completion; and
  • Proven ability to solve problems creatively.