NFA | Events & Fundraising Student Intern for Fall 2017

NFA | Events & Fundraising Student Intern for Fall 2017

About the NFA

The Nashville Fashion Alliance (NFA) is a trade association committed to incubating and accelerating the region’s emerging fashion companies. We do this through advocacy, economic development, resource development and education. 

Internship Overview

We are a small, startup organization so assignments will vary according to the NFA’s needs and your strengths. Internships are flexible, offered on a full time or part time basis. Students must be willing to commit a minimum of 15 hours per week (20 hours preferred). We will be flexible with class schedules to determine an in-office vs. at-home work schedule. As an intern in Events & Fundraising, you will have the opportunity to gain exposure in: helping with the NFA’s marketing efforts focused around two fall fundraising events, social media management/brand building, non-profit fundraising, startup culture, and the business side of fashion. 

Responsibilities may include:

  • Helping with event planning and event organization for two upcoming fundraising events
  • Helping with the NFA’s event branding initiatives including but not limited to newsletters, email invitations, postcards, social media content, website, event graphics, paid media advertisements and printed materials.
  • Generating quality content to help build event awareness through different channels including: Social media channels, Email, and Media relations
  • Assisting in creating and executing on event marketing strategies, content calendars and media plans
  • Helping with event planning and event organization for two upcoming fundraising events
  • Assisting with nonprofit grant research

At the NFA we are looking for students who are interested in learning about and supporting the local fashion economy, who will take initiative and who want to put in the work to gain real-world experience.

More specifically, we look for the following qualifications in potential candidates:

  • Willingness to receive academic credit for the internship
  • A go-getter personality who’s willing to do a little research
  • Very detail-oriented
  • Excellent verbal and written communicator who is not afraid to reach out and follow up
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • An eye for design and aesthetic
  • An interest in the business of fashion
  • Willingness to learn and continually improve
  • An interest in event planning
  • Willingness to commit to living in Nashville for the duration of the internship
  • A plus: knows how to use Photoshop for light photo editing

To Apply:

Please submit your resume to by Wednesday September 6th.

Additionally, please submit a response to the following questions:

  1. How did you hear about the NFA?
  2. Why do you want to intern with the NFA?
  3. What are the top three things you want to learn in your internship, and why?