Job & Internship Opportunities

Joining the NFWL team is an opportunity to make connections with elected women from across the nation. See below for available jobs and internships.


Special Projects Internship

Responsibilities include:

Communications & Correspondence

  • Drafting emails to elected women regarding meetings and NFWL programs and events
  • Tracking invitations and RSVPs for events and meetings
  • Drafting press releases, information packets, and website content that pertain to programming
  • Calling the offices of elected women on various occasions when requested by the Director of Membership
  • Assisting with social media posts & drafting newsletter articles
  • Design and compile email blasts to be sent to over 5,000 individuals
  • Work with the Director of Membership to help with NFWL committee communications and scheduling meetings

Project Management

  • Handling logistics for scheduled events and board meetings
  • Helping with the logistics and travel plans of NFWL/NRA Student Scholarship winners to attend the annual conference
  • Maintaining databases for registration and sign-ups for NFWL Conferences, Summits, Grab n Go Toolkits, etc.
  • Work with the Communications Coordinator to keep the website up to date to reflect current programs and events
  • Correspond with program leads to ensure efficient and effective implementation of ongoing projects and programs (ODF Backpack Program, Women of Excellence, Annual Conference & Summit Registration, Willingness to Serve, Policy with Pew, etc.)

Database Management

  • Maintaining up-to-date contact information for foundation members & sponsors
  • Updating trackers for social media and website views & interactions
  • Ensuring Highrise CRM is accurate with “active member” tracking and new contacts

Annual Conference & Issue Summits

  • Processing and managing registration applications & the travel scholarship requests
  • Keeping an accurate record of details for travel and lodging plans of elected women attendees
  • Lead the outreach efforts to elected women to increase attendance
  • Aiding with creation of program books, scripts, email communications to attendees, on-site logistics


  • Researching newly elected women immediately following elections
  • Researching and obtaining media contact lists (topic based, state by state, national) through sponsors, state directors, and other research
  • Researching topics for possible newsletter articles

Additional Responsibilities

  • Assisting the Executive Director with tasks as needed (filing, mailing, phone calls to sponsors, etc.)

Tools Used

  • Dropbox
  • Highrise
  • MailChimp
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Outlook

To apply for an NFWL Internship, please send the following to

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter
  • Writing Sample
  • List of References