Non-Profit Management – New Memphis Institute

New Memphis Institute

About New Memphis Institute

New Memphis Institute is a non-profit organization, formerly known as The Leadership Academy. We provide leadership training for college students, emerging leaders and seasoned executives to develop their personal potential so Memphis can reach its full potential. Through our Memphis Connect tool kit, we help companies attract, cultivate, engage and retain talent. We have an online gathering space,, for Memphians to share what they love about our city and why they choose to call Memphis home. We also inform Memphians to speak out about important issues for knowledge workers including: decreases in crime, new green assets like bike lanes, regional parks, and greenlines, and educational advancements.

Desired Skills for Fellow

An ideal candidate will:

– Have proficiency in marketing programs

– Have proficiency in major social media including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn

– Have familiarity with Microsoft Office and basic photo and video editing software

– Demonstrate great attitude, written and oral communication skills

– Demonstrate ability to communicate with diverse group of executive, government and non-profit leaders


Fellow Responsibilities


– Act as writer for on and offline content

– Assist in the production (writing, design, print and fulfillment) of the e-newsletter, print newsletter, Fellows updates and marketing collateral


Media Relations

– Assist with the writing and distributing of news releases, advisories, alerts

– Maintain media lists

– Monitor media coverage of the organization

– Media clipping, maintain clip notebook, and article database

– I Choose Memphis (support and secondary circulation)


Social Media / Website

– Assist with producing content for the website and

– Updating the website

– Use social media to promote New Memphis, alumni recognition and SpeakOut.

– Measuring social media and MemphisConnect impact

– Manage social media content database


Speak Out

– Cataloging SpeakOut actions for grant reports and funding

– Assist with developing content for SpeakOut e-alerts and social media post


Alumni Engagement Support

– Attend events and classes as needed to collect information from participants, and take photos

– Track alumni Goggle alerts for news and events to share


Database Management

– Maintain communication calendars

– Update and create email distribution and mailing lists


For more information on New Memphis Institute, visit their website.