Reporting directly to the Director of Special Campaigns and Legacy Giving, the philanthropy internship provides a strong knowledge base in event planning and execution, prospect research, donor benefit fulfillment, planned giving and government affairs. This is an ideal experience for someone pursuing a career in philanthropy.
Duties and Responsibilities:
- Assisting with event planning, event execution, and patron hospitality
- Working concerts with the Philanthropy Team assisting with donor seat visits, hospitality, and sponsor management
- Support government affairs work to include routine communication with government officials
- Researching potential funders and writing reports and grant proposals
- Assisting in acknowledgement preparation and donor benefit fulfillment
- Completing research projects on topics useful to Philanthropy staff
- Assisting with the creating of solicitation materials including mailings and PowerPoint presentations
- Support the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion efforts of the CSO’s strategic plan
- Other related duties required as part of a team environment.
Professional Development: The internship will include required professional development/mentoring with a senior member of our organization, resume review, and career coaching.
- College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student with an expressed interest in Philanthropy
- Project management experience
- Strong written and verbal communications skills
- Candidate should enjoy working with people and demonstrate a passion for working with diverse communities.
The CSO encourage underrepresented minorities and first generation students to apply.
Compensation: $15.00 per hour
Hours: 8 to 20 hours per week – Intern must be available some nights and weekends.
Duration of Internship: Fall 2021 – June 2022