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Business Development Assistant

Internship

Internship posted by: Project Footsteps

Posted on: November 19, 2013

Internship description

The business development assistant will play a role in many of the programs, events, and initiatives at Project Footsteps, giving a chance to work on many avenues of the organization and with many different people.

Supervisor(s): Executive Director; Director of Business and Operations

Hours: Monday-Friday, 25 hours/week

Stipend-based fellowship

Duties include, but are not limited to:

--Managing program relations' efforts of program team

--Creatively and effectively connect active programs to surrounding community

  • volunteer support
  • donations/sponsorships/fundraisers
  • press appearances and relations

--Cultivate participant relationships with our organization to assure program sustainability

--Connect parents/guardians/families/friends of program participants to the prog experience

--Program Outreach

  • Partnering Agencies/Organizations/Groups
  • Participating Agencies/Organizations/Groups

--Establishing and maintaining effective avenues to connect with the local community (events, campaigns, etc..)

--Connecting the Twin Cities community at large to our mission and programming through partnerships, sponsorships, donations, events, etc..

--Working with local press contacts for stories pertaining to programming, events, youth accomplishments, etc...

--Initiating and maintaining creative strategies to increase name recognition in the Twin Cities community

--Host community-based fundraisers to support local program initiatives.

Qualifications:

• Willingness to work a set schedule but remain flexible

• Well developed organization skills with a solid orientation to detail.

• A self-starter with a strong desire to learn. Strong commitment to young people and an understanding of factors affecting their lives

• The ability to provide reliable support to young people in times of stress and act with integrity

• Good organizational skills

• Ability to work independently and as part of a team

• Patience, curiosity and flexibility; a sense of adventure and a willingness to try new things

• Formal communication skills for presentations and report writing

How to apply

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Locations

1900 Hennepin Ave S, Minneapolis, MN, 55403, US

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