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Research and Development Intern Winter/Spring 2020

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Koszyn & Company | New York, NY
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Koszyn & Company


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January 28, 2020
May 29, 2020
January 21, 2020
13.50/hour
100-20 hours/week

About Koszyn & Company:

Koszyn & Company is a fundraising, strategic planning, and program development firm that specializes in Capital Campaigns. Founded in 2002/2003 by Jayme Koszyn, Koszyn & Company has worked with over 120 nonprofit institutions, including Columbia University, The Public Theater, Park Avenue Armory, NAACP Legal Defense & Educational Fund, The University Club of New York, Bill T. Jones/Arnie Zane Dance Company, Center for Arts Education, Greenwich Historical Society, World Federation of U.N. Associations, Asian Cultural Council, The Horticultural Society of New York, Brooklyn Academy of Music, and the New York State Department of Education, for which her firm was the private fundraising counsel to match the $700 million federal “Race to the Top” award. Prior to starting the company, Ms. Koszyn was the executive in charge of BAM’s first-ever Department of Education and Humanities. For over a decade Ms. Koszyn was on the faculties of Boston University and Boston College. She has spoken around the world about philanthropy and western approaches, from New York City to Seattle, from Boston to Shanghai. Most recently, Ms. Koszyn was named “Notable Woman in Consulting” by Crain’s New York Business in their September 2019 edition. The Koszyn & Company staff includes both young professionals and seasoned fundraising veterans and provides a large number of opportunities for training.


Our interns have received invaluable training and, in addition to obtaining jobs at our firm, have gone on to work at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, Columbia University, the Brennan Center for Justice, and the State Department, among other distinguished careers.


Position Description:

Koszyn & Company’s internships are opportunities for a self-starter with a strong interest in the nonprofit field or to gain valuable hands-on experience and professional skills. Given the small and dynamic office environment, interns will be able to work closely with senior staff and be involved in many aspects of fundraising and development.

Interns will work in three specific focus areas relating to the overall goals of Koszyn & Company:

Research: executing research for individual, institutional, and corporate prospects.

Projects will include:

* Creating individual wealth profiles

* Producing foundation research

* Conducting corporate research

Development: working in the strategy and execution of fundraising plans.

Projects will include:

* Prospect analysis: individual, institutional, and corporate

* Writing pitch and appeal letters

* Assisting staff with proposal editing

Marketing: implementing marketing plans and generating designed materials.

Projects will include:

* Assisting in designing client collateral

* Helping to create titles for Campaigns, donor groups, and organization slogans

* Supporting staff with event execution


Qualifications:

The candidate must demonstrate the following qualifications for consideration:

·      Must be enrolled at or a recent graduate of an accredited academic institution

·      Interest in fundraising and the nonprofit sector

·      Stellar research skills and attention to detail

·      Must be proficient in Word and Excel spreadsheet design; advanced computer skills a plus

·      Excellent oral and written communication skills

·      Ability to manage multiple tasks and set priorities in a team environment

·      Maturity, motivation, and a positive attitude

Koszyn & Company is a values-based company. We are looking for a candidate who has the following qualities/values:

•      Ability to completely honor confidentiality on all levels

•      Integrity

•      Patience

•      Tenacity

•      Superb work ethic (reliability, punctuality)

•      Trustworthiness

•      Enthusiasm

•      A “silver lining,” “glass is half full,” attitude

•      Professionalism

About Koszyn & Company:

Koszyn & Company is a fundraising, strategic planning, and program development firm that specializes in Capital Campaigns. Founded in 2002/2003 by Jayme Koszyn, Koszyn & Company has worked with over 120…

Details at a glance

  • On-site Location
  • Academic Credits
  • Paid

Benefits

Hourly pay for interns is $13.50. The internship, approximately 10-20 hours per week, will span from January 2019 – May 2019.

Hourly pay for interns is $13.50. The internship, approximately 10-20 hours per week, will span from January 2019 – May 2019.

How to Apply

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Ms. Devon Stein at devon@koszynandco.com by Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Please submit your cover letter and resume to Ms. Devon Stein at devon@koszynandco.com by Tuesday, January 21, 2020.

Location

41 East 11th Street, 11th Floor, New York, NY 10003

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