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Special Events and Fundraising Intern

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GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) | Boston, MA
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GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD)


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Published 19 days ago

May 18, 2020
August 21, 2020
March 31, 2020
$2,000 stipend
37.5 hours/week

The Development Department at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is looking for an intern to help raise the funds that enable GLAD to meet our goals. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to have an impact on issues of social justice in a very practical way. Join us and learn about or gain further experience in special events fundraising and non-profit development.


Responsibilities

Events-specific tasks:

·        Assist in managing the 180-item silent auction for GLAD’s “Summer Party” on Saturday, July 25 in Provincetown, MA (attendance is strongly preferred; transportation and housing provided), including following up on auction donation requests, tracking incoming auction items, and creating display materials for the auction

·        Assist with sponsor follow-up, on-site registration, RSVP tracking, and other tasks as necessary for Summer Party and other GLAD events, including regional events and the Spirit of Justice Award dinner.

General development database tasks:

·        Data entry and clean-up (SalesForce)

·        Assist with mailings

·        Draft correspondence to donors

·        Conduct prospect research

·        Other fundraising support as needed


All interns will receive extensive training in the Salesforce database and may assist with other projects. The opportunity to take a leadership role on a project is possible depending on experience and hours of availability.


Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to work in non-profit development and preferably some background in an administrative office setting. The ability to take direction, show initiative and follow through in a dynamic environment is a must. Excellent attention to detail and a willingness to ask questions are also critical.


Compensation

This is a full-time (37.5 hours/week), internship. A stipend of $2,000 total is available for interns meeting certain hours requirements during their internship. Time commitment is relatively flexible, ideally intern would begin in late May and stay through mid-August. Hours are 9am-5pm with the occasional evening or weekend event.


Location:

18 Tremont Street, Boston, MA 02108


How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Mads Ouellette, Development Operations Assistant

mouellette@glad.org


The Development Department at GLBTQ Legal Advocates & Defenders (GLAD) is looking for an intern to help raise the funds that enable GLAD to meet our goals. This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to have an impact on issues of…

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  • Paid

How to Apply

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Mads Ouellette, Development Operations Assistant

mouellette@glad.org

Please send a resume and cover letter to:

Mads Ouellette, Development Operations Assistant

mouellette@glad.org

Location

18 Tremont Street, Suite 950, Boston, MA 02108

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