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Achilles International | New York, NY
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Achilles International


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Published 17 days ago

May 18, 2020
August 17, 2020
April 6, 2020
Minimum of three full days per week during the summer recess.

THE ROLE

Achilles International is currently seeking an Intern to join our team for Summer 2020. He/She will support our fundraising strategy. The Development Intern, reporting to the Director of Development, will be responsible for researching foundation and corporate funding sources. They will help prepare, edit, and record grant applications and supporting materials. They will also assist in planning fundraising events and manage filing and database entry. The ideal applicant will possess a keen interest in the non-profit sector and in issues around inclusion and accessibility. We are searching for a college undergraduate who is available to be at our Headquarters in NYC a minimum of three full days a week during the Summer recess.


RESPONSIBILITIES

Researching peer organizations’ funding

Researching corporations and foundations to identify giving interests

Drafting grant applications and compiling attachments

Updating the grant calendar to reflect new applications

Adding contacts to Achilles International’s donor database, NetSuite

Maintaining physical files

Organizing recording of outreach to, and communication with, current and potential donors


QUALIFICATIONS

Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Exceptional attention to detail and organizational skills

Experienced with online research

Experienced with Microsoft Word and Excel

Previous knowledge of NetSuite and/or Salesforce a plus

Energetic and personable

Self-starter who is able to think quickly and work well with a team

Enthusiasm for the mission of Achilles International.


ABOUT ACHILLES INTERNATIONAL

At Achilles International, our primary focus has always been to bring hope, inspiration and the joys of achievement to all. Since our founding in 1983, we have empowered over 150,000 athletes of all ages and ability levels to participate in endurance events around the globe. Specialized programs include the Achilles Freedom Team which serves wounded, ill and injured military personnel and veterans; Achilles Kids which provides training, race opportunities, and an in-school program for children with disabilities; the Achilles Para-triathlon Team which expands our running program into biking and swimming; Achilles Chapter workouts, plus our signature race Hope & Possibility® race which takes place in several cities worldwide. 

THE ROLE

Achilles International is currently seeking an Intern to join our team for Summer 2020. He/She will support our fundraising strategy. The Development Intern, reporting to the Director of Development, will be responsible for…

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Benefits

Participation in running races and events.

True on the job experience in fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

Participation in running races and events.

True on the job experience in fast paced entrepreneurial environment.

How to Apply

Please send resume and cover letter to Genna Griffith at ggriffith@achillesinternational.org.

Please send resume and cover letter to Genna Griffith at ggriffith@achillesinternational.org.

Location

New York, NY

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