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Susan G. Komen Greater New York City | New York, NY
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Susan G. Komen Greater New York City


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February 17, 2020
June 30, 2020
February 14, 2020
Mon-Fri - 10-15 hours per week - flexible

Susan G. Komen Greater NYC

In 1980, Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister Suzy that she would do everything in her power to end death by breast cancer. In 1982 that promise became the Susan G. Komen organization. In 1991, Komen Greater NYC was founded by Good Housekeeping Magazine Publisher John Mack Carter.  Now in our 30th year, Susan G. Komen Greater NYC is the largest of the 60 Komen affiliates. Since our founding, New Yorkers have raised more than $80 million to fund local programs, serving thousands of underinsured women diagnosed with breast cancer and funding breast cancer research.


Susan G. Komen is the pink ribbon that connects the Greater NYC Metro Area breast cancer community. Through the dedication and leadership of the Board of Directors, Susan G. Komen Greater NYC raises $4,000,000 annually. We are a preeminent investor in local, cutting-edge programs that reduce disparities in access to care and help women get to breast cancer services and treatment sooner so they can live longer. Susan G. Komen Greater NYC’s Service Areas included Manhattan, Queens, Bronx, Kings, Richmond, Nassau, Suffolk, Westchester, and Rockland Counties.

Vision

No One Should Die from Breast Cancer


Mission

We fund research to find the cures and empower community-based programming to provide critical breast cancer services for the medically underserved women in our communities.


Position Overview:

The Development Intern (unpaid) will work directly with the Development team to provide support across key fundraising initiatives. This role is instrumental in planning and executing special events.

This is a terrific opportunity for an undergrad considering a career in Corporate Social Responsibility to experience how a nonprofit identifies, engages with, and partners with sponsors and donors. For someone interested in Events Management, Peer to Peer fundraising, and non-profit branding and marketing, our highly motivated team are proven mentors.

The candidate must be an undergrad student in or near New York City (able to work out of our office in the Garment District), must possess excellent interpersonal, written and verbal skills, pays close attention to detail, is a self-starter, proficient in Microsoft Suite applications; the know-how to curate social media content a plus.

Essential Job Functions:

. Assist with planning and execution of fundraising events

. Acknowledge donors through thank you letters and phone calls

. Track prospect/ donor action notes

. Solicit auction items via phone, email and in person

. Acknowledge receipt of, track and prepare auction items for events

. Support Finance Director with donation reconciliation

. Provide some admin support to the team as needed

Qualifications:

. Detail oriented and highly organized

. Effective and thoughtful writer

. Comfortable talking to corporate and individual donors on the phone and in person

. Proactive and takes initiative

. Able to move seamlessly between projects and shifting priorities

. Must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate program

Hours: 

Flexible around candidates class schedule |  M-F 10-15 hrs/week

Dates: 

Immediate start through June

Physical Requirements / Work Environment:

. Must be at least 18 years of age.

. Must be able to sit and/or stand for long periods of time and work on a computer for extended periods.

Disclaimer:

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this position. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed. The intern is expected to adhere to all company policies.


Susan G. Komen Greater NYC

In 1980, Nancy G. Brinker promised her dying sister Suzy that she would do everything in her power to end death by breast cancer. In 1982 that promise became the Susan G. Komen organization. In 1991, Komen Greater NYC was…

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Benefits

This is a terrific opportunity for an undergrad considering a career in Corporate Social Responsibility to experience how a nonprofit identifies, engages with, and partners with sponsors and donors. For someone interested in Events Management, Peer to Peer fundraising, and non-profit branding and marketing, our highly motivated team are proven mentors.

This is a terrific opportunity for an undergrad considering a career in Corporate Social Responsibility to experience how a nonprofit identifies, engages with, and partners…

How to Apply

Application Procedure:

Along with your resume and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3 references, please submit a thoughtful cover letter detailing your interest in the position and the qualifications that you would bring to Susan G. Komen Greater NYC.   Please submit to Susan Jacobson at sjacobson@komennyc.org with the subject line “Application – Development Internship.”

Application Procedure:

Along with your resume and the names, telephone numbers and email addresses of 3 references, please submit a thoughtful cover letter detailing your…

Location

246 West 38th Street, Fifth Floor, New York, NY 10018

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