Nonprofit

Summer Development Intern

On-site
Work must be performed in or near Washington, DC
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Published 15 days ago

Details at a Glance

Start Date
July 1, 2024
End Date
September 30, 2024
Application Deadline
June 11, 2024
Payment
Hourly
Stipend / Wage
17.50
Hours Per Week
up to 29 hours per week

Description

The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit dedicated to battlefield preservation and education, seeks an enthusiastic intern to support the Development Department in its fundraising efforts. This position is a part-time, in-office role with occasional remote work options in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia.  This internship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-graduates.  Individuals with an interest in fundraising and/or the non-profit sector are highly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Development Intern plays a crucial role in:

• Conducting prospective donor research that informs philanthropic giving portfolios;

• Major donor, planned giving, and institutional giving mailings, data collection, and member management;

• Contributing to direct mail and digital donor stewardship efforts across multiple giving societies;

• Using, maintaining and updating EveryAction donor database (previous database experience not required);

• Editing and proofreading donor correspondence, appeal and gift acknowledgment emails, proposals, and other materials;

• Supporting Events staff with digital and/or in-person event planning and management;

• Performing general administrative duties as needed, including digital filing, data entry, mailings, and customer assistance, among other tasks

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills

• Strong research and organizational skills

• Ability to work both independently and in collaborative group settings

• Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

• A passion for history, conservation, historic preservation, and the American Battlefield Trust’s mission

The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit dedicated to battlefield preservation and education, seeks an enthusiastic intern to support the Development Department in its fundraising efforts. This position is a…

Benefits

  • Hybrid office environment
  • WMATA/transit reimbursement program
  • Opportunities to participate in events and visit historic sites
  • Fully stocked coffee and tea stations
  • Complimentary onsite gym
  • Paid time off accrues and is available for use after 90 days of employment
  • Hybrid office environment
  • WMATA/transit reimbursement program
  • Opportunities to participate in events and visit historic sites
  • Fully stocked coffee and tea stations…

Location

On-site
1156 15th St NW, Washington, DC 20005, USA
Suite 900

How to Apply

• Application packages including a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (not more than three pages) should be submitted to developmentresumes@battlefields.org with subject line “YOUR NAME – Summer Development Intern Application”.

• We regret that, due to the volume of submissions, we may not be able to respond personally to all applicants.  No calls, please.

• Application packages including a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (not more than three pages) should be submitted to developmentresumes@battlefields.org with…

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