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Corporate Relations Intern

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The Salvation Army National Headquarters (NHQ) Community Relations & Development (NCRD) Department is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working intern who is interested in gaining working experience and skills in corporate relations and fundraising. The Corporate Relations Intern will work with NCRD’s Corporate Relations team in conjunction with other company wide departments to help advance NHQ’s corporate development and partnership goals. The intern must be able to work a minimum of 20 hours per week during standard office hours. Days and exact times are flexible.

Learns about the corporate philanthropy landscape through educational resources and hands on experience. Oversees the distribution of an internal newsletter. Conducts research through social media channels, news sources, and other digital platforms.

Works with the Corporate Relations Manager in obtaining requested donor information from local Salvation Army units. Supports the management of a large digital fundraising system, including the maintenance of a database and handling of requests from Salvation Army field staff and donors.

Attends virtual meetings, taking meeting notes that capture important details and debriefs with the Corporate Relations Manager on how discussions fit into the greater framework of corporate giving.

Engages independently with internal and external partners through email, phone, and video call.

Tracks corporate partner campaigns and activations by recording promotional dates, media engagement, fundraising metrics, and other relevant information. Will work with the Corporate Relations Manager and NHQ’s Communications Department to help promote partnerships and learn about donor fulfillment.

Identifies prospective partners and ways to grow existing partnerships. Learns methods to analyze donor giving history and trends and how it may align with The Salvation Army’s mission and work.

Assists the Director of Corporate Relations and Corporate Relations Manager in writing, developing, and editing stewardship reports and partnership proposals. Composes, prepares, types, proofreads, and/or edits a wide variety of written communications including that of a confidential nature.

Education and Experience:

Junior/Senior undergraduate student pursuing a degree in business, communications, NPO management, or a related field.

Previous experience working in a professional office setting preferred. Strong writing skills, including spelling, grammar, punctuation, proofreading and editing skills. Strong interpersonal and verbal communication skills. Knowledge and proficiency in Microsoft Office365 (primarily Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Proficiency in Adobe Photoshop preferred but not required.

Must be able to understand and consolidate large volumes of information in the form of Excel spreadsheets and written communication. 

The Salvation Army National Headquarters (NHQ) Community Relations & Development (NCRD) Department is looking for an enthusiastic, hard-working intern who is interested in gaining working experience and skills in corporate…

Details at a Glance

  • Start Date
    January 3, 2022
  • End Date
    March 25, 2022
  • Application Deadline
    December 13, 2021
  • Payment
    Hourly
  • Hours Per Week
    Minimum 20 hours per week / semester

How to Apply

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters Lane Alexandria, VA 22314, Attn: HR Office.

Submit your cover letter and resume by secure fax to (703) 684-3478, e-mail to usn.recruit@usn.salvationarmy.org with the job title in the subject line, or send via US Mail to 615 Slaters…

Location

On-site
615 Slaters Lane, Alexandria, VA 22314, United States

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