Hours per week
55 Broad Street
The Tanenbaum Center for Interreligious Understanding promotes mutual respect with practical programs that bridge religious difference and combat prejudice in areas of armed conflict, schools, workplaces, and health care settings. Tanenbaum is a secular and non-sectarian organization.
The Development Intern will report to the Donor Relations & Special Events Associate. Our Development intern will work between 15-25 hours per week. He or she will assist in managing and coordinating special events designed to cultivate and steward donors towards our mission. He or she will also assist in developing correspondence with donors and work with both the Development and Communications staff on projects to expand our donor communication and outreach.
This internship is an exciting experiential opportunity to gain professional experience in a dynamic organization that is addressing one of the most critical issues of our time.
Responsibilities will include the following:
- Assist in the development and implementation of successful fundraising and donor cultivation events
- Manage large mailings for invitations and other relevant event materials
- Attend events as needed, and assist in all set-up and break-down of event spaces
- Compile and organize logistical information
- Assist in executing logistics for events, including timely follow-up to attendees, as well as seating charts, and overall event feedback
- Assist in research of institutional funders (Public, private, family and corporate foundations, government funders to identify those with funding priorities that align with Tanenbaum’s mission and programs
- Prepare materials for Development team to support meetings with donors
- Actively participate in development team meetings
- Such other responsibilities as may be assigned
QUALIFICATIONS AND EXPECTATIONS
- Commitment to the mission and goals of Tanenbaum
- Bachelor’s Degree preferred, not required
- Excellent writing and research skills
- Ability to analyze data and create clear written materials
- Interest in and knowledge of fundraising
- Detail-oriented and highly organized
- Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment
- Computer skills, including Microsoft Office; fundraising database experience preferred
- Sense of humor
The Development Intern is an unpaid position. If you are a student, Tanenbaum will work with you and your school so that you receive academic credit for the internship.
Please send a cover letter, resume, and one or two brief writing samples (less than five pages) to email@example.com. Be sure to include the name of the position in the subject line of your email.
No phone calls, please.
The Development Internship is an unpaid opportunity. We offer flexible working hours, allowing the intern to work remotely to accommodate their schedule. We do require the intern to work in-office at least once a week, and to attend all staff meetings.