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Wed May 30, 2018 10:00 AM - Fri Aug 17, 2018 05:00 PM


5331 SW Macadam AvenueSuite 290Portland, OR 97239
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As a Development Intern you will be part of a crucial role to assist with meticulous planning and preparation for events throughout Oregon and Southwest Washington. Annual events raise over $1,000,000 and require a solid foundation of planning. Tasks include reserving equipment rentals, updating permits, tracking invoices, assist the Walk MS/Bike MS Managers, book entertainment, contacting community calendars, confirming logistics, prepare risk management documents, assisting with website inquires, take assigned responsibilities for day of event, and more. You will find this position rewarding through the relationships you make with participants, and the execution of the event. Through your efforts you will be supporting more than 9,100 people in Oregon and Southwest Washington living with MS.


Customer Service and Relations

  • Support the Development managers with incoming calls and requests regarding events
  • Support Logistics Coordinator with event details, pre-event and post- event packing
  • Complete telephone training and utilize nationally used customer service software
  • Mail event supplies and recruitment materials as requested
  • Update progress and timeline through online project management software
  • Utilize databases (Data Warehouse and Convio- training provided) for ongoing records retention
  • Learn Purchasing program, EPro and manage incoming invoices and payments
  • Print and send all weekly acknowledgement letters
  • Keep updated online and paper files organized
  • Other duties as assigned

Fundraising and Campaign Support

  • Procure prize donations to be used as team incentives during fundraising campaign competitions
    • * Conduct phone calls and send emails to select participants to collect fundraising and recruitment success stories to feature online during Walk MS campaign
    • * Support event campaign goals by conducting phone calls during Team Weeks designed to engage participants in fundraising and recruitment efforts
    • * Assist in developing prospect list of neighborhood, university, corporate, and other groups for event recruitment


  • Administrative Support
  • Customer Service
  • Event Planning / Management
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Program Management

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • 8-15 hours per week
  • College Credit available

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