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Business Development Intern


The Business Development Intern will be responsible for researching funding opportunities, and assisting in the proposal submission process. Candidates will demonstrate experience managing multiple tasks while having a keen attention to detail and must be a self-starter with the ability to work independently and as part of a team. This person will be intimately involved with business development and supporting the Executive Director or President and must be available for face-to-face meetings.

Leading small projects and events are a part of this role. This person will be the right-hand logistical coordinator for the organization and will need the ability to multi-task, work as a team, and help a small start-up organization change the world.

Responsibilities: ·

  • A critical responsibility is to assist Business Development and the president with initiating, cultivating and following up with prospective partners, collaborators, and funders.
  • Team with fundraising campaigns and annual solicitations through coordinating e-mail campaigns, invitations to events and email communications.
  • Managing strategic partnership and engagement appointments for Development Team and the president
  • Assist with donor correspondence by making follow-up calls to donors and sponsors.
  • Previous sales support and project management experience with demonstrated past success.
  • Outgoing personality with a strong comfort level of community interaction and individual engagement is key.
  • Strong organizational and phone skills required.
  • Experience with donor management software is a plus. Routine use with Microsoft Office,Excel, Powerpoint, Word.
  • Research prospective funders including individual donors, grants, foundations, corporations, and government.
  • Develop and maintain accurate donor and prospect databases
  • Develop and maintain standard development department management systems and procedures.
  • Create reports analyzing giving trends and fundraising activities
  • Assist with donor communications, gifts processing data entry, and thank you letters.
  • Help cultivate relationships with funders

Qualifications ·

  • Excellent writing, research, and communication skills
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Superior attention to detail and follow-through
  • Experience in collaborates, creative work environments
  • Proficiency and knowledge of PC, including strong experience with MS Word and Excel
  • Experience in databases, social media platforms, email communication tools and office organization desired.


  • Business Analysis
  • Strategic Planning
  • Capacity Planning
  • Business Planning
  • Product Development
  • Market Research

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Requirements & Commitment

  • Must be at least 10
  • 10 hours per week max

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