Fundraising Specialist Internship


Cause Areas

When

It's flexible! We'll work with your schedule.

Where

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


About

Working at MLK Beloved Streets of America, your responsibilities may include, but are not limited to the following:

Fundraisers organize events and campaigns to raise money and other donations for an organization. They may design promotional materials and increase awareness of an organization’s work, goals, and financial needs. Learn how to identify corporate and individual donors. Develop strategies for targeting high net worth people. Create programs that appeal to corporate funders. Manage our list of donors. Writing/ sending Thank You notes. Under general direction, research, prepare and provide support of grant proposals. Work with new and existing partners to identify grant or other funding opportunities. You do not need to be an expert, but rather have a thirst for learning about BelovedStreetsofAmerica.org and growing as a Fundraising Outreach Intern!

Ideal Candidate:

This is a learning environment; we don't expect you to know everything! Applicants with prior experience in writing are preferred, but WE WILL TRAIN THE RIGHT PERSON who is enthusiastic, dedicated, and willing to learn. If you want to be a screen writer someday, this internship will give you that experience!

Students and NON-STUDENTS of any age (over 18) and those transitioning into (or building upon) a writing career are welcome to apply.

Skills and abilities:

Interested and/or experience in event planning/fundraising. Sales or marketing interest with a general knowledge of standard fundraising techniques and special events. Goal-oriented; proficient in prioritizing and managing multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. Strong verbal and written presentation skills; excellent analytical and problem solving skills, interpersonal skills and customer service orientation. Ability to communicate effectively through telephone, email and written communications. Ability to develop effective systems and operations to support teamwork. Strong organizational skills and attention to detail. Proficient in Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Internet Explorer skills, and able to attend Skype meetings once or twice a week (we will work with your schedule), and able to attend at least 10 Beloved Streets of America Team Meetings.


Equipment:

Internet connection, your own computer, Skype, and phone.

Benefits:

You will work directly with the PR Team and supervisors. You will also have frequent input and communications with the Founder of BelovedStreetsofAmerica.org and get the inside, behind-the-scenes view of a start-up, virtual company. Successful interns will receive a top-notch letter of recommendation and referrals to important business and employment contacts. In addition, we will gladly help you arrange for academic credit.

Location:

This internship is virtual. You will work from home (or school, or Starbucks, or the library...or wherever). You can work anywhere as long as you have reliable internet connection and a quiet area for Skype meetings.

Timeline:

Immediately! Approximately 10 hours a week for 20 weeks; we are flexible and your internship is negotiable. We will work with you.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship, but the experience is priceless!


Equipment:

Internet connection, your own computer, Skype, and phone.

Benefits:

In addition to receiving high-level skills and experience that will forward your career goals and immediately increase your prospects for higher-paying, more rewarding jobs, you will also receive mentoring on your résumé, interviewing skills, and professional goals. Any work that is not confidential can be added to your professional portfolio. You will work directly with the PR Team and supervisors. You will also have frequent input and communications with the Founder of BelovedStreetsofAmerica.org and get the inside, behind-the-scenes view of a start-up, virtual company. Successful interns will receive a top-notch letter of recommendation and referrals to important business and employment contacts. In addition, we will gladly help you arrange for academic credit.

Location:

This internship is virtual. You will work from home (or school, or Starbucks, or the library...or wherever). You can work anywhere as long as you have reliable internet connection and a quiet area for Skype meetings.

Timeline:

Immediately! Approximately 10 hours a week for 20 weeks; we are flexible and your internship is negotiable. We will work with you.

Compensation:

This is an unpaid internship, but the experience is priceless!

PLEASE COPY/PASTE YOUR RESUME IN THE COMMENT SECTION, IF INTERESTED.


Skills

  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

Good Match For

N/A

Requirements & Commitment

  • 10 hours per week for 4-5 months
  • PLEASE COPY/PASTE YOUR RESUME IN THE COMMENT SECTION, IF INTERESTED.
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