Fundraising Intern

Cause Areas


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


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


Position Overview:
NeedLink Nashville is seeking an intern who will assist the Community Investment Manager with NeedLink's fundraising events.

Interns will gain event management and peer-to-peer fundraising management experience, as well as insight of how a nonprofit development department runs.

Duties will include, but are not limited to:
* Strategic marketing event research
* Utilize their own research to actively market Rudolph's Red Nose Run to increase registrations and fundraising
* General individual donor cultivation administrative duties, including donor-related phone calls, mailings and appeals or event-related administrative support
* Assist in the preparation of event materials (electronic and print)
* Assist with in-kind donations
* Assist with peer-to-peer fundraising
* Helping to identify best marketing practice for third party fundraising
* Opportunity to attend and serve as an event volunteer at one or all of our events

* Must be currently enrolled in university (college credit available for internship if desired)
* An interest in our organization's mission, as well as in events management, fundraising and/or nonprofit administration/management
* Some exposure to implementation of events (desired)
* Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
* Excellent project management and time management skills
* Familiarity with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint creation
* Familiarity with online databases, preferred
* Basic research skills
* Social media knowledge, preferred
* Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and adapt easily to multiple and changing priorities and responsibilities
* Must work well both autonomously and in a team environment; team player with willingness to support others and their ideas
* Supplying personal computer for internship use
* Available to work a minimum of 15 hours per week and be a dependable member of the Development Team


  • Data Entry
  • Database Administration
  • Donor Management
  • Internet Research
  • Fundraising
  • Community Outreach

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