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Non-Profit Management/Advancement Intern (Summer 2024)

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ORGANIZATION: Zoo Atlanta

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Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

  • Summer 2024 Term Schedule:
    Applications due: Friday, March 1
    Determination letters sent by Friday, March 29
    ​​​​​​​Term: May 6 - August 1 or May 28 - August 31

Non-Profit Management/Advancement Intern

Zoo Atlanta’s Advancement Team plays an integral role in the Zoo’s mission through the identification, cultivation, solicitation, and stewardship of individuals, foundations, and corporations interested in supporting the Zoo’s work in animal care, conservation, education and community outreach.

Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: Though unpaid, this internship provides the opportunity for professional nonprofit experience to students and other individuals whose career intent includes fundraising, stewardship, grant writing, administrative support, and other institutional advancement and nonprofit management duties. The Advancement Intern will work directly with the Prospect Research and Donor Database Manager and the Advancement team to support fundraising efforts, maintain data integrity, and inspire innovative ideas to advance the Zoo’s mission.

Interns will have the opportunity to work in collaboration with the team and propose new ideas to implement. Upon completion, interns can expect to acquire valuable experience working with fundraising software, prospect research, branding, event management, and strategic planning.

Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Semester Project: Create a visual log of donor recognition signage and sponsorable assets on Zoo grounds
  • Assist with donor database (Raiser’s Edge 7)
  • Research opportunities and collaborate on stewardship strategies and initiatives to enhance donor relations
  • Identify, research, and compile leads for potential funding sources, including researching foundation databases, community leaders, and corporate partners
  • Assist with donor tours and behind-the-scenes animal experiences
  • Assist with donor cultivation events
  • Assist with correspondence, including giving appeals and acknowledgments

OBJECTIVES:

  • Gain professional hands-on experience in fundraising and prospect management at a world-class nonprofit/zoological facility
  • Support the Advancement Department by assisting with creating histories of proposals, data input, prospect and donor events, and stewardship activities
  • Enhance the productivity and efficiency of the Advancement Department
  • Provide excellent service to Zoo Atlanta’s donors and guests
  • The chance to further develop professional skills and explore potential careers within zoos
  • The chance to network professionally within one of the world’s most respected zoological and conservation organizations
  • A chance to join Zoo Atlanta in its mission of wildlife conservation, education, and industry-leading research

Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be 18 years of age or older
  • Must be willing to submit to a background check and provide proof of a negative TB test
  • Available to intern for a minimum of 10 weeks (scheduling can be flexible according to academic schedule and individual needs)
  • Available to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week (opportunity for some remote hours per week)
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint is required, and knowledge of design applications (Canva, Photoshop, etc.) is a plus
  • Experience with a fundraising database is preferred but not required (Zoo Atlanta uses Raiser’s Edge 7)
  • Creativity and initiative to follow through on projects
  • Energetic and ready to do a variety of jobs
  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Organizational, research, and editorial skills
  • Must be reliable, flexible, and work well in a team-oriented environment
Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

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About Zoo Atlanta

Location:

800 Cherokee Avenue, Atlanta, GA 30315, US

Mission Statement

We save wildlife and their habitats through conservation, research, education and engaging experiences. Our efforts connect people to animals and inspire conservation action.

Description

Zoo Atlanta is a 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to saving wildlife and their habitats. We dedicate our resources to conservation, research, education and engaging experiences to help connect people to animals and inspire conservation action. Learn more about us on our website: zooatlanta.org.

CAUSE AREAS

Animals
Community
Education & Literacy
Animals, Community, Education & Literacy

WHEN

Mon May 06, 2024 - Thu Aug 01, 2024

WHERE

Zoo Atlanta800 Cherokee Ave SEAtlanta, GA 30315

(33.73414,-84.37227)
 

SKILLS

  • Business Development & Sales Management
  • Customer Acquisition
  • Donor Management
  • Fundraising
  • Grant Writing / Research
  • Community Outreach

GOOD FOR

N/A

REQUIREMENTS

  • Background Check
  • Must be at least 18
  • Orientation or Training
  • • Available to intern a minimum of 10 weeks (scheduling can be flexible according to academic schedule and individual needs) • Available to commit a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Please follow instructions and apply online at: http://bit.ly/3IxjUxH

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