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Development Internship | Arthritis Foundation - West Virginia

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ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION INC

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Arthritis Foundaiton

The Arthritis Foundation is seeking an energetic and passionate special events and development intern to assist with the planning, organization, development and growth of Arthritis Foundation special events, grant writing and other fundraising initiatives.

Our team of dedicated professionals and volunteers are leading the fight for the arthritis community and helping to conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science, and building community connections.

Responsibilities:

  • Conduct market and prospect research
  • Silent auction management
  • Solicitation of in-kind event donations
  • Virtual event planning, coordination, and execution
  • Volunteer recruitment and coordination
  • Event committee liaison
  • Assist in working with event teams and sponsors
  • Cultivation and stewardship of constituents
  • Attend and participate in fundraising event-related activities and meetings (may be virtual)
  • Assist in researching and submitting grant requests
  • Promote the Arthritis Foundation’s mission throughout the community
  • Assist with administrative projects as needed

Requirements:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency
  • Internet savvy with regular and consistent computer and internet access
  • Self-motivated, team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational skills, with keen attention to details
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be able to work in a group and independently

The Fall Development internship will run through December 2020, with the opportunity to extend if desired. Spring and summer internships are available as well. This is a remote internship andpart-time and full-time optionsare available. Occasional evening and weekend work may be needed.
**This is an unpaid career experience program; course credit may be provided. **

For consideration please send cover letter and resume to dhartman@arthritis.org.

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About ARTHRITIS FOUNDATION INC

Location:

35 Cold Spring Road, Suite 411, Rocky Hill, CT 06067, US

Mission Statement

The Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections.

Description

The Arthritis Foundation is the Champion of Yes. Leading the fight for the arthritis community, the Arthritis Foundation helps conquer everyday battles through life-changing information and resources, access to optimal care, advancements in science and community connections. Our goal is to chart a winning course, guiding families in developing personalized plans for living a full life - and making each day another stride towards a cure. We also publish Arthritis Today, the award-winning magazine that reaches 4.2 million readers.

Community
Health & Medicine
People with Disabilities

WHEN

We'll work with your schedule.

WHERE

This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.

SKILLS

  • Public Relations
  • Community Outreach
  • Basic Computer Skills
  • Networking
  • People Skills
  • Verbal / Written Communication

GOOD FOR

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REQUIREMENTS

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