Administrative Intern

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Description

Career Gear provides professional clothing, mentoring and life-skills to help men in poverty become stronger contributors to their families and communities. Our goal is to create a world where all men, regardless of their background or circumstances, can become contributing members of society.

Our offices are located in Lower Manhattan across from City Hall and easy access to all subway and bus lines.
We are a small team and provide direct services to over 1,000 men per year. Most of our work is accomplished by interns and volunteers.

This position will report to the Executive Director and to the Director of Programs as needed.

Duties will include:

RESEARCH & TARGET CORPORATE SPONSORS
RESEARCH & TARGET INDIVIDUAL DONORS
RESEARCH & TARGET PARTNER REFERRAL AGENCIES
WRITE LETTERS OF INTRODUCTION
MANAGE DATABASE - DATA ENTRY
MANAGE PHONE CALLS TO IN-KIND DONORS

Responsibilities

- Organize and collect board progress reports
- Monitor calendars, ensuring projects and goals are on schedule and in budget
- Manage schedule of Executive Director and make calls on his behalf
- Interact with staff and board to implement goals
- Prospect research corporate product & clothing donors
- Prospect research individual donors
- Assist with creating agendas and source materials for meetings
- Understand office management principles and how to implement goals
- Possess skills at assessing issues, defining solutions, and implementing strategy
- Perform well in environment that values leadership, efficiency, dependability, and organization
- Strong writing, computer and communication skills

Requirements

Career Gear is looking for a mature and talented individual who can manage a variety of administrative duties for the Executive Director. We seek a highly skilled, organized and motivated person to assist with research, correspondence, event planning, travel logistics and scheduling. Through this position, the ideal candidate will have the opportunity to be at the forefront of a unique nonprofit, interfacing with federal, state and local policy leaders as well as funders, board members, donors and program participants.

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