Development Intern

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Freedom House
1301 Connecticut Ave., NW
Washington, DC
Application Deadline: September 30, 2014
Position: Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Freedom House supports the spread of freedom and democracy throughout the world through research, effective advocacy, and programs directly supporting frontline activists. We are a leader in identifying threats to freedom through our highly regarded analytic reports, including Freedom in the World. With 13 field offices and two U.S. offices, we are supporting the right of every individual to be free.


Position Summary
Freedom House is seeking a Development Intern to assist with foundation grants, individual donor management and administrative duties. This unpaid internship reports to the Development Manager and requires a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Desired Qualifications
Demonstrated interest in Freedom House’s mission
Bachelor’s degree in related field
Interest in development and fundraising
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
Proficiency with MS Office and familiarity with donor databases including Salsa
Outstanding organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to maintain composure, flexibility, and a sense of humor under tight deadlines
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator)
Experience with HTML and CSS


Qualified and Interested applicants:
We invite qualified candidates to submit an online application and upload a resume and cover letter to: http://ch.tbe.taleo.net/CH10/ats/careers/requisition.jsp?org=FREEHOUS&cws=1&rid=41.

Only candidates who have been selected for an interview will be contacted.

EOE M/F/D/V

Responsibilities

Explore grant opportunities and assist with preparation of proposals
Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor database
Assist with donor communications and track active donor activities
Research and identify potential funding sources
Work in a collegial manner with all staff and donors
Assist with planning and executing events
Provide general administrative support

Requirements

***Interns must be enrolled in an accredited college or university. ***
Demonstrated interest in Freedom House’s mission
Bachelor’s degree in related field preferred
Interest in development and fundraising
Strong ability to communicate effectively in English, both verbally and in writing
Demonstrated strong interpersonal skills
Ability to maintain the highest degree of confidentiality regarding all aspects of work at all times
Proficiency with MS Office and familiarity with donor databases including Salsa
Outstanding organizational skills with a high level of attention to detail
Ability to maintain composure, flexibility, and a sense of humor under tight deadlines
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator
Experience with HTML and CSS

How To Apply

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