Donor Relations Internship – (unique learning and exposure experience)

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The Salvation Army
400 N. Orange Street
Wilmington, DE
Posted: May 13 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 2 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Salvation Army

Consider working with The Salvation Army - one of the Top most respected charitable organizations in the world. The Salvation Army intern mentor has a track record of successful placement of interns in the business community.

Responsibilities

Ideal applicants should have:

• A strong interest in learning the ins and outs of nonprofit fundraising/development with a focus on the major gifts process
• Experience with Microsoft Office including MS-Publish is desired.
• Comfort in developing drafts of print and web copy based upon input from co-workers.
• Ability to manage a project with minimal supervision
• Assist in coordination & executing of events.


The internship will require office hours at our location

Requirements

• The intern will work with and support experienced donor relations and other development staff.
• The intern experience will be customized to meet needs of the intern ensures a valuable experience; including specialized training.
• While we are seeking a full time summer internship we anticipate a min. 16 - 20 hour per week opportunity and can accommodate the needs for intern’s program requirements.
• While the internship is offered as unpaid – approved expenses will be reimbursed.
• Potential for a long term relationship, a successful intern will be considered should staff opportunities become available.

• The qualified intern will have responsibility for assisting staff in the Major Gifts fundraising process
• The intern will have a hand in the development of creating personalized communication strategies for each donor from the ground up.
• The position will include input on developing useful social media and other types of engagement strategies.
• The position may require telephone interaction with current and prospective donors.
• The position will require data entry and the use of Excel spreadsheets.
• The position will require knowledge of Word including the mail merge function - for personalize stakeholder communications
• The position will require learning and executing different methods of donor wealth/capacity research



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