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The Giving Back Fund
6033 W. Century Blvd., 350
Los Angeles, CA
Posted: March 17 2016
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
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DescriptionThe Giving Back Fund (GBF) is a national public charity with headquarters in Los Angeles. GBF works to encourage and support new philanthropy by offering professional, strategic and cost-effective foundation management. Our mission is to advise and mentor athletes, entertainers, business entrepreneurs, corporations and others according to best practices. We focus on helping to establish new philanthropic role-models who will inspire others to give back to their communities and create a high-profile, mutually supportive charitable community that works together, when appropriate, in support of a diverse range of missions and goals
To date, we have worked with more than 200 top personalities from the fields of sports, entertainment, science, and business to help encourage them to become more involved with charitable causes and to increase the impact of their charitable donations. Donors with whom we have worked include Yao Ming, Ben Roethlisberger, Chauncey and Piper Billups, Doug Flutie, Jalen Rose, Elton Brand, Coach John Thompson, Arvydas Sabonis, Nancy Kerrigan, Donyell Marshall, Magic Johnson, Scott Mellanby, La'Roi Glover and Jon Seda. GBF has overseen the direct distribution of tens of millions of dollars in grants around the world and facilitated the raising of hundreds of millions more by leveraging the power of celebrities to raise awareness about critical health and social issues.
We are looking for a qualified student intern to work 15-20 hours/week in our Los Angeles office. The intern will work with the Senior Vice President and Office Manager to perform critical clerical and administrative duties.
Responsibilities• Assist Office Manager with internal operations
• Research vendor and travel information for partnerships and business opportunities
• Research potential partners
• Research conferences for marketing and professional development
• Maintain supply of press kits
• File financial and foundation documents
• Provide general administrative support
• Draft documents (Thank You Notes, Press Releases, etc.) for donors, clients, and partners
• Update and develop current database system
• Assist Senior Vice President with special projects
RequirementsWe are seeking individuals with computer knowledge (Microsoft XP Professional), a pleasant demeanor and a strong work ethic.
The ideal candidate will have strong writing skills, keen attention to detail, and a sincere interest in non-profit operations. This would be an excellent opportunity for students wishing to gain experience in the non-profit sector.