Development Intern

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COCA
524 Trinity
St Louis, MO
Posted: March 05 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Organization Overview
COCA - Center of Creative Arts has been building St. Louis’ creative community and providing meaningful arts experiences for families since 1986. With the mission of enriching lives and building community through the arts, COCA is the fourth largest multidisciplinary arts organization in the country, and has become the one of the most valuable community assets in the St. Louis metropolitan area.

Position Overview
We are looking for an organized, well-written college, post-college, or graduate student with an eye for detail to fill the position of Development Intern. This intern should have a strong interest in the arts and fundraising, and enjoy working in a fast-paced environment. The Development Intern will primarily assist the Director of Development with daily tasks concerning fundraising, research, and grant writing. This is a part-time, unpaid internship, mid-May through mid-August with expected hours to be between 15-20 hours/week.

Responsibilities

Responsibilities include but not limited to:
• Conducting prospect research on individual, foundation, and corporate donors
• Editing existing grants and reports
• Assisting in writing and gathering supplementary materials for grants
• Supporting creation and dissemination of annual fund appeals
• Data input and organization on the Tessitura software program
• Supporting staff with logistics associated with special events
• Maintain the grants calendar, donor files and other development materials
• Collecting arts impact data to include in information packets for prospective donors

Requirements

Qualifications
• Pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree (Prefer junior or senior, but will consider other class levels) or a Graduate Degree in Arts Administration or related field
• Cumulative GPA of at least 3.5 preferred
• An interest in non-profit development, grant writing
• Excellent oral, written and communication skills
• Experience with Microsoft Excel, Word, Publisher, and Outlook

Skills

Required - Microsoft Excel 2010, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Publisher, Microsoft Outlook

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