Fundraising and Events Intern

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Reports to: Development Director
Position Status: Intern (unpaid)
Time Commitment: 20 hours per week minimum (between 9am-5pm) ** two semester summer-fall commitment**

The Fundraising and Event's intern works closely with the Development Director. The Development department exists to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals interested in supporting Susan G. Komen® Austin. The Development department oversees all fundraising efforts for Komen Austin which consists of key affiliate events (i.e. Race for the Cure, Pink Party, Eat.Drink.Shop PINK), 3rd party partnerships, Pink Ribbon Giving Circle, Doctors for the Cure, plan giving, direct mail, individual & corporate donations. The development intern will provide management and coordination support to fundraising events for Komen Austin and to the overall development program.

Please submit a cover letter and resume to Include the intern job title and your first and last name in the subject line of the email.


• Assist with gift acknowledgment, donor database and filing of donations
• Research and prepare background for individuals and possible sponsorship/grant applications
• Support and attend special events and fundraising activities
• Draft and proofread professional correspondence
• Assist in sponsorships & in-kind request (both written and verbal)
• Coordinate with marketing team on web content related information regarding events


Required Knowledge & Skills:
• Pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree
• Comfort and familiarity with event planning
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.
• Dependable, reliable, honest & trustworthy
• Self-motivated, flexible team player with a positive attitude, demonstrate ability to multi-task and the ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities
• Comfort with soliciting/interacting with individuals & companies face-to-face, on the phone or via mail/email
• Research, writing, editing and proof-reading skills
• Demonstrate commitment to non-profit work
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) applications, Email and donor management system preferred
• Must be 18 years or older and authorized to work in the United States
• Ability to work 20-25 hours per week. Office hours are Mon– Fri, 9am to 6pm
• Reliable transportation

• Must be 18 years or older
• Must have reliable transportation
• Hours may vary from the standard 9 a.m. - 5 p.m. based on upcoming community focus groups

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