Grant Writing/Fundraising InternshipBookmark This
HUB SOMA, 901 Mission St, Suite 105/B11
San Francisco, CA
DescriptionBe part of the founding team of the ODE!
ODE is for dictionaries what Wikipedia is for encyclopedias.
LearnThat Foundation, a 501(c)3 nonprofit, manages two programs:
1 - LearnThatWord.org, a comprehensive online vocabulary solution, and
2 - the new Open Dictionary of English (ODE), an online, wiki-based dictionary with focus on information conducive to learning (usage samples, video, images, audio from around the world, forum, etc.)
Location: HUB SOMA, 901 Mission St, Suite 105, San Francisco, CA 94103,
The Hub is an open office community of social entrepreneurs. You will attend regular meetings and work independently, yet collaboratively, within the team. You need to be proactive, organized, and good at following up and communicating.
LearnThat Foundation also considers virtual work arrangements.
Your weekly work hours, internship duration, and working hours are flexible. Your schedule will be developed jointly. Rolling Deadlines
We are looking for great relationship builders with a passion for language and education who enjoy connecting with others. This internship is on volunteer basis, yet we pay bonuses for grants or publicity attributed to the intern’s initiative.
ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities: Wide variety of projects using the Web, phone, social media platforms, databases, etc. Creativity welcome!
* Researches and prioritizes opportunities,
* Starts conversations, follows up, spreads the word, builds relationships.
* Develops concepts and pitches to get the attention of potential funders,
* Shares lessons learned with the team,
* Participates in meetings and brainstorming sessions as needed,
* Commits to complete the full follow up cycle via multiple touch points,
* Any campaign and activity is clearly documented using Salesforce (training provided),
* Occasionally helps to prepare mailings (most communication is done online),
RequirementsSkills: You should be actively enrolled in, or a recent graduate of, a nonprofit or related program. You are outgoing and thoughtful, and have a vibrant interest in the mission of our program. Current students will preferably have at least sophomore standing.
* Able to establish a favorable conversation with funders,
* Understands the concept of building support through relationships, incl. experience with social media. Eager to learn and build winning strategies for our various projects.
* Passionate about our goals and mission and able to successfully share it with potential funders,
* Experience/training in completing MOI and grant applications
* Solid computer skills, secure command of the English language.