Development Intern

internship - full time,

Entrepreneur Works
Philadelphia, PA
Closed
Posted 73 Days ago
Entrepreneur Works
Philadelphia, PA
internship - full time,
Posted 73 Days ago
Closed

Description

Development Intern Entrepreneur Works - Philadelphia, PA 3 hours agoInternshipEstimated: $19,000 - $26,000 a year Skills * Adobe InDesign * Marketing * Nonprofit Experience * Adobe Creative Suite * MailChimp The Organization Entrepreneur Works is a non-profit 501(c)(3) microenterprise development organization focused on growing businesses and jobs in our local communities. Our mission is to cultivate and promote successful entrepreneurs in underserved areas of the Greater Philadelphia region entrepreneurs who then become economic engines in their own neighborhoods. By connecting hundreds of entrepreneurs each year with access to capital, one-on-one technical assistance, business training and networking opportunities, Entrepreneur Works helps promising individuals to develop economic self-sufficiency and create job opportunities through business ownership. Entrepreneur Works has been a champion for microenterprises since 1989, upholding the belief that self-employment provides a sustainable solution toward economic freedom and that the benefits reaped by successful businesses spread throughout their communities. For more information, please visit www.MyEntrepreneurWorks.org. Position Summary The Development Intern will support the Development and Communications Manager with identifying and securing new funding opportunities including building out an engaging individual donor campaign and grant proposal calendar. The individual will conduct research to identify innovative fundraising tools and strategies, maintain our donor database via Salesforce and MailChimp and assist with creating a suite of new marketing materials for donors. The Development Intern will work closely with the Marketing Team to develop innovative ways to engage a new generation of supporters (e.g. university students and young professionals interested in microfinance and social entrepreneurship). This is a full-time (12 weeks, 40 hours per week) unpaid internship. The intern must be available to work at our Philadelphia office (400 Market St., Suite 210) during regular office hours. Exact start date is negotiable, but June 3 is preferred. While this is an unpaid position, the intern will gain experience in a fast-paced non-profit setting, develop new skills in communications and relationship-building, and understand first-hand how a community-based organization contributes to local development. Appropriate Areas of Study Those studying Non-Profit Management, Social Work, Business, Community Development, and Entrepreneurship are particularly encouraged to apply, but the position is open to students of any major with a strong interest in microfinance and/or social entrepreneurship. Role & Responsibilities: * Conduct research on current fundraising data, formulas, strategies and best practices * Assist Development Manager and Marketing Team in creating and implementing a strategy for donor re-engagement and new donor recruitment * Organize and maintain donor database in Salesforce and MailChimp * Streamline donor outreach and engagement * Support planning and logistics for fundraising events and gatherings * Attend events to engage new partners and donors Software & Technology Used for Position: * Salesforce * MailChimp * Microsoft Office Suite * Adobe Creative Suite: Some familiarity with InDesign and Canva is preferred. Required Skills & Attributes: * Experience in online fundraising, marketing and event planning * Interest in microfinance and entrepreneurship development * Passion for working with diverse and underserved populations * Proficiency with web-based media, including social networking applications (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn), contact management software and email blast systems (Salesforce and MailChimp) * Ability to work both independently and collaboratively * Excellent written and oral communications skills Job Type: Internship Experience: * Microsoft Office: 1 year (Preferred) * Nonprofit: 1 year (Preferred) * MailChimp: 1 year (Preferred) Work Location: * One location This Job Is: * A good first job for someone who is just entering the workforce with limited experience and education * A good first job for new college grads

Skills

event planning, fundraising, facebook, adobe indesign, community development, twitter, creativity, social entrepreneurship, mailchimp, non-profit organizations, microsoft office, event management, training, adobe creative suite, strategy

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