Development Intern
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Company:
VFF USA
Location:
Washington D.C., DC, USA
Job Posted:
30+ days ago

Development Intern

A small DC-based foundation seeks a Fundraising and Development Intern to join a small team of dedicated professionals advancing poverty elimination in rural India. The Fundraising and Development Intern will be an innovative and project-oriented individual with some prior experience in international development and fundraising activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The Fundraising and Development Intern will work to actively identify and research individual, private and family foundations, and corporate donors. In addition, he or she will be engaged in developing, writing, and editing grant proposals.

Research:

Actively identify individual, foundation, and corporate donor prospects.

Marketing/Social Media:

Develop effective online and print materials to promote forthcoming events, advertise the annual gala and other events.

Writing:

Strong writing skills are essential. The Fundraising and Development Intern should be able to create powerful donor centered materials, write grant applications, memos and summaries. He or she will assist in the development of innovative fundraising approaches, and in preparation of development proposals and letters of inquiry.

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Excellent communication skills, both oral and written
• Prior business development, marketing and fundraising outreach experience
• Experience with fundraising CRM systems
• Strong work ethic

DESIRED SKILLS:
• Experience managing international programs or fundraising outreach
• Creativity and resourcefulness

fundraising, development