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Development Intern Job Description

Christy Honigman and Associates is pleased to offer internships in development (fundraising) and communications each year. Lasting for four months each, these positions pay $50 per week for twenty hours of work. Interns are directly involved in development, program planning, and special events and work alongside experienced professionals, community members, and an extensive network of resources within the nonprofit community. As a team player, an intern gains solid professional skills while providing research support, assisting in grant proposal development, helping with events, and facilitating day-to-day work at our office. Projects may include:

  • Conducting background research on potential or current donors (individuals, foundations, and corporations)
  • Assisting with direct mail fundraising efforts
  • Research & Development - Identify new grant opportunities; work with nonprofit staff to develop partnerships with local organizations for collaboration on corporate sponsorships; support budget development; identify program needs; ensure adherence to proposal requirements.
  • Special Events - Assist with the logistical planning, development of and follow-up for special events (i.e. annual free concerts and gala). Research and maintain general information / files on current and potential sponsors.

At the end of the experience, the intern should have a good idea of many of the working aspects of development and communications in a dynamic, small to mid-sized non-profit.

Strong writing, interpersonal skills, and attention to detail are required. Experience with Microsoft Excel is a plus.

Application Process

Applications are accepted on a rolling basis. To apply, send the following to:

Christy Honigman and Associates (via email)

To be considered, please include the following:

• Resume

• Cover letter

• Writing sample

• Two references

Interviews for finalists will be set up after the above materials have been received.

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