Internship Announcement: Development Intern
Announcement date: Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Application materials must be submitted by: Sunday, September 8th, 2013.
Conservation Voters for Idaho (CVI) and Conservation Voters for Idaho Education Fund (CVIEF) work together to protect Idaho’s spectacular environment and quality of life by strengthening the political power of the conservation community. We do this by:
- Providing independent information to voters
- Advocating for sound environmental policies
- Holding elected officials accountable for their votes
- Electing candidates to public office who will protect Idaho’s clean air and water, natural places, wildlife and human health
The Development Intern will learn and grow their knowledge of nonprofit organizations by assisting staff in all development activities. The intern will learn fundamental skills for donor cultivation, research, and solicitation. The internship will also offer extensive opportunities for networking and community building.
Intern Duties & Learning Objectives
- Produce donor acknowledgements;
- File donor correspondence, copies of acknowledgment letters and donation materials;
- Make updates to donor database as requested;
- Manage returned mail; research new addresses and phone numbers for donors;
- Mail and file returned FEC Best Efforts letters;
- Maintain inventory of letterhead and other materials;
- Assist with high donor mailings including printing, assembling and mailing packages;
- Assist with membership communications including responding to phone calls and requests for information, questions about donations, and changes to contact information;
- Produce information packets for major donors;
- Assist with special event activities;
- Help with administrative duties, including data entry, & other functions as assigned by staff.
- Other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
- Passionate about the protection of our environment
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Self-motivated, self-starter who is efficient and detail-oriented
- Superb time-management skills
- Ability to work weekends on occasion
- Willingness to work with all members of the Boise community
Time Requirement & Compensation
While start dates are flexible, interns are expected to commit to working a minimum of 10 hours per week for 12 weeks throughout the fall. A stipend and credit may be possible for independent study.
Send the following documents to email@example.com.
1) Resume (including applicable work experience & course work)
2) Cover letter
3) One page writing sample
4) Three references
Please use “Development Intern 2013” as subject line.
It is CVI’s policy that all employees work in a setting free from all forms of discrimination.
This job description describes the principal functions and job requirements in general, as well as the general level of knowledge and skills typically required. This job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee, and the requirements of the position are subject to change as the needs of the employer and organization change. This is not a permanent position.