Development/Fundraising Internship Application
Description: The Open Media Foundation is growing and we're searching for a motivated individual to help expand our outreach program to meet our increasing needs. This position is for someone interested in learning all the aspects of marketing, networking, fundraising and outreach for a non-profit organization. Tasks will focus on building diversity into outreach efforts, which in turn will build a strong base of different types of supporters including members, students, donors, watchers, supporters and champions within the community.
Other tasks might include assisting in planning annual fundraising breakfast, posting events and announcements to websites, develop speaking tours, videos and table displays, develop community outreach programs, promote memberships & classes, promoting underwriting packages to businesses and organizations, acquiring sponsorships, event planning and work with other interns and volunteers. They may be asked to contact donors, write letters and newsletter updates, support volunteers and help with office maintenance.
Qualificiations: This position requires someone who is highly motivated, self-directed and has good initiative; asks questions when needs direction, is pro-active; is a good writer & has good communication skills; has strong organizational skills, flexibility, creativity, and confidence, is able to communicate with a diverse community, is knowledgable & comfortable with both Mac & PC Operating systems, and has a passion for media, social change, has impeccable attention to detail. Grant-writing experience is not required, but preferred.
Students interested in nonprofit fundraising, event planning, outreach and independent media are encouraged to apply.
To apply, please complete the application form below, and be sure to upload your cover letter and resume within this form. If selected for an interview, you will be asked to bring a writing sample & a copy of your resume. If you have questions, email: firstname.lastname@example.org