Development/Fundraising Internships – Open Media Foundation

on 13th May, 2013 at 2:46 PM CEST

ELIGIBILITY: interested in nonprofit fundraising, event planning, outreach and independent media
WHAT’S IN IT FOR ME: 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.    



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