Friday, October 8, 2010

DEVELOPMENT INTERN FOR BERKELEY HUMANE SOCIETY (berkeley, USA)

Hi and good afternoon,
The Berkeley-East Bay Humane Society (BEBHS) was founded in 1927 and is a private nonprofit organization. BEBHS has provided homes to over 40,000 homeless dogs and cats. They are committed to continuing its efforts to guarantee homes for healthy and treatable homeless dogs and cats within the community.

We are currently seeking one to two part-time interns (10-15 hours) to assist in the Development Department.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Under the direction of the Development and Communications Director, the Development Intern is responsible for supporting the development department and its efforts. This includes the following: assist with donor database; compile reports; assist with giving programs; research; write and edit articles; and, possibly, assist with volunteers on administrative tasks and activities. This position is located in Berkeley.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE, BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

• Support the Development/Communications Director and Development Department with the donor database; help process donations; produce acknowledgment letters and reports; assist with donor campaigns; and other general assistance.

• Support the Development/Communications Director and Special Events Manager with marketing for events, preparation of mailings, and participant/donor/sponsor tracking and correspondence.

• Work with the Development/Communications Director and assistant to ensure all projects are completed appropriately and in a timely manner.

• Other duties may be assigned.

QUALIFICATIONS AND SKILLS:

• Ability to work Monday thru Friday in the office, during business hours (9:00 am – 5:00 pm).
• The individual must be able to handle each task above satisfactorily.
• Good communication skills, verbal and written.
• Excellent organizational, time and project management skills.
• Detail-oriented and high level of accuracy.
• Reliability and conscientiousness.
• Preferred experience with database development and maintenance. Donor Perfect preferred or similar experience a plus.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
• Self starter with ability to work independently as well as with staff and volunteers.
• Ability to exercise good judgment, maturity and professionalism at all times.
• Ability to work with animals in the workplace.
• Flexibility and ability to multitask, if needed.
• Commitment to the mission and values of BEBHS.


HOW TO APPLY:

• Email cover letter and resume within the body of your email to development@berkeleyhumane.org. No attachments, please. Include Development Intern in the subject line. Any resumes submitted without following these instructions will not be considered. No phone calls, please.

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