Tuesday, October 5, 2010

Development/Fundraising Intern (Washington, DC 20006, United States)

Responsibilities and Major Projects

• Research potential funders (especially foundations with goals aligned to Achieve’s mission) to determine areas of philanthropic interest, recent related grants and best path for approach;

• Work with the Development team and other Achieve staff to determine funding opportunities that align with Achieve’s mission and goals, as well as areas of funder interest;

• Assist with writing/editing grant proposals, as well as reports to funders about Achieve’s progress;

• Assist in the selection and implementation of funder tracking technology;

• Respond to internal inquiries from Achieve staff or assist in responding to external requests regarding Achieve’s grants;

• Provide general and administrative support to the Director of Development as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

The ideal candidate has:
• Completed or is working toward completion of a graduate degree in a related field;
• Research experience;
• Excellent writing and communication skills;
• Effective time management skills;
• A n ability to handle multiple short-term projects in a fast-paced environment; and
• A team-oriented work style.

Time commitment

Achieve is seeking a 10-12 month commitment. The ideal candidate will be able to work between 20-30 hours per week.

Email. klangshaw@achieve.org

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