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Susan G. Komen Austin, Fundraising and Events Internship, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 10566

Fri, July 31, 2015

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your BTT Gateway account, Job ID 10566

Position Overview & Basic Function: 
The Fundraising and Events Intern works closely with the Development Director & Associate Director. The Development department exists to identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals & companies interested in supporting Susan G. Komen® Austin. 
The Development department also oversees all fundraising efforts and events for Komen Austin which consists of: 
 Four (4) key affiliate events (Race for the Cure, Pink!, Eat.Drink.Shop.PINK, Dine Out for the Cure) 
 Third Party partnerships 
 Pink Ribbon Giving Circle 
 Doctors for the Cure 
 Planned giving 
 Direct mail campaigns 
 Individual & corporate donations 
The Fundraising and Events Intern will provide management and coordination support to fundraising events for Komen Austin and to the overall Development department. 
Core Responsibilities: 
 Assist with gift acknowledgment, donor database (Salesforce) and filing of donations 
 Research and prepare background for individuals, corporations and possible sponsorship/grant applications 
 Support and attend special events and fundraising activities 
o Opportunity to own/manage various events/activities (i.e. Hope for the Cure/Race for the Cure in the Fall, Eat.Drink.Shop.PINK/Pink Party in the Spring, 3rd party events/race in the Summer) 
 Draft and proofread professional correspondence 
 Assist in sponsorships and in-kind requests (both written and verbal) 
 Coordinate with marketing team on web content related information regarding events 
Required Knowledge & Skills: 
 Pursuing an undergraduate/graduate degree 
 Comfort and familiarity with event planning 
 Excellent communication skills, both oral and written. 
 Dependable, reliable, honest & trustworthy 
 Self-motivated, flexible team player with a positive attitude, demonstrate ability to multi-task and the ability to meet deadlines and adjust to changing priorities 
 Comfort with soliciting/interacting with individuals & companies face-to-face, on the phone or via mail/email. 
 Exceptional phone etiquette 
 Research, writing, editing and proof-reading skills 
 Demonstrate commitment to non-profit work 
 Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word/Excel) applications, email and donor management system preferred 
 Must be 18 years or older and authorized to work in the United States 
 Ability to work 20-25 hours per week. Office hours are Mon– Fri, 9 am to 5 pm

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