Administrative and Development Internship

Administrative and Development Internship

Administrative and Development Internship

Reports to: Development Coordinator
Pay Category: Unpaid
Other compensation: Occasional food and travel
Required Hours: 15-20 hours per week (2-3 days per week)

Overview of responsibilities:

  • Provide support to the Development Coordinator
  • Assist with entering donations and membership fees into donor database and prepare donor tax letters/membership materials
  • Carry out administrative tasks related to development initiatives including event mailings, annual fund letters, donor acknowledgement letters, and more
  • Identify new funding opportunities and gather materials needed for grant applications
  • Assist with special projects as assigned
  • Provide general support to the Development Manager
  • Assist with occasional special fundraising evening events as needed (typically once a month)
  • Interact with staff, board members, volunteers, interns, donors, curators, artists, lenders, vendors, museum visitors, and other constituents through written and verbal communication on a regular basis

Desired skills and qualifications:

  • Previous grant writing, fundraising, or development internship/volunteer experience preferred
  • PC skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Programs (Excel, Word)
  • Experience using donor management software helpful
  • Strong writing and editing skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • High level of professionalism

The Summer 2020 Internship has been filled. Applications are being accepted for the Fall 2020 internship. To apply for this internship, please send your cover letter, resume, one letter of recommendation, and a writing sample (500 words or more) to Claire Fassnacht, Development Coordinator at