Culture Connect, Inc. is seeking a highly motivated, goal-oriented intern for the 2009 Spring Semester.
This internship will provide a current undergraduate student with hands-on work experience in non-profit fund-raising.
The Development Intern will support the Development Coordinator and Executive Director by assisting in planning Culture Connect's annual fund-raising event. The ideal candidate will have experience or an interest in non-profits, fund-raising, research and writing, and planning and executing special events.
Duties and Responsibilities:
•Annual Fundraiser Event Preparation
o Attend Fund-raising Event Committee meetings to discuss ideas and plans for the Spring 2009 fund-raising event
o Help recruit and train event volunteers
o Assist staff, board, and volunteers in developing guest list
o Support Development Coordinator and Board members in securing decorations & items for silent auction, and planning event program and menu
o Assist in acquiring sponsorships
o Assist in event promotion activities, including writing and sending of press releases
Training is provided. Culture Connect staff will thoroughly support interns.
•A strong interest in Culture Connect's mission to advance cultural competency and empower immigrants, refugees, asylees, and Americans in Metropolitan Atlanta through a holistic approach
•Excellent communication skills, both written and oral
•Strong interpersonal and persuasive skills
•Ability to work independently, as well as part of a team
•Attention to detail
•Strong computer knowledge, including MS Word, MS Excel, and Internet research
•Background in Marketing, Business, and Management, however all majors are welcome to apply
•Experience in event planning and fund-raising
•Knowledge of MS Access or similar database software
Length of Commitment:15-40 hours/week, minimum 16 weeks
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