Development Executive Internship
Interested in managing a nonprofit? Curious about the
logistics behind a multi-channel integrated fundraising program for a
well-known children's charity? Intern with the Chief Development Officer at the
Children's Defense Fund! Participate in meetings that discuss donors,
philanthropy, networking, policy, events planning, media, and advertising.
Observe a multitude of interconnected departments, and expose yourself to
everything it takes to run a national advocacy organization. Learn how to
analyze and communicate data through graphs, spreadsheets, and storytelling.
Are you ready to be challenged? *note* - experience with excel/business
statistics helpful, but not necessary.
Development Donor Stewardship and Direct Marketing
Intern will assist Donor Stewardship Manager on regular and
ad-hoc projects. Projects will include: direct outreach to regular and monthly
donors via written and oral channels, content creation and writing for a
quarterly newsletter to sustaining donors, and data analysis to inform
marketing campaigns. While supporting Donor Stewardship Manager, the intern
would be expected to work alongside other members of CDF Development,
Communications and Operations. Interested applicants should demonstrate
excellent time and project management skills, collaboration on teams, and
ability to produce quality work on tight deadlines.
Development Event Sponsorship Internship
Help the Children’s Defense Fund continue its work to
advance policy, serve children, and inspire activism through the planning and
hosting of our annual fundraising event.
Develop compelling, high quality event sponsorship proposals for
submission to individuals, foundations, and corporations in the region.
Research talent for event host and presenters and learn about other aspects of
event planning. Gain an understanding of the logistics involved when planning a
fundraising event and how sponsorship proposals are developed from start to finish
all while learning about CDF’s policies and programs.
CDF Store Internship
Intern would support Development Marketing Director, Donor
Stewardship Manager, Web Master and Communications team on building out and
refining CDF’s online store. This includes documenting next steps and managing
task lists, creating descriptions and tagging existing product on CDF store
website, researching and creating age handles for literature, and assisting in
development of product CDF ‘packages’ for seasonal promotion.
Intern would support CDF grant staff in seeking funding from
public foundations, family foundations and public sector (government) entities.
Responsibilities include research, literature review related to CDF program
areas and policy priorities, and assistance in preparing materials supporting
CDF grant reporting and CDF grant proposal development.
Digital Marketing Internship
We're seeking a dynamic and eager-to-learn Digital Marketing
Intern to join the Children's Defense Fund's (CDF's) Development team. This is
an excellent opportunity to actively participate in a collective effort to
build a best-in-class nonprofit digital marketing program. You'll be involved
in conversations that cover a wide range of online marketing and fundraising
initiatives. You'll contribute to projects that relate to data analysis and
visualization, optimization of digital presence across a multitude of channels
(e.g. website, SEO), paid digital advertising, peer-to-peer fundraising and A/B
testing. You'll also help to assist with additional Development team needs. We
look forward to hearing from you!