Donor Relations Summer Intern

June 1st, 2019 – August 14th, 2019

 

Description

Justin’s Place exist to impact the life of a child by empowering mothers to grow spiritually, mentally, and physically to live a life free of crisis and walk out of generational poverty.

 

Everything we do at Justin’s Place is backed by our team of committed, generous donors who have a heart for ending generational poverty. As the Donor Relations Intern, you’re responsibility would be to build relationships with our current donors, reach new donors, and maximize giving in helping us be more effective in bringing change to the life of a child. Tasks include constituent communication, sharing fundraising tactics, fulfilling requests, and rewarding fundraisers with incentives during their campaign.

 

Interns will work 20-25 hours per week at the Justin’s Place office in Fort Worth, TX. Summer internship will begin on June 1st, 2019 and end August 14th, 2019. The internship is unpaid.

 

Responsibilities

⁃               identify, cultivate, solicit and steward individuals & companies interested in supporting

⁃               Assist with the management of our donor database

⁃               Research and prepare background for individuals, corporations and possible sponsorship/grant applications

⁃               Support and attend special events and fundraising activities

⁃               Draft and proofread professional correspondence

⁃               Stay current on industry trends and best practices in donor relations/fund raising.

⁃               Build relationships our constituents by being present at all of our events, including All In, Multiply, Mom’s Night Out, and any other special events.

⁃               Attend weekly all-team meetings

⁃               Meet with Director of Programming weekly to plan, problem-solve, and assess progress.

 

 

Required Knowledge & Skills

⁃               Excellent communication skills, both oral and written.

⁃               Passion for Justin’s Place mission

⁃               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

 

Application Method

Please send over your resume and cover letter to Preston at prestonnewsome@justinsplace.orgby May 1st, 2019.

Preston Newsome