Fundraising & Events Internship

Make-A-Wish Oklahoma
November 7, 2019
Oklahoma City, OK
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Position Description:

  • Assist in the execution of a donor recognition program
  • Assist in the execution of the “Adopt-A-Wish program”
  • Assist with follow-up of grant applications
  • Assist in the coordination of our chapter’s involvement in national fundraising partnerships and initiatives
  • Prepare to represent MAW at agency fairs and Career Fairs
  • Prospect Research
    • Assist with prospect research to increase fundraising efforts
    • Research donor prospects based on previous giving through various tools
  • Help coordinate volunteers to sign up to help with events
  • Prepare to represent MAW at agency fairs and Career Fairs
  • Help manage Donor database
  • Prepare Event Documents and write thank you notes after events
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Excel and have excellent verbal and written communication
  • Call vendors to ask for donations, discounts or auction items
  • Must be available to attend events (weekend flexibility)
  • Run Errands: Deliver letters, invitations, pick up auction items, etc.
  • Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills of ALL Interns
    • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects while staying organized
    • Ability to learn quickly, work independently (when needed), and take initiative
    • Excellent organization, communication, writing and problem-solving skills
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
    • Work well with staff, vendors and wish families
    • Regular and predictable attendance! Emergencies and sick days may be excused, but we treat internships like a job.
    • Ability to follow through and handle projects responsibly and keep appropriate staff informed
    •  Professional in manner as intern will handle answering and transferring calls in the office.
    • HAVE FUN and learn every aspect of how a nonprofit organization operates

Position Qualifications:

  • Education and/or Experience Requirements:
    • 6 months to 1 year of current office experience or
    • Currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior or
    • Recent graduate (if you are a recent graduate, we will expect a commitment through internship semester)

Position Reports to:

Community & Volunteer Engagement Coordinator

Hours and Salary:

10-20 hrs/week, unpaid

To Apply for this Job:

  • Please submit a current copy of your resume,
  • A cover letter explaining why you are applying for this internship
  • And a completed Internship Application (This can be found at under the Volunteer Tab in the Internship Section.)

Application Deadline:

Friday, November 22, 2019

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