This role will support a variety of duties that contribute to the overall success of the Museum’s fundraising programs; in particular, the corporate partnerships program. The program engages local, national, and international companies in providing financial support to the Museum through corporate memberships and sponsorships, as well as in-kind and tax credit-based contributions. This fall will be an exciting time for the corporate partnerships program, with key initiatives including:
- securing sponsors for the 2020-21 special exhibit celebrating the 100th; anniversary of the 19th amendment providing for universal women’s suffrage;
- renewing and upselling annual corporate members on a January 1 renewal cycle;
- cultivating corporate support from defense contractors through a special event with the Museum’s board chair; and
- hosting corporate sponsors and other companies at the 2019-20 special exhibit, Cost of Revolution: The Life and Death of an Irish Soldier, and related events.
- Research and compile information on corporate giving prospects.
- Help manage database information pertaining to corporate prospects and partners.
- Assist with developing corporate partnership proposals, acknowledging corporate gifts, and fulfilling and tracking partner benefits.
- Help coordinate and staff corporate partnerships and other development events.
- Assist with general mailing projects, filing, and other administrative tasks.
- Other duties as assigned.
- Interest in and some familiarity with fundraising/development, sales, marketing, external affairs, and/or corporate social responsibility.
- Willingness and ability to interface with corporate partners and prospects via phone, email, and in person.
- Ability to work within databases to manage accurate and detailed constituent records.
- Skill in writing in a professional context.
- Proficiency in MS Word and Excel.
- Applicants must be a junior or senior level undergraduate, or a graduate student.
- GPA: 3.0 and above.
- Applicants may submit samples of any writing materials they have developed.
How to Apply:
- Complete the Fall 2019 Internship Application
- Please submit a cover letter, resume, and three professional references to email@example.com.
Only applications with all required documents submitted by the deadline will be considered.
Additional documents, such as writing samples, may be requested during the interviewing process for select programs.