Development Intern | Chicago Sinfonietta
We are currently accepting resumes for a Development internship position with our organization. The Development Intern will receive a comprehensive overview of fundraising for a non-profit performing arts organizations. The position is unpaid; however includes hands-on education, one-on-one mentoring with senior staff members and assistance in receiving academic credit (if available).
Internship responsibilities include but may not be limited to:
Perform funder and prospect research
Assist in writing funding requests for organization
Assist and facilitate with fundraising efforts for special events and concerts
Assemble materials for solicitations, meetings, concerts, and events
Data entry in our database management system, Salesforce
Be a liaison for the organization to various stakeholders including Board Members, donors, volunteers, and guests
Provide general office support including written and electronic communication, answering phones, copying, mailing, and various other administrative tasks as assigned
Hard-working undergraduate or graduate student studying arts, music, management, development, marketing or a related field. Students pursuing a master’s degree in arts administration degree preferred.
Solid understanding of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook). Design skills coveted.
Possess excellent organizational skills, communication and writing skills with attention to detail.
Must be self-motivated with the ability to take multi-task, take initiative, and work well under pressure in a small office environment.
Passion for the arts and music with a sense of creativity and humor.
Occasionally available to work evenings and weekends, as needed
Working knowledge of non-profit fundraising a plus!
We are looking to fill one position for 9 months and another position for 4-6 months. Submit your resume, cover letter, and writing sample to Michelle Isaac via e-mail at email@example.com.
Salary: This is an unpaid position, but available for academic credit where available.