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🔗Development Intern

  • Internship
  • Part Time
  • Washington, DC
  • $17 USD / Hour
  • Department: Development
  • Job Summary: The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit dedicated to battlefield preservation and education, seeks an enthusiastic intern to support the Development Department in its fundraising efforts.
  • Job Qualifications:

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities

    ·         Excellent verbal and written communication skills

    ·         Strong research and organizational skills

    ·         Ability to work both independently and in collaborative group settings

    ·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

    ·         A passion for history, conservation, historic preservation, and the American Battlefield Trust’s mission

  • How to Apply:

    Application Instructions

    ·         Application packages including a cover letter, resume, and two writing samples (not more than three pages) should be submitted to developmentresumes@battlefields.org with subject line “YOUR NAME – Summer Development Intern Application”.

    ·         We regret that, due to the volume of submissions, we may not be able to respond personally to all applicants.  No calls, please.

  • Application Email: developmentresumes@battlefields.org
  • Application URL: https://www.battlefields.org/about/employment#internships
  • Application Phone #: 2023671861
  • Application Fax #: 2023671865
  • Application Address: 1156 15th St NW Ste 900, Washington, DC 20005

Website American Battlefield Trust

The American Battlefield Trust preserves America’s hallowed battlegrounds and educates the public about what happened there and why it matters.

The American Battlefield Trust, the nation’s largest nonprofit dedicated to battlefield preservation and education, seeks an enthusiastic intern to support the Development Department in its fundraising efforts.  This position is a part-time, in-office role in downtown Washington, District of Columbia.  This internship is open to both undergraduate and graduate students as well as post-graduates.  Individuals with an interest in fundraising and/or the non-profit sector are highly encouraged to apply.

Duties and Responsibilities

The Development Intern plays a crucial role in:

·         Conducting prospective donor research that informs philanthropic giving portfolios;

·         Major donor, planned giving, and institutional giving mailings, data collection, and member management;

·         Contributing to direct mail and digital donor stewardship efforts across multiple giving societies;

·         Using, maintaining and updating EveryAction donor database (previous database experience not required);

·         Editing and proofreading donor correspondence, appeal and gift acknowledgment emails, proposals, and other materials;

·         Supporting Events staff with digital and/or in-person event planning and management;

·         Performing general administrative duties as needed, including digital filing, data entry, mailings, and customer assistance, among other tasks