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Development Intern

Department: Scottsdale Arts Development
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

Seeking undergraduate and graduate students or recent graduates interested in non-profit management for our summer Internship program. 

Job Description

This internship will provide valuable insight and exposure to the philanthropic processes of a major non-profit arts organization. The intern will work closely with all members of the development team to acquire a rich understanding of fundraising strategies.

  • Assist in donor research using database and other sources for in-depth prospecting of individual, corporate, and foundational entities.
  • Support in implementation of data management projects that include working with both physical and digital archives.
  • Assist with maintaining, updating and expanding Tessitura CRM database such as tracking development activity and adding supporting documents to client records Development and maintenance of grant calendar; help gather program data to produce grant reports.
  • Work with membership/donor acquisition and retention initiatives including processing direct mail appeals and stewardship communications. Special event and meeting preparation and execution including development of materials such as hand-outs, name tags, event invitations.

Strong computer, communication, organizational skills. Must possess the ability to work independently and problem solve. Ability to maintain data integrity and safe keeping of confidential information.  Interest in non-profit philanthropy. Database experience highly suggested but not required.

Note: This is an unpaid internship.

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