Events & Development Intern
Job Title: Events & Development Intern Status: Non-exempt
Reports to: Director of Development Term: May-August
Students United is a non-profit funded and operated by Minnesota State University students. Our work represents and advocates on behalf and alongside 60,000 students attending Minnesota’s seven state universities: Bemidji, Mankato, Metropolitan, Morehead, St. Cloud, Southwest and Winona. In addition to our advocacy work, Students United provides scholarship.
This internship will assist in the planning and development of our annual Penny Golf Scramble, which benefits the Penny Program scholarships. This internship will also work on the Students United database, streamlining sponsorships and will have the opportunity to work with the Labor Education Service to gather original footage of Nellie Stone Johnson, a civil rights activist and union organizer.
Assist in the planning and implementation of the 2019 Penny Golf Scramble
Solicit sponsors, collect donations and organize annual sponsorships
Develop fundraising initiatives
Utilize Students United’s database to update entries, pull reports and input data/profile information
Implement communications plan to promote the Penny Golf Scramble
Work with the Labor Education Service to gather original, archive footage of Nellie Stone Johnson
Other duties as assigned
Self-motivated, team player with the ability to meet deadlines
Strong organizational and problem solving abilities
Excellent time management skills
Ability to self start
Willingness to learn and try new things
Microsoft Word and Excel proficient
Preference will be given to Minnesota State University students
The intern will gain and/or improve upon:
Communication and customer service skills
Understanding of internal nonprofit structure and processes
Gain an understanding of fundraising and development related to events; general development work as directed by intern interests
Gain an understanding of databases and use of data within nonprofit work
Other desired skill sets as defined by the intern related to nonprofits, event management and/or nonprofit development
Compensation & Schedule:
This four month internship is 10-15 hours/week commitment. The hourly pay rate is $10.50/hour. Some evening and weekends may be required. Applicant must be available on and leading up to June 20, 2019.
To apply, email a cover letter and resume to our Director of Development, Christina DeVries, firstname.lastname@example.org. Deadline for application is April 22, 2019.