Open Jobs

  • Entry Level
  • Institutional Giving Intern Location: New York, NY
    Date Posted: September 2021
  • Events Intern Location: New York, NY
    Date Posted: August 2021
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Institutional Giving Intern

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Position Summary

This part-time internship assists with the work of the Institutional Giving team at Birthright Israel Foundation. We write and manage formal grants working collaboratively with members of the Development team in New York and around the country. This is an ideal opportunity to learn more about major gift fundraising, grant cycles, management and writing.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization.

Reports To

  • Associate VP of Institutional Giving

Essential Functions

This position will provide support for all events, meetings, and ongoing projects coordinated by the Events department including, but not limited to:

  • Track the department’s efforts and the growing portfolio of professional foundations, support data entry, and create reports in Salesforce.
  • Help maintain and update department electronic files and lists.
  • Draft and edit key communications with major foundations and Jewish federations through reports, proposals and other writing.
  • Liaise with other departments, including Finance and Marketing, toward the production of various reports and proposals.
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities.

Educational Requirements

  • College Junior, Senior or Graduate Student.

Skills and/or Experience Required

  • Detail oriented.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Excellent editing skills.
  • Experience with Microsoft Word and Excel.
  • Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Previous office experience a plus.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

Work Environment

  • Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
  • Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.

Time & Compensation

  • Part-time, ten-week internship with potential for extension beginning the week of October 4.
  • 15 hours/week, flexible schedule (within 9–5 business hours).
  • $20/hour (position is not eligible for benefits).
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Events Intern

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Position Summary

Work within the Events department to provide a full range of support to the organization and individual fundraisers for all event related activities, logistics, and daily operations. This includes collaboration with other internal departments and external partners when appropriate.

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions unless this causes undue hardship to the organization.

Reports To

  • Associate VP of Events

Essential Functions

This position will provide support for all events, meetings, and ongoing projects coordinated by the Events department including, but not limited to:

  • Administrative support including creating name tags, compiling mailing lists, and ordering supplies.
  • Conduct venue and vendor research, outreach, and site visits and manage venue holds on a continuous basis.
  • Assist in managing the national group of speakers in the spirit of a “speakers bureau” to have a pool of people to pull from depending on location.
  • Write text for invitations, save-the-dates, and speaking notes.
  • Track RSVPs, update and manage invitation lists, and establish ongoing communication with fundraisers. Provide updates and timelines to all staff and vendors.
  • Assist in managing follow-up process, edit template letters as necessary, and handle all mailings.
  • Interact as liaison, when necessary, to any vendors (catering, staff, security, etc.) and hosts.
  • May involve domestic travel to attend events, when necessary, to manage on-site guest check-in, arrange event materials, and general setup.
  • Research and upload events to the Birthright Israel post-trip app.
  • May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities.

Educational Requirements

  • High School diploma required.
  • Juniors or Seniors enrolled in a four-year university.

Skills and/or Experience Required

  • Prior professional office experience a plus.
  • Good computer skills, database management, and Salesforce experience a plus.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Team player.
  • Excellent organizational skills, strong time-management.
  • Excellent attention to detail, responsiveness, and creative problem-solving skills.
  • Understanding of American-Jewish concerns regarding Israel is preferable.
  • Ability to respond to inquiries or complaints, including those of a sensitive and confidential nature, from any of the following, if applicable, under a variety of circumstances, including adversarial situations: donors, managers, employees, or vendors, etc.

Physical Demands

  • Regularly required to speak clearly and hear the spoken word well.
  • Regularly required to carry and arrange event materials including pop-up banners, step-and-repeat, catering setup, and other event-related setup including arranging furniture.
  • Regularly required to physically operate routine office equipment such as telephones, computers, etc.
  • Regularly required to utilize near vision ability to read data and documents, including spreadsheets and reports, in printed form and on computer screens.

Work Environment

  • Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
  • Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.
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