NHQ:FD - Intern - Corporate Fundraising Programs (Fall 2022)

NHQ:FD - Intern - Corporate Fundraising Programs (Fall 2022)

This unpaid internship position supports the National Headquarters (NHQ) Fundraising Department (FD). Specifically, the Corporate Fundraising team. This is a 100% virtual (volunteer-from-home), unpaid internship position. All interested candidates must be currently enrolled in a college/university program (undergraduate junior or senior/graduate student preferred). Explore your passion for nonprofit work by joining the Corporate Programs fundraising team at the American Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, DC. As part of the team, you will learn about the nonprofit field, fundraising, business, and marketing and have an opportunity to experience our lifesaving mission.

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Locations

Remote/Virtual Volunteer Opportunity

Key Responsibilities

  • Research and Recommendations on Fundraising Trends
  • Research and review external sources and studies
  • Conduct competitive analysis
  • Identify industries likely to support the Red Cross and compile market analysis
  • Gather feedback from Red Cross regions and internal stakeholders
  • Identify trends, best practices and challenges
  • Present recommendations and update source documents Employee Engagement
  • Help scope out new employee engagement volunteer opportunities
  • Gather content to create donor facing materials and internal SOPs
  • Create rapid learn and other training materials Microsite Support
  • Support steady state and episodic disaster microsites (corporate online giving platform).
  • Receive cross-training on the microsite platform process to serve as a back-up for microsite and fundraiser support during times of disaster.
  • Analyze high and low-performing sites and offer recommendations for improvement Training
  • Help manage team training calendar
  • Assist in building and recording program trainings and rapid learns Marketing materials and case studies
  • Evaluate corporate fundraising materials on The Exchange (Red Cross intranet)
  • Help revise/update materials; Develop new resources
  • Compile case studies and best practices on corporate fundraising In-Kind fundraising
  • Take In-Kind at the Red Cross 101 trainings
  • Help customize and deliver future trainings
  • Answer public inquiries and create FAQs
  • Conduct prospect research
  • Create email templates and populate trackers Biomedical Services Fundraising
  • Conduct internal and external research on fundraising trends for health services
  • Gather information on different Red Cross biomedical services programs and evaluate for fundraising potential
  • Develop fundraiser guidance on how to use data and tools
  • Update proposals and sales decks with relevant information

Qualifications

Required:

  • Reliable access to resources needed to volunteer 100% virtually
  • Currently enrolled in a college/university program
  • Research skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • High degree of organizational, analytical and project management skills
  • Ability to prioritize assignments
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Motivation and strong initiative
  • Computer savvy, Microsoft Word, Excel, PPT

 

Preferred:

  • Currently studying communications, business, marketing, international relations, public policy junior undergraduate student

Training

Onboarding and training will be provided to selected interns

Development Opportunities

Explore your passion for nonprofit work by joining the Corporate Programs fundraising team at the American Red Cross national headquarters in Washington, DC. As part of the team, you will learn about the nonprofit field, fundraising, business, and marketing and have an opportunity to experience our lifesaving mission. Due to COVID-19, this is a virtual internship opportunity. We are committed to professional development and ensure each intern has a variety of projects to build his/her resume.

Length of Appointment

Fall 2022

Time Commitment

  • Due to COVID-19, this is a virtual internship opportunity
  • We are seeking interns to work virtually a minimum of 15 hours/week during business hours
  • Preferred Start Date: September 6, 2022 Preferred End Date: December 9, 2022

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