The Birthright Israel Foundation is seeking an undergraduate or graduate student intern to assist with the work of the Institutional Giving team. This is an opportunity to build new professional skills in major gifts fundraising, grants management, and writing.
The Institutional Giving team writes and manages formal grant proposals and reports for foundations and federations. We work collaboratively with members of Birthright Israel Foundation’s Development team in New York and around the country.
What will you do as the Institutional Giving team intern?
· Track department’s work in Salesforce through a growing portfolio of professional foundations, support data entry, and create reports.
· 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 the regional fundraising, finance, and marketing teams – to produce various reports and proposals.
· May be assigned other tasks and duties reasonably related to job responsibilities.
What qualifications do you need?
· College junior, senior, or graduate student
· Excellent verbal and written communication skills
· Excellent editing skills
· Experience with Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
· Salesforce or other CRM experience a plus
· Previous office experience a plus
· This is a part-time internship through the end of 2023, with potential for extension into 2024
· Starting September 2023
· 15-20 hours/week, flexible schedule (within business hours)
· Reports to Director of Grants and Special Projects
· This position is not eligible for health benefits
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.
· 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.
· Noise level is consistent with levels usually present in an office environment.
· Hazards present are consistent with those common to an office environment.