• 15-Jul-2019 (EST)
  • Development Interns
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Unpaid Internship
  • Unpaid Internship

RAINN is seeking a qualified intern to work within and contribute to our Development team. The position will be part-time or full-time and is unpaid. Academic credit can be arranged. The internship spans a range of responsibilities in the Development department including maintaining records in our donor database, contributing to research projects, and assisting in the donor cultivation and engagement process. 

College or Graduate students with an emphasis in their studies on English, Communications, Public Relations, Social Work, Gender Studies, Political Science, or Public and/or Non-profit Administration are encouraged to apply. However, all areas of studies are welcome. This position will start on September 9, 2019 in RAINN's Washington, D.C. offices.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Draft profiles of prospective and current donors for Development team

  • Help maintain and update our donor database and gift records (Salesforce)

  • Assist Development staff in organizing day-to-day communications with individual, foundation, and corporate donors

  • Support proposal writing efforts and research new opportunities for funding

  • Assist Development staff in event planning and coordination

  • Assist Development Managers in the expansion of our volunteer fundraisers program 

  • Research projects, prospects, and initiatives for the Development team

  • Pull together donor materials to support forward-facing fundraising efforts 


Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Strong research skills

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Experience with research a plus

  • Experience working with databases a plus (with Salesforce or similar CRM experience preferred)

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs (Word, Excel, etc.)

  • Discretion when dealing with sensitive issues and information

  • An understanding of RAINN's programs and interest in its mission

How to Apply

Please provide the following materials:

  • Cover letter.
  • CV or resume.

When you work for RAINN, you're joining a team of experts and professionals who stand up for survivors of sexual violence every day.  Your job is important--and so are you.  RAINN will not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, gender identity, genetic information, disability, or protected veteran status.  RAINN is committed to maximizing the diversity of its organization and depends on a diverse staff to carry out its mission, and encourages all qualified candidates to apply.

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