Carlson Leadership & Public Service Center

August 29, 2016

Development Intern – Fall 2016

Position Title: Development Intern – Fall 2016
Reports To: Development Coordinators
The Development Intern works as a member of the Affiliate development team. The intern(s) reports to the Development Coordinators and also works closely with the event volunteer committees. The intern provides support to the Lunch for the Cure (Wednesday, October 5th ) and works closely with third party fundraisers, offering support to their Paint it Pink fundraisers during October, Breast Cancer Awareness Month.
Finally, the intern works in the early planning stages of Race for the Cure®, June 4th, 2017 and Grace Notes Gala, March 4th, 2017. The Race for the Cure is one of the largest 5K benefit events in Western Washington and Grace Notes is a black tie fundraising event that features a live and silent auction.
This is a part time, 10-15 hour a week, unpaid and temporary position: September 26th, 2016 – December 9th, 2016, scheduled days/times are flexible.
Major Functions
  • Assist Development Team in the production of the Lunch for the Cure, including day-of event attendance and coordination
  • Produce and prepare luncheon event collateral including programs, acknowledgements and website content
  • Manage event-related customer service issues via email and event hotline
  • Conduct database entry to track luncheon and gala donations
  • Provide administrative support including event mailings and collateral distribution
  • Attend event committee meetings as schedule allows
  • Assist in processing event registrations
  • Cultivate relationships with past donors to secure donations and solicit new donors for all categories of silent auctions
  • Perform other duties as assigned
Required Skills and Education
  •  Available to work 10-15 hours a week – hours are flexible
  •  Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  •  Effective presentation skills
  •  Technologically proficient; efficient with entire Microsoft Office Suite
  •  Familiarity with office administration including copy and postage machines a plus
  •  Available to work 9:00 am – 4:00 pm on October 5th at the Lunch for the Cure in Tacoma, WA
  •  Keen interest in the mission of the Affiliate
  •  Experience and/or interest in non-profit fundraising and events coordination
  •  Proven customer service skills a must
  •  Experience with graphic design a plus
  •  Ability to work in a confidential setting, protecting confidential data and information
  •  Self-motivated with the ability to multi-task
  •  Willingness to learn new methods and skills
  •  Ability to lift and carry 30 pounds; capable of standing for one hour or more.
  •  Must have a valid driver’s license, personal insurance, and access to reliable vehicle
  • Willing to undergo a criminal background check
    Send resume and cover letter to
    Dawn Sanders – Community Engagement Coordinator
    Puget Sound Affiliate – Susan G. Komen
    112 Fifth Ave N
    Seattle WA 98109