The Donor Relations Intern will work with the Philanthropy Department on fundraising initiatives including relationship building and donor cultivation, grant research and proposals, and special events. Duties will include research and writing, special event assistance, donor and ticketing database work, and some clerical work (acknowledgment letters, mailings, data entry and filing). The intern will demonstrate public relations and communications skills by greeting donors at performances‚ private receptions and similar donor-cultivation and stewardship events.
Majors Desired: Nonprofit Administration, Communications/Public Relations, Marketing‚ Arts Management
Computer Skills: Required – Windows‚ Microsoft Office (Word‚ Excel, PowerPoint)
Preferred – Tessitura or other donor management database system
Salary: $10.50 per hour, plus overtime
Time Commitment: Full-time, 13 weeks, with preferred start date the week of May 17, 2021. Start and end dates are negotiable. Some evening and weekend hours will be part of the commitment, to include intermission receptions during summer Broadway shows that occur during the internship term.
Application Method: Please submit all application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org by the deadline date.
Application Deadline: Monday, March 8, 2021
1. Review the Application Instructions found here: www.kcstarlight.com/internships
2. Submit the following documents to email@example.com by the deadline:
b. Cover Letter with required questions to be answered (See Application Instructions.)
d. A 1-2 paragraph description of prior or current fundraising, event and/or communications experience
3. Wait to be contacted. The hiring party for the position will advise each candidate regarding receipt of materials as well as candidate status. We strive to complete the hiring process in as timely and efficient a manner as possible – shortly after the deadline date.
4. If you are selected for an interview, we may conduct it in person at the theatre or via an online entity. In-person is preferred.