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Development and Outreach Internship

Democracy Now! Internships are paid, 20 hour per week, temporary work placements to help students, people early in their careers and career changers to gain entry-level skills and experience in the fields of outreach, social media, education, fundraising, translation and archiving in a non-profit setting. Find out more about the Internship Program.

Democracy Now!’s Development and Outreach Intern supports the day-to-day operations, long-range planning and ongoing efficiency of the Development (fundraising) and Outreach Department. The Development and Outreach Department is responsible for planning and implementing the fundraising goals of Democracy Now! The department is also charged with promoting Democracy Now! to as wide an audience as possible. Interns will work with volunteers, donors, viewers and listeners, as well as with Democracy Now! staff and managers.

Upcoming Session Dates
2021 Session Dates TBD.

Activities

  • Enter data and maintain donor relationship information in CiviCRM database
  • Process contributions including checks and online recurring donations
  • Engage with Democracy Now! audience members and donors via telephone
  • Fulfill donor thank you gift requests
  • Represent Democracy Now! at local events including occassional evenings and weekends
  • Plan and coordinate volunteer initiatives and special projects
  • Research opportunities to expand Democracy Now!’s local outreach efforts
  • Assist in maintaining an inviting office atmosphere for staff, crew & studio visitors
  • Other duties as assigned.

Educational Opportunities

  • Volunteer coordination and supervision
  • Data entry and donor database management
  • Donor relations and fulfillment operations
  • Qualifications
  • Knowledge of Democracy Now! and commitment to its mission
  • Authorization to work in the US
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Strong writing and organizational skills
  • Familiarity with MS Word and Excel a plus
  • Attention to detail and strong customer service skills a plus.

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