|Hiring Manager||Annsley Stewart|
March of Dimes, Northwest Arkansas Division
Special Events Internship—Signature Chefs Auction
Spring 2018 Term: 10 hours per week.
Weekly hours are flexible but should be consistent week to week.
The Special Events intern will report to the Development Manager to create and develop strategies for a successful Signature Chefs Auction campaign. This is an unpaid internship; however course credit can be given. Interns must commit to an entire term to be considered and should be an upper-level student with an interest in non-profit work.
The purpose of the internship experience is to learn the fundamentals of non-profit fundraising, particularly the importance of donor relations as a tool for donor retention and community goodwill. The Special Events intern will have the opportunity to participate in the critical area of fundraising which is central to all nonprofit organizations, while having the opportunity to build strong community connections with Northwest Arkansas leaders.
Coordinate and assist in the planning and implementation of the Signature Chefs Auction campaign.
Contact both potential and participating sponsors for the 2018 event.
Assist in the creation and production of collateral material, i.e., social media, programs, displays, etc.
Research and analyze potential local corporations for involvement with the Signature Chefs Auction event.
Assist in the recruitment of various volunteer groups and/or committees
Assist in the planning for other fundraising activities when needed.
Maintain and update Signature Chefs Auction event webpage
Assist with creating monthly newsletters for the event
Assist with logistical needs for successful event execution
Proficient computer skills, especially Word, Excel and Power Point.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
Detail oriented, adaptable, organized and ability to manage multiple projects and tasks.
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