Monday, July 18, 2016

Fall Development Internship with the Newseum

Join the Newseum’s development team for an exciting and challenging opportunity! Interns at the Newseum are  have the opportunity to work closely with a small staff, and are involved in a variety of museum projects.

Responsibilities, including but not limited to:

• Assist in planning and executing VIP, donor and member events.
• Support the membership and donor relations teams with payments and benefits fulfillment.
• Assist with the production of gift and sponsorship stewardship reports.
• Conduct research and assist with the organization and storage of prospect and member information.
• Help maintain an organized and comprehensive data filing, entry and retrieval system.
• Provide general department support

Qualifications • Bachelor's degree or current enrollment in a college or university as an upper-level undergraduate or graduate student.
• Familiarity with data systems and software programs: Microsoft Office, Raiser's Edge and searching resources (such as Google and Lexis-Nexis).
• Availability to work some evening events.
• Coursework and/or demonstrated interest in one or more of these fields: journalism, computer or library science, museum studies, arts or business administration.
• Interest in fundraising.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Mature judgment, discretion and professionalism in communicating information and determining reliability of sources.
• Careful attention to detail and accuracy.
• Ability to work effectively in a diverse and fast-paced team environment.

Interns must be available to work 2-3 days a week, but scheduling is flexible.

Application Deadline Monday, August 15, 2016

Application Process Please send your resume, a letter of interest and two references to:

Human Resources Department
555 Pennsylvania Ave., NW
Washington, DC 20001

Please attach these materials as ONE document or PDF and name it LastName_FirstName.

For questions, contact Mandie Middleton at