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Interested in contributing to a great cause? Do you have a passion for fundraising and research? College credit and stipend available.
ASTEP was conceived by Broadway Musical Director Mary-Mitchell Campbell and Juilliard students to transform the lives of youth using the most powerful tool they had: their art. Today, ASTEP connects performing and visual artists with youth from underserved communities in the U.S. and around the world to awaken their imaginations, foster critical thinking, and help them break the cycle of poverty.
The Development intern will be a key part of helping ASTEP raise funds through grants and donors. They will work with the Development and Communications team and play an active role in identifying grants and researching. The expected contribution of approximately 5-10 hours per week.
- Identifying appropriate funding opportunities
- Researching successful fundraising campaigns
- Organizing and presenting research to the team
- Contributing toward fundraising strategies
- Attending Development meetings and taking notes
- Inputting new business contacts in Salesforce
The ideal candidate has:
- Interest in nonprofit work, community building, and fundraising.
- Strong writing and communication skills
- Strong research and presentation skills
- A person with strong attention to detail
- Ability to take initiative and work independently, but willing to speak up and share ideas and expertise in meetings
- Strategic thinker
- Experience working with SalesForce
- Experience in and comfortable working with Google Suite
- Proficient in Excel
- Knowledgeable of GrantWatch and other grant databases
Artists Striving to End Poverty provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, creed, color, ethnicity, national origin, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender expression, age, height, weight, physical or mental ability, veteran status, military obligations, or marital status.