Join Our Team: Development Operations Intern


Pencils of Promise is seeking an outgoing, articulate, and passionate Development Operations Intern.  This intern will report to the Development team, providing logistical and administrative support to the Development Department. The ideal candidate has administrative, communications, customer service, fundraising, and/or marketing experience.

This is a part time stipend internship starting September 6th, 2018 through December 21st, 2018 with the opportunity for extension if applicable. Academic credit is available to those eligible.


  • Handle all matching gifts, donor acknowledgements, and tax letter requests

  • Conduct prospecting and general development research

  • Provide fundraising and campaigner support

  • Regularly update Salesforce accounts and contacts

  • Generate Salesforce reports on occasion

  • Compose and submit development updates for the PoP weekly internal newsletter

  • Maintain a PoP inbox and address other electronic, written, phone, and verbal inquiries

  • Support Development and Operations with events as needed – Must be available to volunteer on October 24 for the entire event [6:00 PM – 2:00 AM]. Willingness to work extra hours the week of October 22 to 26. No exceptions.


  • In pursuit of an Associate, Bachelor, or graduate degree or recent grad

  • Strong verbal, written, organizational and interpersonal communication skills

  • An interest in the development field and non-profit work

  • Previous experience working with donor databases or CRM software preferred, but not required

  • Very organized and a quick learner

  • Independent and self-motivated

  • Upbeat with a can-do attitude, team player

  • A strong commitment to PoP's values and mission

About the Office

We are a passionate, driven, and fun group of individuals. We have a unique, energetic office culture that is sometimes casual and light, but, at all times, the PoP team is very much focused and committed to working hard in the name of our cause. You will find nothing besides positive attitudes, determination, and smiles at the PoP office.


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