Development and Special Events Internship

Fall 2020 Unpaid Internship – Minimum 5 hours a week, Maximum of 20 hours a week
Start: August 2020
Location: Downtown Tulsa

Internship Description:
At Emergency Infant Services, we strive to achieve a hands on work environment for our internship program. The Development & Special Event Intern will work closely with the Development Team. The ideal candidate will have an in the nonprofit sector, special events, and donor relations.

You can expect to develop confidence and marketable skills by engaging in or assisting with many of the following activities:

  • Donor stewardship.
  • Data management.
  • Special events planning and management.

Essential Internship Functions:
The functions outlined in this unpaid internship description are examples of the general nature of those performed by interns in this position. Any combination of these functions and responsibilities may be performed. This list is descriptive only and should be used for no other purpose. Management retains the right to revise intern functions at any time. These functions are not to be considered as exclusive or all inclusive.

  • Assist the Development Department with thanking donors.
  • Assist with the processing of in-kind donations – from beginning to end.
  • Handle all thank you letters for in-kind donations.
  • Assist with all aspects of event sponsorship management – inputting info system, tracking, gathering information for the marketing department, gathering and inputting guest information.
  • Updating spreadsheets and google sheets with sponsorship information.
  • Creating reports and lists as needed.
  • Collecting all raffle and auction package information.
  • Inputting raffle and auction packages into Tofino.
  • Testing payment system.
  • Prepare volunteer packets for night of event.
  • Create Office Supply list for night of box.
  • Prepare ‘office supply’ box for night of events.
  • Attend staff, department, committee, and event planning meetings, as necessary.

General Requirements:

  • Current sophomore or above at an accredited university.
  • Must live in the Tulsa area.
  • Must be able to commit to 5 hours a week throughout the semester.
  • Must have some working knowledge of Excel and/or Google Sheets.
  • High attention to detail.

Knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Interest in marketing and outreach for the nonprofit sector.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and adobe creative cloud apps.
  • Familiar with social platforms and their uses and capabilities for nonprofits.
  • Willingness to work independently and take initiative on projects.
  • Must be comfortable working in an open office environment.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to contribute and thrive in a collaborative work environment.

Intern Application