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OMSI Development Internship

The Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI) is seeking a Development Intern. This is an unpaid position which offers the successful candidate the opportunity to learn more about fundraising through corporate and individual giving programs at a major non-profit organization. This position is available immediately, and will remain open until filled.


Position Summary:


The Development Intern provides overall support for the OMSI Development Department.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities:


* Update and maintain Raiser's Edge database of donors and prospects, namely contacts, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses.


* Arrange appointments with donors and prospects for the directors as needed


* Assist with renewal mailings of President's Circle and Corporate Partner membership programs.


* Assist with prospect mailings for both President's Circle and Corporate Partner membership programs.


* Assist with correspondence to donors and guests of the annual fundraising gala.


* Prepare catering orders and coordinate with appropriate museum departments to facilitate on-site donor and prospect meetings.


* Attend and provide assistance at events and meetings as needed.


* Assume other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Individual Giving and Corporate Giving Directors.




* Able to evaluate marketing packets for quality control.


* Able to work independently and take initiative.


* Dependable and punctual, and able to make a strong commitment to OMSI.


* Must maintain a professional appearance.


* Willing to follow OMSI rules and procedures.


Required Skills:


* Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook.


* Advanced letter writing and business communication skills.


* Data entry and typing; 10-key a plus.




Three months


20 - 30 hours per week


For information on how to apply for this position, please contact Carol Cruzan at [email protected].