OMSI Special Events Gala Intern

Digest topic: Jobs & Internships


organization:Oregon Museum of Science and Industry (OMSI)
position summary:

POSITION SUMMARY: The Special Events Gala Intern provides support to OMSI’s Development Department, with a concentration on the production of the annual fundraising Gala.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: • Update and maintain Raiser’s Edge database of donors and prospects, namely • contacts, addresses, telephone numbers and e-mail addresses. • Execute the research of specified projects relating to this year’s Gala theme: Lost Egypt. • Contact and solicit prospective Gala production members, including speakers, local businesses, etc. • Assist with prospect mailings for Gala attendees. • Assist with correspondence to donors and guests of the Gala. • Prepare catering orders and coordinate with appropriate museum departments to facilitate on-site donor and prospect meetings. • Attend and provide assistance at Gala events and committee meetings as needed. • Assume other tasks and responsibilities as assigned by the Donor Relations Coordinator, Individual Giving Director or Corporate Giving Director.

COMMITMENT: Six months (preferred) 20 - 30 hours per week Available January 29, 2011 to work at the Gala

To apply for this position, applicants should send a resume, cover letter, and the OMSI internship application (available at to Carol Cruzan at [email protected].

Salary / Pay Rate:Unpaid
Required Skills and Abilities:• Intermediate to advanced proficiency with Word, Excel and Outlook. • Advanced letter writing and business communication skills. • Data entry and typing; 10-key a plus.
Qualifications:• 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.
Education Required:High School or equiv.
Other:Equal Opportunity Employer