About Us

Development & Corporate Partnerships Intern

As Development & Corporate Partnerships Intern, you'll have a hand in helping us manage communications with existing corporate supporters as well as vet potential partners. You'll also support our Growth Team administratively by helping us manage our supporter relations, fundraising efforts, water project reporting and research.


Email Us

Send your resume and cover letter to corporategiving@charitywater.org
by Monday, August 18th

Responsibilities

  • You'll respond to a wide variety of incoming requests -- everything from traditional media to supporting small businesses in their fundraising efforts.
  • You'll help maintain charity: water's relationships with our corporate fundraisers by monitoring fundraising campaigns on our online platform and offering support to make their efforts successful.
  • You'll research prospective high profile individual supporters and family foundations.
  • You'll stay on top of cross-departmental communication about specific donors, donation issues and water project reporting.
  • You'll handle general donor support, working closely with our Growth team to make sure all communication with donors is stream-lined and consistent with our brand and mission. 

     

Skills

You're a mover, a shaker, and an avid fundraiser.
You're eager to learn. You're inspired to change the world. You know that funding water projects in developing nations can do this. You're committed to charity: water's mission and solving the world water crisis.

You're articulate, direct and professional.
You're more than capable of providing information concisely and effectively to everyone reaching out to charity: water. You're confident about relaying the information before communicating it to the media or supporters.

You thrive on the details
You find satisfaction in being super organized and detail-oriented. You understand the importance of branding across all mediums of communication. From email to thank you notes, you help maintain the consistent look and feel of the brand at all times. 

You're a wiz at using the best tools to get the job done
You know how to best use iOS applications, Microsoft Office and online tools to manage logistics, reports and contact info. You're an expert at setting up documents and systems in a way that can be understood by anyone. 

You're independent and self-motivated
You can handle a wide variety of tasks without constant supervision. You relish the chance to own your projects -- you're confident and capable of representing charity: water in your communications.

Commitment

You'll start in September and commit through December. We'll need you in the office for 15 hours and at least three days a week. Please only apply if you are located in the New York City area.

Compensation

This is an unpaid internship - but is an exceptional opportunity to gain experience at an international non-profit with an ambitious mission. We will gladly work with your institution to give you academic credit for your experience.