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Foundation Development Intern

Reports to: Seafair Foundation Director

The Seafair Foundation is seeking an intern to assist the Foundation Director in all aspects of development and programming.


  • Manage and update database and donor records
  • Assist with mailings and email communications to donors, board members and volunteers
  • Assist with grant research, applications and submissions
  • Help at Foundation events
  • Research and prospect new sources of revenue (individuals, foundations, corporations)
  • Assist in planning and implementation of new fundraising event
  • Assist in updating and executing existing Foundation programs
  • Other office and event duties as assigned


  • Minimum of two to three years in a relevant degree
  • Must work well under pressure and be able to prioritize tasks while taking direction and requests from multiple people
  • Above all, must have a positive attitude and be a team player even on long days
  • Development/sales experience is a plus
  • Highly organized and detail-oriented
  • Excellent research, writing and communications skills
  • Experience and knowledge of SalesForce or other databases is a plus
  • Must perform in a professional manner at all times, maintaining a positive attitude and ability to represent the organization both internally and externally
  • Demonstrated creativity, initiative and self-motivation

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