Hiring Organization: Halcyon

Internship Title: Advancement Intern

Industry: Non-Profit Management/Social Entrepreneurship/Arts

Contact Name: Andrew Jacobs

Contact Email: a.jacobs@halcyonhouse.org

About the hiring organization:

Halcyon seeks and celebrates creativity in all forms and galvanizes creative individuals aspiring to promote social good. We bring together diverse groups of changemakers in art and social enterprise and provide a safe haven for their bold ideas to take flight. Halcyon offers an ecosystem of advocacy that encourages socially engaged creatives to learn, freely experiment, sometimes fail, and advance their talents and visions. In doing so, we foster new pathways to knowledge and resources, and help innovators transform their inspiration into impact.

Full internship description:

Job responsibilities include: • Support Halcyon staff in all areas of advancement, including individual and institutional giving, Board of Trustees relations, and public relations • Assist in drafting and composing donor invoices and acknowledgements • Help maintain records of donors, events, activities, and stewardship • Research prospective donors and institutions • Assist with the preparation and execution of special donor communications • Provide crucial logistic support for special events and travel experiences, and offer overall administrative support to the External Relations team.

Degree Type: Undergraduate

Internship Requirements:

The ideal candidate must demonstrate the following: • Undergraduate or graduate student with interests in the arts, social enterprise, and/or policy • Superb written and interpersonal skills • Excellent attention to detail and follow-through • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite – special attention to social media is a plus • Motivated and charismatic personality • Ability to work in a fast-paced, startup environment

Hiring Period:  Fall

Location: 3400 Prospect St NW, Washington, DC 20007

Approximate Hours per Week: 20

Compensation: Unpaid

Application Due Date: 09/09/2018

How to Apply: Contact Andrew Jacobs, Advancement Manager, at a.jacobs@halcyonhouse.org

Additional Information: Successful applicants will be guaranteed a unique working experience at a burgeoning and highly-acclaimed nonprofit in DC. The internship promises to hone skills in fundraising, public relations, database management, social media, and verbal and written communication.