The Invisible Children Development and Engagement Intern will be a central member of the Development and Communications Department. Under the direction of the Supporter Engagement Manager, the Development and Engagement Intern will work collaboratively with colleagues in the United States and central Africa to assist with developing mass as well as custom communications, helping implement the donor stewardship plan, and running of the day-to-day operations of the development and communications team. They will gain valuable experience in a non-profit setting and a busy development and communications team.

Essential Functions and Responsibilities

+ Research prospect foundation and individual donors and create donor profiles.

+ Assist with development of institution and foundation proposals, as needed.

+ Work with the Supporter Engagement Manager to ensure proper stewardship of donors including drafting acknowledgement letters, communicating with donors via phone and email, and documenting donor communications.

+ Maintain accurate and up-to-date donor information in Funraise Giving Software and Salesforce CRM.

+ Contribute ideas to fundraising appeals and assist with writing appeals.

+ Use Mailchimp to create email appeal campaigns and templates.

+ Support implementation of general communications by scheduling and monitoring social media using Sprinklr.

Who We Are Looking For

+ Someone with strong interpersonal and communication skills.  You are able to clearly communicate ideas and information verbally and in writing.

+ A proactive problem-solver:  You feel a sense of ownership and responsibility over the success for your projects.  You ask questions and seek answers and solutions. 

+ Experience using social media platforms and/or Mailchimp;

+ Organized and detail-oriented. 

+ A positive and thoughtfully optimistic personYou’re always ready to think creatively to achieve your goal.

+ Proficiency in French is a plus but not required.


+ Internship Period: January 16-June 2, 2023 (Exact dates are flexible)

+ Time Commitment: Part-time, 10 hours per week

+ Location: Washington, DC Headquarter Office (currently remote)

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work related to this internship. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required. Interns may be asked to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities as needed, including working with other departments than programs.

To Apply

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected]  Please put Development and Engagement Intern in the subject line.  The deadline to apply is December 2, 2022.