For over 30 years, GLAAD has been a dynamic media force rewriting the script for LGBTQ acceptance. Our work tackles tough issues that shape the narrative and provoke dialogue that leads to cultural change. GLAAD operates with support from foundations, corporations, and individuals from every corner of the United States. We pride ourselves on recruiting a highly skilled staff of more than 50 people in multiple offices and managing an annual operating budget in excess of $12 million.
GLAAD’s internship program is a unique opportunity to contribute to the inner workings of a national leader in the fight for LGBTQ acceptance. As a member of GLAAD’s Development team, the Database Intern will actively participate in supporting GLAAD’s overall fundraising efforts. This role will support the Development team in all aspects of donation management, maintenance of constituent records in the donor database, and additional fundraising needs.
This role requires an energetic, dedicated and detail-oriented person who can manage multiple tasks. This individual is a team player with an entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to learn and ability to manage multiple tasks while adapting to shifting priorities. This will be a hybrid remote 3-month, part-time paid internship.
- Assist in communication with individual and corporate donors
- Streamline and organize donor database and documentation
- Become Blackbaud Certified in Raiser’s Edge Fundamentals
- Assist team with invoicing
- Become an integral part of a rapidly evolving Development team
General Knowledge & Competencies
- Strong organizational skills, ability to manage multiple tasks to meet deadlines, and desire to be a self-starter
- Strong aptitude to learn fundraising and database management
- Strong commitment and passion for GLAAD’s mission and core values
- Proficiency with office technologies including G-Suite and MS Office Suite
Ideal candidate is a recent graduate (graduated within the past year) or an undergraduate/graduate student in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital media fields.
COMMITMENT TO DIVERSITY
GLAAD was established with the premise that expanding diversity within the organization enhances the work experience and furthers the understanding of the entire mission that GLAAD is based upon. An atmosphere of civility and mutual respect towards difference is indispensable to the work process and enables the free interchange of ideas that is the basis of a successful organization. These differences may be cultural, ethnic, religious, intellectual, ideological or political. Each of these qualities is integral to the identity we form as individuals, and all are essential to creating a vibrant workforce here at GLAAD comprised of individuals with unique perspectives and backgrounds. GLAAD has committed itself to a workforce of inclusion, respect for difference, and fairness, and guarantees the same rights to all its employees to ensure the fullest degree of success within the organization.