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Development and Events Intern

Boston Scores
Job Title: Development and Events Intern
Job Type:
Jamaica Plain
Job Search Ends:
May 1st, 2018
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Development Intern

Jamaica Plain, MA-based Boston Scores is seeking a development Intern in our fundraising department. Reporting to the Development & Events Manager, the Development Intern supports all Development activities with a focus on events and administration. Desired candidate is detail oriented, highly motivated, a self-starter, well-organized, and a strong oral and written communicator. This is an unpaid internship that can be adapted to meet academic credit requirements.

Specific responsibilities include:

Foundation Relations:

  • Provide support for ongoing development activities including prospect research, grant writing support, program marketing, and donor acknowledgement

  • Organize grant and donor files and documents



  • Help recruit, coordinate, and manage event volunteers

  • Provide design support for event materials and collateral

  • Event specific inventory management

  • Help with the solicitation and collection of auction items



  • Track donations and contacts through Boston Scores CRM system

  • Coordinate direct mail fundraising appeals and donor thank you letters

  • Assist with the preparation of the organization's annual report of program outcomes

  • Other duties as assigned

Skills and Experience Sought:

  • Team player with the ability to meet deadlines, remain flexible, and adjust to changing priorities in a fast-paced environment

  • Strong organizational skills

  • Excellent oral and written communication skills

  • Solid computer skills

  • Positive attitude with strong interpersonal skills


Boston Scores, an affiliate of America SCORES (national), is a non-profit organization dedicated to helping under-resourced urban youth develop life skills, literacy and health. To develop these skills, Boston Scores utilizes Boston Public School teachers to empower youth through the unique combination of athletics, creative writing and service-learning. Boston Scores prepares the next generation of students for success throughout their lives, and helps youth realize their full potential as active citizens and leaders of their community. For more information, visit https://www.BostonScores.org.


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