Donor Engagement and Stewardship GLOBE Intern

Arlington, Virginia (VA)
The Nature Conservancy is the leading conservation organization working to make a positive impact around the world in 69 countries, all 50 United States, and your backyard. Founded in 1951, the mission of The Nature Conservancy is to conserve the lands and waters on which all life depends. Visit to learn more.
The Nature Conservancy offers competitive compensation, 401k or savings-plan matching for eligible employees, excellent benefits, flexible work policies and a collaborative work environment. We also provide professional development opportunities and promote from within. As a result, you will find a culture that supports and inspires conservation achievement and personal development, both within the workplace and beyond.
Through the GLOBE (Growing Leaders on Behalf of the Environment) internship program. The Nature Conservancy hires undergraduate students, graduate students, or recent college graduates (2015, 2016, and 2017) to fill paid internship positions during a 10-week summer internship. Our mission is to provide a unique opportunity to bridge the gap between academics and the real-world conservation work that contributes to the health and sustainability of our world. The GLOBE Program recruites individuals from a variety of backgrounds and experiences who are interested in contributing to our conservation goals in various fields. The GLOBE Program offers a structured orientation, professional training, network opportunities, mentoring program, and real work experience.
The Donor Engagement and Stewardship Intern will help advance The Nature Conservancy?s global fundraising initiatives through the creation of donor communications and stewardship materials. Working alongside donor communications, donor stewardship and program staff around the world, s/he will gather resources and information about our work to craft compelling and visually appealing donor materials such as international trip itineraries, photobooks and stewardship reports. S/he will have the opportunity to take the lead on various projects, network with staff across the organization and learn about the Conservancy?s highest priority work around the globe.
After completing the internship, s/he will have a thorough understanding of a global non-profit and its organizational structure, and will have applied principles of internal communications across a large enterprise. In addition, the intern will see the workings of a major and principal gift fundraising program from the perspective of several different teams within the Worldwide Office Development Division. Lastly, the intern will leave the position with a suite of materials that can be used as samples of his/her work during his/her time here, showcasing design, writing and publishing skills.
HS Diploma or equivalent. Enrolled in an undergraduate program, graduate program, or a recent graduate (within two years of graduating from an undergraduate or graduate program) for Communication, Conservation/Environmental Studies, English, Marketing, Fundraising Management, Non-Profit Leadership or related field, or equivalent.
The intern should have experience researching, communications and writing/editing, as well as a familiarity with Word, Excel and Publisher.
S/he should be organized and able to manage many moving parts of a project simultaneously.
S/he should have an interest in conservation and the work of The Nature Conservancy.
S/he should be able to work independently.
Experience with InDesign and Microsoft Sharepoint is preferred
This is a full-time, temporary internship position with a position term of June 5th ? August 11, 2017.
The Nature Conservancy's GLOBE Program candidate should demonstrate at least one of the following:
Contribution to The Nature Conservancy's diversity. Applicant has circumstances, experiences, skills or talents that would benefit others and would enhance the diversity of the organization.
Understanding of communities and skills that aid in the trust building process essential for collaborative efforts with urban communities, organizations and leaders?ability to cross boundaries, find common ground and work together across differences
Commitment to diversity. Applicant has shown and can demonstrate a deep and active commitment to the issues of conservation and human diversity.
Commitment to Equity. Applicant shows an understanding of inequity and its context and has experience with engagement and inclusion of those from disadvantaged communities
Applications will be screened for eligibility, qualifications and experience level related to the project;
Applicants will be notified of next steps in the process (within 3 weeks after posting date ends)
2-3 telephone interviews will be conducted for selected applicants;
Additional information may be required before making a final decision;
All applicants will be notified of final selection by mid-March
$12.00/ per hour (undergrads) and $14.00/per hour (grad students and recently graduated level students)
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The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer
Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of men and women of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.
The successful applicant must meet the requirements of The Nature Conservancy?s background screening process.
Job Title: Donor Engagement and Stewardship GLOBE Intern
Location: DC Metro Area
Job ID: 44752
Regular/Temporary: Temporary
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