LOCATION: New York
Founded in 1906, AJC seeks to enhance the
well-being of the Jewish people and Israel and to advance human rights and
democratic values in the United States and around the world. In addition to its
New York headquarters and Office of Government & International Affairs in
Washington, D.C., AJC has regional offices and affiliates across the U.S. and
overseas in addition to a multitude of global partnerships.
organizations, AJC is the preeminent leader in the global arena. With a
presence in Belgium, France, Germany, India, Israel, Italy and Switzerland,
AJC’s network of relationships with, and access to, the key decision makers and
thought leaders on every continent is unmatched. AJC is recognized by foreign
leaders, the Israeli and U.S. governments as an effective and trusted
interlocutor for Jewish issues, human rights and advocacy for democratic
values. Today, AJC proactively tackles the greatest concerns of Jewish
communities around the globe.
The Development Department’s goal is to raise
the funds needed for AJC to follow-through on its mission and have an impact on
behalf of Israel and the Jewish people.
The 2013 Summer Intern will work primarily on
AJC’s individual gifts effort, but may also be involved with supporting
fundraising trade dinners.In addition
to having the opportunity to learn about fundraising, sales, marketing and
communications at a large not-for-profit global agency, every summer intern
will have the benefit of attending seminars about AJC and its various program
areas.The Development Intern’s projects
will support the department’s effort to meet new donors interested in our
mission, deepen relationships with our most generous supporters and give a
personalized touch to donor communications generally.The projects will include but will not be
limited to the following:
Please note that this is an unpaid internship. Interns will be provided with a commuting stipend of up to a
maximum of $300 per month upon presentation of commuting receipts. For
information, contact Amy Althoff at firstname.lastname@example.org.
- Researching and creating family
trees on multi-generational philanthropic families who are supporting AJC at
- Assist in re-conceptualizing donor
recognition society marketing materials and communications effort.
- Managing 2002 – 2007 Honoree
Import Project (hundreds of event honorees recognized by AJC during these years
were not coded as such in our fundraising database and need to be).
- Hamptons and Aspen strategy
research on potential and current supporters.
- Updating the department’s donor
pipeline in our fundraising database.
- Calling supporters who are members
of our donor recognition society to thank them and confirm/acquire updated
- Assistance on welcome mailings to
- Secure personalized and unique
awards for trade dinner honorees.