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Development Intern

Date Posted
Tue 17 Apr
New York, New York
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Founded in 1997, Rooftop Films is an innovative grassroots nonprofit film festival based in Brooklyn, NY. Rooftop has grown to become one of NYC’s leading film organizations serving over 48,000 audience members. Our mission is to engage and inspire diverse communities by showing movies in outdoor locations, producing new films, and renting equipment and producing events at low-cost to artists, non- profits and community groups.

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****** Summer Development Internship

****** is seeking a Development Intern to work on a variety of daily tasks and projects that will assist in raising money for ****** and the Summer Series including grant writing, member/donor relations, prospect research, database management, marketing/communications and administrative support. You will learn how a nonprofit film festival works and see hundreds of great movies too!

We welcome undergrad and graduate students. Internships are not paid, but can be done for school credit. Find out your school’s internship or field work credit requirements and we will work with you to accommodate them. Applications are due no later than Friday, April 27, 2018. Start Date: Late May/Early June 2018

Internship candidates would be expected to average two days a week in the office and one evening show per week, but generally the more time you can commit the better.

Tasks include:
 Research for fundraising efforts, including grant, prospect, and membership research
 Member/donor communications and customer service including emails and phone calls.
 Assist with grant applications, report writing and tracking
 Membership and donation processing and database management
 Work with Box Office Coordinator to track and report on member/donor attendance at events
 Work with Programmers and Communications Department on fundraising marketing and
outreach strategies including social media posts, Rooftop blog posts and weekly member e-
 Assist with member/donor relations at Summer Series events and on-site membership sales and
outreach to our audience.
 Help coordinate 4-6 donor cultivation events
 General department administrative tasks and special projects
 Strong written and verbal communication skills, attention to detail, time management skills, and
ability to multi-task
 Ability to interact with donors and members in a professional manner
 Interest and experience with detailed research and database management
 Be culturally engaged. A familiarity with and interest in independent film is a plus.
 Some fundraising database experience is preferred
 Prior experience with a nonprofit preferred, but not required
 Candidates should have experience with Microsoft Office, Google Suites and Social Media
(particularly Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram). Experience with fundraising database programs,
Airtable and Adobe design programs are a plus, but not necessary.

How to Apply:
Applications are due no later than May 4, 2018. If you are interested, please send a cover letter and resume to ***join for full access***. Please include your last name and “Development Internship” in the subject line of your email. Please also include references and one or more writing samples.


****** is an equal opportunity employer, and strongly encourages women and people of color to apply.
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