The Bright Pink Team is united by our passion for improving women’s health on a national scale. We are dreamers, innovators, and data-driven doers. We are cross-functional collaborators and challengers of the status quo–characteristics we see as essential to advancing our mission. Together, we're helping to save lives from breast and ovarian cancer by empowering women to know their risk and manage their health proactively.

Fundraising Team Intern

To apply for this position, please email your resume and cover letter to [email protected] with “Fundraising Team Intern” in the subject line. 

The role of Bright Pink’s Fundraising Team Intern is to support the expansion, execution and evaluation of the organization’s core fundraising initiatives. The Fundraising Team Intern will learn the ins and outs of nonprofit fundraising including the prospecting, recruiting, donor services, and impact reporting. This position is based at Bright Pink’s headquarters in Chicago and will require 20 hours/week.

Essential Functions:

  • Support the expansion of Bright Pink’s endurance program, Team Bright Pink, through fundraiser communication and prize fulfillment
  • Attend prospecting and recruitment events for Team Bright Pink
  • Support the growth of the individual giving program through prospect research, benefits administration, and communication
  • Support the expansion of peer-to-peer fundraising campaigns through community outreach, partner prospecting, fundraising services, and post-campaign impact reports
  • Support data capture and hygiene, working through the Salesforce platform
  • Help implement and execute solicitation campaigns
  • Oversee/execute materials packing and shipment for initiatives

Core Competencies:

  • Ability to communicate complex ideas and information to others
  • Possesses a solutions-oriented outlook in combination with an understanding of when to escalate issues to management
  • Contributes both individually and collaboratively in a time-sensitive environment
  • Self-motivated to learn increasingly complex skills and subject matter
  • Ability to communicate and represent the mission of Bright Pink
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

Supervisor: Associate Director of Development

Status: Temporary, Unpaid Intern; college credit available

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Minimum of two (2) years of undergraduate coursework
  • At least one prior internship or employment position in an office environment preferred
  • Willingness to work on a flexible schedule with sporadic evening and weekend hours

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