Join The Team


We are looking for an innovative Development & Fundraising Intern. This individual will be a key member of The Leadership Brainery’s annual giving operation and will help manage a portfolio of individual and entity donors. This is a dynamic position for a student leader who enjoys front-line relationship building, finance, grant procurement, and working in a team-oriented environment.


· Assist the External Executive Director in implementing The Leadership Brainery’s annual   fundraising strategy

· Ensure that donors are accomplishing their philanthropic goals and ambitions through relationship building

· Identify, cultivate, solicit, and steward a portfolio of current and prospective donors

· Increase the number of donors and upgrade the giving levels of existing donors participating in the annual giving program

· Research potential foundations and private grants to identify donors

· Make direct and face-to-face solicitations

· Use Raiser’s Edge to track and cultivate donors and prospective donors

· Use wealth screening tools for prospect research

· Track and report progress using specific metrics

· Support the External Executive Director and other team members with projects that contribute to the organization’s overall goals and other duties as assigned


· Experience as a multi-faceted fundraiser and marketer for a nonprofit

· Database experience and a demonstrated understanding of the importance of gathering good data, establishing metrics, and preparing reports

· Proven achievement and expertise in development planning and management of major and planned gifts through knowledge of various methods of charitable giving and knowledge of the legal and tax   implications of both current and planned gifts

· Demonstrated effectiveness in non-profit fundraising and program enhancement, including   strategic planning, supervision and program development

· Ability to generate enthusiasm and coordinate community and civic groups, businesses and individuals to work together to benefit the LB

· Strong knowledge of social media and digital marketing

· Junior or Senior at an accredited four-year institution