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Posted: 10/18/2013

Employer
Civil War Trust
Development Department

The Civil War Trust is the nationís largest organization dedicated to preserving Civil War battlefields. The Trust has successfully preserved over 36,000 acres in 20 states. We are in the midst of commemorating the 150th anniversary of the Civil War, and we have announced a capital campaign with a goal of raising $40 million dollars over five years to save 20,000 acres.


Position
Development Intern
Type
Internship Opportunity
Location
Washington, DC
Details
$Paid
 

Are you interested in working with a nationally-known organization that is making a difference in preserving our nations Civil War heritage? Do you want to gain skills and knowledge about how successful non-profits raise money, and how they use that money effectively to fulfill their mission? If you are interested in history, preservation, and raising money for important causes, this may be the internship for you.

The Civil War Trust is seeking an intern to start in November to help us with our busy season at the end of the year and possibly continue into 2014. The intern will provide general administrative assistance to all Development Department team members, including proofing letters and proposals, helping with mailings, keeping records current in the Raisers Edge database, assisting with cultivation and stewardship activities, and various other duties and projects as assigned.

The Civil War Trust is looking for an individual with a passion for history, as well as good interpersonal, writing and computer skills. Applicants must be proficient in MS office and preferably have office administrative experience. This can be a part-time or full-time position with hours to be determined with the candidate. The intern will work from the Washington, DC office. Please visit our website www.civilwar.org for more information.


OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
To apply, please send your cover letter, résumé, and one brief writing sample (no more than five pages, excerpts from a larger work is fine) to Alice Mullis at amullis@civilwar.org or to 1156 15th Street NW, Suite 900, Washington, DC 20005. Please indicate availability and how many hours you would like to work a week. Electronic applications are preferred, no phone calls please.
Alice Mullis
ADDRESS
1156 15th Street NW, Suite 900
Washington, DC 20005

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