2022 GALA & AUCTION INTERN JOB DESCRIPTION
Position Title: GALA & AUCTION INTERN
This is a remote position with some in office requirements. We will be training the final candidate the week of September 13th. Must be located in Rochester, NY for internship.
Position Summary: Assist Flower City Habitat for Humanity with their Annual Gala through leading their online auction and assisting with day to day Gala tasks. This position reports directly to the Associate Director of Development & Marketing.
o Manage our online auction and lead a team of volunteers
o Use Giveffect ,our donation database, to record and document auction donations in a timely manner
o Assemble spreadsheet of auction items for solicitation
o Prepare weekly updates for Associate Development Director
o Coordinate and assist with pickups of auction donations
o Coordinate the photography of auction items
o Ability to create graphics of auction items for use in emails, campaign page, social media & website
o Respond to all email and message inquiries
o Creating and sending out donor requests in Giveffect
o Printing and mailing donor thank you letters
o Create the online auction, including writing the auction descriptions
o Assist Associate Development Director & Development Department where needed.
o Responding to phone inquiries
o Coordinate volunteer responsibilities
o Assist with Day-of Gala setup
Education: Active College student pursuing an undergraduate degree, preferably in Communications or Marketing.
Duration & Overview:
*We will work with the intern candidate on their school schedule, including final exam week.
August 2021- May 2022
Unpaid: School credit only
Application Deadline: August 16th
Start Date: September 13th
Weekly Hours: 15-20 hours to start with an increase in hours closer to the Gala
*Must be available for the entire day of the Gala. Date will be shared during the interview process.
Students should consult with academic faculty to determine if this unpaid experience will earn credit.
Excellent oral & written communication skills
Positive & professional demeanor
Self-starter with the ability to work independently or with others
Organized and detail oriented
Proficient in Microsoft Office
Data entry & ability to quickly learn new software
Please email Alexandra directly with any questions: email@example.com