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TechSoup Fundraising and Grant Development Intern in San Francisco, California

We?re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we?ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe ? all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world ? and use it to improve lives.

But we won?t stop there: as technology and global needs change, so do we. We?re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits around the world have the resources they need to build a brighter future for millions of individuals.

We?re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join us!

Internship

An internship at TechSoup is not just a learning experience; it is an opportunity to make a challenging and meaningful contribution. You will get to work on real world inspiring projects that drive goals and objectives.

The Global Eligibility Intern will increase the Global Eligibility team visibility, impact, and engagement within the partner network as well as within TechSoup. Projects will elevate our business practices while also providing hands on experience for someone interested in global policy and nonprofits.

This is a paid position located in the San Francisco office.

Position

The Strategic Development Intern will complete and update the TechSoup Global Network mapping project that was started by last Summer?s intern. Through this project we are mapping grant funded work that occurs throughout the TechSoup Network to identify strategic areas for cross-network program development and fundraising opportunities. Already this project has been used in identifying key program areas that went into informing a large grant opportunity with the Dutch Government. It has been an excellent tool for partner engagement, as well as internal knowledge building.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Research partner programs online

  • Populate Kumu visualization according to the established methodology

  • Update existing program content, especially based on previous feedback by partners

  • In collaboration with Network Team, hold partner meetings to go over content and data with Global Partners and update accordingly

  • Identify interesting trends across program data and information that can be used by the

  • Development and Network teams in identifying areas for cross-network collaboration

Qualifications

Skills:

  • Microsoft Office, Google Suite

  • Diplomacy and teamwork, both with the U.S. team and international partners

  • How to effectively use the internet for research

Abilities:

  • Ability to quickly learn new systems and processes

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.

  • Interact in a professional manner with a wide variety of people.

  • Ability to graciously accept feedback and incorporate into one?s work

  • Ability to work well with the team, as well as individually on assigned projects

Knowledge:

  • Social sector, nonprofit and philanthropy knowledge preferred but not required

  • Research, writing, and editing skills with a desire to improve these skills throughout the internship period

Education

Any combination of education and experience providing the skill and knowledge for successful participation and learning in the internship would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Must be actively and presently enrolled an accredited college or university at an undergraduate or graduate level; or graduated in the spring semester and applying for a post-graduation internship to gain experience.

  • An interest in learning about the social sector, nonprofits and philanthropy.

TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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