Position: Fundraising Intern Reporting to: Director of Fundraising Location: May work remotely, but preference for Boston, New York, or Washington, DC. About Encite Encite Capital is an early-‐stage impact investing startup with offices in Washington, DC and at the Harvard Innovation Lab in Boston. Encite is a nonprofit social enterprise with the mission to promote prosperity through entrepreneurship. It was founded on the principle that all entrepreneurs deserve the opportunity to be successful, with the understanding that their success benefits society at large. To achieve its mission, Encite will provide small and growing businesses with financing, consulting, and mentoring services. Encite plans to launch activities first in Haiti and the Dominican Republic. Position Description The Fundraising Intern position is a unique opportunity to help support an entrepreneurial nonprofit organization in building the revenue strategy, systems, and key relationships to accelerate its growth and impact. The Fundraising Intern will work closely with Encite’s Director of Fundraising, CFO, and CEO, with responsibilities including: • Contributing to the development of a comprehensive fundraising strategy for Encite to fund startup and early-‐stage operating expenses • Researching, qualifying, and targeting potential donors • Participating in and contributing to meetings with potential donor partners • Drafting correspondence and making recommendations regarding donor stewardship • Writing proposals and grants; Developing project and grant budgets • Authoring grant and project reports as required by funders • Planning and organizing fundraising events • Developing Encite’s database of fundraising prospects and donors Criteria for Ideal Candidate • Intern must be able to commit at least 20 hours per week. • Understands and interested in impact investing, both the major players and the nuances of the ways in which the sector works • Thrives in a fast-‐paced, entrepreneurial environment and can successfully manage multiple changing priorities and projects while driving toward deadlines • Excellent written and verbal communication skills; Excellent internet research skills • Is committed to high-‐quality work and attention to detail • Has “can-‐do” attitude, proactive problem-‐solving skills, and resourcefulness • Experience with database management and design software a plus; Spanish/French skills a plus How to Apply: Please submit a resume and cover letter to [email protected]
by February 8, 2013. Applicants will be reviewed on a rolling basis. This internship is an unpaid position. Hours are flexible. Undergraduates and post-‐graduate candidates are welcome to apply. College credit may be available.