Beyond Walls

181 Union St. #205
Lynn, MA 01901
www.beyond-walls.org
admin@beyond-walls.org

Date Posted:
October 24, 2018

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Development/Fundraising

Type:
Intern

Development Intern

Description:
Beyond Walls is seeking a college-aged, recent graduate or early-career professional to assist in day-to-do fundraising operations. This is an exciting opportunity to join a small, creative team in a fast-paced startup environment.

The Beyond Walls development intern will support the work of the Beyond Walls team by assisting with the following:


  • helping with data entry and maintaining our database (Raiser’s Edge) and filing system

  • Assisting with researching, writing, and assembly of grant proposals

  • Prospect Research Projects

  • Direct Mail campaigns

  • Website maintenance/email campaigns

  • Other aspects as needed

Qualifications:

All candidates:

  • should have a genuine interest in learning about creative placemaking, fundraising, non profit management, and/or arts administration

  • must be highly organized and have excellent writing and research skills

  • Can commit 15-20 hours/week; days are flexible

  • ability to work independently, take initiative, and approach problems creatively;

  • flexible, detail oriented, and organized;

  • ability to multitask and prioritize;

  • ability to respect privacy and confidentiality of donors;

  • possess a professional demeanor.

How To Apply:
To apply, please send a statement of interest, resume, and writing sample to admin@beyond-walls.org. Please write "Development Intern" in the Subject Line.
Apply by:
November 30, 2018
Salary:
Unpaid
About this Organization:

Beyond Walls' mission is to activate underutilized space to strengthen communities. We do this work by partnering with local organizations, municipalities, community members and expert consultants to design, produce and manage projects and programs that infuse public art and creative experiences into underutilized public spaces. Through our work, we hope to empowers community members’ and visitors’ sense of place and safety.


Originally, a completely volunteer initiative, Beyond Walls, was set into action through a variety of donations, sponsorships, and grants. We are fiscally sponsored by Lynn's own, Neighborhood Development Associates, a 501c3 nonprofit.


Beyond Walls continues to use grassroots efforts to promote stronger, more vibrant, and inclusive communities. Through our placemaking projects and programming, we are committed to retaining the voice, integrity, and pride of area residents.