[act-ma] Apply to be a Special Events Intern at GLAD (LGBT rights org)

Robbie Samuels send2robbie at gmail.com
Wed Dec 11 15:38:47 PST 2013

Great opportunity for someone interested in event planning and/or
fundraising. We will review applications on a rolling basis until the
positions are filled. Ideally we’d hear from candidates before 12/19.
Please share with anyone who might be a great candidate.

*Special Events Internship*

The Development Department at Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders is
looking for a Special Events Intern to help raise the funds that enable
GLAD to meet our mission.  This is a great opportunity for someone who
wants to have an impact on these issues in a very practical way.  Join us
and learn about or gain further experience in special events fundraising
and non-profit development.


-Procure and track 180 silent auction items with an overall value of
-Outreach to auction donors through mailings, telephone, canvassing and
-Research auction donor prospects and add to donor database (Raiser’s Edge)

-Onsite coordination of event volunteers at Summer Party and Spirit of
Justice Award Dinner
-Provide registration support at GLAD’s regional events and Equal Justice
Council briefings
-Collect RSVPs for GLADHours and add to donor database

-Solicit event sponsors through mailings, telephone, and emails
-Assist with donor acknowledgement mailings
-Research and update corporate sponsorship contacts in donor database
-Prepare Spirit of Justice Award Dinner corporate sponsorship packets

-Perform other tasks as needed to carry out fundraising objectives for
entire organization

The ideal candidate will have a strong desire to work in non-profit
development and preferably some background in an administrative office
setting.  The ability to take direction, show initiative and follow through
in a dynamic environment is a must. Excellent attention to detail and a
willingness to ask questions are also critical.

Ongoing training and supervision will be provided.  Dress code is casual.

Start date in January or February. End date in mid-August. This is required
since the Summer Party is the last Saturday in July and is the event you
will be most focused on. Intern positions are 20 or 40 hours.10am-6pm,
occasional evenings.  Flexible schedule. Dependability is a must.

Commit to 40 hours a week for a minimum of 6 months and receive a $2,400
stipend. Monthly T pass will be reimbursed for interns that commit to 20+
hours per week.

*How to Apply*

Please send a resume and cover letter to:
Special Events Coordinator – Rebecca Glucklich

e-mail rglucklich at glad.org (no phone calls please)

GLAD is at the cutting edge of the historic fight for full equality and
justice. Through impact litigation, education and public policy work,
GLAD’s precedent-setting work has established anti-discrimination laws for
transgender, gay, lesbian and bisexual people and protected the rights of
those with HIV throughout New England.

GLAD is an affirmative action, equal opportunity employer. GLAD is
dedicated to the goal of building a culturally diverse and pluralistic
staff committed to working in a multicultural environment and strongly
encourages applications from transgender persons, people of color, and
individuals with disabilities, including HIV.

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*Through strategic litigation, public policy advocacy, and education, Gay &
Lesbian Advocates & Defenders works in New England and nationally to create
a just society free of discrimination based on gender identity and
expression, HIV status, and sexual orientation.*

*Robbie Samuels **Senior Manager of Events and*

*Donor Engagement*

Gay & Lesbian Advocates & Defenders
30 Winter Street, Suite 800
Boston MA 02108
*www.glad.org/events* <http://www.glad.org/events>
rsamuels at glad.org
617-426-3594 / fax

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