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BR-25 Foundation Relations Intern

World Wildlife Fund
Washington, DC 20001
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    136519432

BR-25 Foundation Relations Intern

US-DC-Washington
Type: Short Term (Fixed Term)
# of Openings: 1
WWF Washington, DC

Overview

WWF Overview

For 60 years, WWF has worked to help people and nature thrive. As one of the worlds leading conservation organization, WWF works in more than 100 countries, connecting cutting-edge conservation science with the collective power of our partners in the field more than one million supporters in the United States and five million globally, as well as partnerships with communities, companies, and governments.

Our vision for diversity, equity and inclusion at WWF is an organization as diverse as the world we protect; where the richness of all our unique views, experiences, and backgrounds combines to create the most sustainable and inclusive conservation outcomes possible bringing the greatest benefit to the planet and every person who lives on it.

Across the many cultures and individuals that represent WWF, we are unified by one mission, one brand, and one common set of values: Courage, Respect, Integrity and Collaboration.

Internships at WWF

WWFs internship program vision is to recruit professionals early in their careers who bring fresh thinking and innovation to the environmental and conservation sector and are well positioned to develop into the next generation of leaders. Our mission is to increase exposure of students from underrepresented populations to conservation and environmental careers, provide professional development opportunities, reduce the barriers to attracting a diverse pool of internship candidates, and develop a pipeline for future WWF hires from underrepresented populations.

WWF seeks a Foundation Relations Intern to assist and support the Foundation Relations team with the reporting and proposal processes for foundations donors, working toward achieving World Wildlife Funds annual foundation fundraising goal.



Responsibilities

Internship Description:

  • Prospecting and research
  • Reviewing reports and proposals
  • Augmenting master briefing memos with recent updates, including information gleaned from social media (an area which is currently under-researched)
  • Participating in internal meetings and prepare and distribute meeting notes following the meeting or call.


Qualifications

Minimum Requirements:

  • Pursuing either an Associates or Bachelors Degree program and interest in development and international conservation
  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, set priorities and meet deadlines
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Strong research skills
  • Flexibility and responsiveness to competing demands
  • Excellent organizational ability
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Intercultural communications skills
  • Team player
  • Identifies and aligns with the core values of the WWF organization: Courage, Integrity, Respect & Collaboration

Learning Outcomes

  • Proficiency in Grant writing 101 and best practices for foundation relationship management

Location:

US Remote WWF employs interns in all states with the exception of: Alabama, Arkansas, Hawaii, Idaho, Indiana, Iowa, Kentucky, Louisiana, Mississippi, Nevada, New Hampshire, North Dakota, Oklahoma, Rhode Island, Wisconsin, Wyoming.

Compensation:

Paid - $15 per hour (35 hours per week)

One time stipend net $100

How to apply: Please submit a resume & cover letter through our Careers Page, Requisition #BR-25 no later than May 17th, 2021, 11:59 PM EST.

If selected for the role, you will need to provide 2 letters of recommendation as part of the WWF application process.

* Please note that intern must have U.S. work authorization that does not require sponsorship of a visa.

As an EOE/AA employer, WWF will not discriminate in its employment practices due to an applicants race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, or protected Veteran status.






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Posted: 2021-05-12 Expires: 2021-06-13

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