The Development Intern at the Jewish Museum will provide essential support to the Major Gifts team in managing the Museum’s individual giving groups: Young Patrons, Patrons, Contemporary Circle, and Museum Council.

Department: Development Reports to: Development Coordinator Date posted: January 16, 2020 FLSA Status: Unpaid Schedule: Part-time; 12-24 hours per week


  • Identifying and researching new sources of funding;
  • Supporting the execution of donor group mailings (solicitations, renewals, invitations, and acknowledgments);
  • Updating and maintaining the donor database (Salesforce);
  • Assisting in the planning and staffing of special events;
  • Drafting correspondence;
  • Assisting with the organization of office materials and supplies; and
  • Miscellaneous projects, as assigned.


  • Strong communication, written, and organizational skills
  • Interest in learning about Major Gifts fundraising
  • Knowledge of Word and Excel
  • Ability to work independently and meet deadlines
  • Willingness to periodically work nights and weekends, as necessary
  • Interest in the arts

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