Location: United States of America (Ney York City)
Closing date: 31 Dec 2007
The Island Aid Organization is seeking two qualified interns for the position of "Fundraising and External Contact Development Assistant." The internship will take place in New York City beginning immediately until February 1st, 2008. The internship is unpaid however upon successful completion of the project, interns may be considered for further assignment with the Island Aid Organization in the United States or within field operations in Indonesia.

The intern will assist the NYC representative for Island Aid as well as the Sweden Representative (off site until early January) in coordinating activities for the annual NYC Island Aid fundraiser. This year's fundraiser is especially important as Island Aid has recently taken delivery of our aid vessel and funding for sustainable activities and running cost is critical.Interns will be responsible for a range of activities including but not limited to establishing corporate contacts in various sectors, marketing the organization to corporate contacts, and meeting with administration from various NGO offices informing them of Island Aid's unique capabilities and setting the groundwork for future collaboration, and general administrative duties involving the event itself.

Potential interns must be self motivated and able to work autonomously in a broad range of situations in the bustling urban environment of NYC. Interns must have superior communication skills, fluency in English and a professional appearance suited to the range of potential donors they will be networking with.
Minimum qualifications should include at least a bachelor's degree and relavent experience in development, business or public relations related fields. Candidates with Masters level education will be given preference.
Vacancies Contact
Interested applicants should forward their cover letter and CV to: Adam Darrell Bailey: adabaile@indiana.edu