Development and Fundraising Intern

Friends of the Israel Defense Forces - New York, NY


The Development Intern will be an integral part of the Tristate Team, assisting the Tristate Manager and Associates with ongoing projects including but not limited to:

Development Intern Requirements:

· College student with a strong affinity to Israel and the IDF

· Ability to work from the FIDF headquarters office in Manhattan

· Demonstrated success in event planning and donor or customers relations

· Strong computer skills including: Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint.)

· Excellent interpersonal, written, and communication skills.

· Highly organized, detailed-oriented and self-motivated with the ability to multi-task

· 10-15 hours per week

Development Intern Essential Job Duties:

· The Development Intern provides support regarding registration for events and meeting materials.

  • Assisting with building sponsorship opportunities, newsletters, e-blasts.
  • Handle departmental communications and related tasks including, but not limited to: responding to requests for information from donors and executing large mailings.
  • Maintaining accurate records of donor information in Donor Database
  • Assisting with coordinating Tristate events including local chapter committee meetings, Galas, Dinners, parlor meetings, etc.
  • Collaborate with team members on special projects

Occasionally attend an event to help staff during some evenings and Sundays.

Job Type: Internship


  • relevant: 1 year (Preferred)

Application Question:

  • Are you interested in an unpaid internship?

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction

This Company Describes Its Culture as:

  • Stable -- traditional, stable, strong processes
  • People-oriented -- supportive and fairness-focused
  • Team-oriented -- cooperative and collaborative


  • Monday to Friday