Internship title: Development Intern (General)
Supervisor: Development Coordinator
Time commitment: 15-25 hours per week, 3 or more days
Compensation: Although internships are unpaid, a $30 weekly travel stipend is offered.
Lyric Opera of Chicago exists to provide a broad, deep and relevant cultural service to the Chicago region and the nation, and to advance the development of the art form of opera.
This internship will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of projects in preparation for Lyric's season. This position will assist all major areas of Development, including Donor Services, Annual and Planned Giving, Individual Giving, Institutional Partnerships, Women's Board, Chapters, Guild Board, and Young Professionals.
Projects/duties include but are not limited to:
Assist with direct mail pieces, including proofing, editing, design input, and distribution
Research projects and utilize Tessitura for data entry and organization of information
Provide general assistance at key events such as Opening Night Opera Ball, Operathon, Lyric Signature Events, and others
Perform general clerical duties (filing, copying, mailing) as needed
Additional projects specific to each Development area as assigned
Required knowledge and skills:
Candidates must have excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills. Projects require the ability to prioritize and efficiently manage multiple tasks while ensuring timely completion of all duties required. Ideal candidates will have a strong work ethic with sensitivity to confidential information and the ability to work independently as well as a member of a team. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher) also necessary.
How to Apply
Please send your resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.