This year-round, part-time position offers a behind-the-scenes look at how funds are raised to support the liberty movement in Michigan. The primary responsibility of the person in this role is to conduct research on current and prospective supporters of the Mackinac Center for Public Policy. However, the candidate also will gain an overview of donor relations, donor meetings, donor-related mail and email efforts, and more.
The preferred candidate will have strong verbal and written communication skills, demonstrate a great degree of professionalism, and show the ability to manage highly confidential information. Experience in use of relational databases and competence in Word and Excel is a plus.
Advancement work might include:
Online research to help grow the Mackinac Center family of supporters.
Work to strengthen communications with donors, primarily by acquiring and updating email addresses and other contact information.
Personal contact with donors through phone calls and emails in support of excellent donor relations.
Clerical support, such as data entry, filing, handling mailings, etc.
A curriculum major in politics or economics is not required; students from all subject areas are encouraged to apply.
The employment term is a minimum of 15 hours per week and should be expected to run the course of the current academic year with potential for further employment opportunity. Interns are compensated at the rate of $15.50 per hour and are employed on an at-will basis.
Note: It is a requirement that applicants must be current students to qualify for this internship position.
Email application materials to firstname.lastname@example.org or mail to:
Director of Operations/Intern Coordinator
Mackinac Center for Public Policy
140 West Main Street
P.O. Box 568
Midland, MI 48640-0568