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Membership & Development Internship | Summer 2017

10-20 hoursPhiladelphia2 positions availableSummerFree Movies!


Position: Membership & Development Intern
Reports to: Membership & Development Associate
Intern Summary
Philadelphia Film Society creates opportunities for diverse communities to experience film through initiatives that inspire, educate, challenge and entertain.
PFS Membership Interns are responsible for assisting the Membership & Development Associate in managing and growing the PFS Membership base as well as assist the Development team in all aspects of individual giving, including membership, donor research, and the annual fund.
• Support PFS staff at Membership events such as Sneak Preview Screenings
• Administrative tasks surrounding managing the Membership Program including mailings and member list management
• Assist Membership & Development Associate in telephone and email follow-ups to members
• Become proficient in Patron Manager with an emphasis on memberships and reporting
• Assist in maintaining member records
• Support PFS staff in administrative duties such as outreach, mailings, and follow-up communications
• Support PFS Staff in conceptualizing and organizing membership tables, outreach, and promos
• Supporting staff efforts to grow PFS’s membership and donor base, including direct contact with current and prospective members
• Providing basic donor profiles through prospect research

Time Requirements
• Internship Term: May-August 2017
• 2 days/week in office + some evenings
• Hours in Office: 10am-4pm


Job Requirements
• Exemplary customer service skills
• Comfortable talking to new people
• Proficient with Google Docs, Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, and Mail Chimp
• Strong aptitude for databases; Experience in database management systems a plus
• Willingness to learn how to navigate Patron Manager
• Strong writing skills
• Attention to detail
• Ability to manage time effectively
• Ability to work independently
• Effective communication skills
• Interest in film and comfort speaking with new people to represent the mission and programs of PFS