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Summer Associate - Philadelphia/Pittsburgh

Company: CCS Fundraising
Location: Philadelphia
Posted on: May 28, 2023

Job Description:

Summer Associate - Philadelphia/ Pittsburgh (Hybrid)Location: Philadelphia or Pittsburgh Minimum Experience: Earning a graduate degreeDuration: 10 weeks (June to August) -About CCS FundraisingCCS Fundraising is an international strategic fundraising firm that partners with nonprofits for transformational change. For 76 years, CCS has empowered many of the world's greatest organizations across sectors to advance some of the most important causes in history. We plan, manage, and implement programs and initiatives that achieve fundraising goals and mission impact.CCS provides tailored support to more than 700 nonprofit organizations annually. Headquartered in New York, the firm has over 500 professionals and 18 offices throughout the United States and Europe. Our people are our greatest strength. At CCS, you will join a diverse team of smart, passionate, and resourceful professionals who are driven by purpose and committed to performance.Our services include:

Campaign ManagementStrategy, Evaluation & PlanningInterim Development ManagementLearning & Leadership DevelopmentData Analytics -Summer Associate OverviewThe ten-week internship program is designed to expose MBA and Master's students to different types of CCS projects through a rotational program with one to three clients. It is designed to offer a robust learning experience for individuals interested in impacting the nonprofit sector through a career in philanthropy and fundraising. Associates will have the opportunity to participate in the ongoing development efforts of a CCS client, work on projects to further fundraising initiatives, and/or support business development operations. Summer associates will be directly supervised by a CCS consultant and will be in regular communication with CCS Executives. At the end of the program, each intern will present on key learnings to CCS Executives and team members. Based upon performance, each associate also will be considered for a full-time employment offer. -Who You AreOutstanding candidates bring a diverse background, an interest in philanthropy, and ambition to succeed in a rewarding career. The ideal candidate is a highly self-motivated and passionate individual who possesses fundraising experience or transferable skills in consulting, communications, marketing, and strategic planning.We are looking for a dedicated professional who can:
Apply critical and strategic thinking to quickly identify the crux of a problem, question, or issueCommunicate clearly, concisely, and logically both verbally and in writing and is comfortable articulating strategies with a variety of audiencesAdopt an approach to any given situation and remain open-minded to new ideaThrive in a mission-oriented environment and is motivated by the idea of working across philanthropic sectors -Qualifications include:
Current enrollment in an MBA or Master programExcellent quantitative analytical skillsKeen business sense demonstrated in either a professional or academic environmentExceptional interpersonal skills and ability to work collaboratively with all levels of staff, volunteers, donors, and prospective donorsOutstanding organizational skills and ability to manage multiple tasks simultaneouslyGreat storytelling skills and strong public speaking skillsPhilanthropic values and a commitment to serviceStrong work ethic, enthusiasm, and confidenceProfessional demeanorMicrosoft Office proficiency -Projects may include:
Developing work plans and materials for campaign planning studies and development assessmentsConducting analysis of our clients through review of fundraising performance and interviews with organization's executives, volunteer leaders, and donorsPreparing fundraising campaign materials, including strategic plans, operating materials, case statements, and major gift proposalsConducting in-depth prospect researchWriting and delivering high-impact presentations and materialsCCS offers competitive benefits, a dynamic training program, resources, career advancement, mentoring, and networking opportunities. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and strongly encourage a diverse pool of candidates to apply.Powered by JazzHR

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