Individual Giving Intern

New York City Ballet is seeking an enthusiastic and responsible individual who has a strong interest in development, patron relations, database management, and research for a summer internship, with possibility for extension. Duration of this internship is January – May, with exact dates flexible based on successful applicant’s schedule.

Application Deadline: December 11, 2015

  • Conduct research on current and potential donors
  • Assist with coordination of invitation and donor mailings
  • Assist with donor benefit fulfillment
  • Organize event data for upload to database and assist with other data entry as needed
  • Complete special projects and provide general administrative support as needed
  • Assist with staffing of patron events such as cocktail receptions and rehearsal visits (occasional evenings)
  • Depending of time commitment, possible opportunity to learn and assist with the planned giving program

  • Professional demeanor, attention to detail, and excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and problem-solve in a fast-paced work environment
  • Sense of discretion when dealing with confidential information
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, etc.)
  • Database experience helpful (Tessitura, Raiser’s Edge, etc.)

This internship is unpaid.  Academic credit may be arranged, as well as complimentary access to ballet performances and special events for patrons. Office dress is business casual during the business day and formal for Special Events. Desired time commitment is three full-time days per week with flexibility to schedule.

Please email resume and brief cover letter with Individual Giving Intern in the subject line to:

New York City Ballet is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer