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Development Intern

Jewish Museum
Working Time

Schedule:Part-Time; 12-24 hrs/wk

Internship Term:Summer 2018


The Jewish Museum:

Founded in 1904 and located on New York City’s Museum Mile, the Jewish Museum is dedicated to the enjoyment, understanding, and preservation of the artistic and cultural heritage of the Jewish people. The Museum maintains a unique collection of nearly 30,000 works of art, ceremonial objects, and media reflecting the global Jewish experience over more than 4,000 years. The Museum applies a contemporary lens to its exhibitions, which range from ancient to contemporary art.


The Position:

The Development Intern at the Jewish Museum will provide essential support to the Major Gifts team in managing the Museum’s individual giving groups: Young Patrons, Patrons, Contemporary Circle, and Museum Council.


Responsibilities Include:

•Identifying and researching new sources of funding;

•Supporting the execution of donor group mailings (solicitations, renewals, invitations, and acknowledgments);

•Updating and maintaining the donor database (Salesforce);

•Assisting in the planning and staffing of special events;

•Drafting correspondence;

•Assisting with the organization of office materials and supplies; and

•Miscellaneous projects, as assigned.



•Strong communication, written, and organizational skills

•Interest in learning about Major Gifts fundraising

•Knowledge of Word and Excel

•Ability to work independently and meet deadlines

•Willingness to periodically work nights and weekends, as necessary

•Interest in the arts


Send Resume with Cover Letter and Intern Application To:

Human Resources Coordinator

The Jewish Museum

1109 Fifth Avenue

New York, NY 10128


Fax: 646.358.3040

Phone: 212.423.3238