Development and Events Internship

Sep 22, 2015, 10:10 AM
Location : Harpers Ferry, West Virginia
Department : Membership and Development Department
Supervisor : Marie Uehling, Associate Director of Development, Individual Giving and Tiffany Lawrence, Associate Director of Development, Corporate and Donor Relations
Type : Unpaid Internship
Position Summary:
The Appalachian Trail Conservancy (ATC) is seeking a Development Intern to assist in the Membership and Development Department. Under general supervision, the Development Intern will assist in multiple functions related to event/meeting facilitation, planning, registration, etc. and will also assist with developing and designing promotional materials and entering information into the donor database.
Essential Duties/Responsibilities:

Assist in event & meeting set-up and execution

Work with vendors/hosts to plan and organize events

Develop Follow-up reports

Assist with events database system

Assist in internal and external document design and production


Has or is working towards a Bachelor’s degree in related field

Proficiency in Microsoft Office (especially Excel)

Great organizational skills

Ability to converse and accommodate members and guests

Creative writing and design skills a plus

Physical Demands:
Work Environment:
To Apply:

To apply for this position please submit your resume to: [email protected] and [email protected]. All resumes should be emailed as a Microsoft Word document, saved as “Last Name_First Name” and should include a short cover letter describing your interest in the position. Please indicate in your email (preferably in the subject line) the position you are applying for along with the term. For example “Development Events Internship_Fall 20XX”.



Spring Term: Applications due last week of ​December

Summer Term: Applications due second week of April

Fall Term: Applications due September 1st

ATC Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

ATC encourages collaboration, flexibility, and fairness with all employees and volunteers to enable participation and contributions to their fullest potential. We are committed to being a diverse and inclusive organization, and recognize that diversity contributes to an effective and successful organizational culture and mission. The ATC prohibits discrimination in employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, gender identity and/or expression), national origin, political affiliation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, membership in an employee organization, retaliation, parental status, military service, political affiliation, union membership, or any other status protected by the laws and regulations in the locations where we operate.

Position Type : Careers - Internship