Development Intern

Location: Boston, MA

Flying Kites is seeking a creative, driven and passionate Development Intern. This position will report to the Director of Development, while working with our Stewardship Manager to inspire action and expand our Child Sponsorship Program by recruiting individuals, schools, and communities to support our work in Kenya. In addition, the Development Intern will provide daily administrative support, maintaining a donor database and assisting the office manager as needed. A round-trip flight to Kenya will be awarded to interns who exceed expectations and complete a six month internship with Flying Kites.

Responsibilities:

  • Frequently engage with fundraisers, donors, and prospects to sustain and deepen relationships

  • Work with team in Kenya to develop innovative ways to engage sponsors

  • Recruit schools, communities, and individuals to sponsor students at Flying Kites

  • Support the development team as needed

  • Administrative duties

Qualifications: 

  • College degree, or in pursuit of college degree

  • Problem-solver with a desire to meet and engage new people

  • Strong written skills

  • Independent and self-motivated

  • Passion for issues of social justice

About the Office:

We work hard to cultivate a motivating office culture that ensures our entire team performs to the best of their ability. We set targets, we celebrate success and we encourage each other to try new things everyday. We will do whatever it takes for the children we serve and you will not find a more exciting place to be. Apply now to see what that means (we can't put our secrets on the world wide web).

How to Apply:

Please send resume and cover letter to careers@flyingkites.org