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Amnesty International Australia

  • 1,000 - 50,000 employees

Amnesty International Australia Philanthropy Research and Events Intern

Sydney

The role of the intern is to support Amnesty's Philanthropy Managers to deliver Amnesty International's major gift fundraising program.

Opportunity details

Opportunity Types
Internship
Number of Vacancies
1
Salary
Unpaid
Start Date
ASAP

Application dates

Applications Open
17 Aug 2018
Applications Close
24 Aug 2018

Minimum requirements

Level of Study
Bachelor
Accepting International Applications
No
Degrees Accepted
E
Aerospace Engineering & Aviation
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I
Computer Graphics & Animation
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B
Actuarial Studies
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M
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C
Graphic Design & Visual Arts
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H
Classics
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Humanities (all other)
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L
Law
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P
Architecture & Interior Design
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Property, Land & Real Estate
S
Agricultural Science & Management
Chemistry
Earth Sciences
Physics & Astronomy
Sciences (all other)
T
General Education Studies

Our Philanthropy Team implements Amnesty's fundraising strategies at national level, focused on major philanthropic gifts and trust/foundation grants.

The role of the intern is to support Amnesty's Philanthropy Managers to deliver Amnesty International's major gift fundraising program. This position will be responsible for:

  • Research of potential major donors to Amnesty International programs
  • Assistance with event management
  • Customer relationship management – customer service, email, phones
  • Preparing briefing documents on human rights issues and donors' backgrounds
  • Database maintenance
  • Potentially attend events and record donor meetings
  • General office administration
  • Other ad hoc tasks and projects as required

The ideal person for the role will be strong in written and verbal communication, ability to navigate Google Docs and a collaborative manner. Ideally having a general interest in human rights and Amnesty's mission will be beneficial, but not essential.

This opportunity which give the successful intern an inside look into the internal operations within Amnesty and the wide reach of our human rights support. It will provide the chance to liaise with internal and external stakeholders and allow for a greater understanding of structure, processes and events which bring supporters together. This will also connect your interest with human rights while you contribute practically to the cause.

Graduate Success Stories


Graduate profile: Amnesty International - Katie Woods
  • Graduate stories
I feel privileged to be able to work for an organisation that I believe in, and whose values I share.

Katie Wood

  • Graduate stories
I feel privileged to be able to work for an organisation that I believe in, and whose values I share.

Katie Wood

Graduate profile: Amnesty International - Katie Woods
  • Graduate stories
I feel privileged to be able to work for an organisation that I believe in, and whose values I share.

Katie Wood

  • Graduate stories
I feel privileged to be able to work for an organisation that I believe in, and whose values I share.

Katie Wood