Phoenix, AZ


TYPE OF POSITION:  Part-time, contractor            

HOURS: 15–20 hours/week


American Philanthropic is a growing, national philanthropic consulting and services firm with offices in the Denver, Philadelphia, Chicago, and Phoenix metro areas. American Philanthropic works with charitable foundations and nonprofits to strengthen civil society—those nongovernmental, non-market-based associations and organizations which are vital to the health of our democracy. To do this, we offer strategic organizational and development analysis and planning services, as well as a variety of services related to fundraising and development including development training, messaging and branding assistance, creation of donor-oriented materials and solicitations, donor prospect research, and direct mail program management, among others. More information is available at www.americanphilanthropic.com.


As an intern American Philanthropic’s Phoenix office, you will provide staff with operations and general administrative support, as well as back-end assistance with client projects. The projects you might be called upon to assist with include donor research; general writing; copy-editing; contact list development; event planning; and office administrative tasks.

This position would be ideal for a current student or recent graduate who is looking for part-time employment and is interested in learning about the nonprofit sector. This position is located in the downtown Phoenix office for at least three days/week part of the day. The ideal candidate will demonstrate acute intelligence, a keen eye for detail, a high degree of personal initiative and conscientiousness, and ability to learn quickly. You must be willing to take personal ownership of projects, accomplish tasks, and make consistent progress on projects with minimal supervision. Proficiency in Microsoft Office products, and the ability to successfully and quickly learn to use other specialized programs including Salesforce, are a plus.


To apply email your cover letter, resume, and writing sample to nicole@americanphilanthropic.com.

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