Salzburg Global Seminar

Organization Description 

The Salzburg Global Seminar (Salzburg Global) is a non-governmental organization with offices in Salzburg, Austria and Washington, D.C. that builds knowledge, skills and networks to drive innovation and institutional change in the public interest. Focusing on complex challenges across sector and geographic boundaries, we bring global thought leaders and entrepreneurs together with young men and women who will be the game changers for the next generation. Our in-depth seminars advance problem-framing and solutions, equipping young leaders to have real impact in their subject area and transform their effectiveness in their countries and communities.

What We Are Looking For

Salzburg Global seeks an intern for our development department team in the Washington, D.C. office to assist both the Offices of the President and vice president/chief development officer with event management, fundraising and database/information management.

Typical projects

  • Conduct research regarding potential institutional and individual donors, summarize findings and make recommendations regarding follow up
  • Assist individual giving manager with planning and logistics of annual campaign and cultivation efforts
  • Input institutional and individual donor data into Raisers Edge database and create queries and reports
  • Write briefings to prepare executives for external meetings and fundraising calls
  • Review concept papers and grant proposals for clarity
  • Assist manager, Office of the President, with planning and coordination of an annual seminar in Washington, D.C.
  • Coordinate weekly development department meetings with Salzburg and D.C. offices
  • Possibility for more complex projects and higher levels of responsibility as skills are acquired

Helpful Academic or Professional Backgrounds

  • Nonprofit management
  • Fundraising and development
  • Education
  • International relations

Other Requirements

The candidate must be able to work both independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment with rapidly shifting priorities. Candidates must also be comfortable working with people in different time zones, from diverse cultural backgrounds and at all levels of the organization, including senior executives, in a creative, but formal and professional environment, e.g. business attire is required. Enthusiasm for the global mission, exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail, and Internet research and Microsoft Office Suite skills are required. Experience working with databases preferable.