Development Internship-Fall/Winter 2019

Development Internship-Fall/Winter 2019

CATEGORY: Internship

Dramatists Guild Foundation
New York, NY 10018

Job Details


Dramatists Guild Foundation (DGF) seeks a part-time Development Intern for the Fall of 2019.


DGF is a national charity that fuels the future of American theater by supporting the writers who create it. DGF fosters playwrights, composers, lyricists, and bookwriters at all stages of their careers. We sponsor educational programs; provide awards, grants, and stipends; offer free space to create new works; give emergency aid to writers in need. By supporting and nurturing the creators of today, we protect the stories of tomorrow.


The Development Intern provides essential support to the Development department, maintaining good relations with partners, colleagues and other organizational contacts made in the normal course of conducting DGF work. The ideal candidate has a deep interest in how a nonprofit organization operates and in gaining hands-on experience in fundraising for an arts non-profit. 




  • Supports the Director of Development, as needed.

  • Assist with prospect research. 

  • Assist with donor communications.

  • Assist with tracking incoming donations and database management. 

  • Provide assistance on direct mail, on-site, web-based campaigns.




  • Prior DonorPerfect or database management experience is a real plus. 

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain confidentiality and use good judgment in making independent decisions with a high degree of tact and diplomacy.

  • Proficiency in use of Google Drive required.

  • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Office applications including Word, Excel.

  • Ability to coordinate a high volume of diverse assignments, effectively handle competing priorities, and maintain attention to detail.

  • Students seeking academic credit, undergraduate or graduate, are preferred.

  • Passion for DGF’s mission, goals, and programming.


Interns working 18+ hours per week will be provided an MTA Unlimited MetroCard for the length of their internship.


To apply, email with the subject line LAST NAME – Development Intern. We ask that you provide a resume and a cover letter expressing your interest in the position.




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