The Auction Intern works closely with the Engagement Coordinator and Auction Committee on all aspects of Southern Exposure's Annual Fundraiser and Art Auction. The intern will learn how to organize a major fundraising event from beginning to end, including a range of pre- and post-event communications and the context of a significant fundraising event within a small non-profit organization. Duties include seeking business sponsorships and in-kind donations, coordinating auction artists and artworks, creating and maintaining complex spreadsheets, auction catalog production, event production, gallery installation, publicity and marketing, and donor acknowledgment.
Skills needed: Strong communication skills, an outgoing personality, attention to detail, ability to work independently, interest in non-profit fundraising and event planning; familiarity with Mac computers, social media and a solid working knowledge of general office applications such as Google Drive, CiviCRM, Microsoft Word, and Excel.
Duration: January 2019 – May 2019, approximately 6-8 hours/week
To apply, submit a cover letter and resume to [email protected], or call 415-863-2141 for more information. A SoEx staff member will respond to you within 7–10 days.