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Career Opportunities

DEVELOPMENT & MARKETING INTERN

12-15 hours/week

This position supports the Development and Marketing Director in fundraising events, special events, fund development projects, and the marketing of Big Brothers Big Sisters of the 7 Rivers Region.


Responsibilities:

  • To manage the cash box donation system by securing businesses to place the cash boxes in, maintaining contact with those businesses, coordinating the emptying of the boxes as needed, and ensuring boxes remain in high-traffic locations.

  • To plan, organize, and market fund development events (i.e. Restaurant Fundraisers, Golf Outings, etc).

  • Assist in any agency events or fundraising activities as needed (i.e. Annual Giving, Start Something Breakfast, Express Game, etc).

  • To assist in the marketing of Big Brothers Big Sisters of Northwestern Wisconsin.

  • Participate in local networking events.

  • Serve on the Big/Little Event Committee and assist in the planning and marketing of Big/Little events.

  • Assist in other marketing or fund development activities as deemed necessary.

  • Schedule must be flexible enough to be able to attend occasional evening or weekend events or activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Organizational Skills

  • Reliable Transportation

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EVENT PLANNING INTERN

10-20 hours/week (Varies)

Responsible for supporting the Development & Marketing Department in all aspects of planning, implementing, and marketing the Bowl for Kids’ Sake event and other smaller fundraising events.


Responsibilities:

  • To assist in all planning areas of Bowl for Kids’ Sake including securing sponsorships, securing raffle and door prizes, planning logistics, attending committee meetings, developing and implementing a marketing & promotion plan, recruiting bowling teams, recruiting committee members, assisting in decorations and games, strengthening La Crosse and Winona/Rochester bowling events, and planning any other event details.

  • To assist in planning or organizing other events as necessary.

  • To participate in local networking events.

  • *Intern must be available during the majority of Winterim because that is one of the busiest times in the planning of this event

  • Schedule must be flexible enough to be able to attend occasional evening or weekend events or activities as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Excellent Organizational Skills

  • Reliable Transportation