Development & Communications Internship

Sportable’s Development and Communications Intern will assist in all aspects of fundraising, communications, and marketing. This position reports to the Director of Development. The Coordinator will maintain donor records, acknowledge donations, and prepare correspondence regarding the organization and its programs.

The Development and Communications Intern will also assist with external communications of the organization.

To apply, please send your cover letter, resume and other position-specific materials listed to Shelley Sowers, Athletic Director, at

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Support all aspects of an annual development plan that includes goals, work plans, timelines, and donor cultivation
  • Assist with updating, adding and maintaining donor and constituent records in the database
  • Update and maintain accurate contribution receipts in database
  • Ensure all gifts and pledges are processed and acknowledged accurately and promptly
  • Maintain accurate donor records including ongoing database maintenance and clean-up projects to improve data integrity and database performance
  • Communicate as needed with external constituents
  • Assist with creation of donor lists and other gift queries and reports
  • Assist with coordination of annual fund mail appeals
  • Provide support and coordination for development events
  • Perform other related development duties as assigned
  • Work with Sportable team to coordinate social media strategy and outreach
  • Work with Sportable team to develop and design external brochures, documents, and flyers
  • Assist with other external and internal communications duties as needed

Qualifications & Skills

  • Knowledge and experience working with individuals of all abilities and age groups
  • In-depth disability awareness preferred
  • Have access to transportation
  • Willingness to work nights and weekends as needed
  • Pass a background check
  • Basic computer processing skills including MS Office

Applications will be reviewed and you will be contacted only if selected for a phone or personal interview. No phone calls, please. Sportable does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sexual orientation, national origin, gender, disability, age, or any other characteristic protected by law