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Development/Fundraising Intern

We are seeking a Development/Fundraising Intern to begin in September 2016. This unpaid position will last 12-24 weeks, a minimum of 20 hours a week, and is located in Culver City, CA.  A transportation stipend is available. The intern needs to have a strong passion for social justice, politics, and research. Flexibility, kindness and an eagerness to learn are required!


  • Research possible donors and foundations
  • Maintain Nationbuilder database - merging duplicates and improving overall quality of database
  • Coordinate mailings (thank yous, packages, etc)
  • Solicit donations via phone  
  • Handle stewardship of existing donors by contact/follow up/relationship building
  • Manage strategic targeting of supporters/donors/foundations



  • Currently enrolled in a college program in a related field
  • Passion for Brave New Films’ mission and an understanding that this organization, though “nonpartisan,” is political 
  • Passion for Development/Fundraising either in a non profit setting or political 
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (especially mail merge) and Excel
  • Copy editing
  • Basic understanding of database management (not required but will train the right person) 
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Willingness to learn and a positive attitude

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to internships@bravenewfilms.org

Brave New Films is an Equal Opportunity Employer and employs without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, religion, age, handicap or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.