The Development Intern will play a critical role in the daily operations of the Terrapin Club. This individual will gain practical experience that will prepare them for a full-time opportunity in college athletics development. The position will perform duties including but not limited to: providing general office support to Terrapin Club staff; managing a portfolio of 50 donors, assist in fulfilling annual membership benefits; coordinating donor cultivation and stewardship opportunities; assisting with data hygiene projects; partially overseeing student-interns; leading Terrapin Club 50/50 Raffle operations at select events; market, and promote the Terrapin Club at events serving as a game day point of contact for hospitality areas.
Provide general office support during regular business day including but not limited to: answering the telephone, responding to emails and text messages and providing any necessary follow-up; greeting visitors to the office; and providing administrative support to Terrapin Club full-time staff
Responsible for making phone calls to renew and upgrade Terrapin Club member donations
Assist development staff with member benefit fulfillment including the execution of experiences for the Backstage Pass program, mailings and other stewardship initiatives
Assist, market, and promote Terrapin Club at events and serve as a game day point of contact for donor hospitality areas
Responsible for data hygiene projects as well as create donor bios for full-time staff
Assist with the management and execution of the Terrapin Club Young Alumni and 30 Under 30 programs
Partially manage student interns by assisting with on-boarding, training, task management, etc.
Oversee all aspects of the Terrapin Club 50/50 Raffle program for select home athletic events
Other duties as assigned
Bachelor’s degree in Sports Management, Communication, Business, or related field
One year of experience with customer service
Demonstrated excellent verbal and written communication skills
Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail and time management
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Experience with Paciolan or similar donor management system
To Apply: Submit (1) cover letter, (2) resume, and (3) names and contact information of at least three references to Garrett Nixon (firstname.lastname@example.org). More information on Maryland Athletics can be found at www.umterps.com.
Best Consideration Date: April 14, 2023.
The University of Maryland, College Park, an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer, complies with all applicable federal and state laws and regulations regarding nondiscrimination and affirmative action; all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment. The University is committed to a policy of equal opportunity for all persons and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected veteran status, age, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, creed, marital status, political affiliation, personal appearance, or on the basis of rights secured by the First Amendment, in all aspects of employment, educational programs and activities, and admissions.
The University of Maryland is a member of the prestigious Association of American Universities and is located on a beautiful campus located eight miles north of the nation's capital in College Park, which was recently rated "Best place to Raise Kids in Maryland" by Bloomberg.com. The campus is also near Columbia, Maryland, which was listed as the #2 “Best Place to Live” by Money Magazine. The Athletic Program has won 20 national championships over the last 15 years and is a charter member of the Big Ten Conference. Currently, 78 of the University's academic programs are ranked in their respective Top 25 nationally.