Summer Intern

Description

The Summer Intern is a member of the Library’s Fundraising Team, and primarily provides support of the Fundraising Activities of the Library in accordance with Jesup standards and practices.

Reports to:  Director of Development

Classification:  Part-time (hours vary); no benefits

Duties

  • Primary responsibility and focus is to assist with the daily operations of the “Pop-Up” Summer Book Sale: including setting up the “Pop-Up” Summer Book Sale retail space (outside on library grounds); restocking book sale materials; answering questions regarding the book sale; helping book sale customers with finding materials; conducting daily donation cash-in and cash-out procedures; maintaining a clean and safe retail book sale area (following proper COVID-19 sanitation guidelines); helping bring books and materials from storage to the book sale area; securing book sale area when not operational and protecting area/materials during times of inclement weather.
  • Assisting with other fundraising activities as needed: including mailings, processing gift acknowledgements, clerical work and related functions (training provided).
  • Assisting with other donor engagement and cultivation activities as needed.
  • Additional specific tasks and responsibilities will be assigned by the Director of Development.

Specifications

No experience is necessary. The person in this position however, must be dependable, willing to learn, and willing to work hard. The position requires someone who can be comfortable working independently, as well as part of a team and who can provide exceptional customer service – beyond the ordinary.

Qualifications

  • Demonstrated ability to work as part of a team with focus on providing excellent and effective service
  • Ability to talk with the public
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Ability to work a flexible schedule Monday – Sunday including some evenings
  • Experience with computer databases and software helpful
  • Appreciation for and ability to work with the diversity of people; sense of humor very useful
  • Commitment to the Jesup Memorial Library and its work in our community
  • Ability to move and/or lift materials up to 50 pounds

Other considerations

The duties listed above are intended only as illustrations of the various types of work that may be performed.  The omission of specific statements of duties does not exclude them from the position if the work is similar, related or a logical assignment to the position.  The job description does not constitute an employment agreement between the employer and employee and is subject to change as the needs of the employer and the requirements of the job change.

To apply

Please send a cover letter telling us why you want to do this work, a brief resume (if you have one), and a list of three references (not related to you) we may contact to:

Ruth A. Eveland, Library Director– reveland@jesuplibrary.org

The hours for this position can be flexible and the pay competitive. More than one internship may be available and we want someone who can start as soon as possible.