Paid Internship Position Available

The Perry County Community Foundation has a paid internship position available. This position is paid by the Lilly Endowment and is available in Tell City. Please see information below.

Position Title: Journalist/Administrative Intern

Employment Classification: Paid Internship

Employed by: Perry County Community Foundation

Reports to: Perry County Community Foundation Director

Intern Responsibilities

Primary responsibility will be to effectively record and produce information on impact of grants that have been provided by the Foundation (primarily through written media). Capturing photos while including documentation of any persons in the pictures will also be required.

Assist Director in executing strategic donor communications.

Help facilitate opportunities for donors to attend Foundation education events and/or programs.

Assist with donor stewardship mailings and contacts.

Record, manage and add information in donor database.

Perform administrative and office support activities for Foundation: field calls, filing, copying, and preparing for meetings.

Become familiar and comfortable with the Community Foundation and its concept, vision and mission.

Minimum requirements and abilities

Full or part-time undergraduate students enrolled in two-year or four-year Indiana colleges and universities accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools are eligible for the internships.

Student must have completed his/her freshman year of college.

Full or part-time graduate students enrolled in a graduate program of study at an Indiana college or university accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and School are eligible for internships.

Must excel at verbal and written communication skills and an ability to work individually.

Enjoy meeting new people and carrying a conversation.

Prior experience working with volunteers a plus.

Is eager to meet and exceed objectives and take on more responsibility.

Technology savvy – ability to use computer programs. Proficient with Microsoft Office products.

Brings to the position outstanding organizational skills.

Comfortable conducting telephone and in-person interviews and meeting with individuals.

Some journalism skills preferred.

This intern will work part time at the Perry County Community Foundation in Tell City, Indiana. The position will be for 10 hours a week and will be available during the summer semester, with a possibility of the position extending into the fall semester.

To Apply:

Send your resume and samples of your work (pictures, writing samples, etc.) via email to with “Intern Opportunity” in the subject line. The deadline to apply is June 5, 2015.

Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.