Strategic Operations Intern

  • Remote
  • Internship
  • NGOsource
  • Student (College)

We’re a high-impact, global nonprofit social enterprise that believes in using technology for the greater good. Since 1987, we’ve been building partnerships and alliances with individuals, corporations, nonprofits, and governments across the globe – all committed to helping nonprofits fully access the profound power of technology and a connected world — and use it to improve lives.

But we won’t stop there: as technology and global needs change, so do we. We’re creating new, community-driven platforms and mobile apps and are enhancing our offerings so that nonprofits around the world have the resources they need to build a brighter future for millions of individuals.

We’re innovators, leaders, influencers, social entrepreneurs, and technologists drawn together by a shared vision: to make the world a better place through technology. Join us!

Internship

An internship at TechSoup is not just a learning experience; it is an opportunity to be challenged and make a meaningful contribution. You will work on projects that make an impact on the world.

This is a paid, remote position. Candidates must be available to work within normal PDT time-zone working hours (8:00 AM PDT to 4:30 PM PDT or 9:00 AM PDT to 5:30 PM PDT, typically).

Position

Reporting to the Associate Program Manager, NGOsource, the Strategic Operations intern will support the operational success of the NGOsource team. The intern will be responsible for team administrative support and development, and program and productdelivery. The intern will mainly be working on Grantmaker presentation templates and contribute to ways in which NGOsource can present their data / impact effectively. The Strategic Operations intern will also work on developing a process manual for all Grantmaker related communication with NGOsource, a “Partner Support Manual” (i.e. email templates, how to’s, PowerPoint templates) The intern will leave TechSoup with a strong understanding of NGOsource’ s programs and additionally hone their communications skills and gain knowledge on the inner workings of international grant making.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Document and develop a Partner Support Process Manual for NGOsource internal use.   
  • Develop PowerPoint templates, that will aid the NGOsource team present their data and impact effectively and creatively to Grantmakers.
  • Create documentation and workflow for the current processes as well as new processes to be included in the guide.
  • Brainstorm creative use and ways to present NGOsource data to external stakeholders.
  • Support NGOsource Operations team throughout the ED process.

Qualifications

Knowledge:

  • Microsoft Office skills, and particularly, experience with Excel and Powerpoint
  • Experience with Power BI preferred
  • Understanding of different types of data visualization
  • Use graphs, infographics, and other methods to visualize data
  • Nonprofit / charity sector experience or knowledge preferred

Skills:

  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a variety of people
  • Responsive with the ability to accept feedback and incorporate into one’s work
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively with staff and cohort
  • Ability to learn new systems and processes
  • Strong planning and organizational skills
  • Attention to detail, process oriented, and data driven.

Abilities:

  • Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Excellent communication skills and interpersonal skills and a positive attitude
  • Interact in a professional manner with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to work well independently and collaboratively with staff
  • Ability to think critically and creatively about new issues
  • Ability to thrive in a fast-paced, changing environment (flexible and adaptable)
  • Well organized, with attention to detail.

Education

Any combination of education and experience providing the skill and knowledge for successful participation and learning in the internship would be qualifying. Typical qualifications would be equivalent to:

  • Must be actively and presently enrolled an accredited college or university at an undergraduate or graduate level.

TechSoup is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to ensuring that all employees and applicants receive equal consideration and treatment, regardless of race, color, creed, gender (including gender identity or gender expression), religion, marital or domestic partner status, age, national origin or ancestry, physical, mental or medical disability, sex, sexual orientation, citizenship, military service status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

 

Please note that this is the only application channel. Applications received through other avenues will not be considered.

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