Fundraising Events and Streaming Intern

Date: Jul 25, 2022

Location: New York City, NY, US, 10006 Washington, D.C., DC, US, 20036 Oakland, CA, US, 94612

Organization: Doctors Without Borders | Médecins Sans Frontières

Doctors Without Borders/Médecins Sans Frontières (MSF) is an international humanitarian organization that delivers impartial medical care to people affected by conflict, epidemics, disasters, or exclusion from health care in over 70 countries.

We welcome candidates who bring a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences to join us in working toward MSF’s common mission.




Our dynamic Development Department is responsible for raising over $750 million annually in funds in order to meet the financial needs of our organization, which allows MSF to carry out its mission effectively and efficiently.

The Integrated Channel Marketing Team is responsible for executing integrated marketing efforts, including prospect, renewal and cultivation campaigns and activities via all communication channels in order to maximize the revenue and increase awareness of MSF’s activities and concerns, expertise and values.




 The Fundraising Events and Streaming internship will provide a practical learning experience to an individual interested in livestream fundraising and marketing events for an international nonprofit organization.

Under the guidance of the Peer-to-Peer and Livestream Fundraising team, the intern will provide administrative support for the creative, production, and fulfillment aspects of online fundraising campaigns.

The Fundraising Events and Streaming Intern will learn how an organization markets itself to donors and the public via online and offline channels, and about the general activities of a Development department. They will also learn about MSF's international programs, and how it operates in the United States and around the world. This internship is ideal for anyone interested in peer-to-peer fundraising and digital marketing for a non-profit, as well as the administration of non-governmental organizations (NGOs).




  • Process fundraising event inquiries for peer-to-peer events and livestream fundraising campaigns by monitoring team mailboxes and assisting the associate with replies
  • Set up project templates for incoming events using online project management tools
  • Review and update donor database records for advanced donor communication 
  • Write and send thank you notes, ensuring all fundraisers receive acknowledgement letters 
  • Maintaining biweekly and quarterly event reporting 
  • Assist with administrative tasks and community management for the video game livestream program 
  • Manage and organize swag inventory; complete mailings as needed
  • Attend Lunch and Learn’s, staff and department meetings as often as scheduling allows




  • Keen attention to detail  
  • Experience working events and familiarity with live streaming 
  • Strong computer skills (e.g. Microsoft, Discord, Databases) 
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Capacity to multi-task and ability to prioritize across multiple projects
  • Experience or interest in event management and fundraising



No phone calls or emails please. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.



Please note that neither relocation assistance nor visa sponsorship will be offered for this position. 



Application Deadline: Open Until Filled



MSF-USA/Doctors Without Borders is an Equal Opportunity Employer. No employee, or applicant for employment, shall be discriminated against in any term or condition of employment because of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, or sexual orientation or any other characteristic protected by law. We are constantly striving to make our organization anti-racist. Diversity, equity and inclusion are core values. As an employee, you become part of that mission. We expect this same commitment from our staff.





Pay Class & Contract Type

Intern Nonexempt 



15 per hour


Working Time (Hours Per Week)


Nearest Major Market: Manhattan
Nearest Secondary Market: New York City