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Summer (New Business Development) Recruitment Intern or Skilled Volunteer at Save the Children

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Type: Part-Time
Location: Fairfield, Connecticut

Job Description:


The New Business Development (NBD) Team works within the International Program Division and provides strategic guidance and support for the development of new, large-scale programs.  As a team, we are directly engaged in the identification, selection and response to priority initiatives in coordination with Save the Children's country offices across the globe and our technical teams, including Health and Nutrition, Education and Child Protection, Hunger and Livelihoods as well as Humanitarian Response. In addition, NBD provides resources, tools and training to support program development, particularly in response to calls for proposals from the United States Government.

The New Business Development Team (NBD) is seeking an individual who is interested in learning about proposal development and specifically, recruiting candidates to lead these large-scale programs.  The primary project will be to develop an Access database of potential candidates for proposals.  In addition, the intern will be involved in understanding how to source for candidates through social media and web-based tools, write job advertisements, and review candidate resumes for consideration.  This person should also be interested in researching websites, scouring the internet for specific candidate profiles, and generating communications with potential candidates.


Develop an Access database as a candidate tracking system/pipeline

  • Add potential candidates to the database system

  • Assist with writing job advertisements and posting positions on websites

  • Search for candidate profiles using websites such as LinkedIn or Devex

  • Review resumes and match against qualifications

  • Work with country offices and business teams as needed

  • Revise or draft candidate profiles


  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills.

  • Data analysis and strong familiarity with Excel spreadsheets and Access databases

  • Needs to be a self-starter, self-motivator and work with minimal direction.

  • Ability to work in a cross-cultural environment.

  • Independent problem-solver and decision-maker.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills; detail oriented.

  • Strong research skills and the ability to search websites; boolean search skills a plus.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Eligible to work in the U.S.

  • To be classified as an intern: an individual must be enrolled in a relevant undergraduate, graduate or post-graduate academic program and able to receive some level of credit from his/her college or institution. (Minimum requirement is a letter of support and documentation is required only after an internship offer is accepted.)

  • An individual who is not enrolled as a student or able to receive credit from their institution may apply to an internship, however will be classified as a skilled volunteer, not as an intern.

  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application. 


Unpaid Intern or Skilled Volunteer                 

Part-time        16  hours/week                Dates:   June 4, 2018 to August 10, 2018

Save the Children does NOT provide housing or transportation.


Save the Children invests in childhood – every day, in times of crisis and for our future. In the United States and around the world, we are dedicated to ensuring every child has the best chance for success. Our pioneering programs give children a healthy start, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. Our advocacy efforts provide a voice for children who cannot speak for themselves. As the leading expert on children, we inspire and achieve lasting impact for millions of the world's most vulnerable girls and boys. By transforming children's lives now, we change the course of their future and ours.

Save the Children is committed to conducting its programs and operations in a manner that is safe for the children it serves and helping protect the children with whom Save the Children is in contact. All Save the Children Representatives are explicitly prohibited from engaging in any activity that may result in any kind of Child Abuse. In addition, it is Save the Children’s policy to create and proactively maintain an environment that aims to prevent and deter any actions and omissions, whether deliberate or inadvertent, that place children at the risk of any kind of Child Abuse. All Save the Children Representatives are expected to conduct themselves in a manner consistent with this commitment and obligation. Any violations of this policy will be treated as a serious issue.