US Sponsorship Operations Intern

Lexington, KY, USA
negotiable Expires in 3 days



The Sponsorship Operations Intern will provide invaluable support toward ensuring best-in-class Sponsorship operations and cultivating meaningful relationships between sponsors and children. This role will support the execution of correspondence processing and child information management, aid in completing vital high-volume tasks, and ensure compliance with Global Sponsorship Policies and Procedures. This person will enjoy a variety of tasks in an exciting and supportive environment, and will have opportunities to build a variety of professional skills. The position holder reports to the Data & Reporting Specialist and actively represents Save the Children’s core values of Accountability, Ambition, Collaboration, Creativity, and Integrity.


What You’ll Be Doing (Essential Duties)

  • Assist and support US Sponsorship in child information management
  • Support the organization of electronic storage of sponsor correspondence, ensuring compliance with Child Safeguarding protocol and Sponsorship policies and procedures
  • Aid in the preparation and mailing of all internal and external correspondence
  • Update upcoming Sponsorship Training Materials


Essential Duties, Responsibilities and Impact

  • Assist with maintaining record accuracy and modify records for system cross-compatibility.
  • Support the development and update of training materials
  • Support the tracking, review, processing, and disbursement of all child-sponsor correspondence.
  • Actively support Diversity & Inclusion efforts
  • Special data projects (collection, spreadsheet preparation, charts, etc.)
  • General administrative and other office tasks as assigned such as filing, data entry, preparation of documents, etc.

Required Qualifications

  • Must be an actively enrolled Associate, Bachelor, Master or other post high school education program, or have graduated within 6 months of intern program start date
  • Possess strong written skills, solid interpersonal skills and ability to work within a team
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong writing, research and organizational skills
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality
  • Self-starter with the ability to work independently
  • Currently eligible to work in the U.S.
  • Please attach resume and cover letter to your application


Preferred Qualifications

  • Comfortable with learning to use unfamiliar software.
  • Ability to process large volumes of data.


What’s In It for You?

  • Structured learning and development program
  • Meaningful work under the direct supervision of an experienced Save the Children staff member
  • Highly collaborative and innovative teams
  • Networking program with managers across the organization
  • Flexible schedule
  • A family friendly work environment
  • The knowledge that the work you are supporting is changing the lives of children all around the world


Classification:  Paid Intern

Part-time:       24 hours per week

Dates:  June 2, 2020 to August 7, 2020



Save the Children believes every child deserves a future. In the United States and around the world, we give children a healthy start in life, the opportunity to learn and protection from harm. We do whatever it takes for children – every day and in times of crisis – transforming their lives and the future we share.


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 our 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.


We provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, ancestry, sexual orientation, national origin, age, handicap, disability, marital status, or status as a veteran. Save the Children complies with all applicable laws.


Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)