Development & Marketing Intern

Blue Wave

Position Summary:

The Development and Marketing Intern position will experience a variety of roles within the Water4 Development and Marketing departments. Intern will report directly to the Fundraising Coordinator, with opportunities to work with all members of the team. This position will allow the opportunities to learn new websites, learn organization skills, experience major event planning, participate in donor tours, and spend time with leaders within Water4 to grow their own leadership skills.

Responsibilities will include:



  • Intern will perform duties as assigned by the Fundraising Coordinator and Director of Corporate and
    Community Partnerships.
  • Intern will assist with Walk4Water4 tasks as assigned until event completion on October 1.
  • Intern will attend Walk4Water4 Event on October 1.


  • Intern will attend Development Team Meetings, pending class availability.
  • Intern will set up Mission Control for tours
  • Intern will make solicitation/cultivation calls including but not limited to:
    • lapsed donors
    • Walk4Water4 invitation calls
    • Giving Tuesday solicitation calls
    • end of year campaign cultivation calls
  • Intern will assist with fall school fundraising events in Norman and Oklahoma City
  • Intern will conduct prospect research for different donor segments as directed by manager


  • Intern will attend all staff and network calls as scheduled on Monday mornings, pending class availability.

General Competencies:

The following competencies are expected of all Water4 employees

Job knowledgeDemonstrates knowledge of purposes, objectives, practices, and procedures required to perform the job.
ProductivityProduces a volume of work consistent with the normal requirements of the job.
Quality of workWork is accurate, thorough, and timely according to agreed standards and expectations agreed.
CommunicationExpresses information verbally and in writing in a clear and coherent manner.
ReliabilityCan be depended upon to perform assigned tasks in a timely manner and degree of supervision required.
InitiativeExhibits drive to complete tasks and take charge in the absence of detailed instructions.
DelegationDelegating and following up regularly to ensure that delegated duties and responsibilities are carried out.
TeamworkEstablishes and maintains positive working relationships with co-workers and works to share responsibilities towards common targets.
LeadershipMotivates and builds morale, eliciting cooperation from subordinates and achieving results through a team effort.
Constructive feedbackAccepts improvement-oriented ideas and offers the same to colleagues or those under their supervision.

Position Reports To:
Fundraising Coordinator

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma

Application Deadline:
Rolling Review

To Apply for this Job:
Please send your resume to hr@water4.org

Organization Summary:
Water4, a 501 (c) (3) tax-exempt entity incorporated under the laws of the State of Oklahoma, USA, is an international nonprofit using faith, innovation, and empowerment to reimagine a world free from the water crisis. Water4 equips missional entrepreneurs in developing nations to create lasting economic, physical and spiritual change through market-based safe water solutions. This approach puts the solutions to local problems in the hands of local people and ensures that safe water access is sustained by local resources. Since 2008, Water4 has impacted the lives of over one million people in more than 30 countries through the power of safe and living water.

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