Fund for the Arts’ vision is to create a great American city, through the arts. A leader locally and nationally, the Fund for the Arts raises more than $8 million annually through the generosity of more than 20,000 donors. Fund for the Arts invests in the arts for community impact through economic development, educational attainment and a greater quality of life. We lead innovation, inspire excellence and promote effective resource utilization. We build bridges and identify shared opportunity. You will work with a team comprised of empowered and talented individuals: results-driven fundraisers, passionate donor stewards and strategic community connectors who believe in the power of philanthropy and envision a stronger, more vibrant community through the arts.
Event and Volunteer Management Intern
The Fund for the Arts seeks an Event and Volunteer Management Intern who reports to the Manager of Events and Volunteers and works in conjunction with the Fund for the Arts Staff. The Intern will assist with the planning and implementation of the Fund for the Arts’, signature events, including the Annual Showcase and Kick-Off, the Awards in the Arts at Churchill Downs and many other donor and engagement events. The Intern will assist with tasks that may include: coordinating volunteers, working with vendors, tracking RSVPs and managing sponsorship.
The Event and Volunteer Management intern may also assist the Manager of Events and Volunteers on additional projects including the volunteer cultivation, and the NeXt Program
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Impact Intern Description
Fund for the Arts seeks an Impact intern who reports to the Impact Officer and works in conjunction with the Fund for the Arts staff. The Intern will assist with administrative and managerial tasks, including measurement, tracking, and evaluation of the impact of the arts on this community. In addition, he or she will assist in the processes and procedures for data and metrics management and management and evaluation of the Fund for the Arts programs in schools and community centers.
Intern may be expected to attend Fund for the Arts events and monitor programming preparations. Intern must effectively communicate with Fund for the Arts’ Cultural Partner organizations, donors, and community at-large. Background in urban planning, community development, urban studies, data analytics, or related field is preferred.
Requirements: Proficiency with Microsoft Office 2013, strong verbal and written communication skills, experience in applied measurement and evaluation as well as statistical analysis, experience in applied social science research
Workplace Campaign Intern Description
The Workplace Campaign collaborates with 200+ businesses of all sizes and industries to engage employees in the community and offer an opportunity to participate in the arts.
This internship is an opportunity to understand fundraising in the corporate setting and learn how individual giving through a Workplace Campaign makes a difference in our community. It is also a perfect first step for those interested in working in the arts or the non-profit world.
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While not required to apply for this internship, we are looking for recent graduates or students who have a background in the arts. We are specifically interested in those applicants with performance abilities in singing, acting, dancing or playing a musical instrument. This internship will be focused on both the office and presentation sides of the workplace campaign. Those applicants who have a strong background in performance will be considered for talent to be used for the workplace presentations.
Communications Intern Description
The Fund for the Arts seeks a Communications Intern who reports to the Communications and Engagement Manager and works in conjunction with the Fund for the Arts staff. The Intern will assist with administrative and managerial tasks, including social networking communications, designing and writing a bi-monthly newsletter, maintaining a Constant Contact database, working on the organization’s webpage, assisting with design for print and digital materials, assisting with events and programs, and basic photography/video production.
Knowledge of Microsoft Office, WordPress, and social media networks is a must. Intern may be expected to attend Fund for the Arts events and monitor programming preparations. Intern must effectively communicate with Fund for the Arts’ Cultural Partner organizations, donors, and community at-large. Background in marketing, communications, the arts, or arts administration is preferred.
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Requirements: Proficiency with Microsoft Office, familiarity with WordPress, communication/marketing skills, photography/video production/design skills are a plus
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Schedule: Flexible (Minimum 10 hours commitment per week)
Pay: Unpaid. Reimbursed for parking and mileage.
Dress Code: Business Casual
How to apply: Please forward a resume and letter of interest to Morgan Eklund by August 17, 2018 to firstname.lastname@example.org. In your letter of interest, please detail the following: