Internship Opportunities: 18th Street Arts Center

18th Street Arts Center

Los Angeles, CA

18th Street Arts Center Development Intern

18th Street Arts Center is the largest artist residency program in Southern California. We host 30+ international artists a year, and have 20 local artists and organizations on our campus. We are a small staff, and consistently need enthusiastic arts-lovers to help us support artists and provoke public dialogue!

REPORTS TO: Executive Director and Development Associate

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 8 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.

COMPENSATION: Volunteer. College credit possible; check with your academic advisor to make arrangements.

POSITION OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Executive Director and Development Associate, the Development Intern will assist with special events, communications, and support our team in all areas of fundraising. The internship provides a detailed understanding of donor relations, event planning, prospect research and outreach, and fundraising strategy. Intern will gain valuable training and real world experience on NationBuilder and MobileCause platforms.

This winter, the Development Intern will have a key role in assisting with 18th Street’s 30th Anniversary events, which includes a crowdfunding campaign and gala.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with event planning for 30th Anniversary Gala
  • Supporting communications with our Crowdfunding Campaign team
  • Assisting with donor database and donor correspondence

QUALIFICATIONS: Must be highly detailed and organized with excellent verbal and written communication skills. Willingness to learn the details of fundraising, event planning, and creative thinking. Experience with annual fund, alumni, or donor programs a plus, but not required.

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to jobopenings@18thstreet.org. Please specify “Development Intern” in the subject line.

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18th Street Arts Center Video/Photography Intern

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications & Outreach

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.

COMPENSATION: Volunteer. College credit possible; check with your academic advisor to make arrangements

JOB OVERVIEW: Under the supervision of the Director of Communications & Outreach the selected candidate will expand their event photography and video portfolio. The candidate will direct, shoot, and edit short trailers and promo videos for social media. Looking for someone who understands 18th Street’s aesthetic, but can also bring some flare to producing great video assets. The ideal candidate should have their own camera and must be available one day a week for in office and some evenings and weekends for events. Please provide a portfolio, sizzle reel, social media handles or video channels along with your application.

  • Learn how to shoot and edit effective videos that gain traction online
  • Work with a very collaborative staff and dozens of fascinating artists
  • Pursue your ideas with lots of creative freedom
  • Gain valuable professional experience working within an arts organization

TO APPLY: Send a cover letter and resume to jobopenings@18thstreet.org. Please provide links to a portfolio, sizzle reel, social media handles or video channels along with your application. Please specify “Video/Photography Intern” in the subject line.

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