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THE IDEA FUND INTERNSHIP
APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2020
The Idea Fund 2020 – 2021 Remote Internship (September 2020 – February 2021) provides a university/college-enrolled student or young professional with a paid internship opportunity to work in non-profit arts administration. This remote internship position will provide a range of experiences working on The Idea Fund, a re-granting program administered by DiverseWorks, Aurora Picture Show, and Project Row Houses and funded by The Andy Warhol Foundation for the Visual Arts. The Idea Fund provides funding for artist-generated or artist-centered projects in the Greater Houston area that exemplify unconventional, interventionist, conceptual, entrepreneurial, participatory, or guerrilla artistic practices.
Primary Intern tasks:
Website maintenance and updating
Social media maintenance and updating
Organization, administrative and data management assistance
Communication with artists
Qualifications and Requirements:
Understand The Idea Fund mission and objectives
Eager to learn, positive attitude and collaborative spirit
Strong organizational skills
Excellent communication skills
Interest in developing experience into a professional path
Experience and knowledge of WordPress website management and administration
Experience and knowledge of managing social media (Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram)
Commitment to working a minimum of 5 hours per week (hours will fluctuate)
Strong writing skills
Ability to work remotely with bi-weekly check-ins.
Rate of $15 an hour, between 6 – 10 hours per week.
Start date: September 21, 2020. End date: March 1, 2021.
How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume outlining your educational background and past work experience to Ashley DeHoyos, Curator, DiverseWorks at firstname.lastname@example.org. The cover letter should address why you are interested in the internship and what you hope to gain from this opportunity. Please include contact details for two professional or academic references.