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. APPLICATION DEADLINE: SEPTEMBER 11, 2020.
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. A 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.