NOW HIRING: The Idea Fund 2024 – 2023 INTERN

The Idea Fund is looking for an Intern to work with us on our upcoming Round 18 Regranting Cycle. The internship runs from the end of August 2024 – February 2025 and will provide a college-enrolled student or young professional with a paid internship opportunity to work in non-profit arts administration.

The Idea Fund, is 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 internship will provide a range of experiences working as an arts administrator and member of a grants team. Applicants will get to network with artists, gain insight into Houston’s creative ecosystem, and what it takes to support artist centered projects. 

Primary Intern tasks:

  • Website maintenance and updating 
  • Manage Social Media accounts and archives
  • Administrative and data management assistance
  • Communication with artists and TIF Partners
  • Developing newsletter, social media content/graphics

Qualifications and Requirements: 

  • Understand The Idea Fund mission and objectives
  • Eager to learn, positive attitude and collaborative spirit
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Experience and knowledge of WordPress website management and administration
  • Experience and knowledge of managing social media (Facebook, Twitter/X and Instagram)
  • Commitment to working a minimum of 6 hours per week (hours will fluctuate)
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to work remotely with weekly check-ins, with some in-person meetings 

Rate of $17 an hour, between 6 – 10 hours per week. 

Start date: August 12, 2024. End date: February 28, 2024. 

APPLICATION DEADLINE: July 22, 2024, 11:59PM

How to Apply: Email a cover letter and resume outlining your educational background and past work experience to Ashley DeHoyos Sauder, Curator, DiverseWorks at [email protected]. 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.