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201 E 42nd St
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 4 Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionSince 1995, chashama has championed the movement to re-purpose vacant properties in New York City; recycling them into artist workspaces, presentation venues and gallery spaces, while simultaneously invigorating the surrounding community landscape with an influx of culture, creativity and business.
The intern in Development and Special Events will work with our Development Director to assist in managing our grants calendar, may be asked to assist with the preparation of grants, and maintain program tracking documents. Responsibilities include research for government, foundation, corporate and individual funders; data entry; support of special events; and general department administrative support.
The intern in Arts Programming will assist the Program Director with the management of the visual artists-in-residence at chashama; will help to coordinate special events, open studio events, and special exhibitions; will assist with the programming in our exhibition spaces; will assist with the windows program, chashama’s hallmark storefront window performance art program; will assist in the promotion of the visual & Performance arts program in the arts community; and will help with general office duties.
The arts administration intern will assist with the day to day running of the office. They will also help plan and organize our annual fall gala, as well as other fundraising and promotional events throughout the year, maintain office databases and contact management, organize mailings and marketing materials and work with our operations team within a non-profit management environment.
The graphic design intern at chashama will assist with designing and creating press releases, work on organizational, event and marketing materials as well as some administrative duties. Focus will be on creating a sponsorship deck for our annual gala, various proposal designs and event promotion materials. Photography and/or web design experience a plus but is not required.
RequirementsThe ideal candidate is highly motivated, organized and takes ownership and responsibility for his or her projects. Candidates must be bright, dependable, hardworking, self-motivated, detail-oriented, possess strong communication skills, and be willing to take initiative.
-Experience with Microsoft Office and Excel (Adobe design software a plus)
-Interest in the performing and visual arts.
-Hours and days are flexible. 2 or 3 days per week preferred, and interns are expected to attend some events and openings.
If you are interested, please send a resume and one page cover letter to Lydia@chashama.org