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Our mission since 2015 has been to serve artists and the city of Boston by curating impactful public art projects that create wonder and spark change. We want to see a future in which Boston is alive with contemporary works and infused with the belief that public art is essential to the city’s cultural fabric and identity. We are on a mission to build a public art city.
Paid Internship for Fall semester 2018
The Development Intern is an important position focused on supporting a rapidly growing non-profit arts organization with assistance to the Director of Strategic Partnerships & Development.
The scope for this intern position may evolve as the 2018 program schedule develops.
Create meaningful support for Boston’s public art ecosystem by and providing development assistance.
The Development Intern is mature and self-directed and has the flexibility to operate with aplomb in a rapidly shifting environment. They can work independently as well as collaboratively to develop written material and design that represents public art today. The Development Intern balances creative tasks with rote assignments, is not afraid to try new challenges or make mistakes. They ask for help and direction when needed and keep a sense of humor at all times. They are highly organized, pay meticulous attention to detail, and are a naturally strong communicator, both verbally and in writing.
DUTIES AND OBJECTIVES
1. The Development/Operations Intern supports the organization’s fundraising and development efforts through:
a. maintaining and updating the organization’s Salesforce donor database with contact and donation data
b. assisting with 2019 Annual Campaign including mailings, donor correspondence, and special events
c. assisting in grant research for upcoming public art programs
d. generating and mailing donor thank-you letters
e. online order fulfillment
f. other development assistance as needed
This is a 12-14 week internship, 12-15 hours/week for the fall of 2018, schedule to be agreed upon.
The internship carries a stipend of up to $2,000 and may be pro-rated based on the candidate’s availability.
Social Media & Digital Engagement Intern
Paid Internship for Fall semester 2018
Our growing team is looking to bring on a part-time Social Media & Digital Engagement Intern for the fall semester. The ideal candidate will have strong copy writing skills, a creative eye, and a keen interest in everything social media. You will work with a dedicated Digital Strategy Manager and the organization's administrative team to help produce an active social media presence, monthly e-newsletters, a robust blogging schedule, and support digital engagement campaigns that promote our current projects.
Create meaningful support for Boston’s public art ecosystem by helping maintain digital communications channels and aiding in the creation of engaging content for the web and social media.
The person brought into this position will need to be reliable, self-motivated, quick-thinking, and ready to learn. Requirements: Must be fluent in English, be proficient with Google Apps and Microsoft Office, and have good working knowledge of at least 4 of the following: Instagram, Twitter, Facebook Pages, Mailchimp, SquareSpace, Canva, and Hootsuite.
The time commitment will be approximately 5 to 7 hours per week. Ideal dates of internship service are mid-September to mid-December. This position offers flexible working hours and locations but does require use of your own personal computer and/or mobile phone.
The internship carries a stipend of up to $1,000 and may be pro-rated based on the length and amount of time a candidate is available to commit. College credit is available.
This internship provides professional development in social media strategy, copy writing, content development, and communications best practices.
how to apply
Please complete this application form: https://goo.gl/forms/HQnb5n2duNhs35hb2
ABOUT NOW + THERE
Now and There is led by curator, artist, and cultural changemaker Kate Gilbert. With support from a Board of Directors and Advisory Committee comprised of independent artists, curators, and other professionals from the art world, this team brings together curatorial vision, funding capacity, and executional drive to produce engaging public art in neighborhoods across greater Boston. Now + There's goal is to build a public art city. Find more at nowandthere.org.
Now + There is an Equal Opportunity Employer and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any kind. Now + There is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on the needs of the organization, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, family or parental status, or any other status protected by the laws or regulations in Massachusetts. Now + There will not tolerate discrimination or harassment based on any of these characteristics. We encourage applicants of all ages.