Posted on:February 16, 2012
Development Intern UrbanGlass (Brooklyn, New York) UrbanGlass is a not-for-profit artist-access studio that promotes the use and appreciation of glass as a creative medium. In addition, UrbanGlass offers a comprehensive education program of classes and workshops; an exhibition program in the Robert Lehman Gallery; the Atelier program; and Visiting Artist Fellowships. UrbanGlass produces Glass Quarterly magazine and offers the Bead Project scholarship program twice a year. UrbanGlass seeks a bright, motivated intern to assist in the Development Department for a minimum of 8 hours per week for a minimum of 8 to 10 weeks. The qualified intern will be a self-motivated project organizer, who will help not only with the day-to-day operations, but also will contribute to long-term organization and development of programs. Responsibilities include some or all the following tasks: - Provide support to The Bead Project - Research, develop and cultivate new audiences for UrbanGlass - Maintain social networking sites - Some data entry - Distribute marketing materials and update online postings - Assist in event planning for annual auction benefit, open houses, exhibition openings, and other special events -Administrative support for Director of Development and Development Officer Qualifications: -Knowledge of and interest in fundraising, arts administration, and visual arts. -Excellent communication and writing skills. -Comfort working with databases and basic Window?s programs; Adobe Photoshop and InDesign are a plus. -Comfort with Wordpress or willingness to learn! -Candidates must be professional and reliable, and able to use discretion when communicating with media, artists, and other contacts via phone and email. Please send your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org, with ?Development Intern? in the subject line. For more information about UrbanGlass please visit: www.urbanglass.org.