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Public Programs Intern

Materials & Applications is currently seeking a Public Program Intern, who will work closely with our current Program Manager in organizing, coordinating, executing tasks related to the public programming, including event operations at our three locations: M&A headquarters in Chinatown, M&A Storefront on Sunset, and M&A Courtyard at the Craft.

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Work with M&A Staff (Executive Director and Program Manager) and CCMA in the development, management and production of all public programming

  • Capture and edit images for archive-purposes, communications, grants, and other M&A media-related purposes

  • Write and edit program-related materials, including program descriptions for web and print, open calls, and press releases

  • Coordinate and communicate with artist & architect teams, M&A Staff and CCMA

  • Participate in the review of project proposals

You are someone who

  • has interest in contemporary art and architectural practices

  • is highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and self-starting

  • enjoys working with architects and artist teams and is willing to expand their understanding of critical practices in architecture

  • seeks experience in arts administration and non-profit work

  • has leadership attributes with an ability to work independently, or with a variety of constituents, including non-profit boards and practicing architects and artists

  • has strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • is proficient with social media platforms

If you are interested in interning with Materials & Applications, please send an email with the subject line "Communications  Internship" with a letter of introduction and CV to info@materialsandapplications.org.


Candidates with strong writing, research and organizational skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Assist with research, project development, management and production for all public programming

  • Write and edit open calls, press releases and statements for public programs and The Meeting Room exhibitions

  • Coordination and communication with programming committee and collective residents

  • Participate in the review of project proposals

Qualifications include:

  • Precise, detail-oriented work ethic

  • Experience working with cultural organizations

  • Excellent research and organizational skills

  • Proficient skills with office software, spreadsheet analysis, database management and adobe suite (preferably)

  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and take initiative

  • Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs

Commitment: 12-20 hours/week on site (flexible, will vary according to program schedule). Expected to attend and assist with the majority of the programming season events (April through November 2019). 6 months minimum commitment with assessment after 3-month period. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed.

Interested applicants must fill the application form, through which you will be asked to attach a cover letter and resume.


Communications Intern

About the Internship

We are a small non-profit organization dedicated to art and architecture. You are a self-motivated and creative person interested in art and architectural engagement and curious about the triumphs and challenges of non-profit work.

You have strong organizational skills, close attention to detail, and experience with social media platforms and software suites like Mailchimp, Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Adobe Creative Suite. You are an awesome story-teller and collaborator. You are eager to learn, get hands-on and, of utmost importance, you have an intellectual curiosity for contemporary art and architecture culture. Your daily tasks will range from communications with our audience to general operations support, including website updates, mailing list, and social media management. The Communications Intern will be exposed to the full spectrum of operations at Materials & Applications, with a focus in areas specific to communications. We are looking for someone who can work 5-10 hours a month and is able to prioritize our communications needs and schedule. We pay $11-13/hr with increases dependent on their performance.

 

Key Job Responsibilities

  • Work with M&A Staff (Executive Director, Communications Manager and Program Manager) to generate internal and external program communications, including program announcements, newsletters, social media updates and news. 

  • Capture and edit images for archive-purposes, communications, grants, and other M&A media-related purposes

  • Translate or manage translation of program-related documents and collateral

  • Design and develop M&A's monthly newsletter & announcements

You are someone who

  • has interest in contemporary art and architectural practices

  • is highly motivated, entrepreneurial, and self-starting

  • enjoys working with architects and artist teams and is willing to expand their understanding of critical practices in architecture

  • seeks experience in arts administration and non-profit work

  • has leadership attributes with an ability to work independently, or with a variety of constituents, including non-profit boards and practicing architects and artists

  • has strong interpersonal and written communication skills

  • is proficient with social media platforms

If you are interested in interning with Materials & Applications, please send an email with the subject line "Communications  Internship" with a letter of introduction and CV to info@materialsandapplications.org.