Opportunities with Allied Arts
2013 ALLIED ARTS INTERNSHIP - SPRING SEMESTER
Allied Arts seeks an intern for the fall semester (January - May 2013). The position is located in Oklahoma City (1015 N. Broadway on Automobile Alley). The internship is unpaid, but can be done for credit hours through the intern’s college or university.
About Allied Arts:
Allied Arts is a nonprofit organization that works to broaden support for the arts, encourages arts attendance and participation, promotes arts education and provides financial support for arts organizations in central Oklahoma. http://www.alliedartsokc.com
About the internship:
The intern will have the opportunity to gain experience in many facets of a nonprofit organization, specifically:
• Assisting the Director of Development with mailings.
• Assisting the Manager of Workplace Giving with preparations for the upcoming annual campaign.
• Assisting with preparations for special events, as needed.
Allied Arts offers the OKCityCard, central Oklahoma’s premier entertainment discount card, to donors who give $50 or more. The intern’s responsibilities with regard to the OKCityCard include:
• Assisting with the promotion of the OKCityCard to the general public through social media.
• Assisting with OKCityCard partner appreciation efforts.
• Organizing all OKCityCard partnership records.
• Assisting with partner renewal efforts.
• Identifying potential OKCityCard partners.
• Preparing OKCityCard partner supplies.
The intern will have the opportunity to learn the logistics of an annual fundraising campaign and work in a team-oriented environment in a nonprofit organization. There will be opportunities for the intern to meet some of the Oklahoma City area’s business and community leaders. The intern will fine tune his or her professional skills through the internship, learn new fundraising software and gain experience in nonprofit administration. While an interest in the arts is a plus, this internship is a business/administrative position and a wonderful opportunity for anyone who hopes to work in the nonprofit sector.
• Allied Arts is flexible in terms of work time, however prefers an individual who can work at least 12 hours a week on a set schedule.
• There may be evening work associated with this position.
Candidates should be:
• Studying Business, Marketing or Public Relations, or a related field (preferred), Junior or Senior
• Proficient in Microsoft Office
• Well-organized with strong attention to detail
• Outgoing and flexible to be able to deal with last-minute changes
• Ambitious with the ability to take initiative with projects
Please send a cover letter and resume, listing your:
• Contact information
• Year of study
• Campus involvement
• Any past work experience
• Availability (days/times)
Please email your application to firstname.lastname@example.org.
City Arts Center
Position Title: Director of Development Standard Operating Hours: Monday-Friday
9:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Reports To: Executive Director Status: Salaried (Salary according to experience)
Benefits: Medical and Dental The position is exempt.
Please send a cover letter, resume, salary history and three references to: email@example.com
Entails providing fundraising efforts and activities to further City Arts Center’s (CAC) awareness in the community. Interacts with public relations to ensure that the marketing collateral accurately reflects the brand and events. Defines and delivers a fundraising plan that combines an in-depth understanding of the mission of CAC and to develop rapport with both business and individuals to enhance contributions and to create a base of donor support. Embraces the mission statement of CAC through actions, deeds, and outcomes.
Essential Job Functions:
Works with newly-appointed fundraising consultants to prepare for and implement a capital campaign for a new facility in mid-town Oklahoma City.
Spearheads all major fundraising events: Midnight Streak, Café City Arts, and Spring Dinner.
Handles community outreach to obtain sponsorships and donations to meet or exceed monetary goals of all fundraising events and exhibits.
Responsible for obtaining vendors, volunteers, and committees to attain successful outcome of events and to meet budgetary requirements.
Coordinates food and beverage for all Exhibit openings.
Manages logistics and timelines for all events.
Develops major campaign drives and initiatives for community outreach utilizing direct mail and email solicitations.
Researches, applies, and writes grants for which CAC may be considered.
Other fundraising that may be required.
Attends meetings with the Executive Director as requested or required.
Other duties as requested by the Executive Director or the Board of Directors.
Essential Job Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree in Non-Profit Management, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing, or Business, preferably a Master’s Degree
5-7 years business development or fundraising experience or related field with experience in non-profit organizations (particularly museums) preferred; OR equivalent combination of education and experience.
Excellent proven record of fund-raising abilities in a non-profit or similar organization. Proficient in MS Office, Word, Excel and Outlook; database software (Donor Perfect) experience preferred. Organized and efficient, works well with others, administrative writing skills, analyzing information, business knowledge, strong oral communication skills, public speaking ability, informing others, independence, and self-motivated. Ability to handle difficult customer situations effectively. Very out-going, personable and must be a ‘people person’. Effective and positive rapport building and relationship management. Manages time effectively. Must be detail-oriented to produce accurate, high-quality work.
Must be able to walk, stand, climb stairs, see, hear, upward mobility, finger dexterity; move about freely. Must have ability to travel. Normal stress of day to day office environment. 99% attendance is required.
LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMER
The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee occupying this position. Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws.
Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities. To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. Continued employment remains on an “at-will” basis. Nothing in this job description is to be construed as a contract of employment. All job duties are subject to change as business needs necessitate.