Available Positions

Intern

Step into the nonprofit world with this firsthand experience!

REPORTS TO:
Events Manager
JOB PURPOSE:

To provide interns an engaging and valuable experience within our organization and gain an understanding of how a nonprofit organization operates on a daily basis.

DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES:

Each program includes but is not limited to the following tasks and requirements. Please make note on your application of any special interests. Depending on the semester, responsibilities may be divided between 2-3 interns.

Potential intern responsibilities to include, but not limited to:

  • Create & organize assets for Employee Giving Campaigns, including:
    • Individual Employee Giving websites for 140+ companies
    • Presentation Assets (Printed Materials, PowerPoint, Prezi, Video Ideas, etc.)
  • Create & organize assets for the OKCityCard Program, including:
    • OKCityCard mobile app
    • OKCityCard website
    • OKCityCard forms, posters, and renewal letters/emails
  • Solicit in-kind donations for Employee Giving Campaign incentives & events
  • Represent Allied Arts at non-profit fairs & booths
  • Create social media posts and/or other marketing assets using Canva, ConstantContact, InDesign, etc.* (*Applicant does not need to be skilled in all programs toapply)
  • Draft marketing timelines for Allied Arts fundraising campaign and events
  • Recruit & coordinate event volunteers
  • Assist in writing event permits, thank you notes, and other assets as needed
  • Run Errands: Deliver letters, invitations, pick up auction items, etc.
  • Assist in the execution of donor cultivation and stewardship program
  • Serve as main contact for Art Around OKC program & maintain website updates
  • Prepare Board of Director materials (Excel/PowerPoint)
  • Update donor profiles in Donor Perfect, Allied Arts CRM
  • Organize internal computer filing system to increase organization efficiency
  • Research companies, organizations, foundations, and potential individual donors

Essential Duties, Responsibilities, and Skills of ALL Interns

  • Attention to detail and ability to multi-task and handle multiple projects while staying organized
  • Ability to learn quickly, work independently (when needed), and take initiative
  • Excellent organization, communication, writing and problem-solving skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Work well with staff, vendors and wish families
  • Regular and predictable attendance! Emergencies and sick days may be excused, but we treat internships like a job.
  • Must be familiar with Microsoft Excel and have excellent verbal and written communication
  • Ability to follow through and handle projects responsibly and keep appropriate staff informed
  • Professional in manner as intern will handle answering and transferring calls in the office
  • Must be available to attend events (evenings flexibility)
  • HAVE FUN and learn every aspect of how a nonprofit organization operates
QUALIFICATIONS:
  • 6 months to 1 year of current office experience or
  • Currently enrolled as a Junior or Senior or
  • Recent graduate (if you are a recent graduate, we will expect a commitment through internship semester)

S/he has unquestioned integrity; a long-term perspective; a strong sense of accountability; a practical ability to get things done; wisdom and good judgment; a fair and thoughtful approach to management, combined with the flexibility and courage to shift direction and experiment with new initiatives; excellent verbal and written communication skills; a high energy level and sense of humor.

WORKING CONDITIONS:

Working in a professional, team focused environment, employees must regularly be able to detect, perceive, identify, recognize, judge, inspect, estimate, observe, and assess items, information, and objects in an office setting. Teamwork and communications are critical to our success and employees are regularly required to communicate clearly, in various settings.

Regular business hours are from 8:30 – 5:00 M-F, with occasional off-site events requiring additional time on nights, weekends, and early mornings. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job as required under applicable law.

Please read before applying: Please note that this is a paid internship experience. All internships require a minimum of 180 hours and 12-15 hours per week spent in the office each week until completion. Preference may be given to students willing to commit to two semesters. Please consider school and any extra-curricular activities before applying. We allow students to be very involved in creating their schedule, so we expect you can commit to the required time spent in the office.

Length of semester-long internship – Spring (January-May), Summer (May-August), Fall (August-first week in December.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Employees must occasionally transport and/or move up to 25 pounds. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job as required under applicable law.

DIRECT REPORTS:
APPROVED BY:
DATE APPROVED:
September 7, 2022
DATE REVIEWED:
September 7, 2022

If you are interested in an internship with Allied Arts, please submit your resume, application, and cover letter to the email listed below. Internships fill up quickly! We do offer year-round internship opportunities, so feel free to make inquiries at any time!

Please submit:

  1. Current copy of your resume
  2. Cover letter explaining why you are applying for this internship
  3. Completed Internship Application

For internships or questions about internships, please contact us:

Courtney Lavender | Events Manager

405.278.8944

jobs@alliedartsokc.com

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