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Two Fall 2017 Internships Available:
Social Media, Marketing & Design
Development & Fundraising

RxArt is seeking highly motivated individuals for Fall 2017 Internships in the two categories listed below. RxArt is a NYC-based national nonprofit organization whose mission is to help children heal through the extraordinary power of visual art. We commission exceptional contemporary artists to transform sterile healthcare facilities into engaging and inspiring environments. In the past 16 years, RxArt has completed over 40 projects with over 60 artists, including Urs Fischer, Jeff Koons, José Parlá, and Rob Pruitt.

RxArt interns play a big role on our small, yet powerful team. We are passionate about what we do and seek interns who will be too. It is essential that interns are effective communicators who are adaptable to an array of responsibilities. RxArt Internships offer the opportunity to gain valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic nonprofit arts organization, developing essential skills in arts administration.

Social Media, Marketing, and Design Intern:
– Must be knowledgeable about social media channels & audience development
– Help develop social media strategy & maintain a calendar of brand related content
– Facilitate production of in-house marketing material, including design & assembly
– Track & report on Google Analytics to monitor and improve visibility online
– Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite (especially Photoshop and InDesign), Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo, MailChimp, Google Adwords and Analytics
– Knowledge of WordPress preferred

Development/Fundraising Intern:
– Maintain database: Contact and gift entry, list & report pulling, content cleaning
– Conduct detailed donor prospect research
– Assist with donor mailings: Acknowledgments, annual appeals, newsletters, invites
– Provide support for cultivation events
– Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite – especially Excel sorting & formulas, Word mail merges; Salesforce, Raiser’s Edge or similar CRM software; MailChimp and Gmail list management and Eblast functions

Additional Qualifications:
– Strong organizational, writing, and research skills
– Interest in and knowledge of contemporary art
– Ability to be proactive and work collaboratively

Start date is September 2017. Interns must be able to commit to a schedule of at least 3 days per week for a minimum 3-month period. Internship is unpaid, but qualifies for academic credit. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter indicating area(s) of interest and availability to eileen_jeng@rxart.net. Incomplete applications will not be considered.

 


 

WordPress Volunteer:

RxArt is seeking a skilled individual for assistance with WordPress. RxArt volunteers play a big role in our small, yet powerful team. This opportunity would provide valuable hands-on experience in a dynamic nonprofit arts organization, which is growing rapidly in North America.

Tasks include, but are not limited to:
– Update structural changes in the backend of the website, including adding and removing pages as well as using APIs.

Location: On-site
Time: Approximately 2-3 hours per week

Qualifications:
– Proficiency with WordPress and APIs
– Knowledge of HTML and CSS a plus
– Ability to be proactive and work collaboratively

Start date is immediate. To apply, please send a resume and cover letter indicating availability to eileen_jeng@rxart.net. Incomplete applications will not be considered.