PAA INTERNSHIP DETAILS
SOCIAL MEDIA | NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT | MARKETING & PR
WEBSITE MANAGEMENT | CREATIVE WRITING
Summer Internship Dates (flexible): May 15 - August 15, 2019
The Paseo Arts Association (PAA) is a non-profit, 501(c)(3) organization located in the heart of Oklahoma City's Paseo Arts District that provides a unique environment for the visual, performing and culinary arts.
As the non-profit of the Paseo Arts District, the PAA manages a gallery (Paseo Art Space), the Paseo Arts Festival, First Friday Gallery Walks, Paseo Arts Awards Dinner & Auction, educational programs and more.
The primary focus of this internship is to provide students with practical job experience with a non-profit. Students working as interns gain skills and experience over an extended period of time (usually 3-6 months) with an hourly commitment of at least 8-10 hours per week. Scheduling is flexible and can be worked around class schedules, but intern must be available to fulfill his or her hours Tuesday-Friday between 9am-5pm or Saturday 12-5pm. Extended hours on event days, including nights and weekends, are required.
Strong attention to detail and a demonstrated ability to take initiative
Good verbal and written communication skills
Ability to speak and communicate through the phone and over email
General knowledge of computers and Microsoft Office
Desire and ability to work in a fast-paced atmosphere with the flexibility to change tasks as priorities require with enthusiasm
For social media internship, experience with Adobe Suite is a major bonus!
The PAA seeks intern(s) to contribute to the various aspects of a non-profit arts organization, including, but not limited to:
PR, promotion and marketing – social media, direct mail and web
Administrative groundwork and preparation for events and programs
Creative writing - profile pieces on Paseo artists and businesses
On-site support during events
Website content management
Membership and development
Grants proposals and reports
This is an unpaid internship position, but college credit is possible if approved by your advisor and university.
To learn more about the Paseo Arts Association and the Paseo Arts District, visit our website.
To apply, please email a cover letter and resume in PDF format with your name in the filename to Paige Powell at firstname.lastname@example.org.