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The Arts Council of Oklahoma City is a private non-profit corporation whose mission is to bring the arts and the community together.

 


Internships

Internship Opportunities

The Arts Council of Oklahoma City, a private non-profit corporation, is currently recruiting for intern positions in the assistance and implementation of projects and programs for 2014.  This is a non-paid program.  Academic approval for course credit for internship is negotiable.

General Information
Since Arts Council Interns will assist with volunteer and meeting organization, mass mailings, and updating and maintaining database records, good organizational skills are required.  Self-motivation and the capability of organizing the workload within an established system and time frame are extremely important.  Experience in dealing with the public, good communication skills, and interpersonal "people management" skills are preferred.  Business hours at the Arts Council are 9 A.M. to 5 P.M. The hours required for the internship are 8-10 hours per week, but hours are flexible depending on the intern’s school schedule.  To learn more about the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, please visit our website: www.artscouncilokc.com.

PR Internship
The qualified intern provides public relations, administrative support and clerical services to the Communications Director.  The Intern will assist with writing press releases, updating Web site, taking photographers, creating media credentials and press kits, tracking press clippings and editing print pieces. Work also includes administrative tasks. The intern must exhibit strong writing skills, computer knowledge, attention to detail and a general knowledge of Microsoft Office software, Photoshop .  The Intern will learn invaluable skills in public relations and marketing.

Community Arts Program Internship
The qualified intern will assist in the planning and implementation of arts education for the Arts Council of Oklahoma City. They will visit and observe a wide variety of arts education classes (including classes for underserved youth, seniors, and youth with disabilities), assist with programs/meetings/events for our Teen Advisory Council, and help with data entry and record-keeping as needed. In addition, work will also include assisting with volunteers and committee meetings for children’s activities at Festival of the Arts, as well as working with Arts Council staff to ensure the success of arts education and outreach programs

Ample opportunity for meeting many of Oklahoma City’s business and cultural leaders is also available with this internship.

Finance/Development Internship
The Finance/Development Intern will work directly with Finance & Development Office staff in fund-raising for the Arts Council of Oklahoma City.  Duties include data processing of donor gifts and acknowledgments, preparation of direct mail solicitations, with opportunities to assist in grant proposal and report writing, prospect research and event planning.

To apply for any of these, submit transcript and/or resume, two letters of recommendation, and a cover letter:

Gilbert Magdaleno
Festival Internship Program
Arts Council of Oklahoma City
400 West California
Oklahoma City, OK  73102

Questions? Contact Gilbert Magdaleno at (405 )270-4895 or email gmagdaleno@artscouncilokc.com.

 

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