Program Intern — 2019

NAVEL seeks a Program Intern, who will work closely with the programming director on administrative, production and research tasks related to the public programming, including the ASSEMBLIES program and the Collective Residency. A good candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of self-management.

Candidates with strong writing, research and organizational skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Responsibilities and tasks include:

  • Assist with research, project development, management and production for all public programming
  • Write and edit open calls, press releases and statements for public programs and The Meeting Room exhibitions
  • Coordination and communication with programming committee and collective residents
  • Participate in the review of project proposals

Qualifications include:

  • Precise, detail-oriented work ethic
  • Experience working with cultural organizations
  • Excellent research and organizational skills
  • Proficient skills with office software, spreadsheet analysis, database management and adobe suite (preferably)
  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and take initiative
  • Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs

Commitment: 12-20 hours/week on site (flexible, will vary according to program schedule). Expected to attend and assist with the majority of the programming season events (September through November 2019). 3 months minimum commitment with possibility to extend after 3-month period. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed, and additional paid opportunities from time to time.

Interested applicants must fill the application form, through which you will be asked to attach a cover letter and resume.

Communications and Outreach Intern — 2019

NAVEL seeks a Communications and Outreach Intern who will work closely with the Programming Director and Communications and Outreach Manager to populate and update a range of communication channels, develop relations with press and carry specific tasks related to outreach within the local community and other organizations. This opportunity will engage a full range of marketing skills, but the emphasis is on social media, press relations and outreach. A good candidate will be detail-oriented and capable of self-management.

Candidates with strong writing, research, organizational and graphic design/visual skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Tasks may include:

  • Assisting with the development and maintenance of NAVEL’s relationship with press
  • Adapting and sharing program information for and with different audiences
  • Developing relationships and communicating with other like-minded cultural organizations
  • Outreach: distributing flyers and sharing information about NAVEL in the South Park neighborhood

Qualifications include:

  • Precise, detail-oriented work ethic
  • Excellent research and organizational skills
  • Ability to write for multiple lengths, contexts and audiences
  • Capable editorial hand
  • Fluency with social media and email marketing
  • Ability to multitask, work independently, and take initiative
  • Graphic Design Skills preferred
  • Experience working with cultural organizations
  • Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs
  • Bilingual (English/Español) preferred

Commitment: 12-16 hours/week on site (flexible). 3 months minimum commitment with possibility to extend based on perforance and desire. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed, as well as additional paid opportunities from time to time.

Interested applicants must fill the application form, through which you will be asked to attach a cover letter and resume.

Fundraising & Development Intern

NAVEL seeks a part-time intern to assist with research and maintenance of the organization’s development and fundraising efforts. The Development Intern will assist with special events, communications, and support our team in all areas of fundraising. The internship provides an understanding of donor relations, event planning, prospect research and outreach, grant research and writing, and fundraising strategy. This intern works closely with the Executive Director and Board of Directors.

Candidates with strong writing and organizational skills are especially encouraged to apply.

Tasks may include:

  • Maintaining grants database, including researching grants and assistance with writing
  • Membership relationships, including benefit fulfillment, acknowledgment letters, and production
  • Researching potential sponsors and partners for public programs and events
  • Assisting in planning and executing NAVEL’s special events in the Fall/Winter

Qualifications include:

  • Precise, detail-oriented work ethic
  • Experience working with cultural organizations
  • Excellent research skills
  • Proficient skills in spreadsheets and databases
  • Willing to take risks, roll up sleeves, and dive into the work — self starter
  • Curiosity and interest in NAVEL’s mission, community and programs

Commitment: Part-time, minimum 8-10 flexible hours per week with ideally 2 days on site. 3 months minimum commitment with possibility to extend based on perforance and desire. The position is unpaid, although college credit may be arranged if needed, as well as additional paid opportunities from time to time.

Interested applicants must fill the application form, through which you will be asked to attach a cover letter and resume.

Volunteering

We also offer volunteer opportunities in exchange for membership. Learn more about volunteering here.

NAVEL is an Equal Opportunity Employer. NAVEL does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need. We are actively taking steps to meet our commitment to diversity and to building an inclusive environment for people of all backgrounds and ages. We especially encourage members of historically underrepresented communities to apply, including women, people of color, LGBTQIA+ people and people with disabilities.