Monday, January 19, 2009

Posted Jan. 13 - Unpaid

Internship Opportunities - posted 01/13/2009
Position Location: Oklahoma City, Okla.
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 2008-2009. This is a non-paid program. Academic approval for course credit for internship is negotiable.
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.
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 9A.M. to 5P.M. The hours required for the internship are 8-10 hours per week, but hours are flexible depending on the intern’s school schedule. Knowledge of Microsoft Windows 98, Word or WordPerfect and Access are preferred. To learn more about the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, please visit our website:
To apply, 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

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