Monday, September 13, 2010

Arts Council OKC Internship, unpaid

Arts Council of Oklahoma City

Category: Nonprofit
Job Title: Internship
Contact Email:
Contact Phone 405-270-4895

Contact Name:
Gilbert Magdaleno

Opportunity Description:

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 2010-2011. This is a non-paid program. Academic approval for course credit for internship is negotiable.


The qualified intern provides administrative support and clerical services to the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, assisting in areas such as Events, Public Relations, and Development.

The intern will assist in the planning, implementation, and execution of the Arts Council of Oklahoma City events: Opening Night, Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival, Sunday Twilight Concert Series and Festival of the Arts. The intern will also assist with the Plaza Artist Jury, which is responsible for the selection of the festival’s artists.
The intern will work in fund-raising for the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, with opportunities to assist in grant proposal and report writing, and prospect research. Duties may include data processing of donor gifts and acknowledgments and preparation of direct mail solicitations.
* The intern will assist in public relations, writing press releases, updating the website, taking photographs, creating media credentials and press kits, tracking press clippings and editing print pieces.

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


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: .

Paid or Unpaid position: Unpaid

College Credit available: Yes

Application instructions:

To apply, submit transcript and/or resume, references, and a cover letter:

Gilbert Magdaleno

Festival Internship Program

Arts Council of Oklahoma City

400 West California

Oklahoma City, OK 73102

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