Candidates must posses an entrepreneurial spirit, intellectual curiosity and be organized, have excellent communication and writing ability , good problem-solving skills, be computer literate and willing to work 15-20 hours per week for a minimum of 12 weeks. Students wishing to earn college credit for their internship must make appropriate arrangements with their school. All positions are part-time, Monday through Thursday 9am – 7pm and Fridays 9am-2pm with occasional Saturday nights and Sundays to staff our events. Internships are unpaid, but rewarding and not without cool perks.
· Have an interest in and basic knowledge of Jewish culture
· Be a student at an accredited college or university or a recent graduate.
· Have reliable transportation or a mastery of public transit.
· Be able to work independently and communicate effectively.
· Be able to work some evenings and weekends.
· Have basic proficiency with MS Word, Excel and Outlook is needed.
· Proficiency with Mr. Coffee and Mr. Donut optional.
To apply, please send the following to firstname.lastname@example.org:
· Letter of Interest
· What you hope to learn by working with KF AR
· A list of any special skills, talents or items that may be useful.
· The CD’s in your disc player right now.
Company Mgmt/General Management Internship:
The executive intern is exposed to a varied and broad perspective of arts management. This position is administrative in nature, as opposed to production oriented. This position exposes the intern to the nuts and bolts of arts management and deals with each of the various events we produce. Attention to detail and basic administrative skills preferred. This internship is a great start for someone interested in the music business or assisting Producers.
· Coordination of event volunteers
· Execution of Mailings
· Contact with cultural and religious institutions
· Marketing and Promotional Planning
· Development and management of street team
· Press Relations follow up calls
· Assistance in the development and execution of printed collateral
· Coordination of Audience and Institutional Mailings
· Assembly of press packets and booking kits
· Distribution of literature and posters
· Database entry and maintenance
· Attendance of community programs
The Marketing Intern works on all local event programs and productions, including concerts, readings, plays and community programs. Responsibilities include general office management duties such as filing, faxing, photocopying, phones, and press kit compilation. The intern tracks all invoices, is responsible for maintaining flyers, etc, at locations throughout the city in coordination with KFAR’s merchandising vendor. She/he schedules appointments and meetings, arranges conference calls, and takes minutes for all marketing meetings/conference calls. The intern is responsible for compiling audience survey data, and researching prospective corporate sponsors. This internship is a great start for someone with aspirations to be a Marketing Coordinator or Director.
· Interface with designers
· Update of membership records and outreach efforts
· Ensure timely execution of advertising campaigns
· PR follow up calls
· Management of street teams and poster placement
· Shul Marketing program
Responsibilities also includes general office management duties such as filing, faxing, photocopying, phones, and press kit compilation. The intern is responsible for compiling audience survey data, and researching prospective corporate sponsors. This internship is a great start for someone with aspirations to be a Marketing Coordinator or Director.
Jewish Arts Regional Touring Service (http://www.j-arts.org), our in-house booking department, provides talent referral and booking services to Jewish and secular institutions throughout the country. Responsibilities include database maintenance, compilation of press kits, internet research, and communication with agents, institutions, basic administrative duties, presenters, and promoters. A great start for someone interested in working as an agent. Responsibilities include both administrative duties, such as email list upkeep, as well as assistance with artist booking, promotion, event production, and grant research. This is an unpaid part-time position (approx. 15 hours per week), but not without perks. Motivation is rewarded greatly.
KFAR also seeks graphic designers, accountants, writers, photographers, as well as people to help with marketing, publicity, CD sales, and event promotions. Email email@example.com and get involved.
KFAR Jewish Arts Center is a 4 year old not-for-profit organization dedicated to year-round presentations of the best in new Jewish culture all year-round. Our mission is to stimulate, promote and produce the next generation of Jewish expression. KFAR has been featured in Chicago Jewish News, JUF News, The Forward, The Chicago Reader, Pioneer Press and the World Jewish Digest. In 2003 it was named a finalist for the prestigious Joshua Venture fellowship and was recently recognized by B’nai Brith Magazine as one of 6 programs at the vanguard of the Jewish cultural renaissance. http://www.kfarcenter.com