To apply, please fill out online application at www.arshtcenter.org/internships
As the focal point of performing arts activity in South Florida, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County serves as a showcase for the finest in established and developing performing arts programs. The Center is the foundation on which established resident organizations build their programs and extend their reach. The Center also serves as a laboratory, providing first class accessible facilities for smaller, emerging and developing organizations and for the Center’s own innovative productions and events. The Center provides our diverse audiences with opportunities to share South Florida's many cultures, offering insights and understanding. As an educational resource, the Center broadens the horizons of our children and enhances our quality of life by offering a full range of cultural learning experiences.
As an Advancement Intern, you will gain firsthand experience regarding fundraising at the Arsht Center for the Performing Arts, as well as interacting/developing pivotal relationships with key members and donors. They will work directly with Membership team to assist with developing ideas and planning communication strategies for membership acquisition and retention campaigns.
The Advancement intern assists the Membership team with the following:
Maintenance of donor records and biographical information
Assisting with planning special events
Conducting prospect research
Drafting and implementing social media campaigns
Assist and coordinate marketing efforts to increase membership awareness to our patrons and our community.
Drafting, generating and distributing letters and solicitation materials
Assisting in record maintenance
Strong customer service skills to assist with membership communication and follow up
Keep records of customer interactions, process customer accounts and document retention
Staffing the culturist table for evening and weekend performances
Junior or Senior College/University Status pursuing a degree in fundraising or related field
Strong written and interpersonal skills
Strong communication and phone skills
Experience with Microsoft office - Excel, word, PowerPoint and Mail merging
Experience in graphic design a plus but not necessary
Easy adaptability to last-minute changes and assignments
Must be available to nights and weekends
16 hours per week minimum
This is an unpaid internship, but it can be taken for school credit. Please check with your school for more details.