Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
Summer 2019 Fundraising Membership Management Internship Program
Company: Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts
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Location: Miami, FL, 33132, US
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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.

Program Description
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.

Intern Responsibilities
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
 Administrative assistance

Program Requirements
 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.

General requirements


  • Driver's License Needed
  • Orientation or Training
  • 16+ hours per week.
  • Category
    Arts & Culture
    Skills Area