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ArtsMemphis Internships

First-hand experience in:

  • How a nonprofit arts organization operates and raises money
  • ArtsMemphis’s role as the premier funder, advocate and promoter of the arts in the Memphis community
  • The gamut of the vibrant, diverse arts scene in Memphis

All ArtsMemphis internships are unpaid. ArtsMemphis is an official partner with the colleges and universities listed below. We are also willing to work with any student to receive class credit for internship hours:

Memphis College of Art
Rhodes College
University of Memphis

Marketing & Communications Intern:

Assist the ArtsMemphis Development and Marketing teams by:

  • Attending and reporting on events supported by ArtsMemphis grants
  • Communicating with existing and potential donors
  • Learning how to publish arts events in the Greater Memphis area on artsmemphis.org’s art calendar (using Artsopolis, a website template used by several arts organizations across the nation)
  • Publicizing ArtsMemphis events online through social media and around the community through the distribution of advertisement
  • Learning how to use Raisers Edge, a database model used by most nonprofit organizations
  • Learning how to use Raisers Edge and Microsoft Excel in mailings
  • Collaborating on Microsoft PowerPoint presentations to communicate the relationship between ArtsMemphis and the Memphis community
  • Volunteering as a member of the ArtsMemphis team at events (1-2 per month)
  • Other duties as necessary

Events Intern:

Assist the ArtsMemphis’s Development and Marketing teams by:

  • Participating in all aspects of event planning, including committee meetings, coordinating with vendors, sourcing products, running errands
  • Volunteering as a member of the ArtsMemphis team at events (2+ per month)
  • Aiding in the organization and execution of online and live auctions
  • Communicating with existing and potential attendees/ticket buyers, including compiling guest lists
  • Learning how to publish ArtsMemphis events on artsmemphis.org’s art calendar
  • Publicizing ArtsMemphis events online through social media and around the community through the distribution of advertisement
  • Other duties as necessary, including office scanning

Interested?

 Send a cover letter and resume to info [at] artsmemphis [dot] org