The SCFD offers the opportunity for unpaid academic internships to students completing graduation or practicum requirements in the arts, nonprofit management or public administration, and who have an interest in the nonprofit arts community.
Position Title: Academic Intern
Time Requirement: This position requires working in the SCFD office a minimum of 6 hours each week of the semester, and may be extended by student or SCFD staff depending on interest.
To understand and carry out the mission of SCFD and statutory requirements, to support SCFD staff in the grant making and communications efforts of the district, to attend and observe public meetings in order to learn job functions and the overall work of the district. Occasional opportunities to attend cultural events and related activities may be available.
- Provide administrative support as needed to Program staff and the Office Administrator in managing SCFD’s database and recipient organizations’ records
- Assist staff with reviewing new applicant organization’s eligibility files, including analyzing financial documents and conducting research on the organization’s programming
- Assist staff with social media marketing including: Facebook, Twitter, and blogging
- Possibly assist staff with gathering data and/or design layout for SCFD annual report
- Read and understand materials such as SCFD statute; Tier I, II, and III funding requirements and applications; County Cultural Council and District Board notebooks, and audited financial statements in order to understand the purpose and operations of SCFD
- Create and maintain electronic files of grant documents
- Assist staff with proofreading documents to insure accurate distributions
- Accompany SCFD staff members as requested to county cultural council meetings, district board meetings, and community meetings
Knowledge, Skill and Ability:
- Superior attention to detail
- Ability to interpret and analyze financial nonprofit financial documents (Profit and Loss Statements, Balance Sheets, and IRS Forms)
- Excellent writing and communication skills
- Basic knowledge of nonprofit and/or government management and operations
- PC savvy and the ability to demonstrate a high level of proficiency using Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, and Google programs.
Education or Formal Training
- Preferred upper division undergraduate or masters degree level student or graduate
- Training in grant making, communications or nonprofit administration is a plus
NOTE: This job description is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities or qualifications associated with the job.
To apply: submit letter of interest and resume to email@example.com