Apply for an Internship at the intersection of art and technology

Overview

An internship at Gray Area is a cohort-based experience where interns will gain a broad skill set applicable towards many different career types. During your internship at Gray Area you will join our small team and get hands-on experience working in a fast-paced nonprofit.

While there are two different internship positions available, responsibilities between both positions will have crossover. Event production interns will be asked to assist the marketing team, and marketing interns will be expected to help out with events. The ideal candidate for a Gray Area internship is someone who is willing to be flexible and play an active role in helping Gray Area succeed.

Interns will undergo a comprehensive orientation and training that will cover both marketing and event production responsibilities required for success within the internship. Interns should be comfortable working on a laptop as well as performing physical tasks. Interns are required to provide their own laptop.

Production Intern reports to Production Director

Gray Area’s Event Production Intern is a hard working individual that works well with a team, but can be a self-starter. The job is to assist the Production Manager with special projects, events, design tasks, internal organization, maintenance of systems and more. The capacity to learn new technologies is important for this role, as this position will require learning our project management software, airtable. Familiarity with Gray Area’s programs is not required but interest in digital arts and culture is very important. The dates and times of projects and events can vary, but a minimum of 16 hours per week and a commitment of 3 months is necessary for this opportunity.

Skills/Experience
  • Production experience
  • Sound/lighting experience
  • Must be able to lift 30 pounds
  • Experience with project management software a plus
Responsibilities
  • Event Staffing
  • Set up for events and shows
  • Administrative tasks
  • Database updating
Marketing & Development Intern Reports to Operations Director

Gray Area’s Marketing and Development Intern is a self-starting individual with an eye for detail who supports the Development and Communications staff. The intern assists with general administrative tasks such as coordinating social media, mailings, contact database, community outreach, and helps conduct reports on social media performance indicators and aids in strategic planning. Collaborating and working on special projects and events may also be part of the intern’s tasks. Dates and times can vary, but a minimum of 16 hours per week, and a commitment of 3 months is necessary for this opportunity.

Skills/Experience
  • Excellent English language skills
  • Strong research abilities
  • Meticulous attention to detail and organizational skills
  • Prior experience in project management, database maintenance, communications, and/or office administration
Responsibilities
  • Marketing research related to best practices and social media KPIs
  • Research for potential partnerships
  • Administrative tasks and maintenance of database
  • Production and editing of marketing materials and copy

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