Art, Design and Research Internship -- Winter/Spring 2017

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WaterFire is first and foremost an evolving artistic expression that tries to greet its visitors with something new each and every time they visit. To accomplish that a lot of thought and effort goes into preparing each event and the performance pieces within them. It is a broad and all-encompassing task to accomplish and WaterFire is currently looking for Intern to help with this effort. This Intern would be involved in all aspects of the event for the purpose of learning not only how a public art organization operates but also how we can collectively communicate our message and vision. They would get experience in marketing, graphic design; grant making, production, artic expression, and merchandising. If you are looking for Internship where you get to touch all parts of an organization and learn about managing the big picture look no further.


•Produce promotional material capturing the experiences of the WaterFire Patrons
•Research and strategize projects with the WaterFire Production Staff
•Assist in the management of the merchandizing and Fundraising efforts of WaterFire
•Work closely with the lead graphic artist in creation of new press material summarizing WaterFire’s impact on the community.
•Assist in fundraising and grant making activities


•Good communication skills
•Good Knowledge of use of Mac/PC Platform
•Experience working with Graphic Design Software such as Microsoft Publisher, Adobe Illustrator, and InDesign.
•Have an interest in taking on artistic and feasibility research for special projects during events
•Have understanding of grant making and foundation research for fundraising efforts
•Interested in using Social Media as a tool including Facebook, Twitter, and Four Square
•Have general business sense and ability to organize merchandise supply
•Have a valid driver’s license
•Have a sense of Humor

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