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The Creative Coalition
360 Park Ave South
New York, NY
DescriptionThe Creative Coalition (www.thecreativecoalition.org) is the premier nonprofit, nonpartisan social and public advocacy organization of the arts and entertainment community. Founded in 1989 by Christopher Reeve, Alec Baldwin, Susan Sarandon and other prominent members of the creative community, The Creative Coalition is dedicated to educating, mobilizing, and activating its members on issues of public importance.
Interns at The Creative Coalition have the opportunity for exposure to TCC’s programs and administrative functions.
POSITION AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
-Independent Films watch, critique, provide coverage for films for organization to support;
-Researching social and political issues ranging from First Amendment rights and arts advocacy to children’s education and Campaign Finance Reform;
-Building relationships with foundations and the media;
-Event planning and execution;
-Preparing documents for the public or media; and
-Assisting with general business communications and office organization.
RequirementsInterns are expected to have excellent written and oral communication skills and be able to successfully balance multiple work assignments.
Interns need to have experience in the following areas:
? Communication, such as dealing with the press on events and programs;
? Journalism, such as working on a newspaper or magazine;
? Public Relations, such as developing newsletters, press releases and press kits;
? Politics, such as political or grassroots campaigns and/or student government;
? Public Policy, such as community service or volunteerism with a not-for-profit; or
? Business, such as administrative skills or academic study.