Grants Intern

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ArtsKC - Regional Arts Council
106 Southwest Boulevard
Kansas City, MO
Posted: October 13 2016
Application Deadline: January 4, 2017
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
Timeframe: 01/18/17 — 05/18/17 (Flexible)

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Description

Timing: 20 hours per week, January 18 – May 16 (dates flexible)

ArtsKC is a not-for-profit organization serving the five-county region; including Clay, Platte and Jackson in Missouri and Johnson and Wyandotte in Kansas. We provide programs and services to arts organizations, artists and the business and civic communities.

ArtsKC serves as the voice for the arts community. We connect and support the arts in the community as a means to create transformation. We believe that the arts are a public good and critical to our region’s success.

ArtsKC operates the ArtsKC Fund, the united arts fund in Kansas City. The fund raises money to provide grant s to artists, arts organizations and arts programs in Kansas City.

Reports to: Development Manager

This individual will work 20 hours per week with the Development Manager supporting the following goals and initiatives:

1. Database management
2. Grant Writing
3. Grants Research
4. Event support

Perks:
- Working with fun, flexible, dedicated and hardworking professionals
- Learning new technologies and having an impact on the agency’s ability to serve
- Helping to build a culture of creativity and innovation for Kansas City
- Helping strengthen the role of ArtsKC as the champion for the arts
- Great location in the Crossroads Arts District and paid parking



Responsibilities

Daily Responsibilities:

• Prepare and distribute program-related communications
• Proofreading current grants, press releases, event invitations and website
• Grants research & writing
• Prepare for meetings & events (room & projector set-up, document preparation, catering orders)
• Attend grant & development-related meetings and take minutes where required
• General office assistance as needed
• Perform data maintenance in Salesforce
• Serve as a backup to the Administrative Assistant for front desk and phone coverage
• Assist at evening and weekend events as needed:
o February/March/April/May First Fridays assistance (when available)
o Thursday, February 23, 2017 – 14th Annual ArtsKC Awards Luncheon, 10AM-2PM
o Saturday, March 18, 2017, Royal Art and Architecture at Kauffman Stadium, 3-6PM
o Thursday, May 18, 2017, Folk Songs and Stories at The Writer’s Place, 5:30-8:30PM

Requirements

Who are we looking for?
- College students or recent grads wanting to build their resume and professional experience
- Individuals who are passionate about the arts, the nonprofit community or being a part of a growing organization
- Smart, dedicated, and resourceful professionals who can manage their time and have fun doing it

How To Apply

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