Non-Profit Management, Fundraising/Development and Marketing

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Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District
450 Washington Street
Newark, NJ
Posted: December 29 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 5 Part-time, Unpaid (College Credit Required)

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Description

Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District (LPCCD) is a nonprofit organization with a mission to plan, design and develop a comprehensive cultural and arts district in Lincoln Park, a low income neighborhood, in Newark, New Jersey. LPCCD achieve its mission through arts and cultural programming, sustainable development, preservation of historic infrastructure and community leadership and engagement. Specifically, LPCCD is transforming the Lincoln Park Redevelopment Area, an 11- acre, four block site into an arts and cultural district. Projects include building mixed-use housing units, hosting annual music festivals, historic preservation and restoration projects and urban agriculture. WEB: www.lpccd.org

The Lincoln Coast Cultural District is gearing up for the 350th Celebration of the City of Newark, the 2016 Lincoln Park Music Festival and fundraising towards the completion of its next development project – The Façade. If you are interested in learning, hands on, about how a small but mighty team of non-profit “passionists” work towards building a community from the ground up, this is the internship for you. You will learn the interworking of a non-profit organization and have a direct impact on the organizations success.

In general, all interns should be knowledgeable about the digital landscape and proficient in usage of social media, technology, apps. and must be active on social media.

EXAMPLE PROJECTS
• LPCCD’s participation in the 350th anniversary of the City of Newark’s official celebration in 2016
• LPCCD’s 11th annual music festival taking place in 2016
• Ongoing work on the The Façade restoration, revitalization project and fundraising
• Other/Misc – As projects confirmed, as needed basis

Responsibilities

NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT: Work directly with and assist executive director by assisting in preparing materials for meetings, assist with intercompany communications, coordination of executive director’s production book for large programs (LPCCD’s Newark 350th Programming “Music Speaks” and/or the 2016 Lincoln Park Music Festival), assist executive director with personal social media accounts, assist with new workplace technologies (Google drive, cloud storage, file sharing, etc.), attend meetings and compile minutes for review, assist with development of queries and reports, and general office administration support (electronic and hard copy filing and maintain an organized filing system, help with mass mailings, assist with travel arrangements, managing calendar, and completing tasks).

FUNDRAISING/DEVELOPMENT: Will learn hands on fundraising techniques and assist development team follow through on plan by assisting with thank-you calls, mailing requested materials, helping execute fundraising events, assisting with research about existing and potential donors, helping develop new donor packet outreach, general office administration support (electronic and hard copy filing and maintain an organized filing system, help with mass mailings) and compilation of donor database.

MARKETING: Will learn hands on overall “big vision” integrated marketing and specifically touching LPCCD’s Newark 350th Programming “Music Speaks” and/or the 2016 Lincoln Park Music Festival. Online support of digital strategy and assets for LPCCD. Assisting with planning and execution of various events from large to small, including on-site activation.

COMPENSATION
Student must be able to receive internship credit during school year at a 4-year, 2-year institution or prove you are currently taking college level courses. LPCCD can fill out any required paperwork. LPCCD can provide proof of 501C (3) non-profit status as required. Stipends or paid positions may be available but dependent on assigned project, scope and available budgets.

Requirements

Who should apply? This internship is great for students who seek to both “learn” and “do”.
FOR NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT majors include: Non-Profit/Public Affairs and Non-Profit Management, Business, Finance, Economics, Law, Public Policy, Marketing/Advertising

FOR FUNDRAISING/DEVELOPMENT majors include: Non-Profit/Public Affairs and Non-Profit Management, Marketing, Advertising, Sales

FOR MARKETING majors include: Marketing/Event Planning & Execution, Marketing/Digital Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Liberal Arts, Music Business

• Strong written and verbal communication skills, good on the phone
• Able to think strategically and not afraid to pitch a big idea
• Self-starter able to work independently and collaborate with others; team player with a desire to win
• Excellent organizational and time management skills
• Attention to detail and deadlines a must, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
• Must posses vision, ability to learn and able to follow direction and execute ideas from concept to final
• Outgoing and friendly personality, along with creativity and enthusiasm

COMPENSATION
Student must be able to receive internship credit during school year at a 4-year, 2-year institution or prove you are currently taking college level courses. LPCCD can fill out any required paperwork. LPCCD can provide proof of 501C (3) non-profit status as required. Stipends or paid positions may be available but dependent on assigned project, scope and available budgets.

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