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Artpace Summer Development Intern 2023

Artpace San Antonio is a nonprofit residency program which supports Texas, national, and international artists in the creation of new art. As a catalyst for artistic expression, we engage local communities with global art practices and experiences. 
Artpace strives to offer interns experience that nurtures a passion for careers in the arts as well as inspiration to incorporate creativity into any career path they choose. Interns are an integral part of the organization, and Artpace seeks self-motivated candidates that can work both independently and collaboratively in a professional setting. Interns will apply their creativity, critical thinking skills, and enthusiasm to a range of projects under the mentorship of Artpace professionals. Additionally, interns are encouraged to set and meet their learning objectives. 
Artpace Development Interns significantly support the mission of Artpace by assisting in event logistics and the organization of individual and corporate donors and sponsorships to execute successful fundraising opportunities including Artpace's largest free, family event, Chalk It Up. Chalk It Up engages an average of 15,000 individuals within Bexar County with over 50 organizations, schools/colleges/universities, and artists creating works of art rendered in chalk. All support received for this public event will ensure the sustainability of Artpace’s public and educational programs. 
Development Interns can expect to: 
  • Conduct prospective donor research; assist in donor affairs & database management 
  • Recruiting and assigning duties to corporate and individual volunteers 
  • Helping in the development and creation of materials for the event 
  • Support membership drive initiatives 
  • Assist in visitor relations duties 
Desired Qualifications: 
  • Excellent attention to detail 
  • superb organizational skills 
  • Excellent writing skills 
  • Strong interpersonal skills 
  • Willingness to contribute to the team effort outside of specified job responsibilities, able to work cross-departmentally to achieve shared goals