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We are looking to expand our team!

 

Administrative Intern

Administrative Intern - Description

Creative, artist-run, non-profit looking to hire an intern with a passion for and experience in arts admin and event production. BOOM festival is currently planning our three day event,  April 2020 and we can’t wait to connect with a committed intern to help make it all possible.

The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills, commitment to deadlines, and creativity in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team.  We are a small organization that does a lot of important work and we look forward to sharing our knowledge, passion, expertise and workload with an amazing intern. 

Location: 

Charlotte NC.  We work from home (or a favorite coffee shop) and meet weekly on Thursdays from 1-3pm in Plaza Midwood.  Locations vary.  

 

A brief description of your company: 

QueOS is a non-profit changing the way art is created and shared in Charlotte, primarily though the BOOM Festival and it’s extensions throughout the year.   BOOM is a three day explosion of various contemporary art forms in Plaza Midwood each April. Each year’s festival is the culmination of a year-round movement connecting diverse artists to one another and to their community in new and exciting ways.  

 

Intern duties and responsibilities

The BOOM intern will support staff across multiple departments, including but not limited to: assisting with support documents for grant applications and final reports, connecting with and organizing artist information and meeting artists needs, assisting with social media, organizing spreadsheets and tasks, contributing ideas and solutions to problems, attending weekly meetings (Thursdays from 1-3pm) and scheduled events.  We are a small organization that does a lot of important work and we look forward to sharing our knowledge, expertise and workload with an amazing intern.  

 

Requirements and qualifications

  • Basic knowlege / experience in use of spreadsheets and google drive
  • Passion for arts, community and Charlotte specifically
  • Desire to gain skills and grow knowledge
  • Some art making or production experience
  • Interest in and ability to work collaboratively
  • Great communication skills both in person and via the written word through email / website
  • In depth understanding of social media platforms

 

Benefits of the internship (e.g. compensation, if applicable)

 

  • Gain knowledge / experience in festival production and non-profit management 
  • Develop writing and marketing skills
  • Learn the behind the scenes craft of festival production
  • Connect with an interesting and diverse artist group
  • Contribute to real and lasting cultural change in Charlotte
  • Exposure to a wide variety of shows, artists and installation
  • There is no monetary compensation for this role at this time, though tickets to several performances / events will be available without charge 
  • For strong work a detailed letter of recommendation can be provided

 

Schedule and duration

This internship will start in mid-October and last through mid-May.  Twelve hours of work a week are expected in the weeks before and after the festival.  Should expect to be present for most of the festival April 17-19th 2020. Additional hours may be required in the weeks immediately preceding the festival.  Work hours can be done throughout the week and can fit easily into many schedules. Must be available for weekly meetings on Thursdays from 1-3pm.  

 

Application Information

Please send resume and dynamic cover letter to queoscharlotte@gmail.com.  Use “INTERN” as the subject of your email.  We can’t wait to hear from you. This is fulfilling work but is not a paid position. 

 

Social Media Intern

Social Media Intern - Description

Creative, artist-run, non-profit looking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms. BOOM festival is currently planning our three day festival for April 2020 and is excited to launch a social media campaign that is as engaging, dynamic and innovative as the festival.

The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team.  We are very excited to share this launch with an intern hoping to extend their present knowledge and gain extensive online experience.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor and post on social networks
  • Coordinate with website to distribute content and share updates
  • Assist with online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
  • Optimize website and social media
  • Perform keyword analysis
  • Work with communication professionals to develop creative and exciting messaging that accurately represents the festival. 

Requirements

  • Relevant major
  • 3 years of experience with Internet and social media platforms
  • Energetic and creative
  • Hard-working and team-oriented
  • Available for weekly meetings on Thursdays from 1-3pm

 

Benefits

  •   Practical experience with social media campaigns
  • Opportunity to participate in BOOM events, organizational meetings.
  • Flexible schedule for students
  • Work directly with amazing artists and cultural leaders
  • Be an active participant in a movement to change the way art and culture are created and shared in Charlotte. 
  • Tickets to some of the many offerings of BOOM 2020
  • For strong work a detailed letter of recommendation can be provided

Location: 

Charlotte NC.  We work from home (or a favorite coffee shop) and meet weekly on Thursdays from 1-3pm in Plaza Midwood.  Locations vary.  

 

A brief description of your company: 

QueOS is a non-profit organization changing the way art is created and shared in Charlotte, primarily though the BOOM Festival and it’s extensions throughout the year.  BOOM is a three day explosion of various contemporary art forms in Plaza Midwood each April.  Each year’s festival is the culmination of a year-round movement connecting diverse artists to one another and to their community in new and exciting ways.  

 

Schedule and duration

This internship will start in mid-October and last through mid-May.  Twelve hours of work a week are expected in the weeks before and after the festival.  Should expect to be present for most of the festival April 17-19th 2020. Additional hours may be required in the weeks immediately preceding the festival.  Work hours can be done throughout the week and can fit easily into many schedules.  Must be available for weekly meetings on Thursdays from 1-3pm.  

 

Application Information

Please send resume and dynamic cover letter to queoscharlotte@gmail.com.  Use “INTERN” as the subject of your email.  We can’t wait to hear from you. This is not a paid position.

 

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