(Note: All information subject to change.)

Start Date:  6/9/2019                   End Date: 8/24/2019

Compensation: Accommodations (shared room/bath) plus meals when campus kitchen is serving (Sunday dinner through Friday dinner).

Number of openings: 01

Description

The responsibilities of this position are carried out under the guidance of the Development & Administration Coordinator. The intern will be responsible for gathering visual and written documentation on all current scholarship recipients, and deliver complete files for each of those students. The development intern will be involved in fundraising and friend-raising events, donor communications, and student and alumni outreach efforts. The intern will also assist with grant proposals and reporting. MMW offers a dynamic place to work, a great opportunity to network with creative artists and community members, and a chance to learn about non- profit development.

Basic Qualifications and Criteria

  • Strong writing & organizational skills Attention to detail, accuracy
  • Professionalism & an ability to work under deadlines Photography skills a plus

What will be learned

The Development Intern will learn about development and fundraising for an arts/educational non-profit. They will learn various aspects of donor cultivation, fundraising strategy, and professional skills. Under the guidance of the Development Coordinator, the Development Intern will learn key communication skills that will benefit them along their future career path. In addition, Maine Media is a vibrant community of visual artists and storytellers, and this internship will provide access to a network of students, faculty, and staff who come together and learn from one another in many creative capacities.

The Intern Experience

Each intern is assigned to a specific area where they will learn and assist instructors, fellow staff members and/or students with various projects. Each intern is responsible for managing their time wisely, while we do have work to do, we strongly encourage you to take the time to make images/films and enjoy in the Maine landscape. Interns are allowed access to our facilities when not in use by a class; this can be discussed with your supervisor. Round table portfolio sharing events will be offered to the interns and TA’s weekly. This will include a rotation of upper level staff and faculty.