NYWC Program Internship Opportunity!

NY Writers Coalition seeks a Program Intern to support our free creative writing programs for unheard New Yorkers.  2012 marks our Tenth Anniversary year and will feature many exciting events and public programs designed to raise funds and increase public awareness for NYWC.  The Program Intern will gain experience with many aspects of the nonprofit arts field, while working with one of the largest community-based writing programs in the country.  The Program Intern will develop and implement social media campaigns, assist with events and development, conduct research, create books of writing by our workshop members, and perform administrative duties as needed.  This is a great opportunity to work in a relaxed atmosphere, develop a wide array of skills, and gain hands-on experience.  The Program Intern is an unpaid position, but a travel stipend will be provided.  We are happy to do whatever is required for the Program Intern to receive college credit. 

Hours/Length of Internship: Approximately 10-12 hours per week, plus some evening and weekend events, beginning as soon as possible, through June 2012.

Skills required:  Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media platforms.  Experience with creative or business writing preferred.

To Apply:  Fill out the form below.

Duties include:

Social networking: Maintaining NYWC’s Facebook and Twitter accounts with regular and frequent updates; developing social network campaigns and strategies beyond the status update in order to promote NYWC programs and events.

Events: Assisting with readings and other events; attending NYWC events; photographing events; writing event wrap-ups and posting on website.

Research: Conducting internet searches of social service agencies and community organizations for potential partnerships.

Publications: Design/layout  for NYWC chapbook publications of writing by our workshop members.

Development: Assist in researching funding opportunities and conducting outreach to individuals, foundations, and corporations.

Administrative: Organizing NYWC chapbooks, anthologies and files.