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Administration Internship - Paid

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Posted by: Appraisers Association of America
Deadline: Mon, July 1st, 2019

2019 Spring/Summer Arts Administration Internship


The Appraisers Association of America has opportunities for an intern to learn about non-profit and association management by assisting with all aspects of day-to-day activities. Working closely with the office staff, the intern will gain insight into how a small, fast-paced non-profit and membership organization functions with hands-on work in membership, programs / special events and marketing / communication. Daily tasks include: assisting with member services (database management, benefit package development and implementation, renewal processing and direct mail campaigns); educational programming (development and execution) and communications (assisting with digital and print marketing, social media, research, and appraisal referral requests), as well as additional tasks.



•  Work with staff to learn CitySoft (a premier membership database that is used across the country) to assist with various tasks, including:

• Updating member information and research notes

• Updating program details and registration

• Maintaining standing reports

•  Provide referrals to the general public looking for an appraiser

•  Use Social Media (Hootsuite, Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram) to publicize upcoming events

•  Research potential new alliances and prepare files for prospects that may be interested in joining or supporting the organization

•  Assist with events (registration, information packets, certificates of attendance) such as our Annual Award Luncheon (April), conferences, lectures, and in-house courses



·       Interest in arts administration (including development and / or membership), fine and decorative arts, art history, event planning, non-profit and association management, and learning about the field of art appraising

·       Student currently enrolled in college or university

·       Strong phone and inter-personal skills

·       Thorough and proactive, self-motivated and able to manage ongoing tasks

·       Strong organizational, writing, and research skills

·       Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, Google Docs and Calendar, knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite preferred, but not required

·       Prior office experience preferred


January or February through early August 2019, 10 - 15 hours a week, start and end dates are flexible, as are hours. Wednesday availability preferred. Compensation: $12/hour.




· To apply for this internship, please email your cover letter and resume to:

· In the subject line of your email enter: “Last name, 2019 Intern.”

Posted on Tue, November 27th, 2018
Expires on Mon, July 1st, 2019

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