Wednesday, October 9, 2019
THE WATERMILL CENTER | DEVELOPMENT & SPECIAL EVENTS INTERNSHIP
Company: Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation
Location: New York, NY
Compensation: A stipend will be provided and college credit can be arranged.
THE WATERMILL CENTER | DEVELOPMENT & SPECIAL EVENTS INTERNSHIP | FALL & WINTER 2019-2020
The Watermill Center/Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation seeks qualified interns to assist with development and special events.
Founded in 1992 by avant-garde visionary and theater director Robert Wilson, The Watermill Center is an interdisciplinary laboratory for the arts and humanities situated on ten acres of Shinnecock ancestral territory on Long Island’s East End. With an emphasis on creativity and collaboration, Watermill integrates performing arts practice with resources from the humanities, research from the sciences and inspiration from the visual arts. The Center is unique within the global landscape of experimental artistic practice and regularly convenes the brightest minds from across disciplines to do, in Wilson’s words, “what no one else is doing.”
The Watermill Center is operated by The Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation, which is committed to equal opportunity and diversity in its workforce.
Primary | NYC Office & Studio, 115 West 29th Street, New York, NY 10001
Secondary | The Watermill Center, 39 Watermill Towd Road, Water Mill, NY 11976
Remote | Some work can be done remotely and on your own schedule.
The position is part-time with typical hours from 10:00 - 5:00 pm with select evening and weekend hours, dependent on the Foundation’s scheduled events. A stipend will be provided and college credit can be arranged. Start and end dates are flexible. Housing and travel are provided while in Water Mill, NY.
RESPONSIBILITIES include, but are not limited to
Conducting research on foundations, grants and major donors
Updating and managing mailing lists and databases with donor information
Maintaining Development files
Supporting fundraising campaigns and special events
Preparing event materials
Drafting and editing grant requests and reports
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficient in fundraising databases (Salesforce, iWave), Microsoft Office, Google Suite and Adobe Creative Suite
Comfort with Internet research and search engines
Knowledge of Robert Wilson’s work
Desire to learn about the diverse channels of fundraising
Ability to work independently and be self-directed, while also able to work collaboratively in a small team environment
Detail-oriented, high energy with a sense of humor
TO APPLY Please send resume and a brief cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading “Development & Special Events Internship.” No phone calls please.
Byrd Hoffman Water Mill Foundation
115 West 29th Street, 10 Fl
New York, NY, 10001
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