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West Valley Arts - Cultural Programs Internship

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Company Name: 
West Valley Arts
Application Due Date: 
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Federal Work-Study Eligible Site: 
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You will have the opportunity to support the WVA President & CEO with implementing, coordinating, and managing diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) programs such as our signature series, IMPRINT. You will have the opportunity to be mentored, gain valuable hands-on experience, knowledge, and skills to bring creative ideas and diverse arts and cultural programming to our communities.

Duties and Responsibilities: 

You will support the West Valley Arts President & CEO with:

  • Specific programs needs:
    • Follow up with calls and emails as directed
    • Update forms/info as directed
    • Managing program surveys
    • Schedule interviews
    • Research leads for events, teachers, acts, schools
    • Support with pick up and drop off of supplies as necessary
    • Able to support workshops, lectures, classes off site if need be
  • Marketing needs:
    • Assist in creating content for social media, direct mail, email
    • Research and assist with developing marketing material
    • Prepare detailed promotional presentations
    • Monitor all social media platforms for trending news, ideas, and feedback
  • Help with the planning, coordinating, and hosting events on or offsite
  • Manage and update WVA’s customer relationship management systems (CRM)
  • May perform other duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements: 
  • Familiarity and capability with Google Suite and other computer applications (ex: CRM)
  • Able to assist with and create marketing presentations
  • Have a flexible work schedule
  • Adept in multitasking and ability to take initiative
  • Hardworking and dedicated outlook
  • Experience with content creation a plus, even if not professionally
  • Ability to take direction and absorb information quickly
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must have a passion in the arts and interest in promoting DEI programming

Internship will be one semester long; preference is for intern to commit to two semesters, if possible.

Work Hours:

M, T, W, Th, F, anytime between 9-5pm (5-15 hours per week, depending on needs).
Working conditions will be on site and remote (depending on needs).

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is an EEO/AA institution and an equal opportunity employer of protected veterans and individuals with disabilities. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, or national origin. A lack of English language skills will not be a barrier to admission and participation in the career and technical education programs of the District.

The Maricopa County Community College District does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, disability or age in its program or activities.

Title IX of the Education Amendments of 1972, states: "No person in the United States shall, on the basis of sex, be excluded from participation in, be denied the benefits of, or be subjected to discrimination under any education program or activity receiving Federal financial assistance."

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