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SOCIAL MEDIA AND CONTENT PRODUCER
Start Date: November 2023

Reporting directly to the Director of Communications, the Social Media and Content Producer (¾ time, permanent) producer will oversee online community management and content creation for all 18SAC social and digital channels. The ideal candidate will have a passion for storytelling, experience working in nonprofits or contemporary arts, deep working knowledge of content creation and social media best practices, and a commitment to 18SAC’s mission of provoking public dialogue through contemporary art-making. READ FULL LISTING AND APPLY HERE

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Start Date: October 2023

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will lead 18SAC fund development efforts, working collaboratively with donors and the Board of Directors. This position is a prominent and dynamic role for a person who is passionate about developing and executing strategies for individual giving. The Director of Development will hold a pivotal role in shaping the annual fundraising budget, crafting insightful reports to guide future fundraising strategies, and enhancing the donor acknowledgment program. Through a comprehensive approach, the Director of Development will identify and steward a diverse range of individual donors, including esteemed board members and committed supporters of 18SAC. READ FULL LISTING AND APPLY HERE

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UNPAID INTERNSHIPS

We are looking for motivated, creative, and enthusiastic interns with strong writing, visual, and organizational abilities to help support and share 18th Street Arts Centers exhibitions and programs.  Interns will get to work with a small, collaborative staff, with lots of creative freedom and mentor support to pursue your ideas.  Working with local and international artists and audiences, interns will learn how to communicate with a broad arts community. Internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the field of arts administration and to get first-hand experience working with our artists in residence as well as our exhibiting artists, developing exhibitions and public programs, and creating and sustaining an online audiences.

If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here

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CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP

Supervisor: Assistant Curator / Artist Residency Coordinator

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 12 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

  • Participation in data collection and program review of AiR and adjacent communities

  • Support artists with research, production, and installation of artwork and artist-facing events including Creative Roundtable and Professional Development

  • Support with correspondence and documentation related to projects and the creation of programmatic content for grants and press releases

  • Review and recommend program applicants for residency opportunities

  • Support public-facing events including receptions, screenings, performances, and talks

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Curatorial Intern” on the application.

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EVENTS INTERNSHIP

Supervisor: Deputy Director and the Events Specialist

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 12 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.  

  • Learn how to design and produce events and assist in production of Family workshops, artist and curator panels, AiR studio visits and professional development

  • Gathering information for upcoming events and artists: artist bios, images of artists’ work, designing event signage, 

  • Development of event schedules, communicating with artists and other community partners, program evaluation and observational evaluations, and supporting other event logistics

  • Design capabilities a plus (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc)

This internship will run from June 7 to August 6, 2021.

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Events Intern” on the application.

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DEVELOPMENT INTERN

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director and Executive Assistant

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 8 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

  • Assist with special events, communications, and support our team in all areas of fundraising

  • Assist with donor relations, event planning, prospect research and outreach, and fundraising strategy. 

  • Intern will gain valuable training and real world experience on NationBuilder platforms.

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Development Intern” on the application.

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Culture Mapping 90404 INTERN

SUPERVISOR: Deputy Director

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.

  • Edit interviews and upload description and data to Culture Mapping 90404 map
  • Upload information to ArcGIS/ESRI, our website interface
  • Support the development of storytables 
  • Support Advisory Council events
  • Brainstorm ideas for how to archive the map’s raw data and future caretaking of the map
  • Review archival material and assist with digitizing relevant material to add to the map

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Culture Mapping 90404 Intern” on the application.

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RESIDENT ARTIST INTERNSHIPS

Occasionally, our resident artists here at 18th Street have need for internships. Opportunities are available below. Please be in touch with the resident artists directly; 18th Street Arts Center does not administer or oversee these internships.

There are currently no resident artist internships available at 18th Street Arts Center. Please check back!

DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT
Start Date: October 2023

Reporting to the Executive Director, the Director of Development will lead 18SAC fund development efforts, working collaboratively with donors and the Board of Directors. This position is a prominent and dynamic role for a person who is passionate about developing and executing strategies for individual giving. The Director of Development will hold a pivotal role in shaping the annual fundraising budget, crafting insightful reports to guide future fundraising strategies, and enhancing the donor acknowledgment program. Through a comprehensive approach, the Director of Development will identify and steward a diverse range of individual donors, including esteemed board members and committed supporters of 18SAC. READ FULL LISTING AND APPLY HERE

PUBLIC ENGAGEMENT ASSOCIATE
Start Date: August or September 2023

The Public Engagement Associate is responsible for developing and producing all 18SAC public programs and community engagement experiences–from ideation to contracting to setup/breakdown and program evaluation. The Public Engagement Associate will have opportunities to develop new programs in collaboration with the Senior Director of Engagement; the Deputy Director; program, residency and curatorial staff, and artists. Some weekends and evenings will be required for events. VIEW FULL JOB LISTING HERE. 

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UNPAID INTERNSHIPS

We are looking for motivated, creative, and enthusiastic interns with strong writing, visual, and organizational abilities to help support and share 18th Street Arts Centers exhibitions and programs.  Interns will get to work with a small, collaborative staff, with lots of creative freedom and mentor support to pursue your ideas.  Working with local and international artists and audiences, interns will learn how to communicate with a broad arts community. Internships provide an excellent opportunity to gain experience in the field of arts administration and to get first-hand experience working with our artists in residence as well as our exhibiting artists, developing exhibitions and public programs, and creating and sustaining an online audiences.

If you are interested in volunteering, please sign up here

+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++

CURATORIAL INTERNSHIP

Supervisor: Assistant Curator / Artist Residency Coordinator

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 12 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

  • Participation in data collection and program review of AiR and adjacent communities

  • Support artists with research, production, and installation of artwork and artist-facing events including Creative Roundtable and Professional Development

  • Support with correspondence and documentation related to projects and the creation of programmatic content for grants and press releases

  • Review and recommend program applicants for residency opportunities

  • Support public-facing events including receptions, screenings, performances, and talks

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Curatorial Intern” on the application.

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EVENTS INTERNSHIP

Supervisor: Deputy Director and the Events Specialist

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 12 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.  

  • Learn how to design and produce events and assist in production of Family workshops, artist and curator panels, AiR studio visits and professional development

  • Gathering information for upcoming events and artists: artist bios, images of artists’ work, designing event signage, 

  • Development of event schedules, communicating with artists and other community partners, program evaluation and observational evaluations, and supporting other event logistics

  • Design capabilities a plus (Adobe InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, etc)

This internship will run from June 7 to August 6, 2021.

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Events Intern” on the application.

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DEVELOPMENT INTERN

SUPERVISOR: Executive Director and Executive Assistant

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 8 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

  • Assist with special events, communications, and support our team in all areas of fundraising

  • Assist with donor relations, event planning, prospect research and outreach, and fundraising strategy. 

  • Intern will gain valuable training and real world experience on NationBuilder platforms.

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Development Intern” on the application.

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Culture Mapping 90404 INTERN

SUPERVISOR: Deputy Director

TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.

LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.

  • Edit interviews and upload description and data to Culture Mapping 90404 map
  • Upload information to ArcGIS/ESRI, our website interface
  • Support the development of storytables 
  • Support Advisory Council events
  • Brainstorm ideas for how to archive the map’s raw data and future caretaking of the map
  • Review archival material and assist with digitizing relevant material to add to the map

TO APPLY: Apply here.  Upload a cover letter and resume. Specify “Culture Mapping 90404 Intern” on the application.

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RESIDENT ARTIST INTERNSHIPS

Occasionally, our resident artists here at 18th Street have need for internships. Opportunities are available below. Please be in touch with the resident artists directly; 18th Street Arts Center does not administer or oversee these internships.

There are currently no resident artist internships available at 18th Street Arts Center. Please check back!

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