Artist Trust
Application deadline: 5/25/2018, 5 PM

Artist Trust is a nonprofit organization whose sole mission is to support and encourage artists working in all disciplines in order to enrich community life throughout Washington State. Artist Trust is recognized as a national model for direct funding and professional development of working artists and has invested over $10 million in individual artists throughout the state since its inception in 1986.

The internships listed below last for six months (July-December, 2018) and would average 12 hours/week with a $1000 stipend for six months.

The Communications & Outreach Intern assists with projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities.

Graphic Design Intern assists with design projects related to Artist Trust’s marketing, communications, and outreach activities. The intern would: work closely under supervision of the Communications Manager; produce attractive and informative print and digital collateral in accordance with Artist Trust brand guidelines; generate creative ways to present the stories of current and past grant recipients, donors, corporate partners; support special projects as it suits one’s learning goals.

Development & Events Intern works with programming staff to support fundraising efforts, including the Artist Trust membership program, corporate sponsorship, grant prospecting, annual fund appeals, major gift efforts, and early-stage prep for the Artist Trust 2019 Benefit Art Auction. The Development & Events Intern will gain a broad range of exposure to all of the major functions of a non-profit development team, and valuable experience in key areas of interest identified by the intern.

Artist Grantmaking Intern provides support on Artist Trust’s seven grant programs for Washington State artists. The intern will assist with grant selection panels, provide administrative support on the funding programs, and help maintain applicant data.

Program Administration Intern works with programming staff to deliver workshops and other programs to Washington State artists. Through skill-building at the Artist Trust office and in the community, the Artist Programs Intern will gain valuable experience working on the programming team of an artist-supporting organization.

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