Opportunity at Mural Arts: Events Intern (Philadelphia, PA)

Opportunity at Mural Arts: Events Intern (Philadelphia, PA)

This Deadline Expired: Monday, April 30, 2018

Mural Arts Philadelphia is the nation’s largest public art program, dedicated to the belief that art ignites change. For 30 years, Mural Arts has united artists and communities through a collaborative process, rooted in the traditions of mural-making, to create art that transforms public spaces and individual lives. Mural Arts engages communities in 50–100 public art projects each year, and maintains its growing collection through a restoration initiative. Core Mural Arts programs such as Art Education, Restorative Justice, and Porch Light yield unique, project-based learning opportunities for thousands of youth and adults. Each year, 12,000 residents and visitors tour Mural Arts’ outdoor art gallery, which has become part of the city’s civic landscape and a source of pride and inspiration, earning Philadelphia international recognition as the “City of Murals.” For further information, visit muralarts.org. Follow along on social media: @muralarts on Twitter and Instagram, phillymuralarts on YouTube, and MuralArtsPhiladelphia on Facebook.

Position Description:

Mural Arts seeks an Events Intern to assist the Events and Public Programs Manager in the Communications department. The intern will be an integral part of the Communications department, helping to support our special events and to help us brainstorm long term event possibilities. The intern will:

• Assist in planning special events

• Assist at events, including with set-up, giving out information during the event, and event break down

• Submit event information to calendars, partner organizations, and other relevant listings

• Maintain an inventory of all event equipment and records of where/when it has been used or will be used

•Assist with event invitations

This is an unpaid internship.

Recommended Qualifications:

• Organized and detail-oriented

• Problem solver who can pivot with the organization’s needs

• Interest in event planning and event management

• Team player, flexible schedule, and punctual

• Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

• Experience in special events preferred

• Ability to lift 20+ lbs

If interested, please send a cover letter and resume to events@muralarts.org

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