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Artisan & Programs Intern
Craft Lake City is looking for a new volunteer intern to join our office team. This volunteer intern will support the Craft Lake City Artisan & Programs Manager and other key staff members with the daily operations of the organization. The intern should have an interest in the local maker movement, familiarity with Craft Lake City’s programs and mission, and a desire to gain experience in nonprofit arts administration and event support.
Craft Lake City is a non-profit organization whose mission is to educate, promote and inspire local artisans while elevating the creative culture of the Utah arts community through science, technology and art. Craft Lake City's flagship event is the annual DIY Festival held each year in August. We also offer year-round programming that includes workshops, exhibitions, and other special events.
Intern Title: Artisan & Programs Intern
Reports to: Artisan & Programs Manager
Commitment: One year, 10 hours/week
-Support Craft Lake City management and staff with a variety of daily tasks, including data entry, correspondence, report drafting and event preparation.
-Update online community calendars with upcoming CLC events each month.
-Scan artisan paperwork and file into appropriate online folders.
-Prepare post-event reports for venue partners, grants and sponsors.
-Digitize survey responses from community events and workshops.
-Assist with counting, organizing, and preparing supplies for CLC events.
-Draft thank-you notes and other correspondence.
-Serve as a public representative of Craft Lake City at select events, assisting with setting up and breaking down as needed.
-Assist with creating event-related graphics for social media use.
DIY Festival Responsibilities
-Support Artisan & Program Manager with outreach and application follow-up.
-Provide assistance for related trainings and programs, including support for RSVPs, nametags, meeting materials, checklists, inventory, etc.
-Update exhibitor profiles on the website with cancellations and replacements.
-Attend the DIY Festival as a Craft Lake City volunteer team member (Aug 4-11 2020), assisting as needed.
-Positive and excited to support the local creative community
-Organizational skills and attention to detail
-Customer service experience
-Maturity and ability to professionally represent Craft Lake City
-Desire to help with tasks ranging from data entry to in-person event support
-Ability to access email each day and respond in a timely manner
-Knows how to spell “team player” without an “I” or “me”
-Flexible and willing to adapt to the various tasks and situations of a not-for-profit world
-Ability to bring your thoughts and ideas to the table in a constructive manner, and open to receiving constructive criticism on your own work
-Proficient with Google Drive, Docs, Sheets, etc.
-Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, social media, or website management a plus
-Must attend required meetings and trainings
-Must be able to commit to scheduled work hours, approximately 10 hours per week
-Must have your own laptop
-Must be comfortable lifting chairs, tables, and other supplies
Craft Lake City fosters a highly creative, collaborative and professional team. This is a volunteer internship position.
We’re always looking for passionate volunteers who understand Craft Lake City’s mission and are eager to share their love for the organization and DIY culture with the community.
We are currently recruiting volunteers for the 11th Annual Craft Lake City DIY Festival!
If you are interested in working with Craft Lake City on a regular basis, consider joining our volunteer Marketing Team! Our Marketing Team helps represent Craft Lake City at community events such as the Downtown Farmers Market, Arts Day on the Hill and the Pierpont Gallery Stroll, just to name a few. Marketing Team members play a critical role by helping to educate the public about Craft Lake City and its programs. Team members attend regular Marketing Team meetings and trainings and participate in events throughout the year. Duties may include assisting with table/booth setup, staffing the booth to represent Craft Lake City and educate others, and working with the public to create make-and-take crafts.
Don’t feel you have the time to be a part of the Craft Lake City Marketing Team? Craft Lake City is always looking for volunteers to help with a variety of things throughout the year, and you can still assist with some of our outreach events by being paired up with a Marketing Team volunteer.