SUPERFRONT

A non-profit organization dedicated to experimental design, creative exchange, and promoting contemporary architecture for an interdisciplinary world.




Job Opportunity: Apply Now to be a 2014 Intern or Volunteer

Category : Announcement, Brooklyn, Public Summer 2014 Apr 2nd, 2014

Internship Opportunities

SUPERFRONT is currently seeking applications for internships. Interns are a vital part of SUPERFRONT. SUPERFRONT’s internship opportunities are based on our programming and needs and are assigned to candidates with the appropriate skills, attitude and interests.

All of SUPERFRONT’s internships will be located in New York. Young professionals, recent graduates, or college students who have an interest in architecture, art, design-built, urban planning, community development, public art, nonprofit management, public relations, development, and marketing are encouraged to apply. Internships are unpaid. IDP Credit via NCARB is available. We request a minimum contribution of 10-15 hours per week with the opportunity to work flexibly and independently between April and August.

Interns will work closely with the Program Director to develop large-scale public projects including exhibitions, events, design competitions, and dynamic public programming. Interns are exposed to the full spectrum of the organizations operations and will receive instruction and training from our staff and Board of Directors. SUPERFRONT is eager to mentor students and young professionals with strong design, research, writing and organizational sensibilities.

Responsibilities:

  • Assist with program research and planning
  • Assist with the development and management of existing and new social profiles, as well as the organization website
  • Support the documentation of SUPERFRONT programs
  • Support the planning and execution of the annual spring Gala
  • Research potential funding sources for upcoming SUPERFRONT initiatives (foundations, corporations, individuals, government)
  • Contribute to the planning, research, and writing of SUPERFRONT’s original content across social media, website, and email channels
  • Prepare development and marketing materials for organization and specific projects and events (requires proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite)
  • Contribute to materials including newsletters, development and outreach campaigns, and editorial content
  • Perform clerical activities and aid staff in running errands and providing support as needed
  • Assist with other development projects as they arise

Qualifications:

  • Experience organizing public programs and events
  • Interest and/or experience in organizing programs or events with unusual formats and/or in locations outside institutions desirable
  • Ability to represent SUPERFRONT to partners, clients, and stakeholders in a highly professional manner
  • Excellent organization skills, keen eye for detail and ability to multitask and work independently
  • Excellent writing skills, with experience writing for web desirable
  • Editorial experience, specifically writing, editing, and proofreading
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Ability to interact with diverse populations in myriad settings
  • Hands-on and practical, positive energy, reliability, flexibility and a willingness to help
  • Familiarity with the basics of HTML, CSS, Photoshop, and InDesign preferred
  • Experience with event production and documentation (photography and video) desirable
  • Graphic design skills desirable

Interested applicants should email a cover letter, resume, and work sample as a single pdf under 5MB to jobs@superfront.org with “SUPERFRONT Internship” in the subject line. Due to the volume of receipts, only qualified applicants will be contacted.

Volunteer Opportunities

SUPERFRONT is always looking for creative designers, architects, fabricators, artists, and administrators to support our work. Our projects wouldn’t exist without support from dedicated volunteers.

To learn more about the volunteer opportunities above or to propose your own ideas to support SUPERFRONT’s design work, contact us with your name, email, phone number and availability. We will work with you to accommodate your schedule and interests.

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