About The Organization: Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District 501C (3)
The Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District, Inc. (LPCCD) is a non-profit 501c3 organization actively engaged in the practice of economic development through Creative Placemaking. Our mission is to plan, design and develop a comprehensive arts and cultural district in the Lincoln Park neighborhood of downtown Newark.
DESCRIPTION: NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT INTERNSHIP
In general, all interns should be knowledgeable about the digital landscape and proficient in usage of social media, technology, apps. and must be active on social media. The Non-Profit Management Intern will learn hands on by doing, shadowing in meetings and at virtual / in-person events and by weekly meeting with the Executive Director. In addition, understand the shift to team communication, collaboration and project management software, content streaming, content production, virtual event software and digital.
The intern will learn through two main functions: day to day non-profit operations and the administrative function of the office of the Executive Director.
NON-PROFIT MANAGEMENT: Shadow the Executive Director about the three-way “Municipal-Corporate- Community” model and how all three must work together to achieve true Collaboration and Economic Regeneration in order to ReSURGE through Creative Placemaking. Day to day non-profit leadership includes community partnership and advocacy for quality of life improvement, strategic partnerships, closing funding/sponsorship deals, transitioning to virtual management of teams, affiliates, agencies and assigns. MANAGEMENT OF EXECUTIVE OFFICE: Work closely with Executive Director in preparing materials for meetings, assist with intercompany communications, management of Executive Director’s digital production book for large programs, assist Executive Director with new virtual workplace technologies (Google drive, cloud storage, file sharing, etc.), manage Executive Director’s public social media profiles, attend stakeholder meetings and compile minutes for review, assist with development of queries and reports, and general office administration support (electronic filing and maintain an organized filing system, help with mass email merge mailings, managing calendar, and completing tasks).
Any and all tasks related to the following, pre-, during and post- activity:
-LPCCD Non-Profit Fundraising Tracking Management
-LPCCD Lincoln Park Friends of Community Advocacy Group – Attend Meetings and Learn
-LPCCD Resident Leadership Academy – Attend Meetings and Learn
-LPCCD Gala 2021
– Attend Gala Committee Planning Meetings, taking notes and recapitulating information to Executive Director post-meeting
– Assist Executive Director with upkeeping data input to the Gala Digital Production Book
– Assist Executive Director with fundraising by reminding of phone calls to make, emails to send, communication letters that need to go out, and important meetings that need to be on his calendar
– Assist Executive Director with reminders to provide agency with any deliverables required
– Assist Executive Director with management of his calendar with respect to Gala video shoots, to practice his speaking points for Gala event
-LPCCD Sustainable Living Community Podcast
– Remind Executive Director to complete all online public speaking/hosting videos shared by agency
– Participate in agency Media Training Session for Executive Director
– Assist Executive Director with researching his podcast guests and prepare non-scripted “off-the cuff” questions that might be asked ad hoc in conversational manner
– Assist Executive Director with management of his calendar with respect to podcast video shoots, to practice his speaking points for podcast prior to, practicing and rehearsing
– Assist with driving Community Awareness & Listenership of Podcast
-LPCCD Core Executive Team Meeting Participation & Planning Sessions for Non-Profit Activities
-LPCCD Grantor/Funder Recap Support for Executive Director
– Assist Executive Director with accessing recap reports provided by agency; copying/pasting into Grant Portal report formats
-LPCCD Content Access Links and Google Drive Support
– Assist Executive Director with navigating Google Drive and where to find information
Who Should Apply:
Who should apply? This internship is great for students who seek to both “learn” and “do”.
MAJORS INCLUDE: Non-Profit/Public Affairs and Non-Profit Management, Business, Finance, Economics, Law, Public Policy, Marketing/Advertising, Liberal Arts, Social Work
· Strong written and verbal communication skills
· Excellent phone/video conference manner and professional speaking voice; ability to follow phone scripts
· Self-starter able to work independently and collaborate with others; team player with a desire to win
· Excellent organizational and time management skills
· Attention to detail and deadlines a must, ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
· Must possess vision, ability to learn and able to follow direction and execute ideas from concept to final
· Outgoing and friendly personality, along with creativity and enthusiasm
· Familiar with Zoom Meetings & Webinars
· Proficient in both Microsoft Office and Google Suite products
· Familiar with online file-transferring platforms such as Google Drive, WeTransfer et al
· Bilingual a plus
Must be full-time, part-time or graduate college student, able to contribute 15-20 hours a week part-time virtually, and able to check emails, be active on social media, receive phone calls, messages, texts and work remotely. Intern must be self-sufficient with access to cell phone/smart phone, laptop, WiFi and electrical power. Some unconventional/non- “9 to 5” hours during implementation of programs such as podcast production, public art and community events on an as needed basis only. NYC/Northern NJ metro area recommended.
Non-Profit Management Internship Positions – 1 to 2 per semester
Deadline: April 9, 2021
Starts: April 30, 2021 (On or about) / Ends: July 16, 2021
Student must be able to receive internship credit during school year at a 4-year, 2-year institution or prove you are currently taking college level courses. Lincoln Park Coast Cultural District can fill out any required paperwork. Stipends available but dependent on assigned project, scope and available budgets. The specific stipend amount will be included in the Official Internship Offer Letter, which the intern will receive after passing the interview and reference check process. The Intern can either accept or reject the Internship Offer and stipend offered by the date requested.