FABnyc is seeking Communications Interns and Programs/Operations Interns who are interested in arts and community, and want to learn more about non­profit organizations. Applicants must specify which position (Communications or Programming) but should have an understanding that there may be cross-over. Candidates should be available to start mid October. FABnyc will be hiring a communications intern and a part time programming intern.

Interns should be able to commit 12-20 hours a week, with some hours and flexibility required for FABnyc-run events. Communications Interns will be working closely with the Marketing Coordinator, assisting in communications, online projects, and events. Programs/Operations Interns will be assisting in non­profit administration and programming, and will have the opportunity to attend meetings with artists and community partners. All will be working in a fun, creative environment in an intimate East Village office.

The fall brings a lot of projects and programming to the neighborhood and in particular, interns can play a significant role in preparations for our Annual Appeal. During the Spring we will be gearing up for Lower East Primary projects and programs for the next year include Dance Block, FABnyc’s subsidized rehearsal space program; FABRIC, FABnyc’s blog on LES culture; FABnyc’s public art interventions, ArtUp; and Lower East Side History Month (LESHM).


      • General program and event assistance
      • Administrative support
      • General assistance in Programs/Operations Coordination

During the winter period interns will have the opportunity to administer the Dance Block Program, our subsidized rental program, and help with the Annual Appeal, and execute production and outreach of events such as the Dance Block Salon, a works-process performance and networking event, and workshops that our part of our Artist Toolkit Series.

Strong interest in non­profit arts and culture in NYC
Familiarity with non­profit arts community
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Social media management skills (Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
Strong interpersonal skills and sense of humor
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Constant Contact, Mail Chimp, or WordPress a plus
High school diploma or equivalent



Responsibilities include:

      • Maintaining social media platforms (Twitter/Facebook/Instagram)
      • Preparing promo packets for FAB events
      • Assisting in the preparation and creation of e­blasts and blog posts
      • Live event support which includes supporting Programs Director, live social media updates, taking photos
      • Updating website content

Strong interest in arts and culture in NYC, and/or working within a mission-driven environment
Familiarity with non­profit arts community
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Interested in generating discussion and coming up with content that inspires connection
Proficiency in using social media platforms (Twitter, Facebook & Instagram)
Familiarity with Google Drive and/or other office or file management systems
Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Constant Contact, or WordPress a plus, but certainly not mandatory.
A minimum of 12 hours is required in the office. Up to 2 internships available for the fall-winter season!

For more information, please contact ryan@fabnyc.org about a Programs/Operations Internship or Communications Internship. Please indicate the department in which you are interested in the subject line.


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