The Development/Special Events Intern is a key member of the Ranch’s administrative team who helps facilitate the multitude of tasks associated with our main fundraising events, the Recognition Dinner and the Annual Art Auction. This person also assists with the installation of summer gallery exhibitions and helps oversee the opening receptions. Must be detail oriented and well organized with strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong computer skills are required, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Database experience is helpful. Art handling, knowledge of the visual arts and gallery experience is preferred. Nonprofit and/or fundraising events experience is beneficial. Experience with hand tools and heavy lifting is required. The Gallery Intern must be a vivacious individual who enjoys hands-on work. Must be available for our Recognition Dinner and Annual Art Auction events.
The Photojournalism Intern is an active, multifaceted, key position on the Ranch Marketing team—providing the majority of workshop and event photography utilized in Ranch digital and printed media and major media advertising for summer and beyond. See the digital workshop catalog on our website for examples of intern photography—this is an excellent chance to learn, grow and build a portfolio showcasing an important arts organization, and be fully immersed in the entire Anderson Ranch experience. This is a very busy, exciting and important position. The Photojournalism Intern will also assist with uploading photos to social media, blog and website, as well as general marketing support.
Photo skills needed: DSLR photography mastery with speedlite (we are using a Canon 6D). Experience in photo editing and photo library organization in Adobe Lightroom and Adobe Photoshop. An excellent eye for quick composition, framing and editing shots. Understanding of adapting to varying light conditions, shooting photojournalism-style at a high level, as well as styling and directing shots when needed. The ability to execute a shot list. Step-and-repeat event photography experience a plus.
Interpersonal skills needed: The ability to connect with artists, faculty,and staff of all ages and backgrounds in order to capture excellent photography. Team spirit, strong work ethic, multi-tasking, highly organized. Flexible schedule for shooting evening and early morning events. Ability to respond to instructions and constructive critiques.
Software and Tech skills: Adobe Lightroom, Adobe Photoshop and Creative Suite.
Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, WordPress and basic website editing.
A portfolio of photography work is required for consideration. Timeframe: Mid-May to late September. A vehicle is needed, reimbursement for mileage is available.
The Marketing Intern is an active and multifaceted position on the Anderson Ranch marketing team—providing design and production support in the creation of advertising, print publications, digital and social media marketing materials and public relations initiatives. This is an excellent chance to learn, grow and build a portfolio showcasing an important arts organization, and to be fully immersed in the entire Anderson Ranch experience. This is a very busy, exciting and important position. The Marketing Intern also assists with events throughout the summer, including the Annual Recognition Dinner (Thursday, July 20, 2017), Annual Art Auction & Community Picnic (Saturday, August 5, 2017), and Lunchtime Auctionettes on (most) Fridays, June – August).
Graphic Design Skills: Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign, Illustrator), Adobe Lightroom and Microsoft Office Programs (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) in Mac-based environment. Ability to work with existing templates in InDesign, Photoshop, and other software, to provide multiple creative solutions, to create original content with guidance, while also being open to critiques, suggestions and input from others during the design/creative process. A passion for art, art making and storytelling. Video editing experience is a plus!
Interpersonal Skills: Ability to work both in a team setting, as well as independently. Self-starter. Must be a strong communicator, both verbally and written. Flexible mindset, the ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines. Strong work ethic and highly organized. Extremely detail oriented—solid proofreading skills are a plus.
Software and Tech Skills: Adobe Creative Suite. Proficiency with major social media platforms such as Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo and YouTube. MailChimp e-newsletter creation and list management. Blog content creation. Familiarity with website content management systems, specifically WordPress and basic website editing.
Timeframe: Mid-May through August. Dates are flexible.
A portfolio of graphic design work and a writing sample are required for consideration, along with a CV and graduation date.
Please email resume and cover letter this email address.
The Artist Amenities Intern is a key member of the Ranch’s operations and front office team who helps facilitate the seasonal housing and actively contributes to the Ranch’s customer service goals and retail store. The Artist Amenities Intern is one of the first contact students, faculty and visitors have when they arrive at Anderson Ranch. The intern is to make initial contact with those from the outside a positive one. Hospitality and customer service is a top priority of Anderson Ranch, and the Artist Amenities Intern is integral to this mission. The intern is expected to be available from mid May through the end of September.
The Development & Summer Series Intern helps facilitate the multitude of tasks associated with annual giving, fundraising events, the Board of Trustees, the Summer Series: Featured Artists & Conversations Lecture Series, and various other development activities. The Development & Summer Series Intern will assist with gift processing; mailings; the execution of all Ranch fundraising events; preparation and set-up for Board of Trustees meetings; and the implementation of the Summer Series, Featured Artists & Conversations, and associated events. Must be detail oriented and well organized with strong written and verbal communication skills. Strong computer skills are required, including knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel. Database experience is helpful. Nonprofit and/or office experience is preferred.
This position will assist the facilities manager with basic grounds maintenance and facilities. You will help with parking control, set up, break down and working various events, preparing for the summer with grounds work, and helping to maintain the beautiful landscape at the Ranch throughout the summer season. Requirements include enthusiastic attitude with sensitivity to plants, animals and people. Landscaping experience is helpful. Getting hands dirty is part of the job. Applicants must be willing and able to handle physical work including lifting, moving and digging (required).