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Posted: 10/01/2015

Taliesin Preservation, Inc.

As stewards, Taliesin Preservation’s dual mission is to preserve the cultural, built and natural environments that comprise the Taliesin estate and to conduct public educational and cultural programming that provides a greater understanding of Frank Lloyd Wright’s architecture and ideas.

Development and Communications Intern
Internship Opportunity
Spring Green, WI

Internship Summary:

Taliesin Preservation invites applications for Development and Communications interns to contribute up to 16 hours/week at our Spring Green or Madison offices. The Intern will gain valuable training and dynamic work experience while supporting Taliesin Preservations mission and programs. Learning opportunities include internal and external communications, project management, and/or research assignments that the Intern will be able to own and add to his/her portfolio. Interns provide important support for Taliesin Preservations programming goals and development.

Learning Opportunities include:

Drafting and distributing press releases and e-news.

Developing an online communication calendar to manage social media and website content in collaboration with Development and Communications department.

Participating in the management of Google Adwords and Analytics.

Monitoring news alerts about Taliesin and other Frank Lloyd Wright buildings. Creating and distributing press kits.

Researching and writing grant proposals.

Coordinating and assisting with events and programs.

Executing events and meetings.

Working in a collaborative, team-oriented and dynamic environment.

Experiencing first-hand, the unique opportunity to support a National Historic Landmark that served as Frank Lloyd Wrights Wisconsin home and architectural laboratory.

Minimum Qualifications:

College students or recent graduates studying art, art history, architecture, communications, journalism, or a related area.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills and ability to get along with diverse audiences.

Strong computer proficiency in software programs including Microsoft Office, e-mail applications, and the Internet. Experience using Adobe Suite products including InDesign as well as MailChimp preferred.

Interest in nonprofit management.

Ability to complete projects independently and as a member of a team.

Familiarity with Frank Lloyd Wright, Taliesin, and the mission of Taliesin Preservation preferred.

OPen until
Until Filled

How to apply
Please complete our online application and include a letter of interest and resume. Thank you!
Sara Flesch
Phone: 6085887900
5607 Cty. Rd. C
Spring Green, WI 53588

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