Kundiman is seeking a Grants Research and Administration intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts. The Grants Research and Administration intern helps research, organize, and support tracking systems for Kundiman's government and foundation grant application. The Grants Research and Administration intern works 15 hours a week and reports to the Grants Manager.

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • An interest in learning the back-end work of non-profit grant writing
  • Strong research, verbal and copyediting skills
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects, meet deadlines, and focus on detail 
  • An interest in Asian diasporic literature
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers


 Duties include:

  • Researching foundations and grants that Kundiman could apply to
  • Organizing and editing grant language from previous proposals in a grants language bank
  • Assisting with the preparation of grant proposals and artistic samples
  • Researching grants and identifying granters and foundations that match our mission
  • Maintaining a calendar of grant deadlines
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by Kundiman

 Internships are conducted remotely, but generally require the attendance of events and/or meetings in the NYC area.

Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.

• Commitment: 15 hours per week
 • Duration: January 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019
 • Deadline to Apply: November 25, 2018
 • Stipend: $750

Kundiman is seeking a Development intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts. The Development intern connects Kundiman to individual and institutional supporters, which is vital to the sustainability of Kundiman initiatives. Candidates must be based in the New York City area and will report to the Development Manager. 

Internships are conducted remotely, but generally require the attendance of events and/or meetings in the NYC area.

We’re looking for candidates with:


  • An interest in learning the ins and outs of non-profit fundraising 
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers
  • An interest in Asian diasporic literature
  • Strong verbal and copyediting skills
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects, meet deadlines, and focus on detail

 
Duties include:


  • Researching and identifying donors that match our mission
  • Assisting with fundraising efforts 
  • Analyzing trends in Kundiman donorship and updating Kundiman's donor database
  • Helping to organize donor events, including annual Benefit
  • Drafting development copy
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by Kundiman

 

Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.


• Commitment: 15 hours per week   

 •  Duration: January 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019

 • Deadline to Apply: November 25, 2018 

 • Stipend: $750
 

Kundiman is seeking a Communications intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts. 

The Communications intern helps to support Kundiman's programs by disseminating information through our website, emails, e-blasts, social media channels, brochures, and press releases. The Communications intern reports to the Programs & Communications Manager and to the Executive Director. They must be based within commuting distance from NYC to attend events and/or meetings, but most of the internship will be conducted remotely.


We’re looking for candidates with:

  • An interest in Asian American writers and literature
  • A desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers
  • Alignment with Kundiman's mission and core values
  • Excellent verbal, written, and visual communications skills, including the ability to draft warm, professional, and timely emails, write clear and informative copy, and create compelling graphics. All communications should be free of grammar and usage errors and should follow professional conventions
  • The ability to work independently, as well as with others, manage time, and meet deadlines
  • An attention to detail

Duties include:

  • Drafting copy for e-blasts, website, and other promotional materials
  • Implementing Kundiman’s publicity plan across traditional and social media platforms
  • Attending NYC programs and helping to create a digital archive of the program
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by Kundiman
     

 Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.


• Commitment: 15 hours per week   
• Duration: January 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019
• Deadline to Apply: November 25, 2018
• Stipend: $750
 

Kundiman is seeking a Programs intern. This is a great opportunity to gain hands-on experience with an organization that supports writing communities and the literary arts by organizing readings, workshops, and public events that develop Asian American literary culture. The Programs intern helps to organize readings, workshops, and public events that develop Asian American literary culture. They report to the Programs & Communications Manager and must be based within commuting distance from NYC. While most of the internship will be conducted remotely, the Programs Intern must be able to attend the bulk of events in the NYC area.


We’re looking for candidates with:

  • An interest in Asian diasporic literature
  • Strong verbal and copyediting skills
  • Ability to manage time and multiple projects, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines
  • Desire to work within a community of writers and arts workers

Duties include:

  • Assisting with promotion and execution of national programs
  • Liaising with staff and regional chairs to develop programming
  • Attending Kundiman programs and public events, and assist with logistics and social media
  • Documenting, recording, and archiving media and data related to public programs
  • Other tasks reasonably requested by Kundiman


 Through Submittable, please send us a cover letter telling us why you think this position is right for you, and what you hope to add to and learn from the Kundiman community. Please also include a resume and two references with your application.


• Commitment: 15 hours per week   
•  Duration: January 2, 2019 – April 30, 2019
• Deadline to Apply: November 25, 2018
• Stipend: $750

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