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

Duties include:
 

  • Researching foundations and grants that Kundiman could apply to
  • Organizing and editing grant language from previous proposals in a grants language bank
  • Maintaining and updating library of testimonials and quotes about Kundiman's programs
  • 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


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: September 1, 2018 – December 31, 2018
• Deadline to Apply: August 12, 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.

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: August 27, 2018 – December 31, 2018  

• Deadline to Apply: August 12, 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 builds Kundiman's presence through e-blasts, social media, marketing, and publicity, and reports to the Programs and Communications Manager.

We’re looking for candidates with:

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


Duties include:


  • Drafting copy for e-blasts, website, and promotional materials
  • Helping to devise and implement Kundiman’s publicity plan across traditional and social media
  • Drafting copy for readings, events, or official announcement for Kundiman, as needed.
  • Disseminating news and cultivate community with Kundiman fellows and supporters
  • Attending NYC programs and help create a digital archive of program multimedia

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: August 27, 2018 – December 31, 2018  

• Deadline to Apply: August 12, 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 must be based in NYC and will report to the Managing Director.

We’re looking for candidates with:

  • An interest in Asian diasporic writers and 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
  • Brainstorming and researching program ideas
  • 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: August 27, 2018 – December 31, 2018  

• Deadline to Apply: August 12, 2018  

• Stipend: $750

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