Community Relations Intern This internship will consist of two principle projects. In the first, the student will create contact lists for local outreach to be used for each major museum exhibition and public program taking place from Summer 2016 to Summer 2018. The intern will also be responsible for managing the monthly community resource fair during First Saturdays. In this role, you will work closely with the Public Programs Intern and team. Through these projects, the student will gain an understanding of the Central Brooklyn community landscape. S/he will also interact with non-profit organizations and local leaders, while obtaining a unique perspective on how citizen issues are woven into the fabric of the Brooklyn Museum.
Projects include: - Research organizations, stakeholders, local leaders and institutions whose work is related to the themes of each specific museum exhibition - Support department and museum's engagement strategy, including research and outreach to individuals, schools and community stakeholders - Send upcoming events, resources, flyers and other materials to our partners and local contacts - For every First Saturday, create a list of 10-12 community-based organizations to invite to share their resources with our audience - Note taking and circulating minutes -Design presentations as needed, and create information packets for community partners -Manage local community group on Yammer
Qualifications - Highly organized and motivated to engage with new and diverse audiences - Strong writing, interpersonal, email and time management skills - Event planning experience - Comfort with juggling multiple projects and meeting deadlines - Detail oriented - Microsoft Excel proficient - Experience as an educator, facilitator or community organizer preferred - Laptop computer (intern station is mobile)