Heidi Duckler Dance, LA's top site-specific dance company, is looking for a Development Intern to support its mission in creating community engagement programs that transform non-traditional spaces, provide learning opportunities, and engage diverse communities in the belief that the arts can change our vision of the world and of ourselves. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to, contributing to the planning of fundraisers including logistics, invitations and follow up; data management, updating HDD grant calendar and spreadsheet, and assisting with implementing grant/foundation tracking practices; researching, identifying, and development for donor cultivation, growth, and stewardship; maintaining and implementing stewardship of current members/donors; assisting with preparation of grant proposals and reports; compiling supplemental material for submissions, managing awards; and compiling budgets. This position will work approximately 40 hours a week from June to August.
Skills preferred: Comfortable communicating with diverse groups of people, Excellent writing skill, Bi-lingual (Spanish/English) is a plus, Mac and/or PC proficient, Comfortable with Microsoft Office and Google Drive applications , Reliable transportation, Must be able to lift 50lbs, Must be able to commit to 40 hours a week for the entire 10 week internship, Development or fundraising experience a plus
Heidi Duckler Dance (HDD) creates place-based performances that transform non-traditional spaces, providing learning opportunities and engaging diverse communities in the belief that the arts can change our vision of the world and of ourselves. Since 1985, HDD has produced over 400 interdisciplinary performance experiences in unexpected locations around the world. As a dance company, HDD uses movement to explore intersectional topics affecting our city, working with students, veterans, incarcerated and formerly incarcerated individuals, foster youth, and people experiencing homelessness.
How to Apply
Interested applicants should send a cover letter, resume and writing sample to email@example.com. In your cover letter, please include why you're interested in working for Heidi Duckler Dance and in the areas of development and fundraising.