Founded in 1971, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center is one of the largest ethnic arts and cultural centers of its kind in the United States. A hub for Japanese and Japanese American arts and culture and a community gathering place for the diverse voices it inspires, Japanese American Cultural & Community Center connects traditional and contemporary, community participants and creative professionals, Southern California and the world beyond.
JACCC's Development intern will be exposed to opportunities in individual donor development, membership, and special events fundraising. A displayed enthusiasm for the performing arts, interest in the Japanese/Japanese American/Asian Pacific American artistic community, and stamina to multitask in a fast-paced environment are key requirements. Applicant must feel a connection to the mission and work of JACCC.
Applicant must be internet-research MS Office proficient (Word, Excel, Powerpoint) savvy. Working knowledge of Photoshop & Adobe Creative Suite, web design knowledge is a plus and basic understanding of online social networking sites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram etc.). Applicant should display pleasant, clear, and effective communication skills (in writing, in person and on the phone) for dealing with donors, patrons, vendors, community partners, and board members. Applicant should have the flexibility to work occasional nights/weekends during special events.