KEXP offers internships in all areas of radio broadcasting. Interns will gain real world experience in a broad array of fields including music programming, production, online, marketing, development, business support and administration. KEXP interns will learn skills in business communication, project management, problem solving, audio technology, database management and more. These skills and experiences offer our interns a unique ground-level glimpse of the day-to-day life of a community radio station, while offering relationship building and networking opportunities that will aid in securing future employment in the music industry. All internships are unpaid.
QUALIFICATIONS – WHAT WE LOOK FOR
KEXP internships are highly competitive. In general, we look for individuals who are motivated, independent workers, team players, organized, efficient, excellent communicators, comfortable on Microsoft Office applications and most importantly have a fanatical love of music, and knowledge of KEXP and our mission in the community. Availability of 10-20 hours per week, during regular business hours (9am-6pm, Monday-Friday) is a requirement for all new interns.
HOW TO APPLY
Please email your cover letter and resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
INTERNSHIPS – For a full job description, please click on the internship job title.
Development Communications Volunteer Internship
This is an ideal opportunity for a writer interested in learning more about working with nonprofits, or a fundraiser eager to practice writing and communication skills. The Development Communications Intern supports the Development Communications Manager, who is responsible for building and strengthening relationships with KEXP donors through excellent, compelling, and effective communications on behalf of the Development Team and KEXP.
Fundraising Drive and Donor Events Volunteer Internship
This internship position supports the annual giving portion of KEXP’s Development Department. A large portion of the internship involves work related to fundraising drives and donor events.
Major Giving Volunteer Internship
The Major Giving Intern supports the entire Major Giving Team, through the Development Assistant for Major Giving. Responsibilities are focused around donor and prospect management and stewardship. The Major Giving Intern is responsible for assisting in maintaining donor records in KEXP’s donor database and researching potential donors. The Major Giving Intern will assist with individual solicitations by writing briefings, setting up for meetings, and preparing materials that are given to prospective donors to KEXP. This intern may also help with fundraising events, both in planning and the event itself. A strong attention to detail and the ability to balance that with the fast paced nature of Major Gift work is an important qualifications for the Major Giving Intern. The main role of the Major Giving Intern is to assist KEXP’s fundraisers so they are prepared and briefed on their fundraising activities, especially in regards to the KEXP Capital Campaign.
If you are unable to make the weekly commitment of an internship, we also have many volunteer opportunities including helping out at membership drives, tabling at events, and mailing out thank you gifts to listeners. Click here to register to volunteer.
KEXP’s Software Development Team is looking to publish a long over-due update to our iOS app, but would like to spend a bit of quality time reviewing it with someone reasonably proficient in Objective-C. Could that be you? If so, get in touch with us at email@example.com.