Working closely with the program staff, the Communications Director plays a hands-on leadership role in creating a communications strategy, developing community engagement and outreach programs, and utilizing both traditional and social media to convey effective public messages about Leeway. The Communications Director will set strategic annual communications goals, build synergies and leverage resources with other organizations, maintain excellence of support for artists, and ensure the highest quality communication for the Foundation. This position reports to the Executive Director, supervises the Communications & Community Engagement Assistant, and works closely with program staff.
A Leeway Internship is an excellent opportunity to learn about grantmaking at the intersection of art and social change. This internship is designed to expose individuals to philanthropy and the nonprofit sector and to provide them with a rich learning experience. Assignments vary by department but generally include administrative, research, outreach and special project support. Interns will also have the chance to attend weekly staff meetings, outreach events, and granting panels.
An ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:
Interns are required to commit 12 hours minimum per week for three months. Interns will receive a stipend and credit can be arranged for students.