The Arts Council is seeking interns for the following positions:

  • Program Assistant
  • Graphic Design Assistant
  • Exhibitions Assistant
  • Membership Assistant
  • Assistant

Now seeking interns for the fall 2016 and spring 2017 semesters.

Flagstaff Arts Council is a busy arts organization that hosts and organizes over 75 events per year, serving a public population of over 50,000 visitors.  Interns are volunteers who earn university credit, and are expected to work 10- 15 hours per week for at least two semesters. The Program Assistant intern reports to the Deputy Director, the Gallery Assistant reports to the Executive Director, and the Graphic Design Assistant reports to the Marketing Director. Hired candidates are eligible for up to 3 credits if currently enrolled at Northern Arizona University or Coconino Community College.

RESPONSIBILITIES (Program Assistant)

  • Provide support at concerts & theater events, receptions, auctions, fundraiser, and First Friday ArtWalk (some evening and weekend work required)
  • Assist Program staff on planning and coordinating special events at the Coconino Center for the Arts
  • Provide support for ArtWalk business recruitment and promotion each month
  • Create online box office management for all concerts
  • Assist with recruiting & tracking volunteers, as well as volunteer communication
  • Help manage & other online events calendars
  • Provide support during facility rentals as needed
  • Other duties as instructed

RESPONSIBILITIES (Graphic Design Assistant)

  • Design promotional publications for events, concerts and activities associated with the Coconino Center for the Arts, First Friday ArtWalk, and other programs, including advertisements, flyers, web graphics and information graphics
  • Design exhibition related vinyl lettering and banners
  • Assist with website content, design and management
  • Assist with email promotion content and design
  • Follow existing branding guidelines to create cohesive marketing materials
  • Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator, required
  • Other duties as instructed

RESPONSIBILITIES (Exhibitions Assistant)

  • Provide support with exhibition installations for six exhibitions per year
  • Provide support for exhibition management, including label creation, communications, database management and more
  • Serve as liaison to artists for exhibition support
  • Prepare presentations for juries and/or advisory meetings
  • Help manage & other online events calendars
  • Provide support and volunteer management for receptions and special events
  • Other duties as instructed

RESPONSIBILITIES (Membership Assistant)

  • Update and maintain the Non-Profit contact and membership database using salesforce
  • Assist with membership promotion
  • Must be able to work between 9am-2pm


  • Work with both the Arts Council and the Convention and visitors Bureau, the tourism agency for the City of Flagstaff
  • Manage online calendar listings through acquisition and promotion
  • Assist with online flag365 sweepstakes

Skills Essential to All Positions:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to thrive in a team-based, collaborative environment
  • Ability to work independently as needed
  • Computer proficiency, with specific proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Flexible schedule
  • Passionate belief in the importance of arts, culture, science and community

To apply: submit current resume with 2 references, and cover letter describing your interest in the position and how your experience applies to the position, using the button below. No phone calls please.