Job Opportunities

Internships

To apply to a Little Kids Rock internship, please email your resume and cover letter to lauren@littlekidsrock.org with the position name as the subject.  

Audio and Video Production Intern (Unpaid)
We are looking for a motivated and detail-oriented individual to assist the Little Kids Rock program team with audio and visual editing tasks. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the operation of a growing and leading music education nonprofit. This will be approximately 10-12 hours per week position with a flexible schedule. This internship is unpaid but the experience will be extremely valuable! We would be willing to working with your college for course credit as well.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Edit raw video into 3-10 minute professional clips that can be uploaded to YouTube and our website
  • Use thoughtful consideration of transition points
  • Line up multiple camera shots and an audio file with the main video
  • Film sessions in our lesson lab and go out into the field to film classrooms

Supervision Structure:
Reports to Director of Curriculum

Relevant Experience and Skills:

  • Final Cut Pro Editing fluency
  • Familiarity with the Panasonic Lumix GH3
  • Creative thinker and problem solver
  • Exceptional attention to detail
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Quick learner and hard worker with ability to focus independently with minimal oversight and to thrive under multiple objectives and deadlines
  • Good communication skills

Program Services Intern

We are looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist the Little Kids Rock program team with daily tasks. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the operation of a growing and leading music education nonprofit. This will be approximately 10-15 hours per week position with a flexible schedule. This internship is unpaid but the experience will be extremely valuable! We would be willing to working with your college for course credit as well.  

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Assist the program staff with teacher customer service, i.e. responding to phone and email inquiries
  • Archive program email and mail communications
  • Monitor and update teacher online networking groups
  • Assemble and ship teacher materials requests
  • Occasional data entry and clean up

Required Skills:

  • Organized and with great attention to detail
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail
  • Positive “can-do” attitude and team player
  • Experience with data entry beneficial
  • Prior customer service experience preferred
  • Interest in music education greatly encouraged

Supervision Structure
Reports to Program Manager  


Development Intern (unpaid)

We are looking for a creative and detail-oriented individual to assist the Little Kids Rock development team as an integral part in our overall fundraising efforts to raise more than $5.9 million annually. The intern will lend support in prospecting, cultivating, and stewarding both individual donors and institutional funders. The position is part time (approximately 10-12 hours/week) with a flexible schedule. This position is unpaid but travel reimbursement is available and Little Kids Rock is willing to work with colleges for course credit.

Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Research and identify potential individual, corporate, and foundation funders
  • Participate in drafting and preparing gift solicitations (i.e., letters of inquiry, grant proposals, etc.)
  • Follow up on event invitations and track guest lists
  • Participate in weekly department meetings
  • Provide administrative support to the department and perform basic administrative tasks such as data entry, data compilation/analysis, and filing
  • Provide on-site support for Little Kids Rock fundraising events (as needed)

Relevant Experience and Skills:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and Gmail
  • Knowledge of Salesforce, or comparable database (preferred but not mandatory)
  • Strong organization skills with great attention to detail
  • Good communication skills

Supervision Structure
Reports to Grants Manager  


Graphic Design Intern (Unpaid)

We are looking for a motivated and energetic individual to assist our Curriculum Design Specialist for various projects. This is a great opportunity for a college student to learn what goes into the graphic design components of curriculum production for a leading music education nonprofit. This will be approximately 10-12 hours per week position with a flexible schedule. This position is unpaid but travel reimbursement is available and the experience will be extremely valuable! We would be willing to working with your college for course credit as well. Responsibilities Will Include:

  • Updating the core curriculum print materials
  • Creating lesson plans and song charts based on an existing template
  • Making custom web graphics
  • Miscellaneous graphics including newsletters, flyers, and event programs
  • Improving the design aesthetics of our training PowerPoints
  • Using WordPress to update the song chart library

Required Skills:

  • Proficient in Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop
  • Advanced knowledge of Adobe Indesign
  • Knowledge of music (reading and playing it) greatly encouraged

Supervision Structure
Reports to Curriculum Design Specialist  

Working at Little Kids Rock – Our Workplace Values

  1. We are committed to kids and teachers and passionate about the power of music to impact their lives.
  2. We are one team, with one mission, and one groove, and together we make good things happen.
  3. We are creative, entrepreneurial, positive and playful.
  4. We are inspirational.
  5. We are accountable.
  6. We are respectful.
  7. We support personal and professional growth.
  8. We work to lead the field – thoughtfully, strategically and with urgency.

Little Kids Rock is committed to recruiting and maintaining a diverse staff; individuals from all backgrounds are encouraged to apply. Little Kids Rock does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability, age, marital status, veteran status, pregnancy, parenthood, or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

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