Kearny Street Workshop
Region: Bay Area: San Francisco Service Area(s): Arts/Culture
1436 Howard Street • San Francisco, CA 94103

Contact: Ellen Oh (
Telephone: (415)-503-0520 • Fax: (415)-503-0547

-Summer June-Sept, min. 10hrs/wk
•Revise and update donor and media databases
•Process donor acknowledgement letters
•Develop press lists and assist with the distribution of press releases and follow-up.
•Assist with the distribution of KSW marketing materials (postcards, flyers, etc.)
•Update website, online community networks, KSW blog and post events on online calendars.
•Assist with on-site event production & logistics
•Train and supervise event volunteers
•Various office/administrative duties

•Some experience coordinating events
•Good writing, editing and communication skills
•Comfortable with all MS Office programs
•Experience in internet research and online community marketing
•Some experience with InDesign, Illustrator and Dreamweaver preferred
•Email cover letter and resume to Ellen Oh

Deadlines: N/A

Description/Mission statement:
Kearny Street Workshop (KSW) is seeking an intern to assist with the 11th annual APAture festival and general office administration. The position includes fundraising, marketing, volunteer management and event production. The intern will be involved with all current KSW programs including literary workshops and public readings, two fundraising events (Stand Up for APAture and APAture Runway III), and the APAture festival (September 17-26).
The mission of Kearny Street Workshop is to produce and present art that enriches and empowers Asian Pacific American communities.
Our vision is to achieve a more just society by connecting Asian Pacific American(APA) artists with community members to give voice to our cultural, historical, and contemporary issues.
Through our programs, KSW:

-nurtures the creation of new and innovative artwork inspired by the APA experience
-brings forth the stories of diverse communities
-develops artists and leaders in the Bay Area
-encourages inclusivity through collaboration and community involvement
-promotes cross-cultural and intergenerational understanding and
-celebrates the spirit of our community

KSW, a non-profit, community-based organization, is based in San Francisco, where the majority of our artists and clients live and work, and serves the Asian Pacific American communities of the entire Bay Area. We serve our community as an information resource and through our four areas of arts programming: Adult arts education, Next Generation arts support and training, Multidisciplinary arts presentations, and publications.
KSW uses music, performance, words and images to empower and enrich the people of the Bay Area. Can art-making help achieve a more just society? KSW believes it can.

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