Hours
Monday ..................................Closed
Tuesday - Saturday .............. 10am to 5pm
Sunday ...................................12pm to 5pm
Contact Information
Info@KansasCityAutoMuseum.com
15095 West 116th Street
Olathe, Kansas 66062
Phone: 913-322-4227
Fax: 913-428-8549
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Internship Opportunities

Marketing/Public Relations Internship

 

Summary

 

     The Marketing Intern will gain valuable experience and contacts in Marketing and Public Relations through administrative functions within      the Marketing Department.

 

Functions

 

  • Will work with media

  • Assist with promotional events

  • Basic photo editing and resizing

  • Create, maintain, and distribute press kits

  • Answer phones in Marketing Department

  • Fulfill basic media requests for images and information

  • Research contacts for upcoming events and promotions

  • Grow and maintain contact list to expand media presence

  • Grow and maintain contact list to expand car club presence

  • Assist with film and photo shoots, both internal and with the media

  • Archive press that has been received by the Kansas City Automotive Museum

  • Work with the Public Relations & Marketing Director to create promotional campaigns

 

Requirements

 

  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

  • Problem solving skills

  • Ability to think creatively

  • Have the ability to multitask

  • Excellent organizational skills

  • Proficient in Word, Excel, writing, and basic skills in Photoshop

  • Applicant must have the ability to adapt to opportunities as they arise

 

Other Responsibilities

 

     Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Historical/Curatorial Internship

 

Summary

 

     The duties of the Historical/Curatorial Intern are focused on the research and interpretation of vehicles and related objects. The Intern will      assist with study of the collection by providing basic research and some administrative support.  The intern may be asked to participate in      Museum public outreach programs and assist during appropriate stages of exhibit production to enhance the overall museum experience.

 

Functions

 

  • Organize vehicle/object research files

  • Assist with department research projects

  • Assist in any historical lectures conducted by the Historical/Curatorial Director

  • Assist with other duties relating to collecting, identifying, documenting, sorting, preserving, and restoring museum collections

 

Requirements

 

  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

  • Computer proficiency

  • Interest in automotive history

  • Team player who can smoothly manage interoffice activity and work well with deadlines

  • Strong written communication, research, and organizational skills; detail-oriented work profile

  • Enrolment in an appropriate College or University degree program in history, museum studies, or related field

 

Other Responsibilities

 

      Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Events Internship

 

Summary

   

      This internship is specifically designed for those entering the events industry and NOT for candidates looking for marketing and public             relations experience. Qualified candidates will possess a professional, service-oriented attitude, enthusiastically performing a wide variety         of tasks, including: client interaction, development, project preparation and staffing of events during business hours and after-hours.               Events Interns must be energetic, flexible, punctual, and dependable. 

 

Functions

 

  • Will work hand-in-hand with Food & Beverage Director

  • Liaison between the Kansas City Automotive Museum and accounts/clients

  • Help coordinate major in-house events and out-of-house events, and client correspondence

Requirements

 

  • 2.5 Cumulative GPA

  • MAC OS, PC, and Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Related coursework or experience in a related field

  • Must be able to work some Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays including evenings (as late as 10 pm) as this is when most events occur

 

Other Responsibilities

 

      Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

 

Development/Fundraising Internship

 

Summary

 

     This is an opportunity for early career administrators to develop their skills while working with a professional development staff. The              Development/Fundraising Intern will have the opportunity to support each fundraising area in the department (individual, corporate and        foundation giving). The Kansas City Automotive Museum sets a high standard of quality and seeks interns able to collaborate and adapt to      the needs of the development/fundraising department. Interested candidates should be able to conduct traditional and online research,          manage appointments, take detailed notes, type, and be comfortable making and taking phone calls. The internship will enhance an early        career administrator’s skills with hands on experience in corporate and foundation relations, contract fulfillment, board development,              and strategic long-range planning.  

 

Functions

 

  • Take notes and meeting minutes

  • Conduct research on current and potential donors

  • Assist in proofreading proposals and grant applications

  • Provide clerical support (filing, photocopying, typing, data entry, etc.)

  • Assist in cultivating relationships with individual donors, corporate sponsors and foundations

  • Assist in preparing for special events for board members, corporate sponsors and other types of funders

 

Requirements

 

  • Be self motivated

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • Be reliable and responsible

  • Have creative problem solving skills

  • Have the ability to work well under pressure

  • MAC OS, PC, and Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Have attained or be in the process of attaining a college degree

  • Be computer literate with excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Have a detailed oriented personality and proof of strong organizational skills

  • Be able to represent the Kansas City Automotive Museum in a professional manner

  • Be able to apply and adapt previous experiences to a high-stakes and fast-paced setting

 

Other Responsibilities

 

      Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Gift Shop/Retail Internship

 

Summary

 

      The Kansas City Automotive Museum Gift Shop / Retail Intern will assist the Gift Shop Manager and staff with day to day operations in           the Kansas City Automotive Museum Gift Shop. Interns will assist with greeting and assisting guests, answering questions from guests           about all aspects of theMuseum, supervise volunteers, provide excellent guest service in both admissions and retail. Interns will be                 expected to learn, follow and uphold the Kansas City Automotive Museum retail policies and procedures. Interns will gain experience in           visual merchandising and buying. This includes researching new products, entering purchase orders and receiving orders as they are               delivered. Other duties include, but are not limited to: help with inventory, organizing and dusting of merchandise, assisting with                   promotional items, as needed, and implementing promotional efforts.

 

Qualitications

 

  • Self-starter

  • Detail oriented

  • Cash-handling skills

  • Organizational skills

  • Interest in working with people

  • Excellent communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • An interest in Retail Management

  • Enthusiastic and friendly with the ability to work well independently

 

Requirements

 

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • Ability to work weekends

  • MAC OS, PC, and Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Pursuing or recently completed a degree in business or retail management, nonprofit management or marketing.

 

Other Responsibilities

 

     Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Administrative Internship

 

Summary

 

      The Kansas City Automotive Museum seeks a motivated student or recent graduate to participate in the organization’s day–to-day                   operations that include general office administration, HR, and involvement in some long-range strategic planning. The intern will also have       exposure to all areas of the organization such as events, fundraising, marketing, etc. This position is best suited for someone who has a           strong interest in non-profit business administration. 

 

Functions

 

  • Help improve administration procedures

  • Train and orient new interns in general office procedures

  • Conduct a variety of general administrative tasks as assigned

  • Greet guests and the general public; answer and route phone calls

  • Assist with archiving, storage management, and in-house event planning

  • Assist with processing mail, bookkeeping, data entry and office supplies requests

  • Work with the Executive Director to develop and implement an internship project

 

Requirements

 

  • 2.5 cumulative GPA

  • Detail-oriented and team player

  • MAC OS, PC, and Microsoft Office proficiency

  • Desire to learn about non-profit administration

  • Business Administration students encouraged to apply

  • Excellent interpersonal, organizational and research skills

 

Other Responsibilities

 

      Perform other work-related duties as assigned.

Selected interns may start immediately.

All interships are non-paid. You may receive school credit (varies by school).

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