Employment

Interested candidates should email their resume and cover letter to hr@projectrowhouses.org or fax (713) 526-1623. No phone calls please.

Facilities Manager

The Facilities Manager has an important role in the successful functioning of Project Row Houses which includes 39 properties situated on approximately five city blocks in Houston’s Historic Third Ward. The Facilities Manager ensures all systems are maintained, creating a safe and secure environment, and that the site’s appearance reflects the care we take in presenting all aspects of the organization’s programs and exhibitions. The position is responsible for effective and efficient monitoring and operation of the site including all HVAC, plumbing, electrical and mechanical systems. The position will articulate the mission of the organization and see that operational activities and environments represent the organization’s mission and institutional values. The Facilities Manager will work with PRH Leadership staff to coordinate and evaluate organization operations, policies, procedures and to ensure proper maintenance and safety procedures are implemented to safeguard staff, visitors and PRH property. The Facilities Manager is also responsible for supporting all PRH’s programming and events including set-up and breakdown.

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For confidential consideration, please submit your cover letter and resume to hr@projectrowhouses.org by 5:00 pm on Tuesday, October 31, 2017.


Internships

Project Row Houses offers exciting internship opportunities for college students and recent graduates on a semester basis. An internship at Project Row Houses provides unique experiences in community engagement, neighborhood revitalization, and non-profit management with an organization at the forefront of art and culture in Houston. Perks include working in a fun and open office environment, interacting with socially-engaged cultural practitioners and professionals, access to PRH events, and engaging with the greater Third Ward community.

The following positions are open to applicants:

Communications and Marketing

The Communications Intern works with the Communications and Marketing Manager to assist with marketing Project Row Houses as a whole in addition to individual events held throughout the year. The Communications Intern will support the Department and organization by assisting in drafting various publicity materials, contributing to PRH’s blog and social media channels, constructing press kits, and distributing promotional materials.

Photography/Video

The Photography and Video Intern works with the Communications and Marketing Manager to document PRH events and Artist Rounds and create in-house videos. The intern will assist in the staging and editing of these videos, which range from interviews with artists to promotional videos and documentation of events. For this internship, please provide a portfolio in addition to your resume and cover letter.

Public Art

The Public Art Intern reports to the Public Art Director and assists with general duties relating to the art houses, Artist Rounds, and other programs connected to Public Art. The intern will work with visiting artists, assist with opening receptions and other Public Art events, provide public tours, and perform other related duties as assigned. Note: This position requires some physical activity. A background in the arts is preferred.

Special Events

The Special Events Intern reports to the Special Events and Individual Giving Manager and focuses on assisting with matters related to the planning of any special events, including Community Markets, concerts, and fundraisers. General duties include outreach to vendors, performers, and volunteers, filing and clerical support, and other assigned duties.

In addition, below are other areas of the organization where we could use your help.

  • Education
  • Data Entry
  • Young Mother’s Residential Program (YMRP)

Interns for all positions should have strong verbal/written communication skills, be self-motivated, and have experience with Microsoft Office, MailChimp, social media, and basic design software.

These are unpaid opportunities. College credit can be arranged. We are looking for candidates who are able to work throughout the entire semester. The work schedule is flexible according to each department head. If you are interested in interning with Project Row Houses, please submit a resume and cover letter to info@projectrowhouses.org with your name and the position that you are applying for in the subject line.

Project Row Houses is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages people of color, women, and LGBTQ candidates to apply.