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

Special Assistant to the Executive Director

The Special Assistant is responsible for supporting the Executive Director through a combination of project management, writing and editing, research and administrative support. The purpose of the job is to make the Executive Director a more effective and productive leader by creating capacity for her to focus on the most important initiatives. As the Special Assistant, you will be exposed to a wide range of responsibilities, drive special projects, participate in selected internal and external meetings, and manage the Executive Director’s schedule and communications/ liaison with Board and staff. He/She will be exposed to the most confidential organization information and asked to make sensitive and critical judgment calls with the Executive Director’s approval.

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For confidential consideration, please submit your cover letter, resume to hr@projectrowhouses.org. No phone calls please. Applicants whose candidacy is being considered will be contacted. Applications are due by 5:00 pm on Friday, January 12, 2018.


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.


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.