Internship with TalNexus

Development & Operations Internship Opportunity

Intern Job Description

Development & Operations Internship

Taliesin Nexus is seeking interns who will work with our Development & Operations Teams to plan and execute strategy for donor cultivation, general promotions, and the maintenance of a quality working environment to further our mission of training and promoting emerging filmmakers.

Key areas of responsibilities

  • Process donations and memberships
  • Record data in fundraising database
  • Collaborate with TN staff on development projects
  • Draft thank you notes to foundations and major donors, draft other correspondence
  • Correspond with donors and gatekeepers to schedule meetings and follow-up
  • Research major donors and generate donor bios
  • Help with mailings
  • Research marketing targets
  • Ordering and replenishing office supplies


  • Desire to further TN’s mission
  • Strong writing and editing ability
  • Attention to detail
  • Good organizational skills
  • Good research skills
  • Creativity and initiative
  • Professionalism in correspondence
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office programs

Type of internship

  • 10-20 hours per week at our Downtown Los Angeles office near Pershing Square (convenient to Red, Purple, Blue, and Expo Metro Lines)
  • College students must receive academic credit. Non-students will be offered $10.00 per hour

Taliesin Nexus

Taliesin Nexus is a 501(c)3 which trains and promotes emerging liberty-minded film directors, screenwriters, and producers by teaching the craft of telling narrative stories. Through a suite of programs which provide professional opportunities and substantive mentorship from entertainment industry veterans, participants gain career-building experience to advance their careers.

Development & Operations Internship Submission Form

Application for a TN Internship positions.
  • Applicants must be at least 18 years of age.
  • Please submit the following in one PDF file:
    • Resume
    • Cover letter expressing passion for position and mission, your professional goals, and how your background align with our needs. Please include: two references, and list three favorite movies, books, or tv shows.
    Drop files here or
    Accepted file types: pdf, doc, docx.
  • Please let us know where you heard about this opportunity
  • In 1500 characters (about 300 words total) or less, please tell us about three individual rights that you would add to the U.S. Constitution that are either not currently present or enforced, or have been ignored, neglected, or reversed.
  • Please identify 1 filmmaker, 1 author, and 1 politician or political thinker whose work you admire, and in 500 characters (about 100 words) or less each (300 words in total), tell us why.
  • Optional: Here you can tell us anything else you think is vital for us to know, such as special requirements or scheduling issues. If you are a foreign national, here you can indicate your legal work status (e.g., green card or work visa), which is required to participate in our programs. unfortunately, we do have the resources to help any applicant to obtain such status. You can also share links to your creative efforts if you wish.