|DEPARTMENT: Marketing||REPORTS TO: Marketing & Communications Coordinator|
|SALARY: Unpaid||POSITION STATUS: Part time, 10-15 hours/week|
|TIME FRAME: Summer 2017: June – August. Exact start and end dates to be determined by intern availability. Flexible daytime hours, with some evenings/weekends|
ROLE: The Cedar, a 501(c)3 nonprofit arts organization located in the Cedar Riverside neighborhood of Minneapolis, seeks 1-2 Marketing/Content interns for Summer 2017. Interns aid the Marketing team in the creation of high-quality, creative marketing pieces including video, photo, and blog content for use on our website, social media platforms, and physical venue, helping to promote concerts and Cedar programs to the public.
RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsibilities will vary by intern’s unique strengths and skills, but may include:
- Working with the Marketing Team to generate new ideas for marketing content and outreach
- Writing preview articles for upcoming Cedar shows
- Drafting questions and contacting artists for artist interviews
- Designing graphics, posters, and other content
- Taking photos for use on The Cedar’s social media platforms
- Writing scripts, sourcing b-roll and coordinating shoots for Cedar video content
- Assisting the Marketing Team with day-to day tasks
REQUIREMENTS: The Cedar’s mission is to support intercultural appreciation and understanding through the presentation of global music. We are seeking interns that are passionate about live music and the arts, and are familiar with The Cedar’s programming and mission. A successful candidate will demonstrate cultural competency and a desire to work with people from backgrounds different from their own. Interns should be creative thinkers and skillful problem solvers, with excellent writing and communication skills. They will work both as part of a team and individually, and should demonstrate strong organizational methods and an ability to meet deadlines. Candidates ideally have proficiency either in Graphic Design programs (working knowledge of Photoshop is preferred) or photo/video editing programs (competency in iMovie and iPhoto is prefered), and should be a web-savvy/avid user of social media including Twitter, Facebook, Tumblr, and Instagram. Communications, Marketing, Journalism, English, Photography, Visual Arts, Music, or related majors are preferred. Access to a camera or computer is a plus, but not required. Must be a currently enrolled student in good academic standing.
BENEFITS: The Cedar welcomes applicants seeking academic credit or community service hours to fulfill academic requirements. The intern will have opportunities to attend shows at The Cedar as a member of the Marketing team.
Please forward a brief explanation of your interest, a résumé, and work samples to Alana Horton, Marketing & Communications Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org by April 19th, 2017 to be considered. Writing samples are preferred, but photography, videography, or graphic design work is also welcomed.
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