Arts Events + Marketing Internship

UW School of Art + Art History + Design Arts Events and Marketing Internship Position

Description: This internship is offered quarterly 2 credits (if applicable). Some evening + event hours may apply.

 The Arts Events + Marketing Intern will have a unique opportunity to assist in the creation, promotion, and development of the UW School of Art + Art History + Design brand, events and lectures, and relationships with donors, students, and alumni.

Interested applicants should submit a resume and short cover letter/introduction that describes past work and skills, and why you are interested in this internship. Send materials to by September 29th, 2016.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Assist with brand awareness, promotional efforts, and media outreach & coverage. Tasks include:

  • Developing and preparing multimedia content for the School’s social media outlets, including but not limited to: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, Vimeo
  • Draft and finalize press releases, as assigned
  • Design/layout communications materials for advancement or marketing purposes
  • Capturing photo & video, editing, and archiving

Assist staff with administrative tasks and events related to broad-based engagement for the School of Art + Art History + Design. Tasks include:

  • Data entry and database maintenance
  • Helping set up and take down events
  • Creating event material
  • Preparing and mailing donor correspondence
  • Other duties as assigned

Minimum Qualifications:

  • Able to work independently with attention to detail, accuracy, and confidentiality
  • Understanding of writing for the web and familiar with digital media and social networking tools
  • Competent with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Willingness to learn new technology + database skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite, especially InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator
  • Some photography experience
  • Experience in event planning and/or coordination

Educational Benefits:

  • Gain general office, database, and computer skills that are transferable to any arts, educational, and/or non-profit environment
  • Enhance and gain skills in creative content creation and social media networks, communications, and web marketing.
  • Participate in event planning and execution with a fun and dynamic staff
  • Learn about broad-based engagement from a supportive team.

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