Communications Intern
Job Type
Internship
Description

Reporting directly to the Vice President of Communications, this internship provides direct experience and best practices in public relations, editorial and institutional writing, and social media. This is an ideal experience for someone pursuing a career in arts and entertainment communications.


Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Work across the Communications Team to execute communication plans
  • Support traditional and digital media initiatives; assist with the writing of press releases, magazine stories, social media copy and other institutional messaging
  • Assist with the collection and curation of press materials, including artist biographies and headshots
  • Assist with event calendar content curation and updates
  • Contribute to the achievements of the diversity goals of the Communications department in conjunction with the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion (DE&I) plan
  • Assist with virtual and in-person events
  • Support the Diversity, Equity and Inclusion initiatives as well as supporting a respectful organizational culture
  • Other related duties required as part of a team environment.

Professional Development: The internship will include required professional development/mentoring with a senior member of our organization, resume review, and career coaching.


Duration and Schedule:
The internship begins in August 2022 and concludes at the end of May 2023. Interns will have some flexibility in setting their hours, but are required to have the ability to commit to a minimum of 12 hours per week and up to a maximum of 20 hours per week. The intern will be expected to have occasional availability on nights and weekends to pe present at concerts and special events.

*Availability on Wednesday or Thursday afternoons for cohort professional development is preferred.

Requirements
  • College Junior, Senior, or Graduate Student with an expressed interest in Communications
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills
  • Enjoys working with and assisting the public and media
  • Knowledge of classical and/or choral music a plus
  • Experience with video and photo editing a plus
  • Experience with social media platforms including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and TikTok a plus.

The CSO encourages underrepresented minorities and first generation students to apply.


Compensation: $15.00 per hour