Worcester Chamber Music Society

323 Main Street
Worcester, MA 01608
www.worcesterchambermusic.org
tracy@worcesterchambermusic.org

Date Posted:
August 06, 2018

Region:
Central Massachusetts

Category:
Public Relations/Marketing

Type:
Intern

Marketing Internship

Description:

The Worcester Chamber Music Society (WCMS) is a non-profit performing organization, performing engaging classical chamber music concerts to the Greater Worcester community. We add value to the cultural and economic fabric of the community through our unique combination of affordable concerts, education and community engagement initiatives. WCMS performs 17 concerts each season in formal venues, restaurants and community centers.


WCMS is committed to quality arts education and offers two acclaimed programs for youth and adults. Neighborhood Strings is a free inner-city strings program for at-risk youth in Worcester’s Downtown and Main South neighborhoods. ChamberFest Music Camp is a two-week intensive chamber music program for ages 12 through adult held each July at Clark University.


Internship Description:

The marketing intern will work with our Marketing Coordinator to help coordinate and implement our marketing efforts specifically related to promotion of our upcoming 2018-19 Season 13 Fall and Winter concerts as well as our Neighborhood Strings youth music program. Specific tasks and projects will be identified and implemented throughout the internship.

This is an unpaid internship and requires a commitment from September through December.


Expectation:

The marketing intern will be expected to work 6 hours per week both on and off-site. Publicize concerts and Neighborhood Strings through mainstream media via press releases, feature articles, e-blasts via Mail Chimp, and frequent posting on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media outlets. While we encourage attendance at all WCMS concerts and events, a minimum of two WCMS concerts is required.


Value Creation:

The intern will receive guidance and assistance from the WCMS Marketing Coordinator and Executive Director, gain direct publicity experience, gain social media marketing experience that can be documented for future employment in the industry, including appropriate letters of recommendation, and gain exposure to non-profit organizational structures.

Qualifications:

Excellent writing skills and expertise with Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and other social media outlets are essential. Excellent verbal communication skills needed to communicate with musicians and administrative staff. Excellent follow-through abilities. Ability to meet deadlines and mutually agreed upon goals.

How To Apply:

To Apply:

Send a one-page resume and a letter (or email) stating why you are interested in the position

to: Tracy Kraus, Executive Director at tracy@worcesterchambermusic.org.

Apply by:
August 31, 2018
Salary:
n/a
About this Organization:
Hailed as a group with imagination, style, and chops, the Worcester Chamber Music Society took the Worcester, Massachusetts scene by storm with its initial concert in 2006. It has become a recognized cultural presence within the Greater Worcester area by presenting sold-out concerts to captivated audiences, receiving consistent critical acclaim, building new young audiences, and training rising musicians through both its Neighborhood Strings and ChamberFest Music Camp programs. WCMS brings world-class chamber music to intimate Greater Worcester venues. WCMS nurtures the community through a unique combination of affordable concerts, education and community engagement.