Somerville Arts Council

50 Evergreen Avenue
Somerville, MA 02145
www.somervilleartscouncil.org
neichner@somervillema.gov

Date Posted:
January 25, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Public Relations/Marketing

Type:
Intern

Marketing & Communications Intern

Description:

Work with the Somerville Arts Council (SAC) to promote our events and programming and help us better reach diverse audiences. This position will entail working on marketing and communications for all aspects of SAC's programming including festivals and culinary entrepreneurship program.


The internship will be for Summer 2019 (mid-May to mid-August), 10-15 hrs per week


Tasks include:

-Drafting and releasing press releases
-Develop and update web and social media content
-Online event calendar postings
-Updating our media list, research new publicity contacts
-Reach out to under-served communities to promote our programming
-Developing and updating web and social media content
-Putting up posters and flyers around town

-Daytime office work and occasional evening and weekend event work required


You will learn about our exciting work in arts programming, cultural economic development, and culinary entrepreneurship. Come work on a small team and learn how a small and effective arts organization operates and serves the community! Please visit our website to get a good sense of our overall programming.

Qualifications:

The qualified candidate should have:


-An interest and experience in marketing, communications, or related fields
-Interest in and knowledge of arts and cultural community in Somerville
-Demonstrated computer and research skills
-Strong written and design skills
-Ability to multi-task, organize and meet deadlines
-Candidate should feel comfortable engaging with and doing outreach in person and via phone & email
-Team oriented and collaborative attitude
-College and/or graduate studies preferred

-Ability to speak Spanish, Portuguese, or Haitian-Creole a plus

How To Apply:

Send a short cover letter addressing why you would like to work with us along with an attached resume to Nina Eichner: neichner@somervillema.gov 


Put "Marketing & Communications Intern" in header.


For more information about our work go to www.somervilleartscouncil.org

Apply by:
February 27, 2019
Salary:
Stipend provided
About this Organization:
The Somerville Arts Council (SAC) is the local cultural council for the City of Somerville. Our mission is to cultivate and celebrate the creative expressions of the Somerville community. Through innovative collaborations and quality programming we work to make the arts an integral part of life reflective of our diverse city.