Communications & Marketing Intern
The Harvard Art
Museums are accepting applications for the position of a Communications &
Marketing Intern. The intern will support public relations and marketing efforts
within the Communications Division. Tasks shall include responding to inquiries
through the Harvard Art Museums' general email account; assisting with the
distribution of promotional materials; creating external event postings;
assisting with non-profit donation inquiries; assisting with the
distribution of promotional materials; postering Harvard campus and local
communities; creating external event postings and updating visitor planning information
on external websites; and assisting with organizing communications files. The
position also assists with the Press Interns’ duties which include assembling
press kits; helping compile and organize press logs; as well as reading,
clipping, and archiving all Harvard Art Museums-related press.
This is an unpaid
internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be
considered. The internship will run through December 2018. We will also accept
intern applications for the 2018–19 academic year (September 2018 - May 2019).
that the location for this particular position is in an off-site building in
Somerville, near the Sullivan Square T. MBTA buses 86, 91 and CT2 run nearby.
Hourly shuttle service is provided to and from the off-site location to the
Harvard Art Museums, with the shuttle stop located on the corner of Prescott
Street & Broadway in Cambridge. There is a parking lot (free) at the
Somerville location if you choose to drive there.
The internship is open to qualified
students who are able to begin work in September 2018 or earlier. The hours are very
flexible within the Mon–Fri work week. We ask that interns are available to
work at least 12 hours/week.Applicants who are majoring in arts administration or
marketing/communications with a strong interest in the arts are encouraged to
apply. Applicants should be independent, organized, and efficient, and possess
computer skills including Microsoft Word, Outlook, Excel, and Power Point.
Familiarity with Photoshop and FileMaker a plus, but not required.
How To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume
and cover letter addressed to the Communications Department, Attn: Rebecca
Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138. In your
cover letter, please state whether you are applying for the fall semester or for
the full 2018-2019 academic year term. Please submit applications in
electronic format to:email@example.com. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling
basis. Please note that if qualified applicants are out of state, interviews
may be conducted via Skype.
August 20, 2018
About this Organization:
The Harvard Art Museums — the Fogg Museum, Busch Reisinger
Museum, and Arthur M. Sackler Museum — are dedicated to advancing and
supporting learning at Harvard University, in the local community, and around
the world. The museums have played a leading role in the development of art
history, conservation, and conservation science, and in the evolution of the
art museum as an institution. Through research, teaching, professional
training, and public education, the museums strive to advance the understanding
and appreciation of art. Programs encourage close looking at original works of
art, collaboration with campus and community partners, and the production of
new scholarship. For more information, please visit our website at harvardartmuseums.org.