MARKETING AND SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN
Sweetwater Center for the Arts seeks a Marketing and Social Media Intern for the fall. Internship will begin as soon as possible and end in December. Qualified interns must demonstrate common sense and good judgment. Candidates should have a background in marketing, fundraising, and/or social media, and possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to work independently, creatively, and efficiently.
A knowledge of or prior experience in a non-profit environment is preferred, and strong computer skills in Microsoft Office and Adobe Creative Suite are encouraged. Knowledge of social media networks, particularly Facebook, Twitter and Instagram is a must. Responsibilities will include designing promotional material, helping to manage social media accounts, writing press releases and assisting with other marketing and administrative tasks.
This internship is paid, offering a small stipend at the end of the internship that is based on the amount of hours worked. It also offers great experience in the areas of nonprofit, marketing, and fundraising. Selected intern is expected to work 10-15 hours per week; schedule is flexible and can include daytime, evening or weekend hours.
Please submit a resume, cover letter, and at least one writing sample to Nichole Remmert at firstname.lastname@example.org. No phone calls please.
EVENT PLANNING/EXHIBITION INTERNS (2 positions available)
Sweetwater Center for the Arts seek two Event Planning/Exhibition interns for fall 2015. Internships will begin in September and end in December. Qualified interns must have a background in event planning, marketing or arts administration and possess excellent written and verbal communication and interpersonal skills, as well as an ability to work independently, creatively and efficiently.
A knowledge of or prior experience in the arts is preferred, and strong computer skills in both word processing, design and web software are encouraged. Responsibilities will include assisting the Event Coordinator & the Artistic Coordinator with planning, set up, cleanup and other tasks during events and gallery exhibitions, hanging exhibitions, preparing materials for events and exhibitions. Interns may be required to assist with various administrative tasks as well.
These internships are paid, we offer a small stipend at the end of the internships that is based on the amount of hours worked. These internships also offer great experience in the areas of event planning and arts administration. Selected interns are expected to work 15-20 hours per week; schedule is flexible and can include daytime, evening or weekend hours.
It is also expected that the selected interns be available to work during our fall events. Important fall events are a blues music concert series Friday nights in October and our Holiday Mart fundraising sale in late November/early December.
To be considered for the positions, please send a resume and cover letter to: Sweetwater Center for the Arts, Attn: Alexandra Watrous, Artistic Coordinator, 200 Broad Street, Sewickley, PA 15143, or email to awatrous@SweetwaterArtCenter.org.