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Arts Marketing and Communication Internship - Springfield Museums

The Springfield Museums is located in the heart of Springfield and is comprised of five museums representing art, history, science and Seuss. With a robust out-of-school education program, changing exhibits, and inspiring collections, there is a lot to share at the Museums.

The arts marketing and communication intern may focus on the following areas: content creation and writing, using promotional tools, market research, and assisting in marketing analysis. Interns will work directly with staff and/or appointed members from the organization/business on general internship onboarding, creating a schedule, establishing weekly check-ins, and scheduling timely feedback meetings.

Duties may include:

  • Assist in content creation including, email, blog, social media, and video creation;
  • Learn how to use and evaluate the effectiveness of marketing tactics using marketing analytics;
  • Assist in the research of target audiences;
  • Research promotional tools to reach audiences;
  • Help to maintain a social media presence;
  • Other duties as necessary.

Requirements:

  • Strong writing skills;
  • Understanding of social media platforms – especially Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter;
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Experience in Office and Google Drive;
  • Enthusiasm for the organization’s mission;
  • Other skills as needed per position.

Preferred Qualifications: 

  • Completion of AES Arts Marketing course;
  • Some experience with digital design and editing platforms such as Canva, Adobe Spark, iMovie, and/or other photo/video editing programs is helpful.

PAY TYPE: Unpaid

JOB STATUS: Part-time, 8 hours

LOCATION: Virtual

APPLICATION DUE DATE: Rolling

INTERNSHIP AVAILABILITY: Fall, Spring, Summer

REQUIRED DEGREE: Art, Communication

CONTACT: Karen Fisk

HOW TO APPLY: Please send cover letter and resume to kfisk@springfieldmuseums.org.

About Springfield Museums

Located in the heart of downtown Springfield, Massachusetts, the Springfield Museums is a multi-disciplinary campus with five museums that focus on art, history, science, and Dr. Seuss. The Museums are also home to the Dr. Seuss National Memorial Sculpture Garden.