Arts Administration and Marketing Intern, Valley Winds, Pioneer Valley, MA

Winners of the 2016 American Prize, The Valley Winds is a 45 piece professional-caliber Wind Ensemble (band) in the Pioneer Valley. An artistically driven ensemble with an emphasis on community relevance, The Valley Winds provides a variety of free and low-cost concerts designed to be accessible and enjoyable to all in the Pioneer Valley, and is committed to musical excellence for students and adults of all ages. https://www.thevalleywinds.com/

INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION:

The goals of the Arts Administrative Intern will be to:

- Help increase audience engagement in the Pioneer Valley and beyond.
- Help inform public of events, performances, and fundraisers.
- Work with existing leadership to help reshape all areas of publicity and marketing for the organization.

Opportunities and Responsibilities:

- Assist in managing web/social media platforms including, but not limited to, our website, Facebook page, and Instagram account.
- Assist in distributing information to concert and community calendars, print advertisement, and radio spots.
- Attend rehearsals, board meetings, and performances.

Additional opportunities:

- Pursue grants appropriate to the organization.
- Create and capture images and videos for website and social media platforms.
- Maintain and correspond with our electronic and print mailing lists.

The Arts Administrative Intern would need to be at all board meetings (once a month) and all Concerts (three total), as well as rehearsals as necessary. All dates are Sundays, with one exception.

PERIOD OF INTERNSHIP/EMPLOYMENT: Fall, Spring, or Summer Semesters

PAY TYPE: Unpaid

OPPORTUNITY TYPE: Internship

JOB STATUS: Part-time

LOCATION: The ensemble rehearses and performs at various locations around the Valley, including The Academy of Music, Belchertown High School, Hatfield High School, etc.

APPLICATION DUE DATE: October 28th

REQUIRED DEGREE: High School Diploma or equivalent.

CONTACT: Chris Moehringer, President, Brian Messier Managing Director valleywindsma@gmail.com

HOW TO APPLY: All applicants should send a resume of relevant experience and letter of interest to: valleywindsma@gmail.com.