Job Title: Communications Intern
Location: Cambridge/Somerville, MA
The Harvard Art Museums is accepting applications for the position of Communications Intern. The intern will support marketing and public relations efforts within the division of Communications. Tasks shall include reading, clipping, and compiling of all Art Museums-related press; organizing and archiving press files; assisting in the distribution of promotional materials; assisting with social media efforts; and maintaining the communications database. This is an unpaid internship and the applicant must be receiving academic credit to be considered. The internship will run through August 2016.
Please note 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 May or earlier. The hours are very flexible within the M-F work 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 Evernote and Filemaker a plus, but not required.
How To Apply:
Interested applicants should submit a resume and cover letter to the Communications Department, Attn: Rebecca Torres, Harvard Art Museums, 32 Quincy Street, Cambridge, MA 02138 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note that if qualified applicants are out of state, interviews may be conducted via Skype.
Deadline: May 1, 2016
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