Application deadline: Available year-round (applications should be received no later than two months before the start of the semester of interest).
Position: Unpaid, an Equal Opportunity Employer.
Hours Per Week: Minimum of 15. Primarily Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday; some weekends.
The marketing communications/public relations intern helps create and implement the marketing communications plan, develop promotional opportunities for events, and writes and distributes press releases and media alerts for either Blithewold specific activities or working under the direction and supervision of Tree Callanan, Director of Communications & Visitor Experience, to support Explore Bristol, a local non-profit collaborative tourism effort that works in partnership with an award-winning international public relations firm, The Lou Hammond Group.
Intern will write, research, and help prepare monthly e-newsletters and assist with copy for brochure, website, and other promotional materials.
Intern will assist with ongoing maintenance and enhancement of current contact management data and press lists for targeted markets.
3.0 or better GPA, excellent written and verbal communication skills. The intern must be able to interact with a wide range of people from the arts/cultural, business, civic, academic, and public relations communities in an articulate and professional manner.
Intern must be organized and able to multitask and work independently; must be responsible and on-time.
Knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel required. Some website management experience preferred. Some graphic design experience and/or familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite recommended.
To apply, please fill out the internship form by clicking the button below. Also please have a resume, cover letter, a writing sample, and unofficial transcript, ready to submit.