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Marketing & Communications Intern

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Under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and the Director of Public Relations & Communications, the Marketing & Communications Intern assists with marketing, public relations and communications projects for Orange County School of the Arts and satellite campus California School of the Arts – San Gabriel Valley.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Editing and designing multiple e-mail newsletters for various audiences
• Drafting letters, media alerts, talking points, blog posts and other writing assignments as needed
• Assisting with managing and creating content for the school’s various social media channels
• Using Meltwater software to build media lists, monitor media hits and distribute media newsletters
• Implementing edits and optimizing photos for the school’s website
• Building press kits and swag bags for VIP visitors and media
• Organizing and managing inventories associated with branded merchandise
• Assisting with the creation of marketing materials related to school events

QUALIFICATIONS:
• Strong written and verbal communications skills
• Experience using various social media platforms
• Proficiency in Google Drive and Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint
• Creativity and an eye for photography/design (graphic design experience is a plus)
• Ability to work to deadlines in a fast-paced environment
• Attention to detail and proof-reading skills
• Dependability and a positive attitude with an eagerness to learn

EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
Candidates pursuing a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, Business or another  related field are strongly preferred.

WORKING CONDITIONS:
School/office environment. Moderate lifting up to 40 pounds. Regular attendance is considered an essential job function; the inability to meet attendance requirements may preclude the employee from retaining employment.

SALARY/BENEFITS:
Work year: Part time internship; approx. 16 hours per week; during school business hours; Monday – Friday
Salary: $15.00 per hour
Benefits: None

PREFERRED SCHEDULE:
Ideally, an intern will be hired to begin by early August and will continue for at least one full school year (through late May / early June). Availability in the afternoons is preferred, as that is when the school’s arts conservatory classes take place.

TO APPLY:
Please email a cover letter and resume to communications@ocsarts.net. Applications will be accepted through June 21, 2019.

NOTE:
This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as negotiated to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

To apply for this job please visit www.edjoin.org.