ASSISTANT TO THE DIRECTOR OF MARKETING
Seasonal Position: June 1, 2017–August 1, 2017
Department: Marketing, Communications; Operations
Office: Miami Music Festival @ Barry University, Miami Shores, FL
The Assistant Director of Marketing is an intern position that works directly with the Marketing Director of the Festival. The Marketing Intern is expected to work closely and effectively with the Artistic & Operations Directors, Orchestra Manager, Faculty, and the entire MMF staff to ensure clear communication and effective execution for the duration of the festival.
This intern should be prepared to work in a fast-paced team environment, and will finish the internship having gained broad experience in various aspects of marketing and communications. The Marketing/PR Intern will work in MMF’s administrative offices, working closely with the Director of Marketing and Graphics Designer. Responsibilities will include: assisting with the creation and distribution of marketing/publicity materials, writing and submitting press releases, programs, and community notes for performances and other MMF activities, communicating with local media, creating and scheduling regular eBlasts, creating promotional collateral, maintaining and organizing press clippings, data entry online calendar submissions, answering office phones, and helping with administrative details associated with special events. Other duties include assisting with the website, ticketing, weekly e-blast newsletters, publishing and building content for Social Media, developing outreach, and managing orchestra and staff comp ticket requests. The Marketing/PR intern may also assist during performances in a variety of roles, including but not limited to set-up, clean-up, box office duties and merchandise sales. Dress: During day, responsible for wearing appropriate "office casual" attire. Performance dress more formal. At all other times and events, clean and professional attire is required. Required to work non-traditional hours including nights and weekends as pre-assigned by manager.
Qualifications: Must be able to handle organizational and communications aspects of position in a positive, professional, timely, and efficient manner. Must have the ability to prioritize in a changing environment and strict attention to detail. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must. Ability to work independently and as part of a team. Must be able to supply own computer. Computer Skills required, include expertise in PowerPoint, website management, Word and Excel; Photoshop, InDesign, others encouraged. Working knowledge of classical music a plus. Position offers an excellent opportunity to work on substantive projects and can result in great references.
INTERNSHIP–TBD, determinate on whether final candidate is local or needs housing. College credit.
Application Procedure: Please send cover letter, resume, and references to firstname.lastname@example.org. PDF format preferred.
Application Deadline: January 15th, 2017