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Marketing/Development Intern - Summer 2018

The Wassaic Project
Working Time
Full Time

The Wassaic Project seeks a part-time individual that can provide assistance to the External Marketing Affairs officer. The candidate will work along with a creative team  of professionals out of the office in Wassaic, NY, helping to extend awareness of the organization and their events on a local, regional, and national level.

An intern’s duties will include but are not limited to:
–Creating email campaigns to send to subscribers
– Updating the Wassaic Project website
– Creating partnerships with local businesses and organizations to share/trade information about upcoming events
– Helping out and working day of events (to be coordinated with the marketing officer)
– Maintain a strong digital marketing presence on event calendars, Facebook groups, etc.
– Updating spreadsheets, gathering documents, and preparing information for grant writing and grant proposals
– Coming up with creative ideas to help market events
– Draft press releases
– Assisting in writing grants/web content
– Other ad hoc duties
-All Interns must be passionate about the Wassaic Project’s mission, have an interest in contemporary art, be detail-oriented, and communicate well.
-Graphic design experience a plus. Living in the Dutchess County area is a plus.
It is preferred, but not required for interns to be a licensed driver, have access to a car, and bring a personal computer with them to the office.

–housing and a shared studio space is provided
–work directly with our Co-Directors, Marketing & Outreach Officer, Programming & Exhibitions Manager, Education Director and Residency Director
–meet and work closely with over 40 artist residents
–modest travel stipend
–access to the wood shop and screenprinting studio

Send a single PDF file named: first_last_MARKETINGINTERNSHIP2018 (ex: Henri_Matisse_INTERNSHIP2018.pdf) to:
Please include in the following order:
– Name, email, phone number, Skype ID, website (if applicable)
– Your availability: When will you be available to start working? When is the last date you can work?
– Contact information for 2 references (professional and/or professors)
– A BRIEF cover letter stating your interest in working with the Wassaic Project and something about yourself you think is interesting.
– Your resume