Fall 2014 Public Relations Internship

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Description

As the focal point of performing arts activity in South Florida, the Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts of Miami-Dade County serves as a showcase for the finest in established and developing performing arts programs. The Center is the foundation on which established resident organizations build their programs and extend their reach. The Center also serves as a laboratory, providing first class accessible facilities for smaller, emerging and developing organizations and for the Center’s own innovative productions and events.

The Center provides our diverse audiences with opportunities to share South Florida's many cultures, offering insights and understanding. As an educational resource, the Center broadens the horizons of our children and enhances our quality of life by offering a full range of cultural learning experiences.

Responsibilities


This is a position for a dedicated, detail-oriented, hard-working student with a professional demeanor who is interested in the arts and enticed by the prospect of making an impact on the community for generations to come.
Public Relations interns will be involved in a number of activities within the Marketing and Communications department working closely with all members of the Public Relations team. They will gain firsthand experience promoting performances and events at the Adrienne Arsht Center, interacting with members of the media and working alongside the professional staff of a major non-profit performing arts organization.

Interns will assist with a number of projects, including assembling press kits and other media material, writing press releases, mailings, escorting photographers around the Center, staffing press events and supporting administrative efforts.
Applicants should have strong written and interpersonal skills. They should adapt to last-minute changes and assignments and should be available to assist during evening and weekend performances.

Requirements

• Junior or senior status, pursuing a degree in English or Communications (preferably in Public Relations)
• Superior writing and editing skills
• 15+hours of availability per week between 8:30 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. plus availability to assist during night and weekend performances
• Strong interest in the arts
This is an unpaid internship that may be taken for credit.
Individual must have a valid U.S. driver’s license, reliable transportation and be able to lift up to 25 pounds.
At this time the Adrienne Arsht Center does not offer paid Internships.
Internships may be eligible for academic credit, check with your school’s academic advisor.

To apply please email your resume with a cover letter to Claudia Tuck - ctuck@arshtcenter.org.

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