Summer Communications Intern - Unpaid

internship - part time,

Fine Arts Museums Of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
Closed
Posted 71 Days ago
Fine Arts Museums Of San Francisco
San Francisco, CA
internship - part time,
Posted 71 Days ago
Closed

Description

Summer Communications Intern - Unpaid Summer Communications Intern - Unpaid The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco is seeking Communications Interns for a three (3) month duration. GENERAL DESCRIPTION OF PROGRAM: The Communications Interns will support and assist in the efforts of the Communications department. SPECIFICS OF THE PROGRAM: 1-2 days per week, 8-15 hours for 3 months. Hours and days of the week to be agreed upon. TYPICAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES Support PR campaigns around upcoming exhibitions and events and assist in the execution of the campaigns. Research key media influencers and identifying industry best practices nationally and internationally. Identify and maintain database of media contacts for each exhibition. Learn how to gather metrics, analytics and additional campaign reporting. Help track and record coverage for the Museums. Provide general assistance at media events; including press previews, photo shoots and media tours. EDUCATIONAL OPPORTUNITIES: Strengthen written communication skills. Acquire knowledge of the art media landscape, locally, nationally and internationally. Develop research skills and experience. Acquire an understanding of the Museums, its collections, exhibitions, history and its organizational structure. QUALIFICATIONS: Intern should be a current undergraduate or graduate student interested in a communications career; interest in art/art history/museums preferred. Previous Communications/PR experience preferred. The ideal candidate will have prior experience working in a fast paced environment that requires multitasking and attention to detail, as well as strong technical and writing skills. Those most suited for this position will have a vested interest in communications for non-profit arts/culture or museums, be an independent thinker and problem-solver with a hands-on team player mentality. Application Requirements: Resume Cover letter detailing how your background/coursework will contribute to this department and what you wish to gain from this internship Application Deadline: May 17, 2019 ABOUT THE FINE ARTS MUSEUMS OF SAN FRANCISCO The Fine Arts Museums of San Francisco, comprising the de Young Museum in Golden Gate Park and the Legion of Honor in Lincoln Park, is the largest public arts institution in San Francisco. The de Young is housed in a copper-clad landmark building designed by Swiss architects Herzog and de Meuron. It showcases the institution's significant collections of American painting, sculpture, and decorative arts from the 17th to the 21st centuries; art from Oceania, Africa, and the Americas; a diverse collection of costumes and textiles; and international contemporary art. The Legion of Honor's Beaux-Arts style building designed by George Applegarth is located on a bluff overlooking the Golden Gate Bridge. Its collection span 4,000 years and include European paintings, sculptures, and decorative arts; ancient art from the Mediterranean basin; and the largest collection of works on paper in the American West. Job Details Job Reference: 19078 Posted on: 03 May 2019 Closes on: 17 May 2019 23:55 Department: Communications Job level(s) Entry/graduate Work type(s) Part-time/Non-benefited (< 20 hours/week)

Skills

event management, writing, campaigns, written communication, research, analytics, art history, museums, painting, reporting, design, contemporary art, career development, attention to detail, textiles

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