Marketing and Public Relations Intern

Sharpen your marketing and communications skills in a dynamic museum environment while working to make the world a better place. The Marketing and Public Relations Intern will work directly with the Director of Marketing on a variety of projects that support the Museum’s mission through social media, marketing and public relations initiatives.

This is an unpaid internship with flexible hours, minimum 20 hours per week for 3 months.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Work with the Social Media Team to create a more robust Museum presence on Facebook and Twitter
  • Research trends and emerging social media platforms and work to expand the Museum’s online footprint
  • Keep up-to-date on museum and holocaust news and initiatives through print and online media
  • Contribute to brainstorming sessions
  • Assist in writing and distribution of press releases and media alerts
  • Make follow up calls to media to assist in securing stories
  • Compile media lists
  • Maintain archive of all Museum publicity
  • Make simple text edits on our website using web-based editor software
  • Participate in search-optimization of our site
  • Assist in writing of newsletter and other communications
  • Conduct on-site market research through visitor surveys
  • Input data of Museum visitor surveys and conduct data analysis
  • Other duties on an as-needed basis which may include clerical or research-based functions

 Qualifications desired:

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with major social media platforms and trends
  • Ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented and professional
  • Creative and flexible
  • Preferred 4 year college degree with one of the following majors: English, Communications, PR, Marketing Journalism
  • Prior knowledge of the Holocaust and genocide is a plus, but not a requirement
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint preferred
  • Graphic design skills a plus


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  • Twitter
  • Pinterest
  • Instagram
  • Google+
  • Museum Blog