Allentown Art Museum is seeking a dynamic intern for the Digital Marketing Internship for the Spring of 2022.

This individual will focus on:

  • Planning, creating, and posting content (example: taking photos and videos) for Instagram Reels and Stories as well as Facebook Stories
  • Working with the curatorial department to create social media captions for art-related posts
  • Assisting the marketing department in managing social media channels
  • Assisting in website content creation and maintenance

This individual will complete the internship with:

  • Working knowledge and experience of managing social media channels for an organization
  • Experience working on the backend of a website
  • Everlasting access to public social media posts and website pages to be linked to from a portfolio

Responsibilities may include but are not limited to:

  • Posting to Instagram and Facebook Stories 2-3/week
  • Posting an Instagram Reel 1- 2/month
  • A monthly list of captions for art-related posts suggested by the curatorial department
  • Posting website pages 1-2/week

Additional Information:

Some evening and weekend hours may be required based on Museum events or programs. Cross-departmental collaboration including working with curatorial to learn more about our collection will happen throughout the semester.

In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, please note that this internship is hybrid and therefore will occur both at the Museum and remotely. Any physical interactions will strictly adhere to social distancing and hygienic measures as mandated by the Pennsylvania State policy.

Note about hybrid model: The digital marketing intern will be required to come in to the Museum in order to gather assets for multimedia content creation. This individual does have the option to be remote when working on website content creation and maintenance as well as scheduling stories and posts. This individual will work with their supervisor to determine what days they are required to be in the Museum and what days they can work remotely.

Qualifications:

  • Experience and/or coursework in marketing, communications, or business (specifically social media, web development, photography/videography preferred)
  • An understanding of voice, brand, and storytelling
  • Strong writing skills
  • Ability to manage multiple projects
  • Work independently, but also collaborative when need be
  • Most importantly, an interest in art

Compensation:

The Allentown Art Museum is proud to offer stipends to interns accepted into the Spring 2022 program. Other benefits include a complimentary Student Membership which gives access to discounts at several local shops and eateries, as well as a discount at the Museum Store.

Stipends are provided at the end of the semester and are dependent upon the completion of the program.

To Apply:

Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Applicants must supply the following materials in order to be considered for this position:

  1. A letter of interest outlining qualifications and experiences that align with the internship description
  2. Links to social media posts/accounts or website pages/blog posts created by the applicant (theory posts/pages created during coursework is acceptable)

All materials should be sent to education@allentownartmuseum.org with the subject line “Digital Marketing Internship Application.”

State and Federal Clearances as well as a background check (including a criminal records check) must be completed satisfactorily before any candidate can begin work with the Allentown Art Museum.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statement:

Allentown Art Museum is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against persons on the basis of race, religion, national origin, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity and expression, marital status, age, disability, pregnancy, medical condition, or covered veteran status.

About Allentown Art Museum:

Founded in 1934 and incorporated in 1939, the Allentown Art Museum (AAM) is the premier public visual arts facility in northeastern, PA. The Museum strives to be an inclusive regional resource that uses arts and culture as a catalyst to drive interaction, education, experimentation, and social change by offering exhibitions and programs that inspire, teach, transform, and engage our Valley–one person, one idea at a time. Our vision is to stimulate the active exploration of the arts and provide access, education, and engagement. Our goals include developing innovative programs to ensure that we can listen, respond to, and serve our community effectively. The Museum maintains a collection of 20,000 works of art in a 54,000+ sq. ft. facility, enjoying 60,000-70,000 visitors annually.