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INTERNSHIP: Social Media + Marketing | Alliance of Artists Communities (Providence, RI)

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an international nonprofit association, providing services to more than 400 organizational and individual members working in the field of artist residencies. Based in Providence, RI, the Alliance conducts research and publishes reports about artist residencies, conducts an annual conference and other professional development convenings throughout the year, manages several grantmaking programs, offers a variety of consulting services, develops online and print informational tools about the field, and advocates on behalf of artist residencies and artists. Founded in 1991, the Alliance maintains a staff of 4-6 employees on-site and a national Board of Trustees.

The Social Media + Marketing Internship is well-suited for students interested in public relations, branding, marketing and/or social media. Ideal candidates are highly organized, creative self-starters with excellent written and verbal skills, and proficient with current social media tools. 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Work with the Communications Director on the creation of compelling multimedia content
  • Pitch and explore ideas for new and creative social media projects 
  • Build relationships with our online community, particularly influencers on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and other media accounts
  • Research cross-promotion strategies
  • Assist with basic graphic and web design projects, including printed materials and other outreach campaigns
  • Track analytics across platforms
  • Contribute to online Residency Directory and Alliance blog as needed 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS + TRAITS

  • Energetic, proactive, agile, goal-oriented dynamo who is able to manage priorities and workflow
  • Proficient computer skills
  • A strong and compelling writer
  • Comfort with social media platforms
  • Ability to collaborate with different personalities and work styles
  • Strong interest in the Alliance of Artists Communities’ mission and work 

The Alliance is dedicated to building a culturally diverse and pluralistic staff and board. People of color and individuals with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply. 

SCHEDULE + COMPENSATION: Hours are flexible and may be adapted to fit intern’s preferred schedule. Internships are unpaid but can be tailored to meet university internship/volunteer credit requirements.

The Alliance of Artists Communities is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or genetic information. 

TO APPLY, please email fpatton@artistcommunities.org with your cover letter and resume or CV. No phone calls, please.