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Internships

Internships for Spring and Summer 2016 are available in the following areas:
  • Arts Management and Marketing
  • Registrar and Program Management

Please review job descriptions below and submit a letter of application and resume to the appropriate person by March 20 for spring and May 1 for summer.  Positions will remain open until filled, and we encourage early applications. 

 

Arts Management and Marketing
We are seeking a responsible, enthusiastic, and capable student or recent graduate in arts administration, business, or studio art to work directly and closely with the Director of Marketing and Communications.  Internship schedule can include working both on site and virtually.

Objectives

  • Interns will learn how a small arts education organization builds and maintains relationships with students, faculty, and related organizations. 
  • Interns will learn how to create digital and print promotional material and communications. 
  • Interns will learn how to run and evaluate multiple social media campaigns simultaneously. 
  • Interns will acquire a portfolio of e-marketing writing samples. 
  • Interns will participate in the strategic planning of programs and events.
  • Interns will contribute substantially to the organization’s mission and goals. 

Duties

  • Produce and distribute e-newsletters in Constant Contact.  Develop content by researching, interviewing, and writing articles; taking and editing photos or videos; and developing new content ideas (contests, quizzed, surveys, etc).   Evaluate analytics and develop strategy accordingly. 
  • Develop, enhance, and maintain social media activities on Facebook, Pinterest, Twitter, and Instagram. Evaluate analytics and develop strategy accordingly. 
  • Provide general support of organizational objectives including planning special events, developing the 2016 program schedule, producing the 2016 catalog and other print materials, using advanced database features, and providing customer service to students.
Qualifications:
  • Must have reliable transportation and be available to work at Snow Farm at least two times per week. 
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to complete projects. 
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.
  • Access to a computer with internet.
  • Pursuing a program of study in management, marketing, or art.
TO APPLY:  ]Please send resume and cover letter to Lisa Oram, Director of Marketing and Communications, lisa@snowfarm-art.org

 

Registrar and Program Management

We are seeking a responsible, organized, detail-oriented student or recent graduate in arts administration, art history, art education or studio/fine arts to work closely with the Program Director at Snow Farm in two areas: day to day management of ongoing residential craft workshops; and the planning and organization of the 2017 workshop schedule. Candidates seeking course credit are encouraged to apply. Start and end dates as well as the scope and focus of the internship will be flexible depending on the candidate. 

Objectives

  • Interns will participate in program planning and evaluation, including conducting research on potential instructors and analysis of program trends. They will learn how Snow Farm sets priorities and selects which courses to offer.
  • Interns will learn database and organizational skills necessary to successfully run a high volume of consecutive residential craft and fine art workshops for teens and adults.
  • Interns will gain experience in coordinating on-site activities for craft workshops.
  • Interns will improve writing and copy editing skills through drafting of correspondence and proofing of program materials.
  • Interns will learn administrative skills through compiling, tracking and organizing instructor contracts and workshop materials for the 2017 program calendar and catalog.

Duties

  • Interns will collect registration materials and generate accurate, detailed reports on: student enrollment, health/medical forms, dietary restrictions and meal counts, room charts, and transportation details. Interns will assist in the preparation of workshop materials for on-site staff and instructors.
  • Interns will communicate with parents of high school students, and adult workshop participants to convey workshop updates and enrollment information.
  • Interns will attend and contribute research to planning meetings for the 2017 season.
  • Interns will assist in compiling contracts for 2017 instructors, organizing submitted materials, and proofing content.
  • Interns will assist in planning and set-up of workshop-related events.
  • Interns will attend staff meetings and collaborate cross-departmentally to contribute to the ongoing operations of our small team.

Qualifications

  • Must have reliable transportation and be available to work at Snow Farm at least two times per week.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and attention to detail.
  • Familiarity with and interest in current trends in craft education.
  • Ability to work independently and as a team member.
  • Pursuing or completion of a program of study in arts administration, art history, art education or studio/fine arts.

TO APPLY:  Please send resume and cover letter to Danielle Thompson, Program Director, Dani@snowfarm-art.org