Visual Communications Internship

Deadline for Jan-May Internship: 
Friday, December 1, 2017
Deadline for June-Aug Internship: 
Tuesday, May 1, 2018
Deadline for Sept-Dec Internship: 
Monday, August 20, 2018

Root Division is seeking a Visual Communications Intern with a focus on social media, marketing, and graphic design. This intern will support Root Division staff with advancing the visibility of core programming and will work closely with the Communications Manager. This individual will gain valuable experience in marketing that will be supported by an ongoing task list of social media coordination and design-based projects.

General Qualifications:

  • Positive attitude and interest in learning
  • Works well independently and with a team
  • Good communication skills (written and oral)
  • Familiarity with Mac computers
  • Familiarity with Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Basic administrative skills

Intern Job Description and Tasks:

  • Manage and schedule social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc)
  • Assist in designing flyers, postcards, invitations, and other visual resources for events, classes, and other organizational needs
  • Documentation and digitization of Root Division programs and events

Desired Qualifications Specific to this Internship:

  • Excellent written and oral skills
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign)
  • Some prior marketing experience
  • Knowledge of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram)
  • Familiarity with Google Photos uploading and organizing
  • Photography skills a plus
  • Video editing skills a plus
  • Knowledge of Hoot Suite a plus

Desired Availability (10-12 hours / week):

  • 1 - 2 shifts selected from Mondays - Fridays, between 11 AM - 6 PM
  • Exhibition opening support (each 2nd Saturday evening / month)

Send a cover letter and resume to Phi Tran, Communications & Design Manager: