Communications Intern Jobs in Cincinnati, OH at The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Title: Communications Intern

Company: The Cincinnati Symphony Orchestra

Location: Cincinnati, OH

Position Summary:This year long internship will provide

broad exposure to all areas of a thriving, world-class arts

institution and work closely with staff across all areas of the

organization to ensure consistent excellent messaging. The

Communications Intern supports the Communications team in its

mission by creating, managing, and distributing content across many

platforms. Most important is the promotion of upcoming concerts and

events through the local and national press and via social media.

The Communications Intern is also responsible for quickly

responding to media requests for information and images, as well as

vigilantly monitoring social media outlets for questions and/or

questionable posts.

Hours and Rate:

The Communications Intern is paid $13.00 per hour and is

expected to be able to commit to 20 hours per week. The CSO will

work with the intern to accommodate their class schedule.

Occasional weekend availability is desirable to assist with concert

and media. This internship will conclude at the end of May


Basic duties and responsibilities:

General Administrative

Support research for various projects using internal and

external resources

Route drafts of department materials

Proofreading materials

Keep and track department calendar

Other duties as assigned

Social Media:

Post across each platform as needed (Facebook, Twitter, and


Assist on content creation of posts (visuals, copy, etc.)


Assist in scheduling of TV interviews

Assist in press release and digital materials distribution

Track and archive media coverage; prepare weekly media coverage


Digital Media

Creation of Facebook Cover Images

Creation of Email Headers / Social Media Banners

Resizing of images for EdComm and other departments as


Fanfare Cincinnati

Assist with content map for Fanfare

Coordination of interviews and social media videos with guest

artist management

Editing of full Fanfare proofs upon interdepartmental draft


Creation of ‘Up Next’ Ad (last page of magazine, under



Owner of Interdepartmental Content Meeting, Communications

Department Meeting, and Social Media Strategy Committee on


Takes notes during Content Meeting – past meeting minutes found


Schedules Fanfare Cincinnati Podcast interviews for Lee and


Schedules various meetings based upon needs of the


Digital Newsletters

Assist Digital Communications Manager with inserting content

into email campaigns using pre-made template.

Resize images for various email campaigns

Assist in writing short blurbs for content rich campaigns

(Orchestra Up Close)


Assist in digitization of Fanfare Cincinnati magazine by

inserting articles and uploading compressed images from an InDesign

file to our templated CMS

Assist in creation of home page cards & copywriting for each


Photo resizing for website needs

Online Event Calendar assistance

Add events to local and regional calendars (Basic data entry)

such as the ArtsWave Guide, Cincinnati Enquirer, OTR Chamber and

other publications. Manage updates as necessary

Candidate Requirements:

College junior/senior and/or graduate student pursuing degrees

in Communications, Arts Management, Public Relations, Journalism,

Music or Digital Media preferred.

Knowledge and appreciation of music, especially classical



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