Virtual Marketing and Communications Internship
Options: 1-3 credits in ENGH459 or ENGH504 or no credit requirement
Fall for the Book, a non-profit literary arts organization based at George Mason, seeks a marketing and communications intern for summer/fall 2021 to prepare for the Fall 2021 festival. Find out more about us.
Main Duties & Responsibilities
- Contribute to the creation/post-production of pre-recorded content for the Fall 2021 festival.
- Create and curate compelling social media content, including original graphics as well as finding interesting existing content to share.
- Help plan and execute marketing and outreach.
- Work with staff members during and between weekly virtual meetings to design a dynamic Fall festival and other virtual events to keep readers engaged.
The ideal candidate will be a graduate student or upperclassman in a related field (arts management, English, education, communication, film and video production) or the equivalent in experience, and be interested in pursuing 2 or 3 credit hours (between 5 and 10 hours per week). The candidate must be motivated, independent, and able to follow through on semester-long projects. Strong organizational, writing, and communication skills are a must. Proficiency with technology is important, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Zoom, and Microsoft Office suite skills. Familiarity with Premiere Pro and/or Audacity are strongly preferred. Curiosity, openness, and an interest in the book world are important to being successful in this position.
Interested candidates should send a cover letter and attach their résumé in a single email message to the following people: Kara Oakleaf, Festival Director – firstname.lastname@example.org, Suzy Rigdon, Festival Manager –email@example.com, and Kate Lewis, Marketing Director – firstname.lastname@example.org.
Application deadline for consideration: Friday, April 23.
Internship note: We ideally seek someone available to complete the internship from late July – the end of October. (A total of 15 weeks like a normal semester). You could take the credit for Summer or Fall, depending on your schedule.