LA Commons empowers neighborhoods to tell their unique stories through homegrown arts and cultural projects via our Neighborhood Story Connection programming, and connects visitors to these projects through Trekking LA tours.
The marketing intern will play an important role in disseminating information about the Mask Festival and tour series, and building social networks online and offline, including maintaining a system that ensures timely, locally generated content for the LA Commons website (www.lacommons.org) based on work with community members in the target neighborhoods. The intern will maximize strategies for marketing the neighborhoods and driving traffic to the website through social marketing websites (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram), blogs, YouTube, Flickr, and other internet tools, and work with cultural organization partners to distribute electronic and printed promotional materials to reach target audiences.
The ideal candidate will have:
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Proficiency in Microsoft and internet applications
A strong sense of professionalism and willingness to work with others
The ability to take initiative
Strong organizational skills
An interest in community arts and cultural tourism as a strategy for positively impacting low-income neighborhoods
An interest in marketing and communications and familiarity with the various social media platforms
Graphic design ability is a plus, but not mandatory