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.

4343 Leimert Blvd Leimert Park, CA 90008




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 ( 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

How to Apply

To apply, please email resume and cover letter to Nancy Vargas at For questions, please call 323-344-2006 or email