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, 20th Anniversary and tour series, and building social networks online and offline, including maintaining a system that ensures timely, locally generated content for all of our online platforms—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. This is a remote internship that may transition back to the office once it is safe to do so. The intern will be working about 25 hours a week from July through November.
The ideal candidate will have:
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- A proficiency and/or experience with Microsoft Office, Adobe Suite, SquareSpace, and other design and organizational 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