300 East Green Street, 3rd floor

Status

Open

Description

The Marketing and Communications Intern will play an important role in organizing, planning, and executing digital and social content that promotes MUSE/IQUE’s season of live events throughout the 2022 calendar year, in 2022 titled "LA Composed," a season-long exploration of the musical legacy of Los Angeles. The intern will collaborate with the EVP, Development and Communications and the Marketing and Communications Manager to create compelling social media campaigns, as well as other forms of media: creating posts to tell stories before and during live events to create interest and excitement, organizing marketing materials, aiding in editorial calendar management, crafting copy for different and diverse audiences and platforms, fielding marketing material inquiries etc. This media also supports community outreach that promotes free access to MUSE/IQUE’s live events for underserved populations, ensuring that everyone can have access to transformative live music experiences. The position will work 20-25 hrs/wk week June through November.

Qualifications

MUSE/IQUE is seeking a reliable, self-starting intern with honesty, integrity, and curiosity. Successful candidates must have good critical thinking skills and pay great attention to detail, have a deep desire to learn and a strong sense of initiative, work well under pressure, and are independent problem-solvers who can work with multiple priorities as a part of a team under tight deadlines. The intern must have strong written skills, as well as strong organizational and project management skills. Computer literacy and basic social media literacy is required (including Microsoft Office, Zoom, GDrive, Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and Youtube). No prior knowledge of email marketing and event management platforms is required, but strong candidates will want to receive training in this area. The intern must be available to work some evening and weekend hours and must have a reliable form of transportation and current driver’s license. Business parking and mileage will be reimbursed.

Background

All human beings deserve the opportunity to have their imaginations and understanding expanded through active engagement with inspired live music. MUSE/IQUE pioneers new musical experiences for people by creating curated live music events and outreach programs, all aimed at inspiring the creative spirit, engaging the community imagination, and fostering new generations of music lovers. MUSE/IQUE is a member-supported, nonprofit performing arts organization making radically engaging live music experiences accessible for all. Built on a tradition of community and collaboration, we create events that feature an eclectic mix of artists and artistic disciplines in unconventional locations. MUSE/IQUE was founded to upend the misconception that live orchestral music and performing arts are elitist, unapproachable, and, frankly, dull! Our mission is to build empathy and expand imaginations through transformative live events and strong partnerships in Pasadena and the greater Los Angeles area.

How to Apply

To apply, candidates should email their resume and a cover letter describing their qualifications to Ron Silverman at employment@muse-ique.com. Include the subject line “Marketing and Communications Intern Applicant 2022” in your email. Applications without a cover letter will not be considered. In your cover letter, indicate why you are interested in working at an arts organization like MUSE/IQUE and what you hope to learn about social and digital content creation for and performing arts organization.