Intern with Landmarks!

06 November 2018

Are you curious to see the inner workings of a university public art program? Landmarks is hiring a communications intern for the spring 2019.

Add Landmarks to your resume! 

Job Description: Communications Intern

Appointment: Spring 2019; hourly, avg 15 hours/week, flexible within M-F 9-5p

Overall purpose of the position:

This position is responsible for assisting the Communications Coordinator with public relations and content management. This includes collecting press related needs, strategizing and scheduling social media, website/technical support and promoting ongoing events.

Key Responsibilities:

General Public Relations and Marketing:

  • Post Landmarks’ events on university and local event calendars
  • As requested, accompany Communications Coordinator to represent Landmarks in university-wide communications meetings as well as peer group meetings on and off campus

Media Relations:

  • Social Media
    • Gather content and prepare posts
    • Develop strategies to increase social media engagement
    • Regularly track and report metrics for technological platform performance
  • Work with administrative assistant to maintain press book and clipping archive
  • Filter specific press inquiries including images, captions, quotes, etc.

Design:

  • Maintain Landmarks’ brand and style guidelines throughout all materials
  • Maps
    • Track printed map and brochure inventory and oversee distribution to campus and community partners

Photography and Video:

  • Provide photography and video with captions to media outlets and stakeholders
  • Photo & Video Archive
    • Maintain Smugmug archive for all Landmarks image content
    • Title files in accordance with Landmarks standards and tag

Technology Platforms:

  • Support technology for event registrations and visitor check-ins

Administration and Assessment:

  • Contribute to dashboard tracking to include press, website interaction, and social media reach
  • Additional duties upon request

Qualifications:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student with a major in COFA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills and experience crafting messages to engage an audience
  • Adept in social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines
  • Enthusiasm to learn new things

APPLY by Friday, 30 november:

  • Complete online application:
  • As part of the application you will be asked to:
    • Upload an updated resume
    • Upload the completed budget form, which can be downloaded at https://finearts.utexas.edu/sites/files/cofa/budgetworksheet.pdf
    • Write a 250-300 word statement demonstrating the opportunity’s professional significance
    • Write a 250-300 word statement demonstrating the student’s financial need
    • Statements that are under or over the word count will be disqualified