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- Bachelor’s or master’s degree
- Ad agency or marketing communications firm experience essential
- Proven leadership skills
- Exceptionally detail-oriented
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Marketing Communications Internship–Lakes Area Music Festival
The Lakes Area Music Festival, based in Brainerd, Minnesota is seeking a marketing intern for the 2014 season. (LAMF is a client of Russell Herder)
About the Festival
The Lakes Area Music Festival was founded six years ago in Brainerd, Minnesota and has grown to be one of the Midwest’s most exciting, vibrant musical events. Each August, the organization brings together some of the nation’s top performers for three weeks of classical music performance, including chamber music, symphonic orchestra, and semi-staged opera. A collaborative roster includes over 80 musicians coming from ensembles and conservatories such as the Minnesota Orchestra, St. Paul Chamber Orchestra, New World Symphony, Metropolitan Opera, Minnesota Opera, Juilliard School, Eastman School of Music, Curtis Institute and more.
Internship Time Period
Mid-May through the end of August
- Media communications (including press release development, proofing, distribution, media relations)
- Social media and website (content creation, updates, posting)
- Email campaigns (content creation, posting, distribution)
- Distributing promotional materials to resorts, hotels, etc.
- Representing the organization in the community and at all festival events
- Other duties as needed
Supervision will be provided by Carol Russell, CEO, Russell Herder and Director Of Marketing, LAMF; and Scott Lykins, Artistic And Executive Director, LAMF.
Office space will be provided at Russell Herder in downtown Minneapolis from mid-May to mid-July; housing will be provided in Brainerd from mid-July through the end of August. Monetary compensation will total $3,000.
Our ideal candidate will be creative, self-motivated and enthusiastic. Must have an interest in classical music, a willingness to engage with our audience and donors; and be flexible and enjoy working in a collaborative, team environment. Experience and skills in public relations, video editing, social media, basic photography, graphic design important. Must have excellent written and verbal communication ability.
Interested applicants may submit a resume detailing experience and qualifications and introductory email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than Monday, March 3. Finalists will be interviewed and selection made no later than April 1.