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Fall 2017: Endeavor RVA - Social Media Strategist Intern

Aug 9, 2017

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Overview:
Endeavor RVA is a visual art studio, gallery and marketplace. As an organizational entity we plan studio visits, a variety of events and manage opportunities for our 3 in-house artists to gain visibility. For example, we seek out and administer opportunities such as magazine and article features, patronage campaigns as well as podcast and blog features in an effort to drive traffic from our brand and physical space to the sale of fine artwork. Additionally, we work with businesses and other individuals to provide opportunities for other aspiring and established Richmond artists.
Occasionally on the first Friday of the month we feature a First Fridays Art Walk event where we feature the work of other local artists around a themed show. At these events, we open our marketplace which features small works from our in-house artists, out of house artists and local businesses.

Strategic Social Media Intern Description:
Interns would meet with the Creative Director and the Public Relations/Marketing manager twice a week for at least 2 hours at each meeting depending on the number of internship hours included in the academic requirements. At these meetings said intern would be debriefed on and contribute to the current creative direction and completion of business objectives of Endeavor Studios. Said intern would then debrief those present of the changes in our social media statistics, the social media activities of other relevant business entities’, changes in the layout of social media platforms and recommendations moving forward. Furthermore, the social media intern will be responsible for creating and posting on our Instagram and Facebook accounts. Given their level of performance he/she/they will have the opportunity to pursue strategic B2B social media marketing projects.

Qualifications:
- Basic understanding of Photoshop and InDesign
- Experience managing Facebook and Instagram Social Media Platforms
- Previous administration/ marketing/ promotion involvement in special events

Preferred Qualifications:
- Photography and/or cinematography
- Adobe Illustrator
- Knowledge of Pintrest and LinkedIn social media platforms
- Previous experience in a creative organization exhibited in high-school or college

Advertising and Public Relations Internship Description:
Interns would meet with the Creative Director and the Public Relations/Marketing manager twice a week for at least 2 hours at each meeting depending on the number of internship hours included in the academic requirements. At these meetings said intern would be debriefed on and contribute to the current creative direction and completion of business objectives of Endeavor Studios. They will be assigned communications related tasks such as designing our monthly newsletter, creating flyers for events, curating artists for shows, organizing interviews with local press outlets, etc. Once again work will be assigned according to the number of academic credits desired. A minimum commitment of 10 hours a week is required for this internship.

Qualifications:
- Basic understanding of Photoshop and InDesign
- Writing for and to media outlets or other relevant copy writing experience
- Previous administration/ marketing/ promotion involvement in special events

Preferred Qualifications:
- Photography and/or cinematography
- Adobe Illustrator
- Mailchimp e-mail marketing software
- Website Design Experience (Squarespace)
- Previous experience in a creative organization exhibited in high-school or college

How to Apply:
Please e-mail endeavor.rva@gmail.com with a resume and short prompt of why you would be a good fit for Endeavor Studios.
Applicants are encouraged but not required to send in 2-5 examples of previous relevant work. This could be an article, flyer, e-mail marketing campaign, photography portfolio, social media account, etc.