The Music for All Internship program provides a unique opportunity for current or recent college students to experience real-world work experience.
For the Summer 2017 season we are looking for the following interns:
Music for All is one of the largest and most influential national music education organizations in support of active music making. Music for All is unique in that it combines programming at a national level with arts education advocacy. Bands of America, Orchestra America, and the National Choir Festival are programs of Music for All. First founded in 1975, with a heritage in providing spectacular educational experiences and performance events for instrumental music programs and students.
From humble beginnings in 1976 with a single summer workshop for teachers, Music for All events are today recognized as the pinnacle of educational programming for high school instrumental music programs nationwide. Music for All reaches a vast number of people; each year, more than 300,000 people attend our events, more than 85,000 teens participate, and 100,000 people subscribe to online services.
Music for All is committed to expanding the role of music and the arts in education, to heightening the public’s appreciation of the value of music and arts education, and to creating a positive environment for the arts through societal change. Working with leading national authorities and other non-profit organizations, Music for All invests resources and personnel in projects that expand access to public school music and arts programs, through advocacy and public awareness efforts to support music and arts education. Music for All is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit educational organization.
Music for All is seeking qualified candidates for our Marketing Internship. The Marketing Intern works under the direction of the, Marketing Manager and is an important part of the Music for All team. Primary duties include, but are not limited to:
• Assisting the Marketing Staff in the preparation and execution of marketing materials and projects
• Coordination of information for marketing and communications materials
• Possible work in graphic design, writing, public relations, website maintenance, and social media
• Updating of information for website and publication, and maintenance of marketing department data
Every candidate for a position at Music for All must understand and acknowledge that a substantial portion of the organization’s business is the planning and execution of special events. As such, all Music for All employees are involved in the planning of events and have some on-site event production duties and responsibilities. Some travel, night, and weekend work is required.
Music for All is seeking an enthusiastic, team oriented individual with the skills listed below. Music for All’s Marketing Internship focus will vary by season, based on the need of current workflow, and the training and interests of the successful intern applicant:
• Currently enrolled in a college level degree program (preferred)
• Pursuing a degree in marketing/communications (preferred)
• Writing and proof reading skills (Copywriting, social media, and story-telling)
• Excellent interpersonal skills, and ability to communicate with individuals in and out of the organization
• Demonstrated leadership, organization, and interpersonal skills, as well as strong attention to detail
• Enthusiasm and interest for being involved in a wide variety of marketing related projects
• Adobe InDesign required (Creative Cloud currently used)
• Experience in Photoshop, Illustrator helpful
• Experience in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel) required
• Ability to work independently, with little to no guidance
This position at Music for All is a paid internship. In addition, Interns receive a parking pass that provides free parking in downtown Indianapolis during the term of their internship.
Music for All offers internships year round. Internships usually correspond to the following timeframes: Spring: January – May, Summer: May – August, Fall: August – December. Start and end dates can be modified to fit into the constraints of a current degree program.