The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) Marketing Intern

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The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) seeks a Marketing Intern. This is a part time internship position responsible for research, planning, promoting, and administrative tasks related to marketing art exhibitions and special events at the Museum.  This position is in the Marketing Department, and reports to the Director of Marketing and the Administrative Coordinator.  This internship offers the opportunity to work in the professional setting of a small museum and to gain a variety of experiences in event planning and marketing for an arts organization.

For the Fall Semester, the CMA Marketing Intern will assist in organizing and promoting several exciting community events such as the Art Harvest (Family Trick-or-Treat Night), Art After Dark(Collaborative Costume Party with Massillon Museum), Canton Arts District All-Stars (Public Voting Event for Favorite Local Artist), and Christkindl Markt (A Fine Arts & Craft Fair).

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Assist with promotional materials for web and print
Assist with administrative tasks related to exhibitions and other events
Assist with marketing research
Create and publish promotional content for social media platforms
Assist with e-mail marketing as needed
Maintain and update event materials as needed
Assist with special projects and fulfill special requests pertaining to events or exhibitions
Participate in other CMA activities, events, meetings, and programs as needed
Perform other duties as assigned

QUALIFICATIONS:
Open to all majors and graduates with relevant skill sets (Arts Admin, Fine Art, Marketing, etc)
Must be self-motivated and follow instructions both written and verbal
General to advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite and Microsoft Office
Strong written, oral communications skills
Accomplishes tasks with a sense of urgency
Dependable, friendly, cooperative, and organized

TIMEFRAME:
Flexible and variable schedule in accordance with internship requirements (if applicable).
Interns are requested to volunteer approximately 10-20 hours per week for the length of 8-16 weeks.

COMPENSATION:
This is an unpaid/volunteer internship.

TO APPLY:
Please send resume, cover letter and three references to Rob Lehr at rob@cantonart.org.

Cover letter should explain your career goals, interest in the arts and reasons for applying for an internship with the Canton Museum of Art.

Fall Semester application due by September 11, 2016 at Midnight.  Internship will start September 2016 and end in December 2016.

About the Canton Museum of Art
The Canton Museum of Art (CMA) is one of Ohio’s premier locations for an exceptional visual arts experience. CMA is recognized for powerful national touring exhibits; dynamic CMA-original exhibits; an unrivaled Permanent Collection of American watercolors and contemporary ceramics; and innovative education outreach programs, in-Museum classes and workshops. Visit www.cantonart.org for more details.

Location:
The Canton Museum of Art is located in the Cultural Center for the Arts, 1001 Market Avenue North, Canton, Ohio 44702. Free onsite parking is available around the Museum.

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