Position: Marketing Intern
Reports to: Marketing Manager
Current students and recent graduates interested in gaining arts administration experience and working for one of the nation’s oldest continuously performing arts organizations are invited to apply for our unique internship opportunities. Interns are accepted throughout the year based on space and need on a non-paid basis. Interns assist our staff in day-to-day operations and tasks. The Handel and Haydn Society is committed to diversity in the workplace by maintaining a staff that represents the traditions and voices of contemporary Boston. Interviews will not be scheduled until we have a diverse pool of candidates from which to select.
Flexible, Monday - Friday 9am-5pm, minimum of 10 hours a week
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Provide support to the Director of Marketing Communications, Marketing Manager and Design and Multimedia Manager by helping as needed with general subscription, single ticket and group sales marketing efforts.
• Assist with project management
• Assist with Handel and Haydn website marketing, Twitter and Facebook pages
• Assist with production of print ads, including proofreading
• Attend weekly marketing production meetings
• Update Handel and Haydn event listings on local, regional and national websites
• Creation of databases for e-marketing, telemarketing and direct mail efforts
• Maintain media kits, institutional press kits and files
• Compile media sponsorship reports
• Perform Market Research
• Assist with front of house activities at concert hall
• Other duties as assigned
• Graduate or undergraduate college/university student
• Interest in marketing and promotions
• Strong organizational skills
• Strong writing and communication skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
• Experience with Facebook and Twitter
• Knowledge of classical or baroque music a plus
How to apply:
Submit a cover letter and resume to Sue D’Arrigo, Marketing Manager, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
ABOUT THE HANDEL AND HAYDN SOCIETY
Founded in Boston in 1815, the Handel and Haydn Society (H&H) is considered America’s oldest continuously performing arts organization and will celebrate its Bicentennial in 2015. Under Artistic Director Harry Christophers’ leadership, H&H’s mission is to enrich life and influence culture by performing Baroque and Classical music at the highest levels of artistic excellence, and by providing engaging, accessible, and broadly inclusive music education and training activities. H&H’s Period Instrument Orchestra and Chorus present live and recorded historically informed performances of this repertoire in ways that stimulate the musical and cultural development of our Greater Boston community and contemporary audiences across the nation and beyond.
H&H’s esteemed tradition of innovation and excellence began in the 19th century with the US premieres of Handel’s Messiah, Haydn’s The Creation, Verdi’s Requiem, and Bach’s St. Matthew Passion. Today, H&H is widely known through its concert series, tours, local and national broadcasts, and recordings. Its nine-program series is held at Symphony and Jordan Halls in Boston and Sanders Theatre in Cambridge. H&H’s first recording with Harry Christophers, Mozart Mass in C Minor, was issued in September 2010 on the CORO label, followed by Mozart Requiem in September 2011 and Mozart Coronation in 2012.
As a 21st-century performing arts organization, H&H’s primary roles are to perform and educate, and to serve as a resource center and community partner. Its Karen S. and George D. Levy Educational Outreach Program, established in 1985, reaches 10,000 children each year in underserved Greater Boston communities. H&H also maintains partnerships with cultural and higher education institutions. It offers college students opportunities to learn about and perform Baroque and Classical music; presents public programming at libraries, community centers, and museums; and hosts free lectures and symposia.