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Summer Communications Intern 2018

Employment type
Internship
Posted
about 1 month ago
Location
Los Angeles
Description

TITLE: Levitt LA Summer Communications Intern
LOCATION: Echo Park, Los Angeles, CA
TIME COMMITMENT: Part-Time (16-24 hours/week for 10 weeks)
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Friday, April 13, 2018
INTERNSHIP DATES: 10 consecutive weeks (ideally starting May 30, 2018)
REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing & Communications
COMPENSATION: Honorarium, up to $2,000 (determined by time commitment); College credit possible, please check with your academic advisor to make arrangements

Position Overview:
Do you love music? Do you love curating and creating original content? Do you want to gain hands-on communications experience promoting free, outdoor concerts? If so, join our growing communications team this summer!

The Communications Department shapes the branding, marketing and communications strategy for the Mortimer & Mimi Levitt Foundation and Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, also providing communications support for the Levitt AMP concert sites across the country.

The Levitt LA Summer Communications Intern will help market the 50 free concerts taking place this summer at Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles (Levitt LA) in MacArthur Park, promoting and reporting on the series; attending concerts to collect engaging, on-the-ground brand-building content to populate Levitt LA’s website, blog and social media platforms; tracking Levitt LA media coverage; and potentially authoring up to three blog pieces on the national Levitt blog, reVerb.

Responsibilities:

  • Attend a minimum of five Levitt LA concerts in the evenings, capturing photos and video clips that illustrate the diverse energy onstage and across the lawn, fueling content creation for Levitt LA’s various social media platforms
  • Help identify and create engaging brand-building content to populate Levitt LA’s various social media platforms; creating custom graphics and video recaps, as needed
  • Regularly publish original content on Levitt LA website to generate excitement surrounding upcoming concerts—including artist Q & A’s, artist trivia and other promo posts—and celebrate the success of recent concerts
  • Support the creation of weekly eblasts promoting each week’s upcoming shows
  • Create compelling customized hero image graphics weekly for Levitt LA homepage to promote upcoming concerts
  • Identify, secure, create, submit and track calendar listing placements in local media outlets
  • Assist in the creation of copy and identify music beds for radio ads promoting upcoming concerts
  • Support the creation of digital ads/web banners, advertising upcoming concerts
  • Help monitor social media performance—collecting and compiling analytics to illustrate correlations between content, publishing strategy and budget
  • Track media coverage of Levitt LA and MacArthur Park
  • Support development and maintenance of Levitt LA photography archive 
  • Author up to three blog posts about music, arts access, and/or creative placemaking-related stories tailored to your specific interests for national Levitt blog, reVerb
  • Perform other related duties, as assigned
     

Qualifications:

  • Must currently be enrolled in college/university as a junior or senior
  • Preferably pursuing a degree in Communications, Marketing, Music Business/Industry or Nonprofit/Arts Administration
  • Some experience in graphic design, video editing and/or photography, a plus
  • Well-versed and current in social media platforms, tools and trends
  • Excellent writing and communications skills
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Passion for Levitt’s mission
  • Bilingual in English and Spanish, a plus
  • Must have valid CA driver’s license, insurance, and automobile to use during working hours; mileage and parking will be reimbursed by Levitt Foundation on a monthly basis
     

Organization Overview:
The mission of Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles is to make live music accessible to all, creating stronger and more connected communities while celebrating the diversity of our city and beyond. Every summer, 50 FREE concerts are presented at the Levitt Pavilion, featuring acclaimed, emerging talent to seasoned, award-winning performers in a broad range of music genres.

Each summer, over 60,000 people of all ages and backgrounds gather on the lawn in historic MacArthur Park to enjoy free, live music under the stars. Programming is designed to appeal to all tastes, attracting people from all walks of life to come together for a shared evening of great music. As music fills the park, so do families, friends, and Angelenos from throughout the city. Since 2007, over 500,000 people have gathered in MacArthur Park to enjoy the free concerts, cultural celebrations and family-friendly atmosphere offered at the Levitt Pavilion!

Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles:

  • Ensures free access to exceptional live music and family-friendly entertainment for people of all backgrounds and circumstances
  • Provides a welcoming, fun and safe community gathering place open to all
  • Brings consistent, positive energy to MacArthur Park every summer
  • Supports the livelihood of professional musicians
  • Connects diverse populations as a fully bilingual (English/Spanish) music venue
To apply

Email cover letter, resume and writing sample to [email protected], including “Levitt LA Summer Communications Internship” in the subject line.
To learn more about Levitt Pavilion Los Angeles, visit levittlosangeles.org.