Online Marketing and Production Intern

Location
Washington
Posted
Feb 01, 2013
Closes
Mar 03, 2013
Contact
Mr. Jay Sharp
We are looking for an enthusiastic individual to join the Smithsonian’s digital team as a paid intern. The Digital Marketing and Production Intern will help to drive audience and create new content products for the Smithsonian’s Web sites.

Internship duties include:
*Work with the Audience/Product Development team to research, write and produce content for new marketing initiatives and content offerings.
*Assist with execution of marketing campaigns
*Help with social media activities and outreach to journalists and bloggers.
*Help with Search Engine Optimization keyword research and implementation.
*Help with photo research and web production – i.e., build slideshows, upload articles, and swap out creatives.
*Help research industry best practices and work with the Audience/Product Development team to develop new ideas for content offerings.
*Help with administration work in tracking invoices, etc.

Skills desired:
*Strong knowledge of and interest in the web and social media
*Experience with Photoshop, HTML and a Web content management system or web publishing tools is preferred.
*Strong research and writing skills, with the ability to handle several projects at once under deadline
*Fluency in MS Office application
*Experience with web publishing tools
*Recent graduate with a Bachelors or Masters Degree in a related field of study

Internship Details:
*6 months in duration
*40 hours a week
*Paid Internship

To apply, please submit a cover letter and resume to sbvcareers@si.edu.

Final selection will be subject to the candidates’ successful completion of a pre-employment background check.

Applicants are asked to complete and forward an optional Applicant Survey form available at http://www.sihr.si.edu/Forms/Applicant_Survey_Form.PDF.