Online Marketing and Production Intern

Feb 01, 2013
Mar 03, 2013
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

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