The Jewish Museum

 Marketing and Communications Intern


What to expect

The Marketing and Communications Department at the Jewish Museum is offering an excellent opportunity for an individual who is interested in marketing and communications, and who would like hands-on experience promoting a non-profit art-and-culture museum.

As an intern in the department you will work on a variety of projects that expose you to the major practice areas including public relations, digital marketing, social media, direct mail, and strategic promotions. Tasks will include heavy research, copy drafting, data gathering and analysis. You will be invited to attend department meetings and staff/docent exhibition training.

The intern will receive a museum identification card that allows for free admission to other museums and various discounts.


Possible Tasks:
  • Media research for Jewish Museum exhibitions and programs, including compiling past coverage and researching contact information to expand press database.
  • Outreach to travel and arts and culture websites re: museum listings and coverage.
  • Submit exhibition and program information to websites with listings form.
  • Research and drafting of eNews communications, social media posts, and blog and website content.
  • Research and outreach to other organizations who might be interested in Jewish Museum programs.
  • Assist with tracking and reporting of media outreach/coverage.
  • Assist with data gathering and analysis of ROI on major marketing initiatives.
Time Commitment:

5 days per week during Summer 2016

Who We are Looking For

  • A B.A. candidate with preference given to those with majors or concentrations in Marketing, Communications, Art History, or Museum Management.
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Outstanding abilities with regard to written and verbal communications, editing, and proofreading.
  • Strong computer skills with experience using MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.). Photoshop helpful but not required. HTML and social media skills helpful.
  • Creative and entrepreneurial spirit.
  • Excellent people skills – ability to work cooperatively with others at all levels.
  • Knowledge of art and Jewish culture preferred, but not mandatory.