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BSO seeks Public Relations Intern for Spring 2015

Supervisor:

Alyssa Porambo, PR & Publications Coordinator

Address:

1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Term:

2015 Spring Semester

Compensation:

Academic credit; $50/wk; free parking pass; complimentary BSO tickets

Hours:

12-15 hours per week


INTRODUCTION

The BSO public relations department is responsible for the organization's public image and for strategic media relations surrounding all Orchestra programming, special events, presentations, major announcements and more. This internship is an excellent opportunity for those interested in learning about media relations, or the workings of a major symphony orchestra or a nonprofit organization.

RESPONSIBILITIES

The intern's projects will include, but are not limited to:

  • Writing and editing press releases

  • Participation in publicity planning and strategy sessions

  • Preparation, organization and distribution of press clippings and other press materials

  • Pitching local media

  • Writing of additional press materials, publications pieces, etc.

  • Light clerical work

  • Projects as assigned, based on department needs and intern's interests

QUALIFICATIONS

The ideal candidates will have strong writing, organizational and interpersonal skills; basic facility with computers and technology; impeccable attention to detail; positive energy and a willingness to "pitch in" wherever needed. The position requires flexibility and the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. An interest in symphonic music or the performing arts is helpful, but not required. Candidates should also have an interest in gaining valuable and direct experience in the PR office of a major performing arts organization.

Categories:
Part-time
Employer Name:
Baltimore Symphony Orchestra
Job Title:
Public Relations Intern
Employer Website:
http://www.BSOmusic.org
Employer Contact Information:
[email protected]
Job Submission Requirements:
Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume and two writing samples (press releases preferred) to Alyssa Porambo, PR & Publications Coordinator, at [email protected] No phone calls please. NOTE: Please apply no later than December 12, 2014. The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.

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