Become a Social Media Intern!
18th Street is the largest artist residency program in Southern California. We host 50+ international artists a year, and have 25 local artists and organizations on our campus. We are a small staff, and consistently need enthusiastic arts-lovers to help us support artists and provoke public dialogue!

18th Street has a cadre of committed volunteers who support our public events, visiting artists, and staff year-round.

REPORTS TO: Director of Communications & Outreach
TIME COMMITMENT: Minimum 3-month commitment of 10 hours per week. Schedule is flexible.
LOCATION: Santa Monica, CA. Partial telecommuting.
College credit possible; check with your academic advisor to make arrangements

The Communications Department shapes the branding, marketing, and communications strategy of the Center. We are looking for a motivated, creative, and enthusiastic intern with strong writing, visual, and organizational abilities to help us spread the word! The intern will gain valuable experience working at an art non-profit, acquiring skills related to creating and sustaining an online audience. This position provides a creative opportunity to understand the relationship between social media and contemporary art.

Build and maintain the Social Media Posting Schedule, which includes performing artist research, gathering information for upcoming events and artists: artist bios, images of artists’ work, crafting posts across social media platforms promoting artists and programming past and present at the Center promoting online audience engagement
Track social media coverage and metrics, creating weekly and monthly reports
Perform other related duties, as assigned

Familiar with current social media sites including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Current in social media platforms, tools, and trends
Knowledge and interest of social media practices in the arts
Excellent writing and visual communications skills
Strong attention to detail
Passion for provoking public engagement

*Working knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator a plus*
**Special interest in native Spanish and/or Chinese speakers/writers**

Send resume, cover letter, and links to social media profiles (personal and/or for an organization/student club/company…) to [email protected] with the subject:SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN 2015 FALL
Applications will be accepted a rolling basis, our next start date is September 2015.