Marketing Internship, Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall 

Employer:

Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

Supervisor:

Katelyn Simon, Marketing Manager

Address:

1212 Cathedral St., Baltimore, MD 21201

Term: 

Summer 2016

Compensation:

$50/week and/or college credit

Hours: 

15-20 hours per week

INTRODUCTION
The BSO’s marketing department promotes the many aspects of the world-class Baltimore Symphony Orchestra. The BSO presents nearly 130 concerts throughout the season across a diverse range of programming including Off the Cuff, Classical Series, SuperPops and mid-week education concerts serving public, private schools and home-school students in Baltimore, Baltimore City, Montgomery, Prince George’s and Howard counties.

RESPONSIBILITIES
The marketing intern’s projects will include, but are not limited to:

  • Brainstorming, developing and assisting in promotions and partnerships to generate ticket sales
  • Assisting in developing grassroots marketing plans and distributing collateral to relevant locations
  • Researching projects and web/social media content
  • Maintaining concierge desk and materials
  • Assisting in the execution of subscriber retention, loyalty and recognition programs
  • Proofreading print advertising and collateral materials
  • Clipping BSO print advertisements and articles for archives
  • Group sales contact and other data management
  • Supporting marketing initiatives at concerts

The marketing intern will also assist with administrative and general marketing duties, and at times, will support the BSO Marketing Department at both venues, including The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, Maryland.

The marketing intern is supervised by the Marketing Manager and assists in all marketing needs. The intern is eligible for complimentary tickets when available.

QUALIFICATIONS
Candidates should possess strong writing, organizational and interpersonal skills and have an interest in gaining valuable and direct experience in the marketing department of a major performing arts organization. Basic HTML and web editing skills a plus. College students at the junior, senior and graduate levels studying marketing, public relations or communication are preferred. Please include a list of completed relevant coursework as well as whether college credit will be requested for this internship.

Candidates must submit a resume and cover letter to KSimon@BSOmusic.org by May 13, 2016. No phone calls, please.

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra is an equal opportunity employer.