64 Parishes Offering Marketing and Publications Internship

Are you highly organized and detail-oriented, passionate about writing, history, and/or culture, and eager to build publications and marketing skills? Then apply now for 64 Parishes first Marketing and Publications Internship! The position will focus on social media, outreach, and the editorial process, providing interns with an overview of magazine and web publishing practices.

Job responsibilities

  • Work with marketing coordinator to develop and publish 64 Parishes social media content, identifying stories and images from our catalog of existing content and writing and editing copy
  • Monitor and track social media engagement across multiple platforms
  • Work with managing editor to build out editorial calendars and page layouts
  • Assist in uploading new and back-issue content to 64parishes.org
  • Assist with planning and staffing special events, including publication parties, trade conference tabling, and outreach programs
  • Learn about and participate in the editorial process
  • Other duties as assigned

Desired Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and organizational skills with a keen eye for detail and strong knowledge of English grammar and usage
  • Strong oral and interpersonal communication skills
  • Curiosity and a passion for history, literature, and culture, particularly of Louisiana
  • Reliable and dedicated
  • Familiarity with mainstream social media platforms, including Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram
  • Proficiency in WordPress, Adobe Acrobat DC, Microsoft Word, and Microsoft Excel

Education

  • Rising junior, senior, recent graduate, or graduate student
  • English, journalism, communications, history or other humanities majors are particularly encouraged to apply

Work Location

  • Primarily New Orleans with possibility of travel throughout the state of Louisiana

Schedule

  • Flexible, 10 to 15 hours per week for a total of 8–10 weeks beginning June 2020

 Compensation

This is a paid internship at $10/hour.

 Application Deadline

April 15, 2020

 To Apply

Interested applicants should send a cover letter, one letter of recommendation, and resume to Amy Ricke, Director of Human Resources, at HR@leh.org. Letters of recommendation should be emailed or mailed directly from the recommender on school or business letterhead. If mailing, please send to:

Amy Ricke
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities
938 Lafayette Street, Suite 300
New Orleans, Louisiana 70113

 

About 64 Parishes

64 Parishes is the award-winning quarterly magazine of the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities. The 64 Parishes editorial team works with writers, scholars, photographers, and culture bearers from Louisiana and beyond, covering history and culture as well as foodways, music, literature, and all the myriad ways Louisianans express themselves. 64parishes.org hosts magazine content as well as videos, educational resources, and 1,100+ encyclopedia entries exploring more than 300 years of Louisiana history and culture. To learn more or subscribe, visit 64parishes.org.

 About the Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities

The Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities is a non-profit organization dedicated to providing educational opportunities to all residents of the state. Guided by the vision that everyone can realize their full potential through the humanities, LEH partners with communities, institutions and individuals to provide grant-supported outreach programs, literacy initiatives for all ages, publications, film and radio documentaries, museum exhibitions, public lectures, library projects, 64 Parishes magazine and other diverse public humanities programming. For more information, visit www.leh.org.

 

AMERICANS WITH DISABILITY SPECIFICATIONS
Physical Demands: The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to finger motions, stoop, kneel, crouch or crawl, talk or hear, taste or smell.  The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds, with or without assistance.  Specific vision abilities required by the job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to focus.

 

Work Environment: Work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is exposed to weather and internal climate conditions prevalent at the time.  The work environment is considered to be that of a kitchen/cafeteria area, as well as an educational institution.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.  While performing work in the kitchen, exposure to extreme heat/cold, sharp objects, food-borne illnesses and pathogens, as well as loud noise is common.  Safeguards and proper food safety protection is required. While performing work around the educational institution, exposure to blood, saliva and bodily fluids is common.  Proper training and protective equipment are required to avoid direct contact from blood, saliva and bodily fluids is required.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER
Louisiana Endowment for the Humanities and PRIMETIME is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin or ancestry, citizenship, sexual orientation, gender identity, veteran status, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law.

 

NOTE: This job description is a summary of the primary duties and responsibilities of the position.  It is not intended to be a comprehensive listing of all duties and responsibilities.  The organization reserves the right to change this description at its discretion.