Society of Arts and Crafts

100 Pier 4 Blvd.Ste. 200
Boston, MA 02210
societyofcrafts.org
director@societyofcrafts.org

Date Posted:
October 16, 2019

Region:
Eastern Massachusetts

Category:
Public Relations/Marketing

Type:
Intern

Marketing and Communications Intern

Description:
Incorporated in 1897, the Society of Arts and Crafts has been at the forefront of the American craft movement for over 120 years. Our founders developed standards of excellence in design and technical mastery for crafts that inspired the American Arts and Crafts Movement. The dual mission of the Society of Arts and Crafts is to encourage the creation, collection, and promotion of the work of contemporary craft artists; and advance the public appreciation of fine craft. To fulfill our mission, the Society sponsors exhibitions, the Artist Awards Programs, educational programming, and shows that promote the work of exemplary craft on an ongoing basis. 

SA+C is looking for a motivated, self-starting college student or recent graduate who needs minimal supervision to assist the Marketing and Communications department in various efforts: 
• Updating calendar listings on website and third party sites
• Researching and drafting press releases
• Social media drafting and editing
• Website updates and design
• Content creation
• Photography for events, retail products, and daily happenings
• Creation of brochures, posters, and other marketing collateral
• Other related duties as assigned

Qualifications:
Requirements
• Current college junior/senior or recent graduate
• Relevant major or experience in art, art history, marketing and communications, or journalism
• An eye for detail and a dedication to quality
• Available for 10-15 hours/week to work in SA+C's Seaport District office
• Can be used to fulfill college credit requirements

How To Apply:
Please send letter of interest, résumé, and contact information for one reference to Molly Regan at marketing@societyofcrafts.org.
Apply by:
November 15, 2019
About this Organization:

Established in 1897, the dual mission of The Society is to encourage the creation, collection and promotion of the work of contemporary craft artists and to advance public appreciation of fine craft.  The Society's vision is to be a contemporary craft organization on par with other major cultural institutions in the Boston area, to provide critical support to a thriving community of artists and allied professionals and serve as the premier destination for artists, collectors and general craft enthusiasts. 


The Society provides services for the regional, national and international craft community. Programs include: presenting four exhibitions per year; supporting craft artists through the sale of their work in The Society's retail and exhibition galleries and at CraftBoston; granting the The Society's Artists Awards; presenting the Medal for Excellence in Craft Award; administering the John D. Mineck Furniture Fellowship; sponsoring lectures, tours, and an artist mentor program; and providing intern and volunteer opportunities. The Society’s programs and services directly benefit over 50,000 individuals each year.