Public Relations Internship

Cause Areas


Mon Sep 12, 2016 - Sun Feb 12, 2017


This is a Virtual Opportunity, with no fixed address.


The Center for Enamel Art is a non-profit organization whose goals are to preserve, promote and advance the art of enameling and to foster community among enamel artists and art-lovers. We work with a number of partners to offer enameling workshops, lectures, exhibitions, public art tours and more.

Currently, we are looking for an intern for the fall semester 2016, or for 6 months if the applicant is not a student who is not enrolled in a current accredited program. The organization is young and has many needs. We will tailor the intern’s work based on both skil l s and interests.

Potential Responsibilities

  • Social Media

    • Assist our marketing committee in managing social media including posting event pictures and event listings,

    • Monitor social media web analytics on a weekly basis (e.g. page views, followers), and provide reports of growth and other activity.

    • Write and send organizational announcements and news to relevant publications

    • Brainstorm ideas for new and innovative marketing and social media campaigns

  • Research and Outreach

    • Research and collect data about fine art departments, department heads, and faculty in universities and colleges in the U.S.

    • Compile a resource list of based on the data collected

    • Outreach to faculty and students to promote enameling and the Center’s educational programs

  • Fundraising

    • Assist our fundraising committee in creating a video that can be used for fundraising campaigns

    • Create a brochure about the Center that can be included in various fundraising appeals


We are seeking motivated and responsible college students or young professionals looking to gain experience working with a a very new arts nonprofit. Prior interning experience is not a requirement, but we do require you to have a strong work ethic and willingness to learn. A potential intern should be comfortable working independently but also working with a team and a supervisor.

Skills We are Looking for

  • Research

  • Writing

  • Communication

  • Outreach

  • Leadership

  • Video recording, video editing

  • Graphic Design

  • Arts Management

  • Marketing/Public Relations for Non-Profits

The intern will be expected to work 15 hours per week.


This is a non-paid internship. We encourage the intern to use this experience to gain course credit and to seek out "work-study" grants with their college, if that is an option.

Our intern may work with other volunteers and artists. He or she can expect to gain not only design and marketing experience, but organizational and management skills


If you are interested in the internship, please send an updated resume with a cover letter. If you are a currently enrolled students, please include a faculty or supervisor’s name and contact information. If you are not a student, please have a letter of recommendation sent to the email address below. In the cover letter, please provide information on the estimated days and times you will be available to work. Application deadline September 16, 2016.

Please email your resume and cover letter as a Adobe Acrobat (.pdf) format attachment.


We will reach out to you for interview if you are the qualified candidate.


  • Social Media / Blogging
  • Marketing & Communications (Mar/Com)
  • Graphic Design / Print
  • Arts Administration
  • Community Outreach
  • Video Production

Good Match For


Requirements & Commitment

  • 15 hours per week
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