The Kennedy Center

Advertising: Editorial Communications

Department description

The Editorial Communications Intern researches, writes, edits, updates, and publishes creative copy for print, radio, email, web, and promotional projects; integrates media assets (photos, videos, articles, reviews, etc.) into communications using content management tools; routes projects to reviewers and collates feedback; assists with editorial and event needs for the MyTix millennial program; and provides communication staff support as needed. Candidates should have solid creative writing, proofing, and organization skills.

Project description

Email advertising: Using a combination of in-house tools and WordFly, interns will conceptualize, write, build, route, and deploy marketing emails for campaigns spanning numerous institutional goals, genres, programs, and performances.

Collateral production: As part of the Kennedy Center's in-house advertising team, interns will research and write compelling and creative copy for collateral ranging from print ads and direct mail pieces to produced radio spots.

Website maintenance: Intern will help research, develop, and maintain enticing and informative copy across the Kennedy Center website, including short-form abstracts, long-form event blurbs, and language specifically tailored for target demographics of the Kennedy Center's MyTix program.

Key Dates

Summer 2018 Term

Application Available: December 18 - March 16, 2017

Term Dates: June 4 - August 17, 2018

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Fall 2018 Term

Application Available: March 30 - July 13, 2017