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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;and provides
communication staff support as needed. Candidates should have solid
creative writing, proofing, and organization skills.

Project description

An Editorial Communications Intern will contribute to the following projects throughout the internship experience:

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, and long-form event blurbs.

Key Dates

Spring 2019 Term

Application Available: August 9-November 12, 2018

Term Dates: January 22-May 3, 2019

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Fall 2018 Term

Application closed July 15, 2018

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018


Summer 2019 Term

Application Available: December 10-March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019