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

Project A: 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.

Project B: 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.

Project C: Website maintenance Interns 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 2019 Term

Applications Due: March 17, 2019

Term Dates: June 3-August 16, 2019

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Spring 2019 Term

Application closed November 11, 2018

Term Dates: January 22-May 3, 2019

Fall 2018 Term

Term Dates: September 10-December 14, 2018