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LPR is seeking marketing interns for Spring/Summer 2014

Mar

04

Are you looking to gain experience, broaden your horizon exponentially, see awesome music (fo’ free!), meet new people, etc etc? Well do we have the opportunity for you! (le) poisson rouge is currently seeking marketing interns for the 2014 Winter/Spring/Summer semesters.
 
OVERVIEW:
(Le) Poisson Rouge is a music venue and multimedia art cabaret founded by musicians on the site of the historic Village Gate. LPR presents concerts, multimedia events, special events, and late-night programming in the flexible-use main space, which features acoustic engineering by the legendary John Stork/WSDG (Electric Lady Studios, Jazz @ Lincoln Center). The adjoining Gallery at LPR is a fully functioning art exhibition space with quarterly installations, and also functions as a party space with a diverse array of literary events, comedy showcases, happy hours, and late night programming.
 
COMMITMENT:
* Candidates must be able to commit to minimum two 4-hr shifts per week for 3-6 months
* Flexible schedule between the hours of 1pm-6pm
* Attendance and participation at planning meetings
 
QUALIFICATIONS:
* Proficient in MS Office Suite and internet research
* Excellent interpersonal and general communication skills
* Social media savvy
* Excellent time management skills and an intuitive self-starter
* Familiarity with the arts and local cultural resources ranging from classic to cutting-edge
* Mature and discreet conduct in a fast-paced, high-profile environment
* Experience working with diverse cultural and lifestyle demographics
* Knowledge of WordPress a plus!
* Must have laptop

 
PROJECTS & DUTIES:
LPR accepts 5 Interns per semester. The scope of each intern’s responsibilities is tailored to match the ability and interests of the successful candidates, but will fall in to the general category of Marketing & Promotions. The LPR Internship program emphasizes general knowledge acquisition, but each student will be entrusted with the direct management of projects. Expected duties may include the following:
 
o Maintain press archives (print & online)
o Maintain internal marketing and informational displays/prepare out of house marketing materials
o Update LPR viral networking applications (social media)
o Assist with production and dissemination of press releases, marketing materials, mailings, and newsletters
o Develop a marketing plan for an upcoming event
o General office duties as required or assigned
 
BENEFITS:
* Invaluable experience working directly with the core management team of a major performance venue
* Professional, creative environment where you are valued as a key team member
* Can be individually structured to fulfill credit for college coursework
* Excellent letter of recommendation for your resume folio
* Opportunities for advancement within the organization
* LPR Staff privileges including free admission to LPR events and food, beverage, & merchandise discounts

 
TO APPLY:
Send an email to info@lprnyc.com attn: Marketing Internship. Please include your resume as a PDF attachment, as well as a brief letter of introduction detailing why you are interested in the position and what qualities would make you an exceptional candidate.
 
LPR is an Equal Opportunity Employer that actively cultivates diversity in the workplace.

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