Press and Marketing Intern

Published

10/30/2018

Address

425 Lafayette Street
New York
New York
10003
United States

Description

THE PUBLIC THEATER is looking for a highly-motivated and organized Press and Marketing Intern with an interest in public relations and communications.


The Public is a cultural institution dedicated to upholding principles of diversity, equity, and inclusion. The ideal candidate must be willing to investigate how those principles apply in the context of marketing and communications. 

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

·        Collecting, recording and distributing all media coverage pertaining to The Public Theater

·        Supports Press Team in coordinating media interviews, photo calls, b-roll shoots, and rehearsal photos

·        Assists with opening night events—including photographer registration, pre and post-show celebrity arrivals, and onsite interviews and photo opportunities with key party attendees

·        Aids the Press Managers and Director of Communications with scheduling press seats for all Public Theater shows and sending reminders and digital press kits

·        Additional duties include assistance with editing and organizing information for show Playbills and proofreading press releases and other materials

·        Responsible for media ticketing and fulfilling some house seat orders

·        Monitors social media and theater website chat for daily Industry trends

·        Researching past press coverage of relevant productions and assembling final show press packets

·        Uploading contacts to Cision database and researching new outlets

·        Maintains the media archives of past productions at The Public

·        Assists in the general administration and upkeep of the Marketing office: maintaining lobby displays, distributing mail, updating patron records, and other duties as assigned.

·        Monitors incoming customer service emails and responds/elevates as needed.

·        Maintains an annual archive of marketing collateral

 

 

REQUIREMENTS: The ideal candidate is a detail-oriented team player with previous office experience, specifically interested in a career of theatrical press and communications. Must be proficient in Outlook, Excel, and Word, and have the ability to work in a fast-paced environment. Tessitura ticketing experience and Cision is a plus.


This internship is available immediately. To apply, please send cover letters and resumes to lrigby@publictheater.org.

How To Apply

lrigby@publictheater.org

To apply, please send cover letters and resumes to lrigby@publictheater.org.


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