backofhouse

Application Deadline:

January 8th, 2021

content and marketing virtual internship

THE COMPANY

Back of House is a free weekly newsletter helping live event professionals stay updated on global live music industry news, practices, and ideas. Every Tuesday, we deliver ten impactful news stories, quick takes on topics professionals need to know, guest features from leaders across the industry, upcoming webinars, events and conferences, and relevant job postings. We strive to provide readers with eye-opening perspectives and educational content to advance their careers.

 

THE ROLE

We are looking for a dedicated and eager music industry student to join our team. Our ideal intern will embrace creativity and be an intricate part of delivering content each week. You'll have an opportunity to collaborate with all team members virtually through various research projects and support initiatives. You’ll gain experience in content creation, social media management, and editorial tasks, while learning about the live event industry and its latest news. You do not need to have prior experience in any of the mentioned fields, but a passion for the live music industry,  marketing, and graphic design is a plus. We'll help you gain a well-rounded knowledge of the different aspects of project management, foster industry connections, build an audience, and learn about the event industry as a whole. If there's anything else you'd like to know or learn, just let us know and we'll help tailor your experience so you get the most out of it.

 

WHAT YOU WILL BE DOING

  • Manage subscriber outreach and engagement.

  • Engage with comments, questions, and concerns on all social posts.

  • Stay on top of and report on social strategy trends.

  • Manage research projects to optimize the team's strategic planning process to make it more efficient, effective, and scalable.

  • Support guest feature outreach and management.

  • Assist with editing articles submitted by guest contributors.

  • Help manage our editorial calendar and content team projects, and collaborate with other team members to bring them to life.

  • Join our weekly team calls to brainstorm long term growth and brand partnerships.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Strong desire to learn and achieve results.

  • Creative at the core, excited about pitching a plan, and a forward thinker who can develop new ideas, make an action plan, and make it come to life.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills, proactive and resourceful, and a good communicator with excellent attention to detail.

  • Excellent organizational skills. Confident in balancing and carrying out multiple priorities and projects from start to finish and providing valuable results.

  • Self-starter and diligent follow-up with team members, and can meet deadlines.

  • Strong knowledge of Google Suite Products; experience with content management systems like Wix and MailChimp is a plus.

  • Sharp eye for good copy; copy editing experience a strong plus.

  • Team player who is willing to pitch in on a variety of content-related projects.

  • Able to personally motivate themselves while working on projects remotely.

 

APPLICATION MATERIALS

If you're interested in applying for this role, please send an email to hey@bohlive.com with the Subject Line "BOH Intern | YOUR NAME" as well as the following information:

  • Resume

  • Links to your LinkedIn and Instagram

  • One- to two-paragraph summary of why you're interested in joining Back of House

  • One- to two-paragraph summary of someone in the music industry that is inspiring to you

  • Optional: A writing or design sample

 

NOTICE

The BOH Crew takes diversity seriously and strives to make our reporting and hiring practices as inclusive as possible. We welcome all job seekers, including minorities, females, veterans, individuals with disabilities, those of all sexual orientations and gender identities, and those living outside the major music-industry hubs (i.e., New York, Los Angeles, Nashville).

APPLICATION DEADLINE

All applications must be submitted by 11:59 pm EST on January 8th, 2021.