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Marketing & PR Internship

Organization: Lancaster Science Factory
Career Field: Marketing and PR Intern
Purpose:

  • Assist Director of Operations with the day-to-day Marketing and PR functions of the museum.

Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Organize and update media contact list. Make calls to get accurate contacts.
  • Plan and manage a PR campaign regarding upcoming events and programs at LSF.
  • Write press releases, media advisories and photo advisories in accordance with the plan and follow up with media calls.
  • Coordinate any on-site interviews.
  • Write and create LSF related e-blasts.
  • Manage complimentary ticket and consignment programs.
  • Manage an informal guest survey program in conjunction with the front desk.
  • Enter and track zip code information.
  • Represent LSF at area fairs, festivals and special events.
  • Assist with the writing and production of LSF’s quarterly membership newsletter and Annual Appeal.
  • Help maintain LSF’s collection of press clippings.

Education and Qualifications

  • Junior/Senior Marketing OR Communications OR Journalism OR Business major desired.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Familiarity with a wide array of software including Microsoft Office Suite. Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop, and InDesign is desired.
  • Highly motivated, self-starter with the ability to work independently. Strong organizational and project management skills. Ability to work in a faced paced environment with changing priorities. Good phone skills and must represent LSF well at area events.

Hours Required

  • 8 to 16 hours/week, flexible schedule between Monday and Friday.
  • Occasional evenings and weekend required, per event schedule.

Credit Requirement                                                       Terms Offered                             

Academic credit is not required                            Fall / Spring / Summer

Applications are encouraged year-round.

To apply for an internship, send cover letter and resume to:

Internship Program, Lancaster Science Factory, 454 New Holland Avenue, Lancaster, PA 17602.

Questions, call 717-509-6363 or email bherbert@tlsf.org.

EOE