BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT seeks a talented part-time Outreach/Design Intern to join our team. We are looking for a creative professional interested in expanding their public relations and design skills. Are you a college student looking for more experience in branding and marketing? Are you a marketing/graphic designer interested in expanding your portfolio in the arts and culture? Do you also share the love of storytelling, design, and community engagement/outreach? Perfect, this may be the right fit for you!
This position is an opportunity to learn the ins and outs of how entrepreneurial, community arts, and small busisness worlds operate and intersect under the supervision of the CEO and Project Coordinator. The Outreach/Design Intern will work both independently and collaboratively to create new engaging content for various projects/campaigns while gaining valuable online media experience with our growing platform. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating design materials for outreach and the new quarterly online magazine, copywriting/content creation, and participating in strategy meetings amongst other duties assigned, while being published on our content platforms, social networks, and newsletters. This position is remote and unpaid, requiring 10-15 hours per week.
50% Outreach Support:
Conduct press outreach for events, promotions, external/internal member communication, and other company initiatives
Develop ongoing communication strategies to positively position BGWP and our stories
Respond to and coordinate all media inquiries
50% Design Support (Online Magazine):
Assist with development, design, and programmic efforts for the new quarterly online magazine (design, content creation, copywriting, open calls, scheduling, etc.)
Create digital materials for marketing/outreach, Ambassador Program, and BGWP Events alongside the Project Coordinator
Manage the Editorial Calendar (BGWP events, interviews, press releases, and online magazine)
Must be an undergraduate student eligible to receive credit (you do not need to be a student for this internship)
Must have Adobe Creative Cloud access and experience (InDesign, Illustrator, & PhotoShop are required)
Must have proficient knowledge of public relations & marketing
Must have excellent written communication and time management skills, as well as a flexible schedule
Show off your writing skills with a cover letter (1) that tells us why you are perfect for the BLACK GIRL WHO PAINTS Internship Program, along with your résumé (2), and relevant supplemental materials (3) - marketing/design portfolio, writing samples, website links, etc., to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line "BGWP Internship." Incomplete applications will not be considered.
About BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT
BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT (BGWP) is a safe space created to support and empower Black women painters by promoting sisterhood, community, and positive representation. Formed by a Black girl (woman) who paints that believes in increasing visibility and resources while encouraging meaningful dialogue and relationships, BGWP empowers Black girls and women of all walks of life to invest in themselves, their artistry, and their business. Currently, BGWP is focusing on outreach, community involvement, and partnerships/sponsorships that highlight Black women painters across the globe to further align with the mission of providing more artist development, business, and entrepreneurship resources as opposed to mainly social media exposure.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.