BLACK GIRLS WHO PAINT seeks a talented part-time Community Outreach Intern to join our team. We are looking for a creative professional interested in expanding their administrative and public relations skills. Are you a college student looking for more experience in branding and marketing? Are you an artist/marketer interested in expanding your portfolio in arts administration? 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 business worlds operate and intersect under the supervision of the CEO and Project Coordinator. The Outreach 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 community. The successful candidate will be responsible for creating and/or executing outreach initiatives, assisting with 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.
Conduct outreach for press, promotions, external/internal member communication, and other company initiatives
Develop ongoing communication strategies to positively position BGWP and our stories
Respond to all general inquiries and coordinate all media requests
Manage the Editorial Calendar (BGWP events, interviews, press releases, and online magazine)
Assist with program efforts and scheduling
Must have an interest in the promotion of Black women artists within the arts community.
Must have proficient knowledge of public relations & marketing
Must have excellent written communication, administrative, 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) to email@example.com 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 dedicated to support & empower Black women painters by promoting positive representation, sisterhood, & community - one that Founder Sasha-Loriene always wanted as a young girl. Created by a Black woman who manifested the community she wanted as a young girl, BGWP offers a directory of featured services, events, and available art for purchase from Black women painters across the globe. BGWP is also a membership that supports Black girls, teens, and students in their art pursuit through the BGWP Awards Fund. Through increased visibility, positive representation, and support, BGWP aims to empower Black women painters to see and invest in themselves and Black girls to see themselves in the art world.
Applications accepted on a rolling basis.