The Florida Holocaust Museum is currently seeking interns for the Public Relations Department and the Exhibitions and Collections Department.
Read below for requirements:
Public Relations/Marketing Intern
The Florida Holocaust Museum is seeking a public relations/marketing intern for the Fall 2016 semester.
The Public Relations Intern will assist the Marketing Communications Specialist with tasks related to marketing and media relations.
Supports Public Relations/Marketing in the following areas:
Coordinate Museum’s newsletter.
Assist in special events coordination, from beginning to end; selecting venue, set up and break down of the room, prepare programs/agendas, assemble gift packages.
Assist with designing and layout of program/event invitations.
Maintain and update media and VIP lists in database.
Prepare bulk mailings, press releases and press kits.
Organize and maintain Museum-related news articles and photographs.
Perform other duties as required.
Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship.
Ability and willingness to learn about PR practices and protocol.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs (Adobe InDesign, Photoshop)
Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
High level of organization
Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
Education: Enrollment in or completion of an academic program in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism or Mass Media. Must have a basic understanding of public relations and its broad scope which includes all media relations. Competent proof-reader, and comfortable with revising and editing documents.
Please send your resume, including relevant coursework, and three writing samples to firstname.lastname@example.org. Open for applications until this position has been filled.
Exhibitions and Collections Intern
The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will assist with tasks related to traveling and permanent exhibitions and the Museum’s artifact, art, and archives collections as needed. Specific projects are not guaranteed. Exhibitions and Collections Interns are required to complete one transcript of an oral testimony interview. The intern’s activities may include, but are not limited to, the following:
• Contribute to design and research for exhibition catalogs, signage, didactic panels, and other exhibit materials.
• Assist with exhibition preparation, installation, and deinstallation.
• Provide additional support and assistance as needed regarding exhibitions.
• Assist with collections management and organization: may involve taking inventories, entering data and cataloging into KE Software database, writing condition reports, research, and handling for storage.
• Continue digitization of the collections by taking photos or scanning documents.
• Assist with and contribute to the organization and maintenance of the Museum’s storage Vault.
• Assist with conservation/preservation activities and disaster preparedness and recovery if needed.
• Sensitivity to issues of racism/intolerance and Holocaust survivorship
• Strong recognition of the importance of historical artifacts and archives
• Ability and willingness to learn and follow proper handling practices
• Familiarity with Microsoft Office, databases and other computer programs
• Familiarity with digital imaging, photography, and related equipment
• Strong attention to detail without compromising ability to multi-task
• High level of organization
• Self-motivated, consistently responsible and dependable
• Ability to lift, move and/or carry 15 pounds and to assist other staff with large, heavy and awkward items (including objects, exhibition furniture, or storage crates)
• Ability to climb ladders or stairs for object storage, transport and/or maintenance as needed
Supervision: The Exhibitions and Collections Intern will report to the Exhibitions and Collections department staff.
Education: BA degree in Museum Studies, Library Science, History, Art History or related field.
Experience: Some museum-related experience required
Please send a resume and cover letter to Tori King, Museum Registrar, at email@example.com. Open for applications until this position has been filled.