THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA
Media Relations Intern
The Cleveland Orchestra is seeking a recent college graduate to join the Communications / Public Relations (PR) team this summer as the Media Relations Intern. This compelling storyteller with a passion for music will help to create compelling narratives about the power of music and inspiring artistry of The Cleveland Orchestra, with a central focus on the Orchestra’s mission to present extraordinary musical experiences for the people of Northeast Ohio and the world.
This individual will support the Communications / PR staff by assisting with PR activities, including traditional external media (radio, television, and print), internally-generated digital media (social media), and photography and videography. Tasks may include monitoring, cataloguing, and circulating media mentions and news clips; writing and generating content for social media and press materials; organizing photo and video assets; and analyzing social media statistics and trends.
This full-time summer position will work primarily on communications, media relations, and social media for the Blossom Music Festival and Summers@Severance seasons, and the annual Star-Spangled Spectacular.
Qualifications for the successful candidate include:
The ideal candidate will be available for work from July 1 – September 6. A competitive weekly stipend will be provided. Interested applicants should submit resume, cover letter and writing sample to firstname.lastname@example.org. The writing sample can be a press release, media alert, journalistic article, short essay/blog post on an artistic or job-related topic, or a critique of an artistic work; or you may create a 1-2 page press release announcing details of the Orchestra’s 2019 four-concert Summers@Severance season. https://www.clevelandorchestra.com/Tickets/19-summers-at-sev-schedule/
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