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building a  solid  foundation  for  innovative  artist  

Communication Intern Hamiltonian Artists provides professional development programming to advance the careers of emerging artists, and is anchored by a prominent exhibition space in the heart of Washington, DC’s new contemporary art center at U and 14th Street, NW. Through exhibition opportunities, mentorship, financial support and additional learning opportunities, the organization provides visual artists with the tools and resources necessary for a successful transition into a professional art career. Position Overview: The Communications Intern will be instrumental in forwarding Hamiltonian’s media interaction and public outreach efforts. Working closely with a tight-knit team of young art professionals, the intern will help the Gallery Director and Development Director create newsletters, press releases and spearhead the organization’s social media outreach efforts. What we are looking for: • Assistance in developing, editing and researching content for a quarterly enewsletter delivered to 4,000+ subscribers. • Writing and pitching PR announcements regarding our exhibitions, events and community outreach projects to blogs, magazines and newspapers. • Support in identifying, developing, and maintaining new and ongoing relationships with local and regional print, online and radio outlets. • Assistance in strategizing and planning marketing and PR efforts for special events. • Assistance in producing other marketing collateral and publications. The ideal candidate will: • Be highly motivated and creative with excellent writing and communication skills. • Be able to work independently. • Interested in contemporary art and the DC art scene. • Have experience working with social media for professional organizations. • Have a good design sense & proficiency in Photoshop and/or InDesign. At a minimum, this position requires a commitment of 15 hours a week, including some occasional weekend and evening events. This position is ideal for a current college graduate or MA/MFA student who can commit to work between 2 and 4 months (with the possibility to extend if appropriate). College credit is available. Please send resume and cover letter to Angie Goerner with the subject line: “Communication Intern, Last Name, First Name.”

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