Marketing InternNational Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, Dubuque, IA
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The Dubuque County Historical Society operates the National Mississippi River Museum & Aquarium, National Rivers Hall of Fame, the Mathias Ham House Historical Site, and the Dubuque Guide Service. The Museum & Aquarium serves over 200,000 people a year, including several thousand more each year at its historic sites and tours, telling the story of the Mississippi River and the History of the Dubuque and Tri-state area.
Greater than 90 full and part time employees and over 500 volunteers.
The Marketing Intern is expected to work 10-30 hours/week for a minimum of one full semester. This position will report to the Assistant Marketing Manager.
The Marketing department creates brochures, posters, flyers, web graphics, advertisements, and publications for various departments within the Museum & Aquarium. Marketing is also responsible for the Museum & Aquarium website and social media presence. The Marketing Intern would work with the Assistant Marketing Manager to create designs for various print and web materials as well as writing for a scope of projects. This internship provides the opportunity for hands-on work across a variety of media.
- Design marketing materials from concept to print.
- Assist with social media and maintenance of the Museum & Aquarium website.
- Write professional and concise promotional pieces.
- All other duties as assigned.
Qualified applicants should possess strong writing skills, acute attention to detail, have the ability to follow through on tasks in a timely manner with limited supervision, have strong problem-solving skills, and be familiar with printing standards. Candidates must have demonstrated ability working with Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, InDesign). Experience with Illustrator, Premiere Pro, photography, and WordPress a plus.
Junior standing or higher. Suggested majors: graphic design, marketing, communications, or related field. Please be prepared to provide a portfolio.
Please send Resume, Cover letter, and 4 samples of graphic design work (pdf)* to:
Vicky Sutter at email@example.com or 350 East 3rd Street, Dubuque, IA 52001
* Applications without requested items will not be considered. Deadline for paperwork is May 1, 2017.