Marketing/Development Intern — summer 2018

Work part-time alongside our External Marketing Affairs officer, helping to extend awareness of our organization and events on a local, regional, and national level.

You might help out with:

  • Creating email campaigns to send to subscribers.

  • Updating the Wassaic Project website.

  • Creating partnerships with local businesses and organizations to share/trade information about upcoming events.

  • Helping out with WP events (to be coordinated with the marketing officer).

  • Maintaining a strong digital marketing presence on event calendars, Facebook groups, etc.

  • Updating spreadsheets, gathering documents, and preparing information for grant writing and grant proposals.

  • Coming up with creative ideas to help market events.

  • Drafting press releases.

  • Assisting in writing grants/web content.

  • Other ad hoc duties.


  • Graphic design experience a plus.

  • Living in the Dutchess County area is a plus.

  • We prefer, but don't require interns to be licensed drivers, have access to a car, and bring a personal computer with them to the office.

Internship Benefits:

  • Housing and a shared studio space is provided.

  • Modest living stipend.

  • Modest travel stipend.

  • Access to our wood shop and screenprinting studio.

  • Meet and work closely with over 40 artist residents and over 100 Summer Exhibition and Festival artists.

To Apply

Send a single PDF file named: first_last_INTERNSHIP2018 (ex: Henri_Matisse_INTERNSHIP2018.pdf) to Subject line: SUMMER INTERNSHIP APPLICATION 2018

Please include in the following order:

  • Name, email, phone number, Skype ID, website (if applicable).

  • Your availability: When will you be available to start working? When is the last date you can work?

  • Contact information for 2 references (professional and/or professors).

  • A brief (brief!) cover letter stating your interest in working with the Wassaic Project and something about yourself you think is interesting.

  • Your resume.