NALIP - Spring 2016 Communications Internship

The Communications Intern will assist NALIP’s Communications Manager in building and maintaining its robust communication platform through a variety of content and media platforms related to NALIP’s mission. 

Location: Los Angeles

Intern will assist in our programs and events: blog posts, original web content and videos, newsletter curation and its articles, social media posts, and press releases. In addition to these communication assignments, the intern will be introduced to the major topics and issues related to arts advocacy, nonprofit management, community organizing, and communication best practices.

Duties and Activities

NALIP’s Communications Intern will also participate in program events from their planning, production, and post. Intern will assist with ongoing administrative tasks, database management, membership correspondence and participate in staff meetings. Occasionally intern will be asked to act as a NALIP representative attending outside events with partner organizations and companies.

Knowledge and Suggested Requirements

Ideal candidates will identify with our mission and have a deep interest in media arts, entertainment, and communication. Excellent writing, communication, and research skills are required; public relations experience is a plus. We prefer applicants who are comfortable with web tools programs such as Google Docs, social media, and computer programs such as Microsoft and Excel. Bilingual and bi-literate applicants are encouraged. Applicants with graphic design or video production experience are encouraged.

Experience Gained from Interning with NALIP:

Apart from learning basic administrative practices (phone/email etiquette, project organization skills, sponsor/media and membership relations, and basic office management), in supporting NALIP’s communications department, intern will learn how to create and execute a communications strategy that is program and events based. Intern will adhere to our organization's mission and branding.  As a NALIP staff team member, intern will close program understanding how to be a team player in a professional media arts environment.

Please email your professional resume, cover letter, and nonfiction writing sample (i.e. a brief article, blog, or essay) as attachments to [email protected].

Please note that form letters and acting resumes will not be considered.