WANTED: Interns

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Yes, it’s true! Astro Nautico is seeking to fill two (2) NYC-based summer internship positions with two (2) dedicated, multi-talented individuals.

 

1. Development and Communications Intern

Description

Astro Nautico is seeking an NYC- or Philadelphia-based intern for Summer 2015 (June 1 – August 31) to assist the label with PR campaigns, multimedia content production and editing, and brand development.

The successful candidate should expect to commit at most 20 hours per week for the internship. Working hours are flexible, and most tasks can be completed remotely. Candidates must currently be enrolled in a higher education institution or else have graduated within the last 12 months.

This is an unpaid position. Hours toward college credit can be verified by request where applicable, and details of the position may be tailored to meet the needs of a course. Benefits include free access to events, participation in special events, and the opportunity to work and grow with a creative young team.

Responsibilities

• Draft and send emails and newsletters for promotional campaigns (events, releases, mixes, etc.)

• Liaise with PR manager to assemble artist press packs

• Schedule blog and social media content; provide input on content strategy

• Interface with artists and label staff to develop Astrocast mix and interview series

• Collaborate on event production and promotion (sponsorships, RSVPs, etc.)

• Provide support for production of merchandise, inventory management, and shipping

Requirements

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills (mastery of English grammar)

• Experience with graphic design, print production (Adobe Suite CS6 or CC)

• Familiarity with mass mailing clients (MailChimp, SendinBlue, etc.)

• Proficiency with WordPress, Google Drive, and social media platforms

• Research skills, metrics analysis, and experience with content strategy all pluses

* To apply, send a resume and at least one writing sample (preferably something indicative of how you write about music for general web audiences) with the email subject “Summer Internship” to info@astronauti.co no later than May 25th, 2015.

 

2. Digital Media Intern

Astro Nautico is seeking an NYC-based intern for Summer 2015 (June 1 – August 31) to assist the label with PR campaigns and multimedia content production and editing.

The successful candidate should expect to commit at most 20 hours per week for the internship. Working hours are flexible, and the majority of the work can be completed remotely, though Digital Media Intern candidates should be able to commute to the Label Manager’s home office in Prospect-Lefferts Gardens, Brooklyn no more than one day a week. Candidates must currently be enrolled in a higher education institution or have graduated within the last 12 months.

This is an unpaid position. Hours toward college credit can be verified by request where applicable, and details of the position may be tailored to meet the needs of a course. Benefits include free access to events, participation in special events, and the opportunity to work and grow with a creative young team.

Responsibilities

• Organize, update, and maintain Astro Nautico digital media pages (YouTube, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Bandcamp, FTP, etc.)

• Produce content for promotional campaigns and web store and post to social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)

•  Provide support for Astrocast mix series (compile or produce artwork and final mixes, post to Soundcloud, Mixcloud, and blog; help update and maintain schedule)

• Assist technical setup at live events (live audio troubleshooting or video streaming experience a plus).

Requirements

• Skilled with graphic/audio/video editing software (Adobe Suite CS6 or CC)

• Familiar with Youtube CMS, Soundcloud, Mixcloud, Bandcamp, FTP management

• Web design/development experience a plus

• Photography/videography experience a plus

• Experience with live DJ audio/video equipment a plus

* To apply, send a resume and portfolio or relevant work samples with the email subject “Summer Internship” to info@astronauti.co no later than May 25th, 2015.