Digital Marketing and New Media Fellow
21C Media Group is an independent public relations, new media, and consulting firm specializing in classical music and the performing arts. Our clients range from solo artists, ensembles and performing arts institutions to record labels, media organizations and Fortune 500 companies. The 21C team draws upon a broad spectrum of experience in the music industry, in areas including publicity, marketing, career development, record production, artist management, publishing and new media. The company was founded in 2000, inspired by the belief that classical music and the performing arts deserve to play a greater role enriching people's lives. Visit the 21C Media Group web site at www.21cmediagroup.com to learn more.
The Digital Marketing and New Media Fellowship provides a unique opportunity for those interested in a career in the arts, design, and technology to receive a complete overview of the workings of a digital media department. The Fellow will assist division staff with the implementation of digital marketing and new media campaigns for a roster of leading classical artists. Specific responsibilities include publishing content to websites and social media platforms (including but not limited to Facebook, Twitter, Wikipedia, and YouTube), working with e-newsletter platforms, drafting website and social media copy, and uploading images and videos to websites and social media. The position is available immediately for a term of five months (through December 2014).
The ideal candidate will possess excellent writing skills and a strong knowledge of classical music. A working familiarity with content management systems (especially WordPress) is preferred, as is experience with basic HTML and the Adobe Creative Suite. We are looking for a bright, organized, detail-oriented individual with an ability to multitask. Knowledge of one or more foreign languages is a plus.
This is a part-time, paid position that offers a weekly stipend in exchange for 25 hours of participation per week (exact hours and schedule TBD). The stipend will be prorated to accommodate shorter workweeks and/or fewer hours as needed.
Applicants should send a résumé, cover letter, and a writing sample no longer than 500 words (comprising both website and social media copy) via email to email@example.com. No phone calls, please. Only applicants invited to interview will be contacted.