Job Description and Qualifications:

Interns at Blake Zidell & Associates engage in all aspects of the day-to-day operations of an arts public relations firm. Responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, assisting staff, researching and updating contacts, collecting and archiving press clips for numerous publicity campaigns, drafting press releases, and various administrative duties.

In addition, interns will have the opportunity to shadow publicists, attending meetings, photoshoots, press nights and interfacing with clients. This will allow interns to learn first-hand the landscape of arts publicity in New York City and beyond.

Intern applicants should be highly motivated self-starters ready to balance numerous tasks in a small, but busy office environment. Strong communication skills and complete proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google Docs, as well as familiarity with Mac OS are required. An interest in contemporary performance would be ideal but not required.

Duration: June – August

Applicants should be available to work at least 16 hours each week in our Boerum Hill (Brooklyn) office. Office hours are 10AM – 6 PM, but schedule is flexible and might shift depending on events each week.

This internship comes with a modest stipend that covers a monthly metro card and lunches.

Please email a resume and brief description of your skills and interests to: Rachael@blakezidell.com