Milwaukee Children's Choir
Position Title: Social Media Intern
Location: Milwaukee, WI

Hours per Week: 10+ hours/week
Compensation: Unpaid, college credits may apply

Reports to: Executive Director

To Apply: Send cover letter, resume and two writing samples to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. 

Internship Description:
Milwaukee Children's Choir seeks one (1) part-time intern to assist in the implementation of comprehensive marketing and social media strategies of MCC and its programs throughout the target marketing area.

Internship Timeline: Milwaukee Children’s Choir interns will commit to the organization on a semester-by-semester basis. MCC allows for flexible schedules to accommodate intern’s needs but is generally open Monday through Thursday from 8:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.  Currently seeking candidates for the fall 2016 term but will also interview candidates for the spring and summer 2017 terms. 

Internship Requirements:   

  • Education: Junior standing and above preferred, but will consider strong sophomore candidates; Pursuing a college degree or beyond
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Skilled in Microsoft Office.  Experience with Adobe InDesign and Photoshop is a plus, though not required.
  • Proficient in social media communication mediums: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and Constant Contact, a plus
  • This internship involves some physical tasks – applicant must be able to lift and carry up to fifty (50) pounds, with or without reasonable accommodation
  • Applicant must have a cell phone and a reliable means of transportation

Internship Qualifications:
• Deep interest in the nonprofit sector; specifically, in music, arts, or art education.
• Excellent organizational skills with meticulous attention to detail.
• Ability to build and maintain relationships with staff.
• Capacity to adapt to and excel at a variety of tasks in a fast paced environment.

Primary Internship Responsibilities:
• Follow the MCC Social Media plan, making adjustments as necessary.
• Maintain social media sites including: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.
• Generate traffic to MCC sites.
• Investigate new media opportunities.

Special Events
• Set up and staff special events.
• Promote fundraising efforts.
• Garner press coverage, especially television.

Administrative/ Internal communications
• Review, edit and file MCC photos.
• Assist in filing projects.
• Maintain contact database.
• Provide feedback on internal strategy and creative endeavors.

General Expectations for All Milwaukee Children's Choir Staff:

Internal Relations:
All MCC staff members are expected to foster team building throughout the organization, ensuring effective relationships and open, ongoing and effective communications among internal constituencies. All of MCC's administrative staff are "cross-trained", and help each other at various times of the year when there is work overflow.

External Relations:
All MCC staff members are expected to develop and maintain ongoing and effective relationships in the community and beyond, e.g. serving as a spokesperson and advocate for MCC; ensuring effective relationships and open, ongoing and effective communication among MCC, performing/educational arts peers, the greater Milwaukee community, and the media; and helping to increase awareness of MCC and enhancing its image within the greater Milwaukee community. All MCC staff members interact with youth and are expected to be good role models and mentors.

Background Checks:
All MCC staff members go through thorough background checks, including fingerprinting, prior to employment.

Milwaukee Children's Choir is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of sex, marital status, race/ ethnicity, color, age, sexual orientation, national origin, creed, religion, ancestry, veteran status, disability, or other protected status.