Experiential learning can be one of the most important factors for students as they develop their skills and enter the job market. At Longwood Gardens, we have a long history of offering professional opportunities for students or recent graduates to gain practical experience, learn career skills, and study at one of the great gardens of the world. While we have many opportunities for horticulture students, we also have a 12 month opportunity in our marketing department. Below is a job description and link to learn more and apply. Applications are due February 1, 2017 for a May or June start.
The Marketing and Communications Intern gains exposure to the latest in Digital Marketing by working within the Marketing and Communications Team to develop and manage social media, web, and email communications.
The primary focus of the internship is to assist with the daily management and development of the Longwood Gardens social media presence. The intern is responsible for writing and producing content for social media platforms, including Snapchat, Periscope, Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. The intern is responsible for writing blog posts on selected topics, completing photography assignments, and writing and editing articles for the monthly Members’ email newsletter. In addition, the intern will assist in the measurement and tracking of all social media platforms. The intern will also assist with managing content on Longwood’s website using the Drupal CMS. Additionally, special projects within the marketing, communications, and public relations fields will be assigned.
The successful candidate will be a self-motivated, highly-organized team player with excellent computer skills and superior verbal and written communication stills. Our ideal candidate is a creative thinker who brings ideas to the table. A keen eye for selecting photography, and a knowledge of Photoshop and video editing are a plus. Training on all tasks and program will be provided. Willingness to work independently, some weekend work, and a valid driver’s license are required.
This is a 12-month internship. To learn more and apply, visit our