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Marketing & Social Media Intern

Piano Cleveland seeks a Marketing & Social Media Intern for summer 2021. The intern will have the opportunity to work within a small team to bring awareness and excitement around the organization’s signature event, the Cleveland International Piano Competition, scheduled for July-August 2021.

Core Tasks

  • Monitor social media channels for industry trends and review analytics to generate reports
  • Become familiar with brand voice and mission to promote on-brand messaging through traditional, digital, and social media channels
  • Develop and curate content for social media platforms, engage with users and respond to social media messages, inquires, and comments
  • Attend Competition events to record video, take photos, and share content via social
  • Create, edit and distribute engaging written and graphic content for media content, e-newsletters, webpages, social and other copy as needed
  • Develop social media plan including but not limited to the management of ad spend, content creation, channel growth, and influencer programs

Expected Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Google products (Gmail, Drive, Docs, Forms, etc.)
  • Extensive knowledge of social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter)
  • Ability to prioritize and manage multiple responsibilities
  • Ability to work with diverse populations
  • High degree of flexibility, creativity, maturity, and reliability
  • Some availability outside of regular business hours, including weekends and evenings of CIPC
  • The intern MUST be available all dates during and around the Cleveland International Piano Competition, July 25-August 11, 2021

Hours and Schedule

This paid position will run from mid-May through mid-August 2021. Exact dates and hours to be determined based on the candidate’s schedule. We anticipate the intern working approximately 10-15 hours per week in May and June and increasing to 24-30 hours per week in July to mid-August. Intern duties from May through mid-July will primarily be virtual. During and around the Competition (July 25 – August 11), the intern will be working in University Circle.


Piano Cleveland offers a stipend of $4,000 for the duration of the internship.

How To Apply?

Please send a cover letter and resume to [email protected] by January 15, 2021, or apply via Handshake (Job ID# 4225698).