Come join the Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra team in Ann Arbor, Michigan and gain first-hand knowledge of what it’s like to work in the orchestra industry. We’re looking for passionate students with a unique enthusiasm for classical music and a drive to raise the bar. You should be at or near Junior or Senior standing in your college career or in your first year after completing your bachelor’s degree.
Marketing interns work with designers, media outlets, and others to produce materials that promote all of the fantastic music being made at the A2SO. But this work goes way beyond advertisements—we emphasize a holistic focus on the audience experience and how we can make live classical music inviting and accessible to our entire community. If you’re a creative problem solver that loves finding new approaches to complete tasks, arts marketing could be the perfect fit for you.
Things you’ll work on:
Collaborate with designers to create new assets for digital and print
Identify strategic distribution channels for digital and print
Write compelling, story?centric pieces that pique curiosity about classical music and convey a highly satisfying audience experience
Produce attention?grabbing images and videos that build and reinforce the A2SO brand
Interview and promote guest artists
Design and implement visually?engaging email campaigns
Tell the A2SO’s story with clarity in audience acquisition efforts
High School diploma required
Preference given to recent college graduates, students enrolled in junior or senior year of Bachelor’s program, and graduate students
Strong writing skills
Strong computer skills with knowledge of Adobe programs
Classical music knowledge is a plus
Compensation and Commitment:
Flexible schedule of 20 hours per week during regular business hours beginning in September and ending in April
The Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra is passionately committed to enriching the culture of Southeast Michigan. We foster a growing appreciation for orchestral music through imaginative programming and community engagement and strive to inspire and excite a diverse audience.