Historic Nashville Inc. (HNI) is seeking an intern to assist with the writing, content, and graphics that comprise our monthly digital newsletter. The Newsletter Editor Intern will create and publish content that is relevant to our membership base and supporters. As an intern you will work as a member of our Marketing Committee team. The position is non-paid, but the intern manager is willing to collaborate to provide course credit, if applicable.
Plan, prepare and distribute HNIs e-newsletter on a monthly basis
Write articles as assigned by committee members as well as stories based upon your own research
Collaborate with Marketing Committee members on new ideas, directions, and tools for marketing and communications
Collaborate with other HNI committees to provide up-to-date content for the e-news.
Increase awareness of local historic preservation
Research local historic-related events and marketing strategies
Identify strategies to reach audience and build subscription list
Send out periodic email blasts related to upcoming events, breaking news, etc.
Manage email subscription list
Excellent written and verbal communication, strong editing skills
Working knowledge of AP or Turabian Style Manuals
Curiosity about Nashville, its history, and the places that make us unique
A knack for writing headlines and cut lines
Strong organizational skills
A sharp eye for detail
Ability to deal with uncertainty
Knowledge and personal access to a variety of computer programs, e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Adobe Acrobat.
Ability to self-manage and meet monthly deadlines.
Responsible, hard-working, ethical and committed to the mission of HNI
Time Commitment: Minimum of 15-hours per week; minimum 6-month commitment
Compensation: This is an unpaid position. Position offers an excellent opportunity to work on substantive projects, gain experience in this field and can result in a great reference. College credit for undergraduates may be available.