Communications Design Intern

Employer: Latitude 53 Contemporary Visual Culture

Name of Contact: Samantha Power

Email: communications@latitude53.org

Website: http://www.joinscip.ca/internships/1285-communications-design-intern

Job Title: Communications Design Intern

Job or Opportunity Description: Latitude 53 is Alberta’s leading contemporary art centre with a mandate of supporting and promoting innovative artists through accessible programming and opportunities for engagement. As a non-profit artist run centre, Latitude 53 depends on donors, volunteers, and our members in order to create a community of invested and informed supporters of the arts in Edmonton.

The Communications Designer will create, produce, and implement a design and marketing campaign with a goal of increasing our membership, providing information to current visitors, and creating content for gallery promotions. The Intern will have access to Latitude 53's resources including MailChimp, our database, our email listings, and social media followers in order to explore Latitude 53's current audience and inform suggestions for new promotional directions. The project will begin May 1 and be concluded by June 30. This project is designed to be a solid learning experience and a contained project with measurable results and goals for a student with passion in designing for marketing and communications purposes.The selected candidate must have proficiency in the Adobe Suite and be comfortable working within tight deadlines. Meetings with Latitude 53 staff will produce feedback for the Design Intern to respond to. This project is designed to serve as professional experience designing for a client for a student with experience and passion for visual communication design.

Ideal for someone with course work in:

  • Marketing
  • Communications
  • Graphic Design
  • Design

Some specialized skills required:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite or equivalent program.

What we will accomplish at the end of the Internship:

  • Create printed material to express current programming and opportunities, solicit donations and volunteer engagement, and increase Latitude 53's membership base.