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Summer Marketing Intern

Ann Arbor Symphony Orchestra

Marketing Internship


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. This is an unpaid internship.

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
  • Design and implement visually‐engaging email campaigns
  • Tell the A2SO’s story with clarity in audience acquisition efforts
  • And more!


  • 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 12 hours per week during regular business hours beginning in May and ending in August
  • This is an unpaid internship

Primary Reporting Responsibility:

  • Marketing & Communications Manager

Job Type: Internship


  • High school or equivalent (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Flexible schedule

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Adaptable/flexible -- enjoys doing work that requires frequent shifts in direction
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture
  • Achievement-oriented -- enjoys taking on challenges, even if they might fail
  • Autonomous/Independent -- enjoys working with little direction
  • Innovative -- prefers working in unconventional ways or on tasks that require creativity

This Job Is:

  • A good job for someone just entering the workforce or returning to the workforce with limited experience and education
  • Open to applicants who do not have a college diploma


  • Monday to Friday