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Intern With I Made It! Market

I Made It! Market, Pittsburgh’s nomadic indie crafts marketplace is in search of energetic and dynamic interns to work with us as we pop up all over the City of Pittsburgh. We have multiple opportunities and welcome a variety of skill sets. For more information about I Made It! Market, visit www.imadeitmarket.com/about.

We are looking for:

Writing/PR/Communications Position

There are many opportunities within our organization to engage in writing, public relations and communications activities. We plan multiple events each month and provide publicity for our participating artists, our WorkShops, and the events themselves. In addition, we produce a email newsletter, pitch stories to local and national media and recruit new artists. We are currently expanding our public relations services and have many projects for a skilled intern to dig into and put his or her personal touch to.

Our Writing/PR/Blogging/Communications intern will participate in team meetings, engage in brainstorming, cultivate new partner organizations and assist in our social media activities. This person should be a “people person” who enjoys making new connections are events and helping as a “face” of I Made It! Market.

Graphic Design Position/ Web Design

I Made It! Market is in need of an intern with an eye for design. We produce videos to promote our market and artists, design flyers, produce in-house design pieces unique to each event and are looking to update our web design. This individual should have a passion for handmade and an understanding of web design and content management systems.

Our Graphic Design intern will participate in team meetings, engage in brainstorming and work with us at events to ensure a positive experience for both artists and visitors.

Event Planning Position

I Made It! Market plans multiple events each month. Each event has many moving pieces and we are looking for an intern who is excited to jump in and get to organizing. Our Event Planning Intern will work closely with the lead organizers to initiate and confirm new events, create new programming, strengthen existing partner relationships and puzzle all of the pieces together that make for a successful event. This individual should enjoy meeting new people, working with challenging situations (each market has a “challenge”) and be extremely organized.

Our Event Planning intern will participate in team meetings, engage in brainstorming and work with us at all events (according to his/her availability) to further brand the organization and create a positive and crafty experience for artists and visitors.

Interested in joining our team? Contact us at info@imadeitmarket.com or call 412-254-4464.

PR/ Blogging / WEB Intern

I Made It! Market is seeking an intern to work in digital communications and blogging. This position is not paid but maybe eligible for credits from your college/university.

We manage hundreds of artists throughout each season and work diligently to promote those artists and the events we produce. Our efforts include social media (visual and written posts) as well as maintaining our blog and individual artist promotion.

The perfect candidate would be interested in both writing for media and for promotion. Responsibilities would include:

- Creating and maintaining our editorial calendar including writing and publishing one blog post/week (experience with WordPress is a plus!)
- Creating individual artist bio pages (copy provided by artist)
- Writing and pitching press releases to local and national media
- Inclusion on our sponsorship campaign for our largest event of the year, our holiday market featuring up to 100 artists
- Working as part of a team (including other interns) in our event planning efforts
- Updating our Pinterest, Instagram, Facebook and Twitter accounts
- Researching trends in the handmade movement
- Updating email newsletter 

This internship requires 10-15 hours/week throughout the term. Graphic Design skills are a plus but not required. 

To apply: send a cover letter and resume to carrie@imadeitmarket.com

Past intern testimonials available. We have enjoyed working with interns who are both in a credit program, as well as individuals looking to develop their skill set outside of an educational institution.

 

NOTE: Internships are currently unpaid. However, we are able to work with your university to help you along any credit program and have done so for several interns in the past. We are always open to individuals who are not in a university program but who are looking to expand a skill set through hands on learning with our team.

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8 responses to “Intern”

  1. Betty Loeprich

    I knit beautiful baby hats. How can I join this group?

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  3. Sara Riddle

    I am interested in the Events Planner Internship position but my question I guess is- if I was an intern does that mean I couldnt be an a vendor at a craft event?…I am looking at all my options in this place where I am at on my journey in life.
    Please let me know…also do I need to send a resume?

    Thanks
    Sara Riddle

  4. Heather

    Approximately how many hours per week would the positions entail?

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