SPRING – Digital Marketing Intern


Position: Digital Marketing Intern

Reports to: Marketing Coordinator

Time Commitment: 12-24 hrs./week, some evening or weekend support may be needed for fundraising events. Exact schedule based on intern availability.


About Us:

The Chicago Cultural Alliance’s mission is to connect, promote, and support centers of cultural heritage for a more inclusive Chicago. We are an active consortium of over 40 Chicago-area cultural heritage museums, centers and historical societies who span 28 neighborhoods and 7 suburbs in the Chicago area and represent over 30 different cultures from around the world.


About the Internship:

The Digital Marketing Intern will gain valuable non-profit management experience through direct involvement in the planning and coordination of the Chicago Cultural Alliance’s programs and events at our various member sites in the neighborhoods of Chicago. The internship will provide the opportunity to work on a variety of projects including will event planning and coordination, member relations and collaborations, program management, and marketing.

What you will learn:




  • Support Alliance staff with daily operations including member inquiries, meeting scheduling and preparation as well as clerical duties (filing, copying, mailing).
  • Attend staff and board meetings, and assist in public programs when necessary.

Digital Marketing

  • Assist in ensuring that pages on the company website are updated and accurate.
  • Assist in the creation and execution of email marketing campaigns.
  • Conduct best practice research to identify opportunities for email marketing campaigns.

 Social Media

  • Identify, initiate, and execute promotional opportunities.
  • Assist with social media management for Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram.
  • Stay up to date on member’s social media pages, highlighting events as needed.

Content Creation

  • Utilize strategies for content creation and distribution.
  • Diversify your skillset and gain exposure to creative programs such as Adobe Premiere, Photoshop, Acrobat and Canva
  • Other duties as assigned.


  • Currently enrolled in undergraduate or graduate program, with focus in marketing, communications, museum studies, sociology, anthropology, human and civil rights, or other social sciences preferred. Other creative fields such as Stage Management, Arts Management, Graphic Design, and Video/Digital Marketing encouraged to apply.
  • Highly detail oriented and organized with ability to work independently and creatively.
  • Outgoing personality with a willingness to learn.
  • Excellent communication skills (phone, email, and in person).
  • Strong work ethic with sensitivity to confidential information.
  • Experience with Illustrator, Premiere, Photoshop, and Canva a plus.

The Chicago Cultural Alliance values interns who are self-starters and share our vision of a making a Chicago a city where all communities have a voice, and cross-cultural dialogue and collaboration are an integral part of Chicago’s civic fabric.

If interested, please send cover letter and resume to [email protected] with “Marketing Intern” as the subject.

Only complete applications will be reviewed.