Internship: Marketing

The Marketing Intern at Commonwealth Shakespeare Company will work closely with the Director of Marketing to support our summer programming including The Tempest: Free Shakespeare on the Boston Common and our Apprentice Program productions.

Responsibilities: Assist with the promotion of The Tempest on the Boston Common which include special events such as Opening Night, Sponsor Nights, and create and manage marketing materials for the two Apprentice Program productions (titles TBA). Special projects depending on intern’s interest and skills may include promotional video creation, graphic design, and social media projects.

When in the office for the first half of the internship, the marketing intern will take the lead on the creation and distribution of printed and online advertising materials for the Apprentice productions, manage food truck scheduling for the Boston Common, assist in merchandise creation, attend selected rehearsals for The Tempest for social media purposes, create a rewards calendar for the Apprentices on the Common, and assist the Director of Marketing as needed.

On the Boston Common duties include managing of the merchandise tent, set-up of the Info tent, taking video testimonial of audience members, social media (specifically Instagram stories), implementing audience surveys and interacting with audience members, answering questions and providing a positive audience experience.

From May 25 through mid-July: 12 hours per week. Two days a week, between 10am-4pm, Monday and Thursdays at 101 Arch Street, Boston, MA
From July 22 through August 9: 40 hours a week/6 days a week – 4pm-11pm on the Boston Common

Attention to detail and the ability to maintain calm and focused under pressure are essential. Candidates must have a professional demeanor and be creative and enthusiastic. Applicants with previous marketing, social media, video promotion, graphic design, and photography experience are highly encouraged to apply. Experience with Microsoft Office and strong writing skills required. Applicants must be able to provide their own laptop for work done on the Common. This position will require some lifting and being on your feet. Applicants must provide their own means of transportation to the Boston office at 101 Arch Street and the Boston Common.

$800 stipend. College credit, if available through your institution.

To Apply
E-mail a cover letter and resume to with Marketing Intern in the subject line by March 6. No phone calls, please.