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Graphic Design Intern

Internship Responsibilities

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra seeks a Graphic Design Intern.

 

JOB SUMMARY


The Graphic Design Intern is responsible for assisting and working with the design team to create print and digital brand materials for the BSO. This position, reporting to the Senior Graphic Designer, will work on design assets from departments across the organization. Successful candidates must have 1+ years prior experience working in Adobe CC in a MAC environment.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Adhere to the visual aspects of the BSO style guide.
  • Design assets which may include, but are not limited to, newspaper and magazine advertising, brochures, posters, direct mail, flyers, vinyl banners, printed and digital signage both in and out of home, digital graphics and web ads.
  • Quickly and creatively assess needs and develop materials as requested by Marketing and other departments.
  • Help catalog and organize photos and design files.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

QUALIFICATIONS AND CAPABILITIES

  • Experience with Adobe CC, Dropbox, and Microsoft Office Suite including, but not limited to, Teams, Outlook, Word, and PowerPoint.
  • Superior organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to meet deadlines.
  • Must be a self-starter who takes direction well.
  • Must be a team player with strong communication skills.
  • Ability to work with project management tools.
  • Knowledge of video editing and motion graphics is a plus.
  • Interest in the arts/symphonic music is a plus.

 

COMPENSATION AND BENEFITS

  • Flexible schedule, minimum 20 hours per week
  • Modest stipend
  • Eligibility for complimentary performance tickets per staff policy

 

HOW TO APPLY

Submit a cover letter, portfolio (PDF or link), and resume to: marketingjobs@BSOmusic.org, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1212 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. References may be required upon request. Deadline to apply is November 29, 2021. No phone calls please.

 

ABOUT THE BSO
 

For over a century, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has been recognized as one of America’s leading orchestras and one of Maryland’s most significant cultural institutions. The orchestra is internationally renowned and locally admired for its innovation, performances, recordings, and educational outreach initiatives including OrchKids.

 

The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs annually for more than 275,000 people throughout the State of Maryland. Since 1982, the BSO has performed at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, and since 2005, with the opening of The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, the BSO became the nation’s first orchestra performing its full season of classical and pops concerts in two metropolitan areas. More recently, 2020 marked the beginning of a new era of artistry, innovation, stability, and digital accessibility, including the launch of the virtual platform BSO OffStage and a groundbreaking docu-concert series BSO Sessions. More information about the BSO can be found at BSOmusic.org.

Skill Set Required

See Qualifications and Capabilities. 

Preferred Areas of Study/Major(s)

Graphic Design

Internship Location

Baltimore, MD

Details

Semester: Spring (Feb - May)
Year: 2022
Hours per week: Prefer minimum 20 hours per week
Workdays: Flexible
Pay: Yes, $10 per hour salary
Authorization Requirements: U.S. Citizen/U.S. National, Permanent U.S. Resident

Application Requirements

Application Deadline: November 29, 2021
Required Documentation: Resume, Cover Letter, Portfolio, Other - Reference may be required if an interview is granted
Application Instructions

Submit a cover letter, portfolio (PDF or link), and resume to: marketingjobs@BSOmusic.org, Baltimore Symphony Orchestra, 1212 Cathedral Street, Baltimore, MD 21201. References may be required upon request. Deadline to apply is November 29, 2021. No phone calls please.

Additional Information

  • Intern must have own laptop. 
  • Would prefer January through May assignment. 
  • This is a hybrid internship with at least one day in the office.
  • All BSO staff and musicians are required to show proof of vaccination and wear a mask when in the office according to Baltimore City health guidelines. 

Headquarters

1212 Cathedral Street
Baltimore, Maryland 21201

About Baltimore Symphony Orchestra

For over a century, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) has been recognized as one of America’s leading orchestras and one of Maryland’s most significant cultural institutions. Under the direction of Music Director Marin Alsop, the orchestra is internationally renowned and locally admired for its innovation, performances, recordings, and educational outreach initiatives including OrchKids.


The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra performs annually for more than 275,000 people throughout the State of Maryland. Since 1982, the BSO has performed at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall in Baltimore, and since 2005, with the opening of The Music Center at Strathmore in North Bethesda, MD, the BSO became the nation’s first orchestra performing its full season of classical and pops concerts in two metropolitan areas. More recently, 2020 marked the beginning of a new era of artistry, innovation, stability, and digital accessibility, including the launch of the virtual platform BSO OffStage and a groundbreaking docuseries BSO Sessions. More information about the BSO can be found at BSOmusic.org.