Sunday, February 23, 2020

Dancewave Seeks Social Media and Marketing Intern

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Dancewave seeks an Intern to assist the Director of Marketing & Communications in the promotion of our exciting calendar of classes, performances, events and initiatives including the Dancewave Gala, seasonal Master Classes, summer camps and intensives, and Dancewave Through College & Beyond (DTCB). The Social Media & Marketing Intern creates friendly and accessible social media promotions for Dancewave events, translates promotional images and video content into exciting promotional graphics, assists in event documentation and archiving, researches new online marketing techniques, organizes internal data and information including digital files and social media insights, has the ability to apply new ideas to a template while staying on-brand.

Company: Dancewave

Location: Brooklyn, NY

Compensation: Monthly travel stipend provided; Free dance and fitness classes            

POSITION: Social Media & Marketing Internship at Dancewave                

HOURS: This is a part-time, 20-25 hours/week position for six months. Selected candidate will work primarily at Dancewave’s office in Gowanus Brooklyn, NY, with occasional off-site visits.

START DATE: March 2, 2020        

ORGANIZATIONAL BACKGROUND: Dancewave provides access to a community dance experience that encourages individuality and whole-person development throughout New York City and beyond. Through innovative programming we use dance as an expressive vehicle for transformation.        

Position Responsibilities:

Create friendly and accessible social media coverage of Dancewave’s events

Translate promotional images and video content into exciting promotional graphics

Assist in event photo and video documentation for social media, advertising and promotion            

Research new online marketing techniques and experiment with new ways to leverage social media platforms

Organize internal data and information, including digital files and social media insights Ability to apply new ideas to a template while staying on-brand                



Highly detail-oriented with exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Advanced knowledge of and interest in social media platforms: Instagram, Facebook, Twitter

Proficient in Google Suite (Google Drive, Sheets, YouTube)

Willing to occasionally travel off-site to photograph Dancewave programs and events Ability to be flexible and willing to assist in other tasks as assigned

Must be available for some (preferably all) of the following dates:

March 29 – Gala Fundraiser Master Class

April 13-17 – Spring Break Camp

April 21-22 – Dancewave Gala

May 16-17 – Spring Celebration Youth Performances                             


Background or interest in dance and the performing arts

Familiarity with Constant Contact, Canva, Adobe Creative Suite, and video editing programs 

Familiarity with Google Analytics, Ads and Brand Accounts 

Ability to take quality, in-focus photographs with good composition

To Apply:
Please email resume and cover letter to, with the subject title “Marketing Intern”.
Dancewave is an equal employment opportunity employer dedicated to maintaining an inclusive and equitable work environment, and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other legally protected class. Dancewave is committed to creating a dynamic work environment that values community, teamwork, creativity, understanding, and appreciation. People of color, women, LGBTQ individuals, and people with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply.

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