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Indie Montreal – Graphic Design Internship

Indie Montreal is looking for a Graphic Design intern! Applicants must be highly motivated and enthusiastic, with experience in graphic design and an interest in the music industry. Interns will be immersed in various aspects of the music industry while working for an established Canadian music company. Because Indie Montreal is a small business, the intern will complete valued tasks on the company’s front lines. The intern will be supervised by the Director of Indie Montreal and will also be required on-site for events.

Dates: October 13 through March 13, 2014 (some flexibility in start and end dates)
Hours: 15-20 hours per week
Salary: Unpaid Internship
Location: The Indie Montreal office is at Nomad Nation (129 Van Hone, Montréal, Qc.)
Languages: English & French, fluent spoken and written
Work to be done with ongoing guidance and feedback (remotely or at the Indie Montreal office and under the supervision of the Indie Montreal team.

Assets – Skills, Training & Interests:
• Completed/ in progress degree and/or professional experience in graphic design required
• Social personality and good interpersonal skills
• Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel), Photoshop, InDesign, etc.
• Knowledge of other graphic design programs an asset
• Knowledge of Google Docs and Google Calendar
• Knowledge of and comfort with social media and online promotion/marketing platforms
• Autonomous, resourceful, creative and thorough
• Very Organized, keen attention to detail and sense of priorities
• Music-related professional experience an asset
• Complete bilingualism a strong asset
• A general interest in music, arts & culture
• Flexible and available with regard to event-based work schedule
• Comfortable working under pressure and with tight deadlines

Tasks:
• Designing promotional print material for Indie Montreal’s concerts and activities
• Designing web banners for Indie Montreal’s website and social media
• Designing online banner and box ads related to Indie Montreal’s activities
• Designing Indie Montreal’s newsletters and mail-outs
• Involvement in Indie Montreal’s social media and online marketing strategy
• Involvement on-site at events

Benefits:
• Valuable field experience in graphic design and event planning, promotion and production
• Experience within a team that coordinates promotional materials and campaigns
• The ability to develop and grow a personal network of contacts
• Direct experience with local and regional music industry leaders
• Direct experience working with national and international musical touring acts
• Experience dealing with international music industry professionals
• Possible occasional regional travel with other Indie Montreal staff
• Free entrance to Indie Montreal events

This is an unpaid position

Academic Credit:
Indie Montreal will work with any educational institution to ensure that the intern receives any due academic credit for their work and experience.

How To Apply:
Those interested are encouraged to apply before Monday, October 6, 2014. Any applications received after this deadline will be reviewed on a weekly basis until the position is filled. Please send your resume and cover letter via email to interns@indiemontreal.ca with the subject line “GRAPHIC DESIGN INTERNSHIP”.