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Rosemary Magee Arts Fellowship


The Rosemary Magee Arts Fellowship engages recent Emory College graduates who majored or minored in an arts discipline for a one to two year appointment with Emory Arts. Artists and creatives interested in arts administration, marketing, event planning, and student engagement are encouraged to apply. The 2022 application deadline is April 11 at 11:59 p.m. Contact emoryarts@emory.edu with any questions about the fellowship or application process.

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Duties

Marketing & PR Responsibilities
  • Represent Emory Arts during Orientation events & at Wonderful Wednesdays
  • Create student oriented fliers for arts events and Emory Arts programming
  • Conceive and implement social media coverage and campaigns on Emory Arts social media, such as coverage of student events, campus events, and more
  • Write and edit press releases and news stories
  • Aid in maintaining Arts at Emory online and press calendar
  • Assist with creating content for and managing the Emory Arts biweekly newsletter, including suggesting student artists to feature; and be aware of and share arts events on campus to feature
Student initiatives
  • Assist in the planning of Emory Arts Wonderful Wednesdays in September & April
  • Act as Co-director of the STIPE Society of Creative Scholars
  • Work with The Career Center to plan and execute career development programming for arts students
  • Serve as an Emory Arts representative, coordinator and liaison for student-facing campus departments such as the Office of Admissions, Orientation, and Residence Life. 
Administrative/Office Duties
  • Assist with special projects, research, and administrative needs for Emory Arts, arts departments, and programs
  • Assist with the running and development of Artslab, a visual arts studio initiative for all students on campus. This could involve maintaining a budget, scheduling work study students’ hours, and planning events for the space.
Personal Project

The Rosemary Magee Fellow develops a personal project during their time of service. This project should serve the arts community on campus and is not limited to a particular arts medium. Previous projects include creating career panels for queer artist development and networking; installing and running a gallery in the Career Center; creating Artslab, a visual arts studio initiative for all students in Cox Hall.

Additional Information

A large percentage of the intern's assignments involve writing, organizing and communicating (especially phone calls and email) to colleagues or constituents on and off-campus/within and beyond Emory Arts. Regular work hours are 9 - 5 Monday through Friday, plus special events. Flexibility in work schedule may be provided when arranged with the supervisor in advance.

Salary

$35,000 annually, plus insurance benefits.

Eligibility

Emory College students/alumni who have graduated or will graduate between May 2021 and May 2022 with a major(s) and/or minor(s) in Theater, Music, Dance, IVAC, Film & Media, Art History and/or Creative Writing.

Qualifications

  • Exceptional writing, communications, research, time-management, and organization skills
  • Strong knowledge and interest in marketing and communication with undergraduate student demographic
  • Strong background, interest, and knowledge of the arts, especially Emory Arts
  • Self-starter with proven ability to take initiative and complete projects
  • Direct experience with multiple arts disciplines and Emory Arts departments preferred
  • Some experience in graphic design a plus
  • Positions in this classification may have various lifting requirements up to 20 pounds and require the ability to bend, stoop and twist
  • A valid driver's license and consistent access to an insured, reliable vehicle

Application Instructions

In addition to their resume and two letters of recommendation, applicants must submit a cover letter addressing how their experience as an Arts student on campus informs and inspires their vision for future student engagement with Emory Arts. The 2022 application deadline is April 11 at 11:59 p.m. Contact emoryarts@emory.edu with any questions about the fellowship or application process.

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