Now Accepting Summer ‘N’terns!
Are you looking through music internships, trying to find one surrounded by real musicians and music lovers from all over the World? Check this out..
Avenue N Guitars in Wicker Park, Chicago IL is offering Summer Music Internships for several positions starting on May 1, 2016. In return, you will receive College Credit (depending on your college, that’s between you and them)
*Must have a positive & optimistic attitude
*An interest in learning about all things music
*Creative during downtime.
*At least some experience in three of these programs: Photoshop, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook, Email, Google Docs, Microsoft Office.
*Strong writing and communication abilities.
*Must be attentive and welcoming towards customers
*You will receive perks like; free guitar strings, free guitar set ups, discounts on inventory, and plenty of music history over a cup of caffeine!
*You will learn how to use Quickbooks, the ins/outs of retail sales and vintage gear knowledge.
You will work along side our owners to create and implement unique marketing ideas on a daily basis. At Avenue N, you will see the street side of the “real” music scene in Chicago. You will network with many local bands/artists and music venues, building your personal network “street rep” at the same time.
With Social Media tracking tools and other sources of tracking ‘our customer’, you will learn how to target any customer, while furthering our brand locally and nationally.
In the upcoming weeks, you, along with our directing team will be creating & planning several fun in-store events & open mics. You will be in charge of coordinating our monthly “Avenue N Night”, an in-house music event for VIP members only. You will also be communicating with local food & drink vendors, local musicians, and help with other exciting things we have planned for these exciting events.
Videographer / Film Internships
Our daily video tasks include 15 Second Social Media Promotional Videos. Once a week we make 2min Tutorial/Demo YouTube Videos on Guitars, Basses, Effects Pedals, Amplifiers and other quality musical devices. All you will need is your own computer access for editing etc. Requirements Preferred: Final Cut or Premier Pro. *No Equipment Necessary*
We have a rapidly growing email/VIP list, “Ave N Friends” and we can’t keep up. We will teach you how to implement visually & verbally effective email campaigns. You will be in charge of sending out Shop News, Staff Reviews and VIP Deals to thousands of people with just the push of a button.
Although these Internships are un-paid and part-time, you will have an enjoyable experience while learning valuable skills and gaining college credit.
INSTRUCTIONS FOR APPLYING: We are only accepting positive people who are excited to learn and excel in the music business. Please email us your resume & cover letter to [email protected] with the subject line MUSIC INTERNSHIPS 2016. Please let us know what projects you are interested most in your cover letter. Thanks!
Applications for Summer 2016 Music Internships will open for registration on May 1st 2016.