Dark Heaven LLC. is an event production company based in Chicago, IL. Founded in 2021, we are dedicated to bringing unique and immersive experiences to our community. We put on thematic events driven by art, music, performance, curated menus & set design.
We are currently looking for interns to join our team. Please scroll down to read a little bit more about the roles.
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dark heaven internships: spring/summer 2022
During this internship, you will gain opportunities to practice strategies regarding press relations, marketing/advertising, visual branding, event promotion, sponsorship outreach, and social media growth. We have 4 roles which you can read about in more detail below. Our co-founders will provide guidance throughout the internship, but we want you to feel empowered to make suggestions and decisions on your own as well, as part of the team.
This internship will last around 3 months, with a minimum of around 10hr/week. Open to both students and non-students. Note that our events are 21+, and those 21 and over will be given priority. Apply below with your contact info & a brief statement about why you'd like to join our team, as well as links to any relevant work/experience. Depending on the value you demonstrate to the team, the role has the potential to become a hired position at the end of your internship. Looking forward to hearing from you!
By the end of the internship, you will have relevant experience to speak to when interviewing for other jobs, professional work to add to your portfolio/resume, connections with people in the industry, and solid references (as long as your work meets expectations).
-Assist in creating visuals for our social media/music channels (experience with graphic design required)
-Participate in branding decisions
-Knowledge of basic UI/UX principles/software (Figma) a plus
-Experience with video editing a plus
-Assist in researching potential sponsors and conduct outreach on behalf of Dark Heaven
-Research qualifying grants and apply to them on behalf of Dark Heaven
-Outreach to relevant journals, radio, podcasts, etc. to promote exposure
-Write descriptions/reviews for our events, associated artists/organizations, products, and various content to be shared across Dark Heaven channels
Social Media/Advertising Intern
-Assist in tracking analytics to identify and target key demographics for our events & products
-Manage and develop Dark Heaven’s presence on Twitter, Facebook, Twitch, Tiktok, etc.
-Knowledge and interest in new social media platforms
-Innovate plans for increasing engagement
-Assist in strategizing and executing promotion plans for events/marketing strategies for merchandise
-Build relationships with key industry members
-Develop mutually beneficial relationships between industry professionals & Dark Heaven