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Event & Marketing Intern

Japan Society's Media and Marketing department is recruiting an Event and Marketing intern for the Spring 2023 season. The Event team creates public, membership and special events on various cultural topics - such as food, design, fashion, literature, and more - as well as ancillary events related to other program areas as part of an integrated marketing function. The team also works closely with Japan Society's Development department at the intersection of membership acquisition and retention.

  • Assist program staff at public events (in-person events optional)
  • Assist with program research as needed
  • Organize files and materials on programs and speakers
  • Handle administrative tasks as needed

  • Interest in and knowledge of Japanese culture and cultural trends
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite (image and publishing software is a plus)
  • Superior organizational skills, with ability to keep track of many details at once
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and different projects
  • Superior written and oral communication skills
  • Familiarity with Japanese language and customs is a plus
  • Innovative, self-starter
  • Access to a reliable internet connection for remote work

Internship Dates and Time Commitment:
  • Starting January 2023 – Ending June 2023 (start and end dates flexible, may be possible to extend)
  • Must be available 10:00am - 5:00pm at least two weekdays (Mon – Fri) (some flexibility)
  • Evening programs as necessary (in-person events optional) (approx. 5:00 – 9:00pm)

Learning Opportunities:
  • Learn firsthand about the people, issues and cultural trends that are of interest and relevance to Japanese and Japan enthusiasts in New York
  • Discover how non-profit organizations are structured and run from day to day
  • Gain experience in the back-office tasks of ongoing program development and execution
  • Conduct research on current cultural trends and leading artists as needed

While internships are unpaid, Japan Society values its interns and provides the following benefits:
• Free or reduced-priced admission to Japan Society programs;
• Free admission for intern and guest to New York City museums;
• In-service training program for interns.
Japan Society is an Equal Opportunity Employer, and welcomes a diverse workforce.