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Austin Children's Museum Editorial Style Guide Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 7017

Fri, May 3, 2013

Austin Children's Museum Editorial Style Guide Internship, BTT Gateway Job ID 7017

The Austin Children’s Museum is in the midst of a rebrand as it prepares to move to a new, larger facility at Mueller later this year. New style guidelines have been developed for the brand’s graphic identity. However, the Museum needs to develop an Editorial Style Guide as well.

This internship will be responsible for developing a comprehensive Editorial Style Guide for the Museum that can be utilized by all staff, interns and volunteers. ACM is looking for a graduate student with strong writing skills and knowledge of Associated Press style.

This is a project based internship that will require the student to work mostly offsite. Some face-to-face interaction with the marketing and communications manager will be necessary.

Essential Job Functions:
• Research editorial style guides of similar organizations and successful companies
• Draft a comprehensive editorial style guide for the museum that helps establish a uniform style and voice of the organization’s written materials.
• Draft the style guide so that it compliments the graphic guidelines and reflects a consistent, accurate representation of the new museum’s mission and vision.
Qualifications:
• Graduate student
• Strong writing skills and knowledge/experience with AP Style
• Must demonstrate solid skills in grammar, punctuation and other word usage.
• Good research and reporting skills
• The ability to work remotely. This internship
• Proficiency using computers, internet and Microsoft
Please note that this position is NOT limited to students. The position is unpaid and available for course credit. ACM is willing to work with the student to meet the needs of any internship course requirements.

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter to Misty Whited, Marketing and Communications Manager at mwhited@austinkids.org.  Application deadline is 5/3/2013.


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