JOB: Summer Internship: The Burlington Magazine & Burlington Contemporary (Burlington Magazine, London)

The Burlington Magazine and Burlington Contemporary are offering an eight-week, paid internship to a recent graduate of art history who is interested in exploring a career in publishing. The successful candidate will gain experience in various aspects of academic publishing across the editorial and commercial departments. This internship is supported by the Thistle Trust.


You will receive an introduction to editorial processes and programmes, and be expected to:
– Research exhibitions and upload to our online ‘What’s On’ calendar
– Monitor and respond to general email queries
– Acknowledge, read and log submissions to the 2024 Burlington Contemporary Art Writing Prize
– Attend press views for exhibitions as required

Subscriptions and Marketing
You will receive an introduction to our subscriptions management and marketing processes, and be expected to:
– Help create and schedule social media posts and newsletters
– Convert and upload selected editorial content to the website
– Upload web banner advertisements to the website
– Assist the marketing team with research and planning of campaigns

Advertising and development
You will receive an introduction to advertising and development processes and be expected to:
– Conduct market research on current and potential advertising clients
– Assist in preparation for partnership events and attend events where required
– Attend departmental and external meetings as required

Person specification
– Recent graduate of art history or related discipline
– A lively interest in publishing and the visual arts
– A keen eye for detail
– Confident communicator
– Adaptable, hardworking and enthusiastic
– A working knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop would be beneficial

How to apply
Send a CV and covering letter of no more than one side of A4 to by midnight on 24th April 2024. Candidates invited to interview will be notified within a fortnight of the closing date. Applicants requiring financial assistance to attend interview will be provided for.

Our commitment
We welcome applicants from all backgrounds and experiences, particularly those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce and industry more widely due to their personal or socioeconomic circumstances.

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