Harley-Davidson Museum Marketing Intern in Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Job Summary

Since 1903, our bold and unique purpose has been fulfilling dreams of personal freedom for our customers – and we live our purpose every day. It's more than just a business to us. Our passion for our products and loyalty to our millions of riders and fans worldwide inspire us to deliver premium motorcycles, parts and accessories, apparel, and unmistakable and unmatched experiences. From Milwaukee to Milano, and many places in between, our employees are essential to our success. We need people who wake up every day with a passion for customers and who come to work with the creativity and drive to make amazing things happen.

Assignment Summary Join our Marketing team at the Harley-Davidson Museum through a 12-week internship, open to individuals interested in pursuing a career in Marketing. The Marketing department handles a variety of marketing, external public relations, and media relations activities to help promote the museum to the general public and the media in order to drive awareness and attendance. This internship is full-time summer experience that is designed to support the Museum’s Marketing strategy with day-to-day activities in the department, which will range from assisting with media relations, advertising, content development, social media and more.

Description of the Role and Key Deliverables:

  • Event promotion

  • Fielding requests for Museum information or assets

  • Helping to maintain the media contacts database

  • Pitching niche media and local influencers

  • Creating content and tactical plans for Museum marketing campaigns (i.e. writing/editing press releases and media pitches, social media posts/community management, email and web content, flyers and brochures, as well as paid advertising)

  • Project management of marketing programs, including the documentation and presentation of these programs to people across the organization

  • Measurement and analytics for marketing campaigns

Education Required

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications or related field from an accredited institution

  • Minimum grade point average of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale

  • Sophomore or Junior status preferred

Experience Required

  • Demonstrated leadership through work experience, campus activities and/or community involvement.

  • Sharp communication and writing skills. Ability to collaborate and connect with employees, dealers, leadership and most, importantly, consumers.

  • Eagerness to learn Marketing and PR with a motivation to make a contribution.

  • Ability to:

  • Demonstrate awareness of self and the impact one has on others (i.e. actions, behaviors, work style)

  • Recommend business ideas and options through analytical and problem-solving skills

  • Understand key aspects and exhibit good judgment in developing and maintaining business partnerships

  • Adapt to various work environments and situations

Supplemental Information

  • This internship will begin in May 2018.

  • All interns are considered employees of Yoh, a third-party agency that administers these positions, during their assignments, but will be working at a Harley-Davidson facility.

Direct Reports: No Travel Required: 0-10%

Auto req ID: 6119BR

Title: Museum Marketing Intern

Job Function: Marketing

State and City: Wisconsin, Milwaukee

Company: Harley-Davidson Motor Company

Full or Part-Time: Full-Time

Shift: Shift 1

Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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