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Category: Marketing, Sales and Service

Type: Standard

Location: Indianapolis

Starts: Jan. 12, 2021

$ Paid
 Full Time
 Part Time


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Your application will not be considered if you DON’T apply from our website.

Please be sure to include a cover letter explaining your interest in this internship.

PATTERN is a cultural and economic development 501c3 organization that exists to create,  catalyze,  and connect communities of creatives in Indianapolis and in the Midwest.  Our goal is to provide professional development opportunities to up and coming creative talent.

PATTERN has a track record of connecting,  showcasing,  and celebrating creatives in Indianapolis.  From a small group of fashion enthusiasts,  PATTERN has grown into a large community of artists and makers working to advance their craft and city.  The volunteer-run nonprofit is best-known for its print magazine but its digital publication,  internship &  fellowship programs and events,  have all contributed to the growth of Indy’s creative class and the city’s vibrancy.   We have a strong,  recognizable brand that showcases the immense talent of local artists,  while simultaneously influencing and elevating the way others view us.

Internships are offered during the summer,   as well as the fall and spring semesters.  Internship availability varies throughout the year depending on departmental needs.  Internships are project-based and will also include the ongoing work of the department to which they are assigned.   Interns will work with the Executive Director and have the opportunity to interact with other interns,  Fellows and volunteers

The Intern Program is open to juniors,   seniors,  recent graduates,  or graduate students.

For more information on departments where interns can be assigned,   please read our departmental descriptions.

Internship Timeline

Applications Open:   September 1,  2020

Applications Deadline:   December 15,  2020


Interns participate in PATTERN’s signature events,  and meetups.  Programming varies from semester to semester.  Examples of events include PATTERN magazine launch parties and the SUPPLY tradeshow.


Fall &  Spring Internships are 20 hours a week.  Interns are required to work at the PATTERN office Tuesdays and Thursdays,  9:30-5:30pm.  During the summer,  interns are required to work a minimum of 25 hours per week and some weekend days might be required for special events.   

Please be sure to include a link to your portfolio.  We will not consider your application without a portfolio.

To view our website,  visit

To view our internship page,  visit


Please apply directly from our website here:  We requires a cover letter and a resume.
We are looking for a marketing intern to assist the PATTERN Team with its day-to-day operations.  Join our fun and hardworking team for a unique and empowering opportunity to advance your knowledge and experience in marketing.
We are a small,  focused team managing a variety of very different projects and events,  so your additional contributions will have a vast and valuable impact.  You will have the opportunity to extensively build your personal and professional profile and network with our strong connection in the Indianapolis area.
The primary responsibilities of the internship will be to: 
  • Manage Facebook &  Twitter channels
  • Create and execute B2B and B2C digital campaigns to promote various aspects of PATTERN’s operations:  Magazine,  Online,  Events,  Maker co-op
  • Track and Analyze online stats through Google Analytics,  Buffer and Twitter analytics
  • Track,  analyze and adjust our Google Ads account
  • Assist with relevant photoshoot planning &  execution
  • Maintain relationships with our clothing &  music venue vendors
  • Write blogs for our WP website
  • Coordinate content and collate a bi-weekly online newsletter via MailChimp
The primary demands of the internship are: 
  • Knowledge of various social media channels.  
  • Good writing skills.  Any experience writing and maintaining a WordPress blog will be a plus.  
  • Skills in Google Docs,  and everything Google
  • Some Marketing background.  Fashion Marketing a major plus.
  • Own transportation
  • Own laptop
  • Own Smartphone
  • Availability on Tuesdays and Thursdays,  9:30-5:30pm for in-office work for the duration of the internship.
Required -  Google Docs,  WordPress,  Email
Preferred -  Social Media Communications,  Adobe Photoshop


Application Materials

Completed application form (see link below)


Cover letter

2-3 professional references.  References should be able to attest to your performance,  time management,  professionalism on the job and ability to do the work.

Internship Application

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