Supporting Indiana's Brewers

CURRENT OPEN POSITIONS

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Photography Internship, Spring/Winter 2013

Brewers of Indiana Guild, a state-wide trade association for Indiana’s 60+ craft breweries seeks a talented Photography Intern for the school term beginning in January, 2013. Internship will offer great hands-on experience, along with opportunities to interact with brewers, consumers, sponsors and industry partners.

We work hard, but we believe work can—and should—be fun.

Responsibilities

A picture is worth a thousand words… Help us tell our story.

Photographer/Intern will capture the craft and culture of Indiana’s microbreweries. Photos will be used by the Guild (print or digital formats) but will provide standard accreditation. Goal is for the Photographer/Intern to finish the internship with an impressive portfolio of photos for commercial application, and for the Guild to have use rights for the body of work (photographer will always be credited). The Guild will pay for film, as well as the cost of development and printing. In-state travel will be required, but hours are very flexible. Mileage will be reimbursed. The Executive Director will accompany the Photographer/Intern to some, but not all locations.

Qualifications

Photographer/Intern should be a serious photographer with camera equipment capable of producing professional-quality, high resolution photos. Some projects will be assigned by the Executive Director, but intern should take initiative and be able to manage long and short-term goals.

Age matters! Must be at least 21 years old by the first day of internship. Must have a valid drivers license and have access to a reliable, insured car.

Specifics

  • Internship is unpaid (although Brewers of Indiana Guild will reimburse mileage and other approved expenditures).
  • If the intern’s college/university has internship-for-credit program, the Executive Director will assist in meeting the school’s requirements and provide required supervision and substantiation to ensure Photographer/Intern receives credit.
  • Intern must hold a valid driver license and have access to a vehicle.
  • WE CARD: applicant must be at least 21 years old as of January 7, 2013 and provide valid identification at the time interviewed.
  • Will tailor work hours and timeline to school’s internship requirements.
  • In addition to responsibilities listed above, intern will take photographs at two Guild festivals: Winterfest (January 27 at the Indiana State Fairgrounds—attendance 3,000+) and the Bloomington Craft Beer Festival (April 13 in Bloomington—attendance 1,000+).
  • In addition to working with the Executive Director, Intern may collaborate on special projects with Guild’s Marketing Committee.

Time Commitment

Over the course of the semester, Intern will be expected to provide as many hours as required by the school’s internship program, or 100 hours, whichever is more.

How to Apply

Please direct written inquiries by email only:
Lee A. Smith, J.D., Executive Director
Brewers of Indiana Guild
LeeSmith@BrewersOfIndianaGuild.com

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Special Events Intern -Spring, 2013
Brewers of Indiana Guild, a state-wide trade association for Indiana’s 50+ microbreweries seeks a Special Events intern for the school term beginning in January, 2013. Internship will offer great hands-on experience, along with opportunities to interact with brewers, consumers, sponsors and industry partners. Intern will help plan two of the state's largest beer festivals.

We’re looking for enthusiasm, appreciation for the craft beer culture, willingness to jump-in with ideas and suggestions, and talent gleaned from life experiences and/or college study in applicable areas such as event management, business or philanthropic management.

The Intern will assist in planning and execution of Winterfest (January 26, attendance 3,000+) and the Bloomington Craft Beer Festival (April 13, attendance 1,000+). Time permitting, Intern may be involved in early planning of the Indiana Microbrewers Festival (July 20, 5,000+).

Winter/Spring, 2013

  • Will tailor work hours and timeline to school’s internship requirements
  • Intern will collaborate with brewery owners and employees, committee members, volunteers and sponsors on myriad logistics in festival management. Good communications skills and attention to detail are essential. Ability to think on one’s feet is also important.
  • Time permitting, Intern will assist in planning the Summer Microbrewers Festival (Indiana’s largest beer festival, attendance 5,000+). Intern will be involved in sponsor solicitation for both summer festivals.

Specifics:

  • Internship is unpaid (although Brewers of Indiana Guild will reimburse mileage and other approved expenditures)
  • If the intern’s college/university has internship-for-credit program, Brewers of Indiana Guild
  • Executive Director will assist in meeting the school’s requirements and provide required supervision and substantiation to ensure compliance
  • Intern must hold a valid driver license and have access to a vehicle
  • WE CARD: applicant must be at least 21 years old as of January 7, 2013 and provide valid identification at the time interviewed

Time Commitment:

  • Intern will inform the Executive Director of his/her specific availability issues at the beginning of the semester.
  • Over the course of the semester, Intern will be expected to provide as many hours as required by the school’s internship program, or 100 hours, whichever is more.
  • Some work can be done remotely. However, Intern will be expected to attend meetings, visit breweries and attend to deliveries and other logistics during the internship.

Please direct written inquiries by email only:

Lee A. Smith, J.D., Executive Director
Brewers of Indiana Guild
LeeSmith@BrewersOfIndianaGuild.com