Fondation Beyeler: PR/Media Relations Internship

The Fondation Beyeler is one of Switzerland’s internationally renowned and most visited museums. Located in an idyllic park in Riehen near Basel, Renzo Piano’s museum building is considered one of the most beautiful art houses in Europe, as it harmoniously combines nature, architecture and art. The Fondation Beyeler houses one of the world’s best private collections and presents continuous high quality exhibitions of modern and contemporary art. According to the
the wish of its founders, it is particularly committed to the communication of art to the broad audience and to young people.
Immediately or by appointment, limited to one year (with an option to extend), we seek a PR / Media Relations Intern.

your tasks
General support for the Head of PR & Media Relations
Collaboration and organisation of media conferences, including the creation of PowerPoint presentations and dispatch of catalogues and press files
Delivery of exhibition data and content to agendas and museum newspapers
Publication of press dossiers and press releases on the website
Maintenance of the international media database, post-processing and archiving
Image data management (writing image legends, clarifying image rights, editing images, and upload it on website)
Processing of international media enquiries (by email and telephone)
On-site support for journalists and film teams
Collaboration in the preparation and dispatch of the press dossiers on the exhibitions
Organisation and supervision of the contents for the museum magazine “Artinside” and the “Programme Guide”

your profile
Study of a related field (higher specialized education in PR/communication/Media Sciences/Art History)
Interest in art and culture, but also in organisational and administrative work
Stylized German, English very good spoken and written, French and/or Italian advantageous
Very good user knowledge of all common office programs
Independent, careful and very structured way of working
Ability to work under pressure, flexibility, organisational talent, good team and communication skills
Initial experience in the PR sector is an advantage
ability to work under time and deadline pressure
Friendly and cultivated appearance

You can expect a varied activity in an international and dynamic working environment in
Cultural sector with a motivated team.
Please send your application documents by e-mail to
Fondation Beyeler, Daniela Cantoni, Baselstrasse 77, CH-4125 Riehen, Tel. +41 (0)61 645 97 33

*Please complete application in German


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