COMM Internship & Job Newsletter- Week of January 27th, 2017

COMM Internship & Job Newsletter 1/27/17

Intern of the Week: Lottye Lockhart

Week of January 27th Internship/Job Postings:

Note: Please make sure to check if these internships/jobs have deadlines or are ongoing by checking the link or with the contact information provided.

 

  • Ketchum
  • North American Summer Fellows Program
  • The application will go live on January 4th, 2017
  • Ketchum’s gamified process shifts the focus to how candidates think vs. just what they have “done”. While past internships are still beneficial, raw talent and creative problem solving are essential too! Applicants will complete a variety of challenges that will measure their creative, digital, writing and general PR skills. All responses will then be posted and applicants and Ketchum counselors can vote and comment on all posts. Top applicants will be chosen to proceed to the interview stage based on the points they earn. Are you ready for this game changer? Game on!
  • We are looking for candidates with strong writing capabilities, intellectual curiosity, awareness (and perhaps “obsession”) with current trends, impeccable multitasking abilities, an interest in digital, savvy with social media and a strong work ethic. Candidate should also be eager to learn and willing to go above and beyond.
  • Please note that the last day to apply to the Ketchum Fellows Program is Tuesday, January 31st, 2017
  • This opportunity is only available to students expected to complete their undergraduate or graduate degrees in 2017 and 2018.
  • If you meet the qualifications to participate in the LaunchPad “game”, you will be required to answer the challenge questions between February 3rd through February 6th as well as participate in the LaunchPad game between February 8th and February 17th.
  • Are you ready to kick start your communication career? Experience the full spectrum of the Communications profession in the city of your choice. Click here to view our current openings: http://www.ketchum.com/careers
  • Young Leaders Institute
  • Young Leaders Institute is a unique youth leadership platform and network connector designed to empower and equip young people with extraordinary leadership skills to boost their confidence and help put them on a trajectory toward social entrepreneurship and social innovation.  We provide an open, safe environment for students to develop remarkable interpersonal skills and keen critical thinking skills as they focus on their strengths and redirect their talents toward finding their passion, their purpose and their true, best self.  Through introspective, comprehensive trainings and mind-shifting exercises, students are enlightened by their 'elevated consciousness' and walk away with a multitude of tools that will enable them to unleash their greatest potential, as they are inspired to take on new leadership roles.  Students will rise with a new global outlook as they are empowered to become the social innovators and agents of change that will transform their communities and the world around them.
  • As we work toward building a more just and inclusive society, Young Leaders Institute is unequivocally committed to ensuring that all youth, including those who live in urban, under-served areas, have an opportunity to be trained and receive equal opportunity and access to the same resources as their affluent contemporaries.  Young Leaders Institute provides a healthy, dynamic network for students to stay connected, long after, as they continue to engage with the trainers, mentors and other like-minded social innovators to become the leaders they are capable of being TODAY!
  • Position: Outreach and Social Media Intern
  • Description: YLI is seeking an outreach and social media intern to join our marketing team. This is a remote and collaborative internship that will involve working with a team of students/interns to maintain a live and active presence of YLI on various social media platforms. The marketing team will work to establish a strong strategy to maintain a consistent image of YLI with all outgoing messages and ensure their congruence with YLI's mission and values. Our goal is to more effectively document YLI happenings and engage with our targeted audiences to create stronger relationships and trust with the YLI community. We are seeking an intern that is self-motivated, enjoys working in a team, and has a keen interest in youth leadership and social change. Previous experience with social media outreach and marketing is preferred. This internship is not paid, but does provide valuable opportunities for networking and developing strong leadership skills.
  • For more information and related questions please contact: info@ylinstitute.com
  • Paxton Campus
  • Paxton Campus is currently seeking a paid intern from January to June 2017, with possible extension into the summer months.
  • Position Description: Communications and Marketing Internship: Paxton Campus seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts on campus. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communications and marketing while working for a well-known local nonprofit organization in Loudoun County, VA. The internship is 20 to 40 hours a week, depending on availability; hours would need to be completed onsite at our Leesburg Campus.
  • Responsibilities: Update and maintain Paxton Campus’ social media presence, including monitoring, posting, and scheduling updates and current “Happenings” on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram. Updated the organization’s website (paxtoncampus.org) regularly; help improve the mobile-friendly version. Assist in planning, writing and managing email blasts and quarterly newsletter. Design flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing materials. Assist with preparing our 2016 Annual Report. Assist with Event Planning for Annual Meeting and other 50th Anniversary Events for The Arc of Loudon (our nonprofit). Assist with Press Releases and reaching out to local media as Public Relations liaison. Take regular photos around campus to post on various Paxton Campus Facebook pages. Update the organization’s fundraiser website (www.shoctober.org) regularly, help improve the mobile-friendly version, and post on social media. Prepare end-of-internship report of lessons learned and best practices.
  • Qualifications: Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space. Firm grasp of website content management. Knowledge of graphic design is a plus. Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations). Understanding of the basic principles of public relations and/or marketing. Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Word processing, PowerPoint, Excel). Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills. Ability to work well independently, and within a team. Commitment to cultural sensitivity and respect for differences.
  • Start Date: Position is open until filled, (Internship runs January through June 2017)
  • To Apply: Please send a cover letter, resume, and writing or flyer sample to Rachel Roseberry at rroseberry@paxtoncampus.org
  • Silverline Communications
  • Part-time Intern
  • Seeking a part-time intern for the 2016 spring semester to support team member’s servicing our growing client base. Our ideal candidate is someone who is proactive, organized, and works well on a team. No prior experience required, but preference will be given to a college concentration in public relations, marketing and journalism.
  • To Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to workwithus@teamsilverline.com
  • Responsibilities: Social media and marketing activities for the agency. Researching content for client’s social media accounts. Compiling research for new business opportunities. Managing and monitoring weekly media sweeps. Providing research and reports for a variety of clients across multiple areas. Using industry specific software and compiling research to develop and update media lists.
  • Qualified candidates: Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree or higher program at an accredited university. Majoring in public relations, marketing or communications or other related discipline. Strong oral and written communication skills. Creative and flexible. Previous internship experience is a plus.
  • Details: The position starts immediately through May 1, 2017. The position will be part-time for up to 20 hours per week. Intern will be provided a monthly stipend.
  • Assistant Account Executive
  • Silverline Communications is seeking an Assistant Account Executive to join our team! This is an entry level position for a recent graduate with internships in the area of marketing and communications preferred. Our hire will be an all-around all-star with social media to content development and have an interest in learning all aspects of marketing communications. This is a great position for anyone looking for a company that values all team members and their talents. We are offering competitive compensation and benefits. This position is full-time permanent. Central Tysons Corner location one block from the Spring Hill metro.
  • To apply please submit your resume and cover letter to workwithus@teamsilverline.com. No calls please.
  • Logistics/Strategy: Prepare for special events such as launches, trade shows, product/media Administer small projects such as developing short-term action plans, trouble shooting, and execution. Act as liaison and coordinate vendors. Arrange client-related team meetings and conference calls and/or events. Identify speaking opportunities for clients as well as marketing opportunities for the Silverline team.
  • Research: Conduct research, analyze findings and identify trends. Prepare background for new business
  • Owned Media: Create first drafts of releases, pitch letters, article Prepare, edit and produce activity or scan reports such as news scans, meeting notes, coverage reports, and monthly activity reports.
  • Shared/Paid Media: Monitor social accounts across assigned clients. Assist with organizing report details. Create social posts and conduct content research. Schedule release of content across channels. Lean the basics of search and accompanying management and monitoring tools such as Spyfu, Google, etc. Create and manage social ads from drafting to accompanying purchase
  • Earned Media: Develop media lists and editorial Build relationships with media at regional and trade outlets. Monitor client/competitor/industry news; identifies related trends
  • Client Relationships: Gain understanding of client service norms. Periodic in person meetings and interactions with client at various Act as point person on certain aspects of client business. Send info to client such as news recaps, scans, reports, etc.
  • People Management: Help mentor and give daily direction to Interns and AC’s. Performs additional related duties as required.
  • Qualifications Bachelor’s degree or equivalent related work experience. Degree/experience in public relations, communications or related field Concentrated internship in marketing communications may apply toward experience, as can prior business experience in another field. Proven, successful experience handling a variety of press/media calls and social media management. Excellent, professional verbal and written communication skills. Proven ability to suggest creative/innovative ideas. Demonstrates creativity in written materials and work experience. Quality and client-service orientation. Demonstrated ability to understand the client’s industry/market and how the client fits into the competitive arena. Well-organized, self-starter who is capable of handling multiple tasks efficiently and effectively. Proven experience organizing tasks and prioritizing responsibilities effectively.
  • K12 Corporate Communications
  • Social Media Intern
  • SUMMARY: The Social Media Intern will be responsible for creating and maintaining a strong social media presence that supports K12’s public relations efforts. We’re looking for someone who is obsessed with social media and is capable of supporting social media campaigns that help showcase students, families, teachers and schools that participate in online education programs with K12. The successful candidate will be a creative, inspiring writer who is adept at multiple social media platforms, attentive to detail, highly organized and can work under pressure.  Functions will include but not be limited to: Support the design and execution of social media public relations campaigns, from the initial planning stages through to final reporting. Execute social media posting and create content with the assistance of the Public Relations team. Compile statistics and develop weekly reporting on success of campaigns. Work with the team to promote K12 partner schools on social media networks, blogs.  Engage with our social communities, replying to comments and starting conversations as required. Write, edit, generate ideas and develop content on a variety of topics to drive ongoing conversation in social media for K12, school partners and products. Stay on top of new social media trends and assist in the development comprehensive social media execution strategies. Must be creative, motivated and wants responsibility. Must be a multi-tasker who proactively seeks out opportunities to support the team. Work well in a fast paced environment, have strong organizational skills and be highly reliable. Blogging/copywriting experience. Entrepreneurial spirit and mindset.
  • JOB REQUIREMENTS: Hands-on experience in social media platforms, planning, terminology, systems and processes. Strong writing and verbal skills are mandatory. Friendly personality with the ability to engage people quickly and easily. Demonstrated strong analytical, critical thinking and problem solving abilities. Proven ability to handle multiple priorities and tasks and consistently meet deadlines. College degree-seeking student or recent graduate of a college or university is preferred. Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications. Knowledge of SharePoint and Office 365 a plus. Comfortable engaging with executive leaders and teams across business units and collaborating with. Willing to roll up one's sleeves and get work done, even when at times it's outside the scope of the job. Must be able to commit to 10-15 hours per week and come into the office when necessary. Experience with the effective marketing and utilization of social channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Google+, YouTube, and Linkedin. Proven effectiveness with managing timely delivery of work against short deadlines. Commitment to exhibiting excellent grammar and writing skills. Strong organizational and communication skills. Knowledge of the education industry a plus.
  • Corporate Communications Intern:
  • SUMMARY: The Corporate Communications Intern will be responsible for creating and managing content that supports K12’s public relations efforts. We’re looking for someone who is adept at writing and is capable of supporting the communication team to showcase students, families, teachers, employees and schools that participate in online education programs with K12. The experience will be very hands-on and the successful candidate will: Assist in planning, writing, and managing weekly internal newsletter. Assist in writing for K12’s corporate blog. Update company intranet site when needed. Assist communications team with project management, analysis and reporting. Assist the team with day-to-day administrative and operational duties, as assigned. Liaise with video team to produce weekly vignettes for internal newsletter
  • Requirements: Minimum of 3.0 GPA. Completed or working towards a college degree in Communications, English or other relevant field. Strong writing, proofreading, and editing skills. Strong interpersonal skills, and builds relationships across the organization. Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines. Strong creativity. Results/action-orientation; project management skills. Unquestionable personal code of ethics, integrity, diversity and trust
  • K12 is a Federal Contractor, an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and a Drug-Free Workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected Veteran status.
  • Please contact Alexandra Robinson (arobinson@k12.com) for more information.
  • Hill Impact Internship
  • Located in Reston, VA, Hill Impact is a rapidly growing public relations and government affairs firm. We work with clients ranging from Fortune 500 companies, startups and national nonprofits to high profile individuals.
  • Role: The intern who fills this position will have daily communication with the firm's founder and will be involved in working with a diverse set of clients. It's essential that applicants to this position have excellent communication skills, demonstrate creativity, and are self-starters. Contact kate@hillimpact.com with resumes and a short blurb of why you should be our next intern.
  • Responsibilities: Perform media monitoring for clients. Pitch local, trade and national media & respond to media inquiries. Schedule and coordinate speaking engagements, appearances, and other special events. Write press releases, social content, weekly blog posts and other materials. Compile and update media lists
  • Details: Start ASAP - June 2017. Weekly stipend available. Flexible scheduling. Office located in Reston, VA - must be able to come in. Extroverts & Introverts welcome. Equal opportunity employer
  • GenFKD
  • Video Journalism Fellowship
  • GenFKD, a 501(c)(3) funded by a founder of Home Depot, is looking for on-campus video journalists to contribute content for national syndication. Our media partners include Sinclair Broadcast and their Millenial-centric brand Circa.
  • Who can apply? Journalism students from George Mason University!
  • What are we looking for? On-camera presence, fully independent video journalists (shoot, edit, etc) who can produce one compelling on-campus news package per week. The package should be relevant to a national audience.
  • What do we offer? While we are not offering compensation at this time, if you’re searching for exposure on a nationally-consumed platform, this fellowship could be a perfect fit for you. You will also be mentored by a seasoned Investigative Journalist and have access to a number of relevant resources.
  • Questions? If you want to know more about us, check us out at GenFKD.org. You can also visit http://circa.com/ to familiarize yourself with the website where most of the student-generated content would be syndicated.
  • Feel free to reach out to David@genfkd.org if you have any questions.
  • Northern Virginia Family Service
  • Position Title: Nonprofit Communications Intern
  • Location: NVFS Oakton Office – 10455 White Granite Drive, Suite 100, Oakton, VA 22124
  • Purpose: The Communications Intern supports the agency’s communications team in its efforts to create, develop and streamline external messaging, content and branding to increase awareness of NVFS programs, services, needs and impact to all public audiences.
  • Duties: Gain a stronger understanding of NVFS by researching its services, visiting some of its programs, reading client stories and interviewing staff. Write and edit website and email content. Craft messaging and/or multimedia components for social media. Assist with promotion and marketing for the agency’s special events. Collaborate with program staff to develop marketing materials for their programs and services. Conduct interviews with clients and/or staff to write compelling success stories. Assist with emerging time-sensitive communication needs as necessary.
  • Qualifications: Very strong written and verbal communication skills. Quality copy editing skills. Good familiarity with social media and/or multimedia. Ability to take initiative and mix working independently and working with teams. Interest in the nonprofit sector.
  • Time: Minimum of 3-4 hours a week for at least one semester. Primarily weekdays during regular business hours (some evening/weekend flexibility)
  • Benefits: Develop content writing and management skills and diversify overall communications skills. Learn about communications in the nonprofit sector, and its similarities and differences from for-profit. Gain hands-on experience in the communications field.
  • Supervisor: Director of Agency Communications is main supervisor. Additional support and guidance from Communications Specialist
  • Training: Complete online volunteer orientation. On-the-job training is provided by Communications staff
  • Contact: Karen Horowitz, 748.2626 • khorowitz@nvfs.org
  • Media Assets
  • Arlington, VA
  • Are you a passionate, innovative collaborator with a history of organizing digital media in fast-paced, complex newsgathering environments? PBS NewsHour is looking for a Media Asset Manager to oversee the collection, maintenance and distribution of footage at the nation's premier national nightly newscast.
  • As the Manager, Media Assets, you will: Manage media asset systems and software to maximize efficiency/flexibility for daily newsgathering operation. Work closely with editorial, production and engineering teams to develop and maintain workflows in the creation of frequently used news material. Be a mentor to junior staffers. Train staff on the use of the Media Asset Management system
  • You have: Proven yourself to be an excellent organizer. A thorough understanding digital footage file formats and legacy tape-based media. Ability to work independently, but also collaboratively with colleague. For a full job description or to apply through our online application, please click here to be directed to the careers page at WETA. To confirm that a WETA or PBS NewsHour job posting is under recruitment, please visit our websites for our current job postings list: weta.org and www.pbs.org/newshour/.
  • Bishop O’Connell Ice Hockey Program
  • Looking for a student intern to help do play-by-play and color for games—games are typically on weekdays between 3:30pm and 5:00pm.
  • Interns will be asked to provide their own transportation to games, but equipment will be provided.
  • Would also like Interns to do pre- and postgame interviews with coaches and players.
  • A strong knowledge of hockey is desired!
  • Please contact Rachel Collins if interested: rachel@headlineme.co
  • MedEvac Foundation International Spring 2017 Internship
  • The MedEvac Foundation is seeking a highly motivated intern to assist in providing colleges and universities information about our Children’s Scholarship Fund.
  • Internship Details: The internship is for Spring 2017—a commitment is needed from mid-February until the beginning/middle of May. The position requires a time commitment of 10 hours per week. We are happy to assist students in receiving academic credit for their internship. Candidates must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program and have exceptional writing and computer skills, research knowledge, and a willingness to work on a wide range of products.
  • This position is located in Alexandria, Virginia
  • Minimum Qualifications: Current Undergraduate or Graduate student. Strong communication skills; must be able to easily communication with Offices of Student Financial Services across country. Strong writing and interpersonal skills. Willingness to take on individual projects as well as work in a team. Great organizational skills and the ability to juggle varied tasks while meeting deadlines. Consistent attention to detail
  • Lean more about MedEvac Foundation through their website: http://medevacfoundation.org/
  • To Apply: submit cover letter and resume by January 31st, 2017 Please contact Sarah Greathead, Development Assistant, for more information at sgreathead@medevacfoundation.org
  • The Black Sheep
  • The Black Sheep is a hybrid comedy media and marketing company with student-run branches at over 60 college campuses across the US.
  • Spring 2017 Internships are currently being offered, where students can learn editing, writing, advertising, marketing, and leadership skills.
  • Positions:
  • Staff Writers (Class Credit)
  • Guerrilla Marketing Managers (Paid)
  • Business Development Managers (Paid)
  • Students interested can apply through this link: http://theblacksheeponline.com/careers
  • Please contact Luke Schneider, the Recruitment Manger at The Black Sheep if you have any questions: luke@theblacksheeponline.com
  • Spring Internship/ Independent Study opportunity: VR & Climate Change
  • Started at MIT and backed by a growing coalition of prominent academics, artists, technology and community partners, Before It's Too Late (BITL) is an emerging organization delivering a virtual reality (VR) experience that viscerally localizes climate issues in profound vignettes and group simulations that bring to life future worlds driven by user decisions. BITL is developing its pilot program for Southeast Florida, which has been dubbed America’s ground zero for climate change. We are recruiting a multi-university team (about 20-24 total members) to implement spring semester projects (Feb- May with potential to extend) to help conduct due diligence, stakeholder engagement and program planning for the BITL pilot. The team will be interdisciplinary and consist of six sub-teams: Data, Solutions, Stories, VR, Social Science and Business. Learn more about the projects.
  • To apply, please send your resume and an email to vrbeforeitstoolate@mit.edu which provides your relevant background and interests, sub-team preference(s) and personal goals for the project. Open to both undergraduates and graduates. Applications are due by Jan 20. We will reach out for a short phone interview and finalize teams by February.
  • APA Internal Intern Program
  • Description of Office the Practice Communications office disseminates information to psychologists and the public about the practice of psychology. The office produces online and print news for psychologists on practice issues such as electronic health records, diagnostic codes, and interstate and telehealth practices. Through the APA Psychology Help Center, Public Education Campaign, the Disaster Resource Network, and media outreach, the office also communicates the benefit of psychology to the public. This spring, the office will be developing a comprehensive communications strategy to launch APA’s clinical practice guidelines.
  • Internship responsibilities and expectations The Practice Communications office seeks an undergraduate or graduate student who is a strong writer with professional interest in communications, journalism, and/or psychology
  • The intern would: Participate in communications strategy and media outreach for the launch of APA’s clinical practice guidelines and APA’s annual Stress in America survey. Research scholarly databases, identify articles, and organize and summarize information for use to: Promote APA’s new clinical practice guidelines, including information for consumer and insurance audiences. Update disaster research and information for APA’s Disaster Resource Network. Write fact sheets on common psychology topics for the public to be posted on APA’s Psychology Help Center. Prepare for and participate in APA’s Practice Leadership Conference, March 4-7, 2017. The intern would gain knowledge about the workings of a member and public communications department in a large, national, non-profit association, learn about two national volunteer networks that share helpful psychology information with the public, and find out about the latest issues and developments for practicing psychologists.
  • Type of Internship: Credited and unpaid                                                       
  • Timing of Internship: Spring semester
  • Application: Please apply for this internship via APA’s internship webpage. Please include a cover letter, resume, and brief (1-2 pages) writing sample. Writing samples can be an essay about a scholarly journal article, an article published in a school paper or other publication, a press release completed for a class assignment, etc. Please direct questions about the internship to Margie Bird at mbird@apa.org 
  • WOFL TV Fox35/WRBW TV My65, Orlando/WOGX TV Fox51, Gainesville
  • Multiple positions: check out myfoxorlando.com and apply through http://www.fox35orlando.com/about/jobs
  • CREATIVE SERVICES
  • Social/Promotion Producer TEMP/Orlando: Conceptualize/produce daily promotional social media segments and on-air content supporting the FOX Triopoly in Central Florida. Participate in community events.   Must have a proven track record of producing conversational yet compelling promotional content that jumps off your newsfeed as well as on-air.  Must have proven engagement on Facebook, Twitter, and other social media platforms through custom posts/videos/memes. Must possess top-notch writing skills. and a desire to win every day.  Must have a clear understanding of how to sell news stories and station programming to targeted demographics.  Ability to meet tight deadlines is key.  Must be able to work flexible hours and shifts, including some weekends and holidays. A minimum of one-year television promotion experience; a degree in communications or related field; a good understanding of graphics and visual effects along with proficiency with Microsoft Office preferred.  Adobe Premiere experience is a must. Shooting, lighting and photographic experience a plus. 
  • Producer: (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Produce and meet strategic goals for assigned newscasts.  Create newscasts with impact by writing stories and teases creatively and effectively.  Research and present compelling story ideas at daily editorial meetings.  Utilize social media tools to engage and attract viewers.  Strong creative writing skills and editorial judgment are a must.  Working knowledge of newsroom computer systems, the Internet, graphic and production equipment, ENG & SNG remotes is desirable.  College degree in an applicable discipline such as broadcast journalism.  A minimum of 2 years’ experience in a television news department producing newscasts.  Must work well under deadline pressure during breaking news.
  • Reporter/Digital Journalist (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Provide original news content for WOFL, WOGX, com and various social media platforms by successfully accomplishing the following: gather news information including; conducting live and taped interviews; write stories and deliver news reports on-air, on-line and other media platforms.  These platforms require the Digital Journalist to shoot and edit video and present material in an engaging manner.  Must contribute to social media efforts; initiate research, and enterprise stories.  Must be a self-starter, able to work independently, have outstanding time management skills and complete required assignments on deadline. Strong working knowledge of technical aspects of television news production required, including digital and web-based newsgathering tools and non-linear editing such as AVID.  A 4-year college degree is required with emphasis in Communications or Journalism and a minimum of three years’ experience preferred. Must have a valid driver’s license, must be able to meet driving requirements. Must be able to lift 40 pounds.
  • Photographer (Regular Full Time / Orlando): Shoots and edits video and audio for newscasts, news programming, promotion and other station related purposes.  Operates ENG vehicles and equipment.  Self-motivated, creative storyteller with strong photography and editing skills and a full understanding of live truck operations.  Working knowledge of: P-2 camera systems and AVID/Adobe Premier edit systems, Dejero/LiveU backpacks, lighting and sound equipment, and newsroom computer systems considered a plus. At least 2 years’ experience as a photographer/editor in a television news department is preferred.  Willingness and ability to travel for story assignments. Must have valid driver’s license and good driving record.
  • SALES
  • Account Executive (Full Time/Orlando): Develop understanding of FOX35, MY65 and com products. This is a multi-platform sales opportunity responsible for increasing share on transactional accounts, generating new non-traditional business and online sales.  Develop relationships with existing TV advertisers and their agencies.  Produce and present effective sales strategies to existing and developed accounts that solve client problems and increase station revenues. College degree and a minimum of two years’ work experience preferred.  Candidate should possess top communication skills and be service oriented.  Experience with new business development preferred.  Knowledge of Scarborough, NSI, Wide Orbit, Media Sales, Rentrak and general computer skills a plus.  Must have valid driver’s license.
  • Account Executive (Full Time/ Gainesville): Develop understanding of FOX51’s product.  Market the station to the advertising community.  Produce and present effective sales strategies to existing and developed accounts that solve client problems and increase station revenues.  Develop relationships with developmental retail clients, existing TV advertisers and their agencies. College degree or equivalent work experience.  Candidate should possess top communication skills and be service oriented.  Experience with new business development preferred.  Knowledge of Scarborough, NSI, Wide Orbit, TV Scan and general computer skills a plus.  Must have valid driver’s license.  This position is in our Gainesville office.
  • Red Edge
  • Video Production Intern
  • You’ve got skills but you need a place to show them off. Grab an internship with a Beltway band of pirates!
  • Red Edge, a digital advocacy firm serving leading organizations defending free enterprise, is looking for a kick-ass young whippersnapper to come in and help out—in a meaningful way. While there may be some coffee runs, we’re looking for someone who doesn’t need babysitting and who can learn and offer their own ideas.
  • The perfect RedTern will: Be a go-getter who isn’t afraid to take ownership over projects and tasks. Be willing to bring their own ideas to further our creativity and help brainstorm projects and produce compelling content. Have video production, animation or editing experience. Use immense attention to detail to create high quality work. Leave with an effusive recommendation and demonstrable work to show future employers (hey, maybe that’s us!)
  • Location: We’re located near the Courthouse Metro stop in Arlington, which means you’ll be close to some of the best restaurants and bars in the DC area.
  • Pay: We pay, rates depending on the RedTern.
  • About Red Edge: We have extensive experience in creating and implementing digital strategies, campaigns, and products—ranging from brand conception, design, coding, targeted advertising, and community management—for leading international corporations, major trade associations, political parties, charities, and more.
  • Submit: Please submit fun / creative samples you’ve worked on in the past along with a resume to jobs@rededge.com
  • The Republican National Committee
  • The Republican National Committee is seeking interns to work at the national headquarters in Washington, DC this summer.
  • The program runs May 31 - August 4, 2017 with full time positions available in all our departments. Interns will receive a stipend for their time. Qualified applicants should submit a resume, two letters of recommendation and a completed RNC Internship application to internships@gop.com. More information can be found on our website at http://www.gop.com/internships. Applications for the summer are due Friday, February 10, 2017. Please contact the intern coordinator at (202) 863-8630 if you have any questions.
  • An RNC Application was sent to the COMM student email listserv.
  • Volunteer Fairfax
  • IT (DreamWeaver) and Social Media Intern
  • Intern will, under close supervision, assist with Website updating (Dreamweaver) and Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube) management. Supervisors will provide content and will review the intern’s progress at uploading content, updates and changes. May instruct staff on technology functions. May assist with the everyday operations of the volunteer center.
  • Unpaid internship, application deadline is ongoing, will work flexible hours (8-16 per week), Organizational Hours are 9-5, located in Fairfax, VA.
  •  Duties: Become familiar with mission and procedures of the volunteer center. Will upload content to the Volunteer Fairfax website (DreamWeaver CS6) regarding programs and activities of the volunteer center. Content and graphics will be provided. Will upload/schedule Social Media posts (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube). Most content is provided. Work closely with regular staff and volunteers
  • Qualifications: Be proficient in Adobe DreamWeaver CS6 and other Adobe products (InDesign, Illustrator and Photoshop) a plus. Be proficient in Social Media platforms. Be proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. Must possess superior oral and written communication skills. Must be extremely organized and detail oriented. Must have excellent time management skills. Must have ability to work independently as well as in partnership with team. Must be able to work to deadlines. Must have reliable transportation. Be ready to report to work in the immediate future
  • To Apply:
  • Send resume and cover letter to Angela Starling at asaizastarling@volunteerfairfax.org
  • In subject line of email: Place “DreamWeaver”
  • Please state why you’re interested in the position. At the interview, be prepared to share your experience with DreamWeaver and Social Media.
  • OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation
  • Part-time PR/Marketing Position
  • OMNIPLEX World Services Corporation is a trusted leader and innovator in delivering background investigations to government agencies and corporations located throughout the nation. We are trying to recruit Investigators and need help in Marketing/Social Media/Public Relations to do it! We are located in Chantilly, VA.
  • Job Description: This Public Relations/Marketing position provides hands on experience in developing and implementing social media marketing programs; email marketing campaigns, and content marketing and design. This position is a tremendous opportunity for an enthusiastic, intelligent go-getter. The person in this position will work with Director of Recruiting and Staff. The position is for 10-20 hours/week business hours and will be compensated.
  • RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Public RelationsDesign marketing pieces, advertising Referral Bonuses, Job Fairs, and Special Events. Assist in publication of a Recruiting Newsletter by designing graphics and layout.Photograph events for publication
  • Social Media: Assist with OMNIPLEX’s social media recruiting strategy through these responsibilities:Promote the company’s recruiting presence and position openings through social advertising such as Linked In, Twitter and OMNIPLEX’s Facebook page. Implement a regular posting schedule across the company. Help develop and maintain a content editorial calendar to manage content and plan specific, timely recruiting marketing campaigns. Posting of relevant, high-quality content
  • Requirements: Knowledge of digital marketing with emphasis on Social Media, Knowledge of In-Design and Photo Shop. Efficiency in MS Office Suite. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Self-motivated and organized.Enrolled in Marketing, Communications or Public Relations 4-year degree program
  • Preferred: Junior or Senior level college student. Portfolio of design examples, newsletters, promotion. Please send resumes to lallen@omniplex.com with the position title in the subject line.

 

Future Opportunities to Look Out for…

  • The White House Internship Program
    • The application period is now closed. Please check this link in the future to see when there will be openings as well as follow the program on Twitter to get updates! This is a great opportunity for Mason students because we are so close to DC! There are currently Mason students interning there now!
    • White House Internships are available within 16 different Presidential Departments. Learn more about internships within each department.