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Social Media Intern Position with Leapfrog PR

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 12 December 2017 | 12:16 pm — 

Leapfrog Public Relations is seeking a social media intern for the spring 2018 semester. Applicants must have previous professional experience working within social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc) and a strong interest in pursing a career in digital media. Internship is unpaid, but a small stipend will be provided upon a successful completion.

To apply, please email your resume to Lanie Woods, Social Media Manager, at lwoods@leapfrogprco.com.

MUSC Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Program: Social Media Intern

The MUSC Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Program serves women who are pregnant or postpartum with psychiatric and substance use disorders.  Patients can receive a complete psychiatric evaluation at our weekly walk-in clinic. Upon diagnosis, patients can receive treatment including psychotherapy and medication management, if appropriate.  Of particular interest to our program is opioid use during pregnancy.  Women who have chronic pain and/or may be using, misusing or abusing prescription pain medication during pregnancy can learn alternative strategies to deal with their pain. Our team includes 2 psychiatrists, 4 psychiatry residents, a therapist , and a research coordinator.

Project Description: We are starting a social media campaign (Facebook) to destigmatize opioid use disorder and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. We hope the campaign will identify more women with opioid use disorder and mood/anxiety disorders and help get them into treatment. We also hope the campaign will help us identify potential participants for current and future research studies. Our team hopes to evaluate the social media program as well.

Intern Tasks:

  • Gather information on opioid use disorder and perinatal mood & anxiety disorders
  • Create Facebook posts
  • Work with the MUSC Marketing department to geotarget posts to our target population
  • Assist with IRB submission
  • Assist with program evaluation

To apply, contact:

Edie Douglas

The Medical University of South Carolina

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Office: 843-792-0403

Email: douglaed@musc.edu

 

The Charleston RiverDogs, the South Atlantic League Minor League Baseball affiliate of the New York Yankees, are looking to fill several internships for the 2018 season.

Full-Time Internship Opportunities

The RiverDogs offer several full-time internships, which start in mid-March and go through the end of August. These are unpaid positions, which can be completed for college credit. These internships are designed to provide interns with insight into the entire scope of a minor league baseball operation.

Departmental Internships

The RiverDogs hire a number of interns into hands-on positions throughout the operation; the internships pair students with full-time staff members. Each intern will be exposed to all aspects of the operation, including a focus on ticket sales, yet will focus most effort on one of the following departments:

• Merchandise Internship
• Promotions/Fan Experience Internship
• Community Relations/Customer Service Internship
• Ticket Services/Box Office Internship
• Social Media/Marketing Internship
• Video Production Internship
• Operations Internship
• Graphic Design/Creative Services Internship
Learning Objectives
• Improve customer service skills
• Introduction to ticket sales & promotion
• Gain experience in planning promotional nights, special events
• Understand overall operation, workings of professional sports organization
• Help coordinate grassroots marketing & community relations push

Please send all inquiries and applications to:
Ben Abzug, Assistant General Manager
babzug@riverdogs.com

Comms Intern Needed at Darkness to Light

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 6 December 2017 | 11:32 am — 

Darkness to Light Org

TITLE: Communications Intern: Rapid Response and Crisis Communications
SUPERVISED BY: Director of Marketing and Communications

SUMMARY: Darkness to Light, an international non-profit organization with a mission to empower people to prevent child sexual abuse, is seeking a part time Rapid Response and Crisis Communications Intern to work in our headquarters located in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Rapid Response and Crisis Communications Intern, under the leadership of the Director of Marketing and Communications, will assist with increasing our media listening and response programming, including building out our rapid response crisis communications functions. We are looking for a self-starter who is excited to bring creative ideas and is eager to contribute to an organization with a large footprint. The intern will gain experience with the inner workings of an in-house communications department, providing concrete deliverables and learning on the job.

The position is a 12-week term, with a 15-20 hour per week commitment. Work will be completed under supervision in-office, but there may be ability for remote work as deemed necessary/appropriate. Darkness to Light will offer a small stipend for the right candidate.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working with the Director of Communications:
• Supporting the Communications Director and Communications Manager on ad-hoc and time-sensitive tasks related to the crisis communication and content creation
• Become familiar with important industry topics and trends
• Fully support Darkness to Light communication strategy and execute as needed
• Create and curate engaging content
• Effectively utilize social media and blogs
• Create and distribute press releases
• Curate nationwide stories of note and develop angles for opinion piece replies
• Perform research and market analysis activities
• Research and develop issue briefs and white papers on child sexual abuse and other factors which surround the issue

QUALIFICATIONS:
Our ideal candidate has the following qualities:
• Ability to quickly adapt to change and ability to report results
• Enthusiasm and interest in corporate communications and content building
• A team player with the ability to work collaboratively
• Enthusiasm and interest in child protective work

Please send all inquiries and resumes to:

D2L Communications Intern Search
Gwendolyn Bouchie Email: gbouchie@D2L.org Fax: 843-513-1623

DISCLAIMERS:
Darkness to Light provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons. Darkness to Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
The language used in this document does not create an employment contract between the employee and Darkness to Light. This document does not create any contractual rights or entitlements. Darkness to Light reserves the right to revise the content of this document, in whole or in part. No promises or assurances, whether written or oral, which are contrary to or inconsistent with the terms of this paragraph create any contract of employment.

Seeking Spring Intern: Gotcha Bike Division

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 4 December 2017 | 12:25 pm — 

Gotcha Bike Division Internship Program

The Gotcha Group is a Charleston based company that creates customized mobility and media programs, specifically designed to suit the transportation, sustainability, and marketing needs of our college, municipal, and advertising partners. Gotcha offers spring, summer and fall internship opportunities. Interns will have the opportunity to explore the unique aspects of a local bike share system, Holy Spokes, and all of Gotcha’s 30+ systems across the nation.

The ideal candidate must have a passion for bikes and a desire to learn about all facets of bike share.  The selected candidate will be expected to assist with market research, customer service, social media, brochure & newsletter designs, and event tabling!  The internship will also provide you knowledge and experience in office collaboration, marketing, logistics and outreach.

DESCRIPTION:  The goal of the internship program is to provide a hands on experience in marketing and bike share logistics, thereby fostering the development of future professionals in the field. Interns will experience first-hand the fast-paced world of program development, promotion, and maintenance in the bike share market.

DUTIES:

-15-20 hrs/week

-attending exciting events and networking opportunities

-explain to customers how to utilize the bike share systems

-help with social media accounts

-run system statistics and learn back-end software

-assist in other projects requested by general manager

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a degree in Business, Urban Studies, Sustainability Studies, Communications, Logistics, Hospitality, Event Management, Marketing & PR, or Graphic Design.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, a strong desire and ability to work with others, and a willingness to learn.
  • Must possess passion for bikes and small business.
  • Be willing to work weekend events.
  • Be capable of flexible task needs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Illustrator preferred.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.

PREFERRED REQUIRMENTS:

  • Bike mechanical knowledge.
  • Customer service/sales experience.

2018 INTERNSHIP

January – May            May – September       September – December

APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume

Please send applications to the following by January 10th for January-May Internship:

Johnsie Wilkinson, Gotcha Bike Project Manager at johnsie@thegotchagroup.com

Megan McNamara, Holy Spokes General Manager at megan@thegotchagroup.com

 

Push Digital Positions

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 4 December 2017 | 12:24 pm — 

Push Digital is a digital marketing agency pushing people to action through creative content and targeted advertising. They are hiring for a few different positions:

Designer
  • Work with project managers and creative director to wireframe and design custom websites using a mobile-first approach (Mobile app experience a plus)
  • Work alongside our fantastic developer to create experiences that will help change the world. We aren’t looking for someone to design and throw it over the wall to our developer. Working with him on every facet of a design is a must.
  • Design Facebook and Twitter images to spread our clients’ message to the world.
  • Design campaign and advocacy logos
  • Ability to code a plus, but not a requirement.
  • Blog once per week
  • You must accurately record your time on Harvest
  • You must be logged in and responsive on Slack during business hours
Copywriter
  • Write well
  • Project completion from start to finish
  • Consistently meet deadlines
  • Pay careful attention to detail
  • Read content and correct for errors in spelling, punctuation, and grammar
  • Rewrite copy to make it easier for readers to understand
  • Verify facts using standard reference sources
  • Work with Project Managers to help their ideas and stories succeed
  • Plan the content of digital media according to the client’s style and editorial policy
  • Develop story and content ideas while being mindful of the audience
  • Allocate space for the text, photos, and illustrations that make up a story
  • Approve final versions submitted by staff
Account Executive – Political

As an account manager, your job is to generate compelling content across social channels and clients’ web sites that lead to targeted audience engagement in the form of social media interaction, petition sign ups, or other client-specific forms of engagement. Account managers work in coordination with the VP of Accounts and other team members to ensure success on client objectives and to support internal marketing of the company on the website and social networks.

Video Specialist

We are looking for someone to work with us in our Charleston office on a full-time basis as a video specialist focusing on post production. The ideal candidate would be a self-starter who is willing and capable of creating show-stopping content with a minimum amount of external guidance.

Most of the job will center on editing stock content or existing footage for the purpose of creating client videos geared exclusively toward an online audience.

While most of the job will require top-notch editing/FX capabilities, experience shooting live, professionally-lit video is also a huge plus, as you will be shooting on location from time to time. Photo shoots and marketing images may be needed periodically.

Account Executive

As an account manager, your job is to generate compelling content across social channels and clients’ web sites that lead to targeted audience engagement in the form of social media interaction, petition sign ups, or other client-specific forms of engagement. Account managers work in coordination with the VP of Accounts and other team members to ensure success on client objectives and to support internal marketing of the company on the website and social networks.

 

For more information, or to apply, visit the Push jobs website page here:  http://www.pushdigital.com/jobs/

Each position has detailed instructions for application so make sure to follow those for the position you are applying for.

 

Lulie Wallace Studio Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 4 December 2017 | 12:09 pm — 
Description:

Lulie Wallace is a visual artist, fabric designer and surface designer. Along with having a fabric line and painting, she designs patterns to be licensed out to different companies for different products. In the past, she  has worked with companies like Anthropologie, Urban Outfitters, and One Kings Lane in similar partnerships.

The work is heavily social media based. Many purchaser find out about Lulie Wallace’s work through social media, therefore it is a large priority for the intern on a daily basis!

He/she would fulfill and ship orders right out of the studio at the Cigar Factory and manage the back end of the online website. They would keep inventory of supplies and work with clients directly if there are any issues with orders.

Most importantly, the intern would be encouraged and could see what it looks like if you wanted to make producing artwork into a career. He/she will see the multiple ways you can make a job out of being a creative!

Qualifications:

Hard working, self motivated, organized, deep interest for art and works well with others! We work in a community at the Cigar Factory, so they would need to get along well with others!

What you will learn:
  • Website management
  • Prepping paintings for shipments
  • Packaging and shipping
  • Client/artist relations
  • Inventory Management
  • Retail management and payment acceptance info
  • Small business insight
  • Observe professional career in the arts

Internship Location: Cigar Factory

To apply, send resume, academic schedule, and any career goals to hello@luliewallace.com

 

Marketing Internship with North & Warren

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 1 December 2017 | 4:11 pm — 

Spring Internship Opportunity

North & Warren, the exclusive digital advertising sales rep for American Express is seeking a dynamic, articulate sales/media planner to join our savvy team of media veterans. The primary function of this internship is to develop client-facing proposals, reporting and research in order to support North & Warren’s rapidly expanding business. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the media landscape (digital or social expertise preferred) and have a passion for building something from the ground up. The role will work collaboratively with 3 – 4 sales people, editors and account managers. The company is rooted in NYC, but the planning intern will report directly to the Managing Director, based in Charleston (and a CofC alum).

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Relevant experience or course work in communications, digital media, advertising, marketing, english/journalism or business development

– Must have #hustle. If you are self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, this is the job for you!

– Powerpoint, Excel and Word skills a must

– Photoshop & InDesign skills a definite plus

– Must be a “digital native”, with a running knowledge of social media and website strategy

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

– Digital media crash-course

– Streamlined marketing collateral

– Strategy and workflow

– Growth and maintenance of brand social media accounts & blog upkeep

– Pipeline and revenue management

Job Type: Internship

Job Location:

  • Charleston, SC 29407

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Advertising: 1 year

To apply, please send your resume/cover letter to randy@northandwarren.com.

CofC Alumni Association Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 29 November 2017 | 4:31 pm — 
About the Alumni Association

The College of Charleston Alumni Association, an international organization of graduates and former students, has been in continuous operation since June 13, 1888.  It comprises more than 82,000 former students of the College organized into 35 regional chapters.  The mission of the Association is “to manifest interest in, and to promote the welfare of, the College of Charleston.”

Position: Alumni Association Communications Intern (unpaid – academic credit available)

Supervisor: Ann Looper Pryor ’83, Vice President, Alumni Affairs

Location: Alumni Welcome Center at Towell Library, Cistern Yard

Term: Spring Semester 2018; start date and schedule flexible, minimum 15 hours per week.

Benefits:  This internship will provide excellent, documentable experience in non-profit communications and event and product marketing, including social media, email, and direct mail projects.

The successful candidate will:
  • Become proficient in planning, writing, and posting messages and graphics for distribution via the Alumni Association’s four social media accounts, including: Facebook, LinkedIn, Instagram, and Twitter;
  • Learn how to increase the number of followers for each of the Alumni Association’s social media accounts;
  • Assist with email and direct mail communications to promote events to alumni and students (Cougar Trail, Spring Alumni Weekend, Alumni Chapter events, etc.);
  • Receive training in Blackbaud’s Raisers Edge database product;
  • Assist with the CofC Ring Ceremony, March 1, 2018, at 7 pm;
  • Assist with Spring Alumni Weekend events, including A Charleston Affair, May 4-5, 2018; and,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
Qualifications:

Candidates must:

  • Possess excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal communication skills.
  • Demonstrate user experience on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and LinkedIn.
  • Have strong skills with Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Be dependable and display a positive, professional demeanor with staff, alumni, students, and others.

To apply:  Send a formal cover letter and résumé via email to Ann Pryor at pryoral@cofc.edu. No phone calls, please.

 

The Gilston Insurance Agency has been in the Life, Accident, and Health lines of insurance for over 50 years.  We have a strong relationship with Medical and Ancillary carriers as well as with over 250 Agents and Brokers in the state of South Carolina.  We are an agency that prides itself on professionalism, excellent training, and exceeding customer expectations.

Position: Marketing/Communication Intern

Hours: Flexible-8-10 hours per week

*Office is open from 8:30 am until 6:00 pm, Monday-Friday

(2 days per week in the office is required)

Location: West Ashley-Sam Rittenberg

Reports to: Vice President

Responsibilities:

Create ideas for an Agency Marketing Campaign to include but not limited to: assisting with blog creation and maintenance, assisting with website updates, creating Facebook and other Social Media posts, creating newsletters for Constant Contact, assisting in development of marketing pieces, and assisting with any special Agency functions.

Successful candidate will have excellent communication, computer, and creative skills, a professional appearance, a strong work ethic, and a willingness to learn.  Knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and various forms of Social Media are required.

To apply, please send your resume to Melanie at mensminger@dgilston.com.

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