Archives For February 2015
Cooperative Learning Opportunity
ICEBOX is looking for interns to assist with the 10th Annual BB&T Charleston Wine +
Food Festival taking place March 4-8th, 2015. Interns will gain real-life event
experience while helping to prepare for the festival, as well as a series of small events
leading up to the festival weekend. Working closely with the Director of Operations and
Event + Logistics Coordinator, interns will assist with coordination of event logistics
with outside vendors, collaborate with internal departments to produce the festival and
assist with weekend-of festival set-up and breakdown with staff and volunteers.
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and take initiative with minimal supervision on projects
Eagerness to learn
Ability to lift, stand, and bend
Day and evening availability from February 28th-March 8th
This is a fabulous opportunity for students to experience first-hand the Charleston
event industry. Students will work in a fast paced environment onsite to better
understand how events are planned and executed, while building job skills and
enhancing professional experience.
Email a resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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The South Carolina Department of Natural Resources is seeking an individual with communications training to lead outreach to media around marine and coastal topics. The employee is responsible for development and delivery of messages related to the research, management and stewardship of South Carolina’s natural resources. Must possess excellent public relations skills, proven written and oral communication skills with a broad range of the audiences. Experience using social media networks and other traditional and modern tools to promote messages and events is strongly preferred. Requires a bachelor’s degree in science or communications with two years of experience. Position is stationed in Charleston, but may require travel to other coastal South Carolina locations.
Interested applicants should contact email@example.com ASAP
Social Venture Partners Charleston is a team of dedicated philanthropists who collectively invest their expertise and financial resources into area nonprofit organizations. Along with “on-the-ground” work with nonprofits, the Partnership also hosts various events throughout the year to engage with the community-at-large and build the knowledge base of the Partnership. Social Venture Partners is looking for an intern for Summer 2015.
The attached job description (SVP_Internship_ Summer 2015) provides more information, but the main criteria are a willingness to learn, an ability to work independently and take initiative, and superior writing skills. The internship provides a great introduction to the nonprofit and philanthropy fields, as the intern will spend time with nonprofit grant recipients and the rest of the staff at Coastal Community Foundation. Additionally, the intern will be able to meet and network with the members of the Partnership, all of whom achieved great success in their professions: law, management consulting, marketing, and more.
As outlined in the job description, the position would run through the summer with a possibility to continue through the following academic year. The time commitment is 10-15 hours a week, with compensation. Social Venture Partners accepts interns of any age, as long as they meet the qualifications for the position. The deadline to apply for the internship is March 15.
You can learn more about Social Venture Partners Charleston through their website.
Family Services, Inc. is hosting its fifth annual Money Rocks youth financial education summit on Saturday, March 7th at Charleston Southern University. The free event is for teens and young adults ages 12 to 21, as well as parents. We provide workshops on money management, career skills, and ways to pay for college.
We are looking for a videographer to donate time and skills to support the event. Money Rocks will be from 7:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. We are happy to give references after the event – this is a great resume builder!
We expect about 500 attendees at Money Rocks, and it is gaining more and more recognition through our partners Channel 5 and Apex Broadcasting. Now, we need some high quality video to use for promotionals throughout the year! If anyone is interested in this opportunity, please contact Jenna Johnson at firstname.lastname@example.org before Feb. 17th. You can go to www.moneyrocks.org to learn more about our event.
Ketchum’s Summer Fellows Program is now posted and we are accepting applications!
The Summer Fellows Program is a 10 week paid internship, open to current juniors (graduating in 2016) and seniors (graduating in 2015) pursuing their bachelor’s degree. This year the program will run from June 1st through August 7th, applicants must be available for the entire length of the program without interruption. This internship gives students an opportunity to build their PR skills in a true hands-on manner. Candidates graduating in May of 2015, have the opportunity to interview for a potential full-time position at Ketchum towards the end of the program.
Below you will find links to the Summer Fellows Programs in the US. The deadline to submit applications is Thursday, February 26th. All interested applicants must apply through our website please make sure that you indicate that you are a Mindfire participant.
To apply click here:
- Summer Fellows Program, NY
- Summer Fellows Program, Washington DC
- Summer Fellows Program, Public Relations – Los Angeles
- Summer Fellows Program, Sustainability – San Francisco
- Summer Fellows Program, Food B2B – San Francisco
- Summer Fellows Program, Public Relations – San Francisco
- Summer Fellows Program, Dallas
Assistant to Communications Director
Job title: Communications and Marketing Assistant/INTERN Girl Scouts of Eastern SC
Job Description: works directly under Marketing/Communications Director helping creating press releases, newsletters (electronic and print) annual report, web articles, web updates, social media posts, arranging press coverage of events arranging meetings for communications networking for the organization, scheduling TV appearances, radio interviews, speaking to the media with media requests.
This is a chance to have hands-on experience with most forms of media and marketing: web, print, broadcast, social media. Great way to add some specialized skills to your resume to stand out to future employers.
Job duty requirements: Strong writing skills needed, quick, efficient turn-around times, must be flexible, creative, have great inter-personal skills, sense of humor
Software skills: MUST HAVE MS Office or WORD/Publisher/PowerPoint experience, (nice but not necessary: any graphic design, photo editing, video editing, and audio editing)
Hours/Schedule: office hours are Mon-Thurs 8:30am -6:30 pm but flexible. Some work can be done online/offsite.
Salary/Payment: no financial compensation, but travel expenses covered (please see your school for internship/externship/co-op credit)
Instructions for applying: submit letter of interest to email@example.com
Contact person: Donna Lee, Marketing and Communications Director
Location/Address: Girl Scouts of Eastern SC, 7951 Dorchester Rd, N Chas SC 29418
Phone: 843-300-0053 (cell/text 843-568-1292)
The Becket Agency is hiring a part-time (30 hrs per week) marketing assistant, which could turn into a brand manager position. Please send resumes to Jonah Jetter (firstname.lastname@example.org) as soon as possible.
Brodeur Partners is currently seeking summer interns in New York City, Boston, Phoenix, DC and Portsmouth (NH). Below is the internship description that applies to all cities:
Brodeur Partners has an opening for paid Communications Interns in its New York City office. Brodeur’s internship program draws top talent from universities and colleges around the country, and we are currently accepting resumes for the Summer 2015 internship program. Brodeur’s paid internship program offers undergraduate and graduate students the opportunity to learn public relations and communications first-hand. Interns work with our highly-skilled account teams and gain skills from the best in the business. Interns are exposed to a variety of tasks in the following areas: traditional and social media, blogger and analyst relations; client, competitor and new business research; coverage and client reporting; content creation; and other communications activities. Brodeur works with interns to determine if the program can be used for school credit. Candidates must be in their junior or senior year at a college or university majoring in communications, public relations, journalism or a related major; or, recent graduates who have received a Bachelor’s degree in communications or a related field. They also must:
– Have an understanding of social media including Twitter, Facebook, etc.;
– Be proficient on the Microsoft Office suite of software;
– Be able to organize multiple tasks and prioritize responsibilities; and
– Have excellent verbal and written communication skills.
If you are interested in being part of our communications team, and are available for up to 24 hours/week, please send resume and cover letter to email@example.com indicate the following subject: Intern-NYC
Brodeur Partners is a strategic communications company that helps organizations become and remain relevant in a complicated world. Headquartered in Boston, the company has five U.S. offices and operates in 33 countries globally. It is differentiated by its focus on relevance, behavioral change and ability to bring a discipline-agnostic approach to its non-profit, consumer and business-to-business clients. For more information, visit www.brodeur.com.