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Archives For May 2016 Wine + Food is looking for COMM majors and minors to serve in the following internship positions:
To apply:  Please submit cover letter and resume via email to Laura Kate Whitney, Marketing Director, Charleston Wine + Food Festival, at Deadline to apply is June 30, 2016.
Phone and in-person interviews will take place in July.
cisternyard-mediaCisternYard Media is looking for a student to fill the following position for the 2016-2017 school year:

Public Relations Assistant Manager for CisternYard Media

  • Experience in public relations and marketing (internship experience accepted)
  • Some Communication and/or Business coursework completed
  • Excellent writing skills (public relations writing preferred)​
  • Must be a full-time, enrolled student at the College of Charleston
  • Freshman or sophomore preferred ​
Compensation: 6 hours a week/ $7.75

​To apply, ​email updated resume, cover letter and any writing samples (marketing material (eg: poster, advertisement, etc), writing material (eg. press releases) to Alexis Armour at Put “Assistant PR Application” as the subject title on the email. Thank you!

Summer Interns Needed at The Lemon Stand

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 24 May 2016 | 11:48 am — 

The Lemon Stand, a boutique prolemon-stand-logoduction company that strives to make life sweet, is looking for a production intern and event planning intern for summer hire.

To apply, email your resume to

The company is run by Madison McGhee, CofC COMM graduate, class of 2015.
“Here at The Lemon Stand, we pride ourselves on positivity – finding it, creating it, and sharing it. We’re glass-half-full people. We believe inspiration is all around us and you’ll find it as long as you take the time to stop and look. There are countless reasons to smile and we’re here to highlight them through our productions.”
See video here.



Paid Position with the company, MHP Saludmhpsalud-logo

MHP Salud is a national nonprofit organization that implements and runs Community Health Worker programs.

The Marketing and Community Management Specialist is responsible for spearheading and coordinating the development of the marketing and communication strategy of the organization including developing and designing content of marketing and communication materials, developing a social media campaign consistent with organizational strategic plan, and management of web page and web presence. This position will work directly under the supervision of the Chief Strategy and Analytics Officer (CSAO). Outlined below are the general responsibilities and functions related to the position.

A full job description is available on our website posting, but key position responsibilities include:

  • Develops and executes marketing plans and programs, both short and long range, to ensure continued public awareness of brand
  • Plans, directs, coordinates, designs, and implements the organization’s online, print and promotional media presence
  • Maintains, updates and organizes organization’s media channels, including but not limited to social media, email marketing and website administration

Successful applicant will have:

  • Bachelor’s degree in appropriate field with at least two years’ professional marketing experience—master’s degree a plus
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Creative Cloud
  • Website administration experience a plus, WordPress experience preferred

Position will be based out of MHP Salud’s Florida, Michigan or Texas Offices. Salary Range: $49,000 – 56,000, DOQ. Excellent benefits.

Please see MHP Salud website ( for full job description and details for online application. INCOMPLETE APPLICATIONS or automated resume only applications will not be considered. Review of materials begins May 20, 2016 and continues until the position is filled.

The Becket Agency is looking for hard-working summer interns. We specialize in restaurant/ hospitality marketing and represent companies like CO, Persimmon Cafe, Bay St Biergarten, The Alley, Tavern & Table and more. Our clients are not only in Charleston, but in Myrtle Beach, Savannah, Charlotte and Chattanooga as well.  The internship experience covers: media relations, social media for business management, event development and coordination, graphic design, and web design and development. If interested, please send your resume to

Committed to Charleston (C2C) is now hiring an intern for the fall and spring semesters. See below for description and directions for applying.

Internship Description:

The Committed to Charleston (C2C) intern is responsible for managing the student philanthropy group, C2C, which is charged with building a culture of student philanthropy and working to gain campus support for the C2C program. The work of this internship will focus primarily on promoting a philanthropic culture in our student and young alumni community. Program goals include creating opportunities for students to understand the impact of philanthropy on their education, teaching students history of the College of Charleston, building positive traditions that increase campus pride, and develop student and future alumni leaders. The intern will report to the Assistant Director, Alumni & Campus Engagement within the Annual Giving Office. The intern will work in the Annual Giving Office located in Bellsouth, Room 204.

Job tasks and Qualifications:
  • Plan and implement a successful student giving campaign that solicits the entire student body
  • Recruit student leaders to join the student philanthropy efforts
  • Network with other student leaders to increase awareness of the student philanthropy program
  • Manage and provide support for the Committed to Charleston Executive Board
  • Educate students about the impact of philanthropy and raising funds for the College of Charleston
  • Help plan and execute C2C events
  • Conduct research including: 1) Best practice research from campuses who have implemented successful student giving programs 2) Survey students and conduct focus groups to determine philanthropic interests of students 3) Determine best methods of solicitation of students 4) Determine what traditions and rites of passage most resonate with students 5) Create an inventory of philanthropic efforts that have taken place on campus for students
  • Attend all C2C Executive Board meetings and General C2C Membership meetings—2 meetings per month
  • Qualified candidates must work effectively with Microsoft Office and social media platforms
  • The ideal candidate must maintain confidentiality with regard to student financial information, be dependable and display a professional demeanor with others, including alumni, students, staff and faculty
  • Prior fundraising experience a plus, but not required
  • Students with a high interest in nonprofit development/fundraising and events will be considered for the position
  • All applicants will be considered, but preference given to Juniors and Seniors
  • Other duties as assigned
Skills that these tasks will strengthen:
  • Analytical analysis
  • Leadership skills
  • Communication skills—including verbal, written and technology
  • Time management
  • Volunteer management, delegation, and follow-up
  • Fundraising skills
  • Organization skills
  • Recruitment and retention strategies
Application Process:

Visit {} to complete application by 5pm on Wednesday, June 7, 2016. No phone calls, please. Please contact  Lauren Whiteside, Assistant Director, Alumni & Campus Engagement, at with any questions.

PR Intern Needed at UniMedia

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 11 May 2016 | 10:04 am — 
Position Summary:

UniMedia is looking for candidates available for an internship starting immediately to assist our account teams in the development and execution of multi-platform integrated marketing and public relations programs. We are looking for an intern with a good work ethic, strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to work hard and have fun in a growing office.

Essential Functions:
  • Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
  • Assist Public Relations team in developing, writing, and distributing media materials and pitches
  • Build comprehensive and carefully planned media lists
  • Actively pitch and secure media coverage on behalf of clients
  • Assist account teams in research, conception and execution of content marketing, social marketing, brand events, and brand partnerships
  • Assist with and manage client and target market research
  • Research trends and seek opportunities where our clients may find increased visibility and engagement opportunities
  • Track clients’ media coverage
  • Effectively and efficiently leverage PR tools
  • Proactively develop ideas to support account teams and client needs
  • Assisting with the production of marketing materials and literature
  • Organizing and hosting presentations and customer visits
  • Maintaining company and client social media channels
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Impeccable time management and prioritization skills
  • Ability to coordinate projects from inception to completion and meet demanding deadlines
  • Excellent verbal and written skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Thirst to be entrepreneurial
Education & Minimum Qualifications:

In the process of obtaining a bachelor’s degree in public relations, mass communications, entertainment, journalism or marketing.
Primary Location : United States-North Charleston, SC

Interested in this position? Email:

South City PR, a Charleston-based PR firm with a focus on hospitality, is seeking a motivated intern. This internship is a wonderful opportunity to learn more about local, regional and national media campaigns. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to drafting press releases and media alerts, updating press lists, compiling client reports, assistance with call sheets when necessary, website and social media updates, blog posts, client calendars and assisting with pitch ideas and drafting pitches. The position is 20 hours per week.

To apply, please send resume and cover letter to Kelen Carlock, Senior Publicist:

Fall for-credit internship with The Citadel’s Video Department. Potential for payment with working on the production staff for football game days.

Read the job description here.

Questions? Contact Connor Putman, Director of Video Production at The Citadel:

The Cougar Call Center is hiring student callers for the summer. Cougar Callers reach out to College of Charleston alumni and parents and ask for donations to support scholarships and areas of immediate need at the College of Charleston.

At this job, students can build professional skills, network with alumni all over the country, and enhance their resumé, all while giving back to the College.  Callers enjoy having flexible schedules with no weekend shifts, working conveniently on campus, and earning $9/hour.

While this is a summer position, opportunities may be available to continue for the fall semester.

Apply here. For questions, please email Danielle Atkins, Assistant Director of the Cougar Call Center, at

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