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MARKETING AND COMMUNICATIONS

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Position Title: Public Relations and Social Media Intern

Company: Phase 3 Marketing and Communications

Location: 87 S. Market St.

Description: Interns at Phase 3 are an integral part of our day-to-day activities. This internship is a hands-on look at a public relations agency and interns will gain first-hand experience in social media and the world of public relations. Interns at Phase 3 will perform a variety of tasks, which include the following:

o   Conducting market research

o   Drafting social media content

o   Obtaining social media research

o   Writing press releases, pitch letters, website copy, newsletters, bios and calendar listings for our clients

o   Assisting in planning client events

o   Compiling and maintaining a master list of editorial calendars

o   Reading and scanning newspapers, magazines and the web for articles containing our clients

o   Updating and maintaining client editorial recaps

o   Building and updating media databases

o   Attending and assisting at client events

o   Contributing to team brainstorming sessions

o   Attending client meetings

o   Attending photo shoots and TV tapings

 

Requirements: Students must be a junior or senior and commit 20 hours a week to our internship.

Contact: Email resumes to Hallie Deyton, hallie.deyton@phase3mc.com

Compensation: Unpaid

Arcadia Publishing & The History Press is currently seeking 2 part-time interns for the spring Semester. Interns will be working directly with the Independent Sales & Marketing staff in accordance with the intern program at College of Charleston. The position requires that students work with programs such as Microsoft Office, Google Drive, and Constant Contact, among others. Responsibilities include attending weekly meetings, compiling and synthesizing research, assisting the Sales & Marketing staff, observing employees in other departments (including Acquisitions and Editorial & Production), and creating marketing materials—among other tasks. The position is unpaid and is perfect for student seeking academic credit or looking for experience in the publishing world. The ideal candidate possesses a self-starting, positive attitude and is willing to work with a driven team. By the end of this program, students will have a better understanding of independent publishing by gaining first-hand knowledge of the industry as a whole: From the early contracting stages to a book’s publication date, students will learn the processes that go into each of our titles and can apply this experience to future careers. We’ve heard rave reviews about our internship program in the past, so we look forward to having you on board! Learn more about us at www.arcadiapublishing.com.

To apply, please submit your resume and a cover letter explaining a little bit about yourself, why you think you’d be a great fit for this internship, what you hope to learn from this experience, and why you’re interested in publishing as well as your availability and preferred start date. Resumes and cover letters can be sent to the Site Supervisor, Valerie Keller at vkeller@arcadiapublishing.com, and you will be contacted via email to schedule an interview. Please note that due to the high volume of applicants we receive, we cannot always respond to all inquiries.

 

CW+F will be looking to fill the following internship positions:

(1)   Event Management Intern

(1)   Development Intern

(1)   Culinary Talent Intern

(2)   Beverage Talent Interns


Position Title: (1) Event Management Intern

Position Description:

Interns will gain hands-on experience in the planning and production of the Charleston Wine + Food festival. Tasks will range from interacting with exhibitors and vendors to volunteer management. This opportunity will allow interns to gain insight into the preparation and execution of a five day event with 23,500 attendees and 400+ volunteers.

  • Review participant and application forms for equipment needs and input into tracking documents.
  • Communicate with participants to explain load-in procedures, obtain contact information, and complete a general advance of the event
  • Develop and update volunteer and participant training documents.
  • Prepare event production binders/important information and packets for key participants
  • Work with staff and volunteers on-site to:

o Ensure that all participants arrive at their scheduled time

o Ensure that all participants receive updated information on-site, if necessary

  • Assist Event Manager with event load-in and load-out
  • Create a post-event report and assist with wrap-up and thank you letters
  • Other duties as assigned

Skills Required:

  • Must be organized with diligent attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work proactively
  • Professional writing and communication skills with excellent grammar
  • Microsoft Office with knowledge and experience in Excel
  • Ability to work with a variety of people and build teamwork
  • Comfortable working in an outdoor setting (RAIN, COLD, MUD)
  • Ability to do some physical work (lifting boxes, field set-up)
  • Past event experience is a plus

Dates of Opportunity:

Preference for interns available for both a Fall and Spring internship. Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager

  • Fall – at least 10 hours/week, Spring – at least 16 hours/week+ during event week
  • Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager
  • Charleston Wine + Food festival dates (must be available entirety of festival week)

Festival: Wednesday, March 1 – Sunday, March 5, 2017

Load-in: Friday, February 23 – Thursday, March 2, 2017

Load-out: Monday, March 6 – Tuesday, March 7, 2017

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and why you would like an internship with Charleston Wine + Food to Erin Connolly, erin@charlestonwineandfood.com. Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (1) Development Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food is a non-profit organization that celebrates the renowned food culture of Charleston, SC during a five-day festival the first weekend of every March. With a local food culture rich in tradition, James Beard Award-winning chefs, and the best city to visit in the world (according to Condé Nast Traveler’s 2013 Readers’ Choice Awards), Charleston Wine + Food infuses home-grown flavor with top chefs, winemakers, authors, storytellers and food enthusiasts. This internship is a great opportunity to get front-and-center, hands-on experience in the exciting non-profit and event world and be involved in one of the most anticipated wine and food festivals in the nation.

Position involves:

o   Assisting with logistics and execution of VIP events ranging from large format to intimate dinners

o   Managing mailings, invitations, RSVPs and large quantities of hand-written notes

o   Assisting in the organization and dissemination of VIP related credentials and collateral

o   Assisting with deliveries and other miscellaneous tasks relating to Development and other departments

Skills Required:

–     Must be available to work all day February 28  – March 7, 2016 (Spring Internship only)

o    Note can be provided for any classes missed

–     Must be flexible to working nights and weekends on occasion

–     Must have valid driver’s license and preferably have access to a vehicle

–     Highly organized

–     High attention to detail

–     Hard working

–     Self-motivated

–     Creative problem solving skills

–     Excellent communication and written skills

–     Basic computer skills with advanced proficiency in Excel

–     Light physical labor (setting up and breaking down of events) 

Dates of Opportunity:

Preference for interns available for both a Fall and Spring internship. Hours and schedule to be determined in consultation with Program Manager

Ø Fall Internship: August  – December

Ø Spring Internship: January – April

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please email resume and interest to Nysa Hicks atnysa@charlestonwineandfood.com.

Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (1) Culinary Talent Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food Culinary Talent Internships are an exciting opportunity for a hands-on experience assisting with the coordination and logistics of all Chef Talent and their events throughout the 2017 festival.

Duties will include, but are not restricted to:

Ø  Data entry (excellent computer skills are a must)

Ø  Some light physical labor

Ø  Some phone work, handwritten cards and addressing envelopes

Ø  Assistance in obtaining event copy, talent headshots and bios and contact information

Ø  Data entry in Marcato event planning software

 Skills Required:

  • Excellent written and oral communications
  • Proficiency in: Excel, Word and Google Docs
  • Candidates should be extremely organized with great time management skills
  • Ability to work with a variety or people and assist with last-minute details
  • A willingness to work hard and positive/flexible attitude are a must
  • Interest and/or experience in the food and beverage industry

Dates of Opportunity:

August 2016 – April 2017

At least 10 hours/week and 16 hours/week+ during event week

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Please send a cover letter, resume, and why you would like an internship with Charleston Wine + Food to Kristen Blackmon, kristen@charlestonwineandfood.com. Applicants will be notified via email if they have been selected for an interview.


Position Title: (2) Beverage Talent Manager Intern

Position Description:

Charleston Wine + Food is looking for 1-2 organized, energetic go-getters to coordinate, plan and execute the 12th annual Charleston Wine + Food festival, March 1-5, 2017.

 Skills Required:

-Ability to work independently while also contributing to team goals

-Strong attention to detail

-Communicate clearly and effectively with staff and outside vendors, etc.

-Proficiency in Excel, Google Drive, Dropbox

-Ability to research + report

-Interest in event management a plus

-Ability to complete projects on time

-Use of personal computer

-Ability to collaborate, problem solve, and follow directives 

Dates of Opportunity:

12-20 hours per week*, September 2016 – April 2017

*Must be available to work festival week, March 1-5, 2017

Compensation: Academic Credit Only

Other Benefits: Great culture + World-class event + Amazing connections

 Contact Info or Process for Applications/Interest Submissions:

Contact: Jennifer G. Hladek   jennifer@charlestonwineandfood.com

Beverage Talent Manager, Charleston Wine + Food Festival


 

MUSC News Team Seeks COMM Interns

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 13 October 2016 | 3:07 pm — 

The MUSC News team at the Medical University of South Carolina is looking for interns.

(http://academicdepartments.musc.edu/newscenter/

You’ll have the chance to learn how to interview and write for the web, and may even end up with clips to show potential employers. It will also give you insight into the career possibilities in health communication.

Contact Dawn Brazell, MUSC News editor, at brazell@musc.edu to apply.

The Association for Women in Sports Media, a non-profit organization founded as a support network and advocacy group for women in sports journalism, has 8 internships to go along with 8 scholarships available for summer 2017: 3 newspaper/magazine/digital, one broadcast, 2 broadcast production, and 2 public relations at places like Sports Illustrated, USA Today Sports, CNN, ESPN and USA Softball.

Recipients receive a $1,000 scholarship plus complimentary registration and lodging at AWSM’s annual convention, which will be held in Austin.

The application period is open through Oct. 31st. There is no fee for AWSM members to apply, and a $40 application fee for non-members. A student membership to AWSM is $25, which waives the internship/scholarship application fee.

 

To apply, please click the following link: https://awsmonline.formstack.com/forms/internshipscholarship_fall2016

The ETV Endowment supports your favorite shows on SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio, South Carolina’s unique voices in education and public broadcasting. The highly competitive ETV Endowment Internship program for college students has been in existence since 1980. At least seven internships, all funded by the ETV Endowment of South Carolina, are available with SCETV and South Carolina Public Radio each summer. Interns work ten 40-hour weeks in a professional department. The weekly salary is $300 and beginning and ending dates are flexible. Assignments will be based on the needs of SCETV and SC Public Radio.

Intern Selection Criteria

Who may apply?

  • South Carolina residents who currently attend a college or university in South Carolina or an out-of-state college or university
  • Out-of-state residents who currently attend a South Carolina college or university
  • Rising juniors and seniors

What factors are considered?

  • Career interest in television or radio
  • Scholastic record/experience
  • Participation in extra-curricular activities
  • Writing skills

Applications must be submitted through the online form.  Applications for 2017 internships will be accepted September 6th – December 2nd.  Selected interns will be announced February 2017.

For more information about summer internships, please contact us.
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