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The Charleston Parks Conservancy is seeking a communication major to work in it’s development and event planning internship for the fall semester. Read below for more information on the Charleston Parks Conservancy and it’s open position–

Charleston Parks Conservancy’s Mission:
The Charleston Parks Conservancy is a charitable organization with a mission to inspire the people of Charleston to connect with their parks and together create stunning public spaces and a strong community.

General Statement of the Position:
Under direct supervision of the Special Events Manager, the intern will assist within the Development office and participate in special projects related to event planning and development for the Conservancy. The intern will assist in planning Charleston’s premier block party and the Conservancy’s largest fundraiser of the year, Party for the Parks.

Specific Duties and Responsibilities:

Essential Job Functions:
● Assists with planning and marketing for Party for the Parks and other special events
● Assists with event sponsor relations, including ongoing communications, paperwork, and
stewardship efforts (thank you notes, appreciation events)
● Assists with silent auctions, including recruitment, collection, and management of auction
items; marketing; auction check-in and check-out; and donor stewardship
● Visits parks, attends events, and participates in Conservancy meetings and programs
● Performs other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
● Strong written and verbal communication skills
● Strong organizational and planning skills, great attention to detail
● Proficiency in using Microsoft Office, Google Drive, Apple products, Email and Social
Media outlets: Facebook, Instagram, Twitter
● Interest in event planning, nonprofit development, public green spaces

Potential Learning Outcomes:
Through the Development Internship, interns will gain valuable experience developing, maintaining and nurturing donor relations, as well as gain a better understanding of event planning and logistics, fundraising, and nonprofit development and marketing.

To apply, send a cover letter, resume, references, and short writing sample in PDF format to jobs@charlestonparksconservancy.org by September 1, 2017. No phone calls, please.

*Non-paid
*10- 15 Hours/Week
*There will be some travel required to various parks throughout the City of Charleston. Please have a valid driver’s license and access to reliable transportation, along with general knowledge of the Charleston peninsula, James Island, and West Ashley.

Intern with Charleston Shucker Company

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:11 am — 

Charleston Shucker Company is gearing up for a busy fall oyster season and looking for an intern to support marketing and customer service.

Charleston Shucker Company is the original shop for personalized oyster and fish fillet knives. Leave it to Charlestonians to make sure you have the best oyster knife, and are treated with southern hospitality.

If you are interested in product marketing, advertising, retail product placement and customer service, this is the internship for you!

To apply, email Lindsey@CharlestonShuckerCo.com with your resume and fall schedule availability.

MUSC Health Seeks COMM Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 26 July 2017 | 11:04 am — 

Fall 2017 Internship opportunity with MUSC Health (beginning the first or second week in September):

The Children’s and Women’s Integrated Center for Clinical Excellence (ICCE) at MUSC is looking for a junior/senior communication major to assist with the following:

  • market intelligence
  • market plan development
  • marketing analytics
  • social media
  • event planning / management
  • collateral development
  • return on investment of marketing campaigns
  • report development
  • other additional marketing/communications activities

The department is looking for an intern who is able to dedicate approximately 20 hours each week to the internship.  The internship is not compensated, but will provide great healthcare marketing exposure.

Internship applications will be accepted from July 31st thru August 6th, 2017.

Submit your internship application here: https://ociois.quickbase.com/db/bh683cie9

Questions? Please contact Lindsay Loewer at wiltshi@musc.edu.

The nonprofit Charleston Hope is dedicated to providing basic necessities, academic support, and community connections and opportunities to low-resourced Title 1 elementary schools. The nonprofit organization is based out of Mitchell Elementary in downtown, Charleston and it works to ensure every student in each of the partnered schools have the support they need to be successful by the time the enter middle school.

Charleston Hope is looking to fill several internship openings such as —

Questions? Email emilyhoisington@charlestonhope.com.

About Charleston Hope
Charleston Hope was founded in 2012 by Emily Hoisington (CofC alumna) and Chandler Bridges. The outreach that created Charleston Hope was originally started by Emily in her senior year of high school in 2011. The outreach was dedicated to providing Christmas gifts to students in Title 1 schools that normally would not receive one. The outreach then expanded from 40 students in 2011 to 3,000 in 2014.

Our outreaches consist of Adopt a Classroom, Adopt a Game, The Chad Effect, college prep nights, and more. We are currently partnering with Mitchell Elementary in downtown Charleston for the school year in hopes to begin a mentoring program and a strong partnership with Mitchell and the surrounding community.

Our Chad Effect mission is in honor of our biggest supporter, and co-founder Emily Hoisington’s boyfriend (was soon to be fiancé), Chad Cooke who passed away suddenly on December 23rd, 2014 at the ago of 20. Chad loved Charleston Hope and was Emily’s biggest encourager in Emily’s dream to take Charleston Hope and Adopt a Classroom to different cities, which is being done this year!

Obviouslee Marketing is looking for a graphic design intern. See below for description —

WANTED: Graphic Designer Intern for a fun-filled, growing marketing company
Obviouslee Marketing is on the hunt for a badass Graphic Designer to join our Charleston, SC location.

We’re looking for a creative individual who is able develop fresh concepts, but also work within defined brand standards, showing both creativity and an attention to detail. Must be able to manage multiple assignments, meet tight deadlines and have ability to work in wide range of communication channels.

Our Graphic Design Intern will be working on the following types of projects to gain hands-on agency experience, expand their graphic design knowledge and skill sets, and develop a well-rounded portfolio:

  • Production Design – ad resizing, ad layouts, preparing images or assets for websites, reproducing website page layouts with new assets, etc.
  • Graphic Design – assist in the creation of logos, campaigns, social media brand elements, eNewsletter layouts, advertising concepts and layouts, website redesign concepts and layouts, etc.
  • Research and Strategy – help with competitive analysis, gather outside resources (websites or images) for inspiration, pull campaign examples, etc.
  • Agency Processes – participation in team meetings and brainstorms on larger design projects to learn typical agency creative processes and assist creative team in the concepting and creation of projects such as branding, website design, ad campaign, marketing collateral, etc.

Requirements:

  • Previous graphic design experience working with Adobe Creative Suite is required. Must include a link or attachment to your portfolio for consideration.
  • Ability to adapt campaign concepts and designs across a variety of platforms, including print, Web, social, etc.
  • Ability to work on a variety of aspects of a project, including development of initial concepts, layout, photo selection, revisions, and file preparation.
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop), using Max OS X.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and iWork (Pages, Numbers, Keynote).
  • Ability to handle multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Ability to work in partnership with Project Manager, Art Director, Creative Director, and/or Web Developer.
  • Positive attitude, able to receive feedback or constructive criticism from team members.
  • Experience working creatively within defined brand standards is a plus.

Benefits:
We offer flexible work schedules and are offering this internship for course credit or professional development. Will also give guidance on portfolio development and interviewing skills.

Interested in this internship? Apply today:  Send your resume and cover letter to whattookyousolong@obviouslee.com and tell us how you take your coffee.

The Lowcountry Herald, Charleston’s Street Newspaper, is seeking intern writers and photographers. Street newspapers offer an innovative approach to addressing the problem of urban homelessness. We print a magazine monthly and give copies to our neighbors on the street experiencing homelessness. They in turn distribute the magazine to the public and take cash donations, which they keep. This turns them into instant entrepreneurs capable of earning money to empower themselves and begin their own recovery.

We are seeking writers and photographers willing to spend approximately 7 hours a month writing about issues of local interest, particularly those affecting social justice, poverty and homelessness. No experience necessary. Experience with InDesign is a huge plus! To begin with these assignments are unpaid however compensation is possible in the future.

Contact Paul Gangarosa at lowcountryherald@gmail.com to set up an interview.

We look forward to having you join our team!

The Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau is now hiring a Media Relations Assistant. This is an entry-level position for anyone who is interested in public relations.

See job description below —

I. FUNCTION: This position is responsible for assisting with the daily activities of the Media Department of the Charleston Area Convention & Visitors Bureau in order to ensure the success of each department’s respective programs and projects.

II. STATUS: Full-time, regular

III. SPECIFIC REQUIREMENTS:

  • Excellent oral communication skills; correct grammar usage and spelling skills
  • Working knowledge of office procedures
  • Excellent eye for detail and organizational ability
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Word for Windows, Excel and additional computer software

IV. SPECIFIC DUTIES:

  • Actively assists the Director of Media Relations as needed, 20%
  • Responsible for department coverage at 423 King Street, 5%
  • Responsible for maintaining the Media Department’s calendar, which includes production schedule for Board of Governors books, Quarterly Reports, press releases (drafts, proofing, distribution), holiday outreach, quarterly list of writers worked with in order to send thank you notes, etc., 5%
  • Responsible for reporting on behalf of the Media Department (MMS, Leads, Quarterly Reports, BOG books), 13%
  • Handles all invoice processing, 2%
  • Tracks all daily news hits and clippings in Vocus and Burrells Luce, which are shared with department as received; posts most prestigious clips to the press gallery on ExploreCharleston.com; selects top clips to be included in the CVB’s e-news, emails partners reputable press coverage; compiles list of quotes and circulation data from notable articles for Travel Council meetings, 13%
  • Responds to and manages all CleanPix photo requests and CleanPix gallery; manages Google Alerts via media@explorecharleston.com, 3%
  • Responsible for entering journalist post-visit insights and clippings into SimpleView and managing media relations SimpleView portal, 4%
  • Responsible for Media Department assets and storage, primarily gifts, bags, boxes, files, archives, BOG books and press kits; also responsible for keeping an updated list of promotional and gift items, 4%
  • Prepares and delivers gift bags to national journalists and editors, 4%
  • Researches annual and month-to-month potential PR opportunities using Vocus’ editorial calendars, 4%
  • Responsible for tracking investor news and drafting the quarterly “What’s New in Charleston” press release, 7%
  • Compiles tailored distribution lists for press releases and announcements, 4%
  • Supports the department in the management of the CVB’s social media efforts, 10%
  • Maintains and updates electronic media kits, tailoring them to the interests of the journalist when possible, 2%

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

Essential:

  • Excellent command of the English language, including comprehension, verbal and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to operate office equipment and learn software programs such as Word, Excel, PhotoShop.
  • Ability to perform mathematical calculations accurately.
  • Access to transportation to attend meetings/functions throughout the tri-county region and the state, including overnight lodging, and to pick-up or deliver supplies related to the job before, during and after regular working hours.
  • Ability to grip/grasp various tools and equipment used in the office area.
  • Ability to set up for a meeting, including coffee preparation, carrying coffee pots to meeting room, arranging furniture, placing agendas and other information around table.
  • Good eye sight and hearing, which may be corrected with an aid if necessary.
  • Ability to rotate body while in a sitting or standing position.

Interested in this position? Apply here.

 

 

Apply Now to be a Bud Light Ambassador

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 7 July 2017 | 2:38 pm — 

Neato is seeking Bud Light Ambassadors across the US. As a Brand Ambassador, you’ll be responsible for promoting Bud Light to consumers at popular bars and restaurants in your market.

Candidates must be of legal drinking age and currently enrolled full-time, undergraduate students.

What We Offer:

– Earn up to $150 each week with the opportunity of earning additional performance bonuses
– Exposure to business operations within the Anheuser-Busch Inbev (ABI) organization
– Ongoing coaching from the Neato and local Anheuser-Busch teams including a national in-person training to kickoff the program
– First-hand experience representing a global brand, potentially launching your career with Anheuser-Busch

Key Responsibilities:

– Work an average of 10.5 hours per week, with 7.5 hours spent promoting AB product at popular bars in your market
– Collaborate with Co-Ambassador to ensure program performance
– Build and maintain relationships with local bar staff
– Distribute a set quantity of product each week by holding activations when bars and restaurants have a large attendance of the target audience (predominantly nights and weekends)
– Autonomously develop weekly product distribution plan, acquiring approvals from your local AB team, Neato and bar staff as necessary
– Report on each activation in a timely manner through mobile program reporting applications
– Understand overall program goals, tracking your performance to identify gaps and adjust distribution strategy as needed
– Maintain consistent communication with Neato, local retailers, and the Anheuser-Busch team
$15 per hour

Click Here to Apply

Listing ID

568029289

Redux Contemporary Art Center (Redux) is a nonprofit organization committed to fostering creativity and the cultivation of contemporary art through diverse exhibitions, subsidized studio space for visual artists, meaningful education programs, and a multidisciplinary approach to the dialogue between artists and their audiences. Redux offers free year-round art exhibitions, artist and curator lecture series, and film screenings, while educating art patrons of all ages through fine art classes and workshops, community outreach, and internship opportunities.

Redux has just posted new opportunities for college students to serve as Interns for Redux in various departments – providing them with invaluable experience in a creative non-profit setting, as well as the opportunity to give their time and experience to a worthy cause in their community.  http://reduxstudios.org/about/volunteers-interns/

See here for a list & descriptions of our open positions (Gallery, Graphic Design/Social Media, Education, Event, and Grant Writing), deadlines for application, and qualifications.

Questions? Please contact Megan Collier-Bansil (megan@reduxstudios.org), Education & Outreach Coordinator for Redux Contemporary Art Center.

Trident United Way in Charleston is looking to hire a Marketing Coordinator. See below for job information:

Title: Marketing Coordinator

Reports To (Title): Vice President of Communications and Volunteer Engagement

Job Type: Coordinator

Department: Communications and Volunteer Engagement

FLSA Classification: Salaried

JOB SUMMARY

Serves as the organization’s content management expert for e-mail and web providing support and technical assistance for the implementation of the organization’s marketing and communications efforts.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

E-mail Marketing Coordination

Website Coordination

ADDITIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Ensure consistent use of approved brand identity guidelines throughout organization and monitor application fidelity.
  • Participates as a member of organizational development teams as required.

QUALIFICATIONS

Education

  • Associate’s degree required with focus on Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing preferred; Bachelor’s degree preferred

Experience

  • 1 year project management experience
  • 1 – 2 years hands-on experience with e-mail content management system.
  • 1 – 2 years hands-on experience with website content management system.
  •  Nonprofit experience preferred.

Skills

  • Proficiency in HTML and CSS required
  • Experience with InDesign, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Acrobat, Andar 360, content management systems for websites, project management software and Google Analytics preferred.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite
  • Excellent writing, editing, verbal and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to balance competing priorities.
  • Self-starter with ability to dive-in and find answers to questions that may not yet be documented.
  • Ability to anticipate and recognize hurdles/obstacles to communicate needs and mitigate potential hazards in program development.
  • Ability to discern the purpose of a marketing materials request, consider the audience and guide the messaging.
  • Ability to be flexible.
  • Strong attention to detail.

Read the full description or to apply for the job, visit: https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/view/386795432/

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