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MUSC Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations is seeking an intern for Summer 2018

Location: Medical University of South Carolina – Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations, Office of the Chief Communications and Marketing Officer, Charleston, SC

Duration of Position:  10 weeks

Work Schedule:  Able to work from 10 to 15 hours per week

Description:  Seeking qualified junior or senior-level students (three positions) to contribute work that supports both internal and external communication and missions for MUSC’s Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations. Duties include the ability to research, interview, coordinate and write news stories for the campus’ bi-monthly print and online version of The MUSC Catalyst News; contribute to writing research and technology stories and other assignments. Must present an interest in science and medical news writing, some photography, knowledge and some skills posting to various social media platforms, participate in ongoing media-related projects, provide administrative support and writing assistance with special projects.

Previous writing experience is preferred (be prepared to provide writing samples). Candidate should possess good oral communications skills, be a self-starter, reliable, organized (able to comply with deadlines), flexible and dedicated to working in a busy office environment.

The following majors are desired:

  • Communication or Public Relations
  • English
  • Communication Studies or Creative Writing Concentration
  • Any of the Sciences, Public Health and health-related fields of study

Other requested materials:

This position is intended for students who seek academic credit (first priority) or hands-on experience (second priority) for the internship.

To apply: Mail, fax or e-mail a resume, cover letter and two writing samples to:

Cindy Abole, Internship Coordinator
MUSC Office of Public Affairs & Media Relations
135 Cannon Street, Suite 403
MSC 189
Charleston, SC  29425
843-792-4107

aboleca@musc.edu

Intern Program:

Title: Indigo & Cotton: Marketing, Communications, and Operations Internship

Location: 79 Cannon Street Charleston, South Carolina 29403

Schedule: Flexible

Hours Per Week: 10-15

If interested please send all inquiries to info@indigoandcotton.com

About the Company: Indigo & Cotton is a Charleston-based independent menswear boutique featuring a well-edited collection of designers from the U.S., Europe, and Japan. Located on Cannon Street in downtown Charleston, the seven year-old store has built a reputation as a shopping destination and was selected as part of the GQ 100 Top Men’s Stores in America.

About the Position: Indigo & Cotton is looking for an intelligent, motivated, and hardworking individual wanting to immerse themselves in a detail oriented and creatively driven environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Customer relations
  • Assisting in store/e-commerce operations
  • Shipping/receiving operations
  • Contributing to social media platforms
  • Day-to-day store upkeep
  • Inventory management
  • Assisting in planning for collaborative store events
  • Assisting in planning editorial photoshoots

Required Qualifications:

  • Interest in men’s fashion
  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office, Apple, and Google Drive applications
  • Excellent communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

  • Retail/customer service experience
  • Photography, videography, or graphic design skills
  • Interest in visual arts

NYC Summer Internship with Rose & Co.

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 16 April 2018 | 1:08 pm — 

Rose & Company is looking to hire a summer PR & Communications intern. The internship is in NYC.

Position Summary: 

The public relations and Communications Intern will work with management to develop strategy, write engaging copy, and help manage events and projects. Candidates applying for this internship should be dedicated, hard-working, and well-versed in basic communication strategies.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist with strategic communications campaign planning & implementation
  • Track/collect media and press coverage; prepare reports
  • Stay abreast of industry trends and current events; prepare industry calendar
  • Edit and proofread company material
  • Conduct competitor analysis
  • Research and analyze competition
  • Provide support in order to establish proper channels of information and communication
  • Collaborate on producing branding, advertising, and promotional collateral
  • Work with management on projects dealing with public relations and business communications
  • Help with administrative work as necessary

Requirements: 

  • Full or part-time student in business or communications
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word especially Excel
  • Strong verbal and written communications
  • Independent thinker – comfortable making decision based on information available
  • Comfortable with social media and digital media
  • Comfortable in fast-paced environments

More information on the company:

Rose & Company
130 West 57th street
New York, NY 10019

 

Marketing & Content Coordinator Full-Time Position

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 12 April 2018 | 2:04 pm — 

Marketing & Content Coordinator

The Position:

The Marketing & Content Coordinator, an essential part of the NGCOA team, will support the association’s Marketing, Membership and Education departments. For Marketing, you will help create content and design, and disseminate vital communications to our target audiences through email and social media. For Membership, you will conduct research, collect, track and report on data, and various other duties to increase membership and enhance the member experience. For Education, you will write pieces, coordinate speakers, and other activities in support of our Golf Business magazine, podcasts, webinars and conferences.

The Person:

The successful candidate is a superstar coordinator — hyper-organized, goal-driven, detail-oriented, and a self-starter. This person is a natural multi-tasker, with an ability to balance unrelated tasks, report to multiple supervisors, and change direction with ease and enthusiasm at a moment’s notice. This person has a true passion for connecting with various audiences, whether through email, social media, letters, over the phone or in person.

The Tasks:

The lion’s share of this job will involve :

  • Supporting the Marketing, Membership and Education departments
  • Email creation, execution, tracking, and reporting
  • Social media creation, execution, tracking, and reporting
  • Research, data collection and reporting
  • Distribution list strategy and development
  • Updating NGCOA website content
  • Content support for monthly Golf Business magazine and emails
  • Coordination of session and speaker materials for events

Current Platforms and Technology Being Used at NGCOA:

  • Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Instagram, YouTube
  • Microsoft Office Suite
  • Google Suite
  • MagnetMail / Real Magnet
  • Accelerate/Higher Logic
Requirements:
  • Undergraduate degree
  • Work or internship experience in a high-volume social media or other interactive communications
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, and successfully shift gears, in a fast-paced, deadline-driven environment
  • Solid work ethic, and professional, positive, get-it-done-now attitude
  • Self-motivated enough to work alone, but confident enough to work with a team of demanding colleague
  • A good writer
About National Golf Course Owners Association:

Established in 1979 and headquartered in Charleston, S.C., the NGCOA is the leading authority on the business of golf course ownership and management. The Association represents the industry’s key decision makers with ultimate responsibility for golf courses throughout the world. The not-for-profit organization is the only trade association dedicated exclusively to golf course owners and operators. Membership of the NGCOA includes owners and operators of daily-fee, semi-private, private and resort courses. While diverse in its makeup, the Association serves as a resource for a critical need shared by all owners and operators in today’s ever-changing golf industry: information and inspiration on how to operate their facilities as efficiently and profitably as possible.

Application Process:

With your application, please submit the following to jay@ngcoa.org (applications which do not contain all the items below will NOT be considered):

  • Cover letter (your email should serve as your cover letter)
  • Resume attachment in PDF format only – limit to no more than 2 pages
  • Contact information for your last three direct supervisors
  • LinkedIn address

Salary: $32,000-$35,000 based on experience

Position is based in Charleston, SC. Not remote, and no relocation offered. NGCOA offers health insurance, 401k and generous PTO.

Content Producer/ Technical Writer

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 10 April 2018 | 1:40 pm — 

Formed in 2001, Alliance Life Sciences (www.alscg.com) helps our customers maximize revenue and optimize pricing in an outcomes-based world. We employ hundreds of professionals around the globe who help firms receive full value by solving problems in Contracting, Pricing, Reimbursement, and Commercial Operations. We enable this mission in a healthcare world where the true focus is on the patient’s health and well-being, the ultimate bottom line for everyone.

Job Description:

Content Producer/ Technical Writer  — Full time or contract resource

– Must have experience with pharmaceutical, pharmacy, health insurance or healthcare.

– Ability to analyze data from various sources and summarize information in a concise manner.

– Ability to work with global customers to identify relevant areas of interest and develop content to meet their needs

-Work can be done from Charleston remotely with some travel to our NJ/PA offices.

 

To apply, please send resume to Karen Goldin, Manager Talent Acquisition, at karen.goldin@alscg.com

Workshop Opportunity + Scholarship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 9 April 2018 | 4:32 pm — 

Project Charleston 2018 — Working with Nonprofits

Document the work of nonprofits in the South’s “Holy City”! Join Momenta & Leica for our very first workshop in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina during the most picturesque time of year! On a Project workshop, we assign each student a different local nonprofit, and you then work with your instructors to create a photo story about their mission. We combine nightly lectures, business skills training and daily, 1-on-1 editing sessions with an instructor in one of the fastest growing and most beautiful cities in the country!

We require all attending photographers to bring their own cameras, laptop and support gear like external hard drives.

Our staff and instructors can offer gear recommendations and help you understand the nuances of your equipment. You will also be able check out a Leica M series camera and lenses during the workshop thanks to our friends at Leica!

We ask all photographers bring at least a digital SLR or rangefinder camera with 1-2 lenses. We encourage you to bring a lightweight tripod. Should you choose to participate in a multimedia project, you must come with a working knowledge of the required software programs and your equipment.

This course is designed for people who are good natured, flexible, have a working knowledge of photography and are interested in a unique documentary photography workshop experience. We will work with each photographer to improve their photography on any level, and we will find the right theme for your vision. We will provide support every step of the way, but you need to have a positive attitude and work well with a group!

This experience is more of a photo practicum than it is a tourism trip. The educational journey will be amazing and eye opening but it is not easy. You will work long hours. Your instructors will give you daily challenges and push you to new heights with your photography. We will encourage you to stretch and think creatively.

You may encounter people or organizations that are challenging to photograph. You may have to photograph in dark rooms or outside at high noon. You may have stressful days of difficult logistics. While we will be there to help you, support you and give you insight on the best way to handle the situation as a professional, you will need to take as much responsibility for your progress as we do.

The West Award is available to both undergraduates and graduate students. The scholarship covers the cost of tuition plus a $500 stipend.

Please send a cover letter and a link to your online portfolio to info@momentaworkshops.com. The cover letter should explain why you would like to attend a Momenta Workshop and how this workshop will benefit your career goals. Please include the above information in an email with the Subject heading: “The West Award: (workshop name) Application.”

SMAD-CON Seeks Bloggers, Volunteers

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 April 2018 | 12:28 pm — 

Casey Elizabeth Canody, the Community Outreach Coordinator for SMAD-CON, is looking for bloggers and volunteers for SMAD-CON’s social media all day conference: July 19th and 20th at the Charleston Area Convention Center. SMAD-CON is expecting 3,000 conference attendees. The organization has been featured in Forbes as one of the Top 20 Marketing Conference to Attend in 2018.

SMAD-CON is working to grow its online presence in its blog. If you have experience in blogging, please submit your current blog to casey_canody@smadcon.com to be considered. More information: The organization has a couple different themes, blog hacks, content creation and culture we’re currently accepting blogs for. The criteria is each blog must pertain to social media and positive impact. Bloggers must commit to no less than 3 blogs a month and in return receive an influencer track ticket to SMAD-CON.

ABOUT
Social Media All Day-Conference
We are a 2-day event that brings people together to learn the latest ways to communicate and engage with your digital audience, in order to create positive impact for your personal brand, business, organization, or community. We want to bring people together from multiple generations to our event to connect, learn, and collaborate with each other on effective and cutting edge ways to grow your brand and engage with your digital audience add through social media.
SMAD-CON is a conference existing not only to educate all attendees on social media but how to use it to create POSITIVE impact in our communities. As mentioned in Forbes as the Southeast’s most collaborative social media conference, we are built on the foundation that we need to work together in order to create a positive influential movement.
Our conference is based on three pillars: Content, Collaborate, and Community.
Content. Many experts define social media as the ability to use the Internet to share and communicate instantly with others. An infinite amount of content is constructed through all sources of communication. Along with the power of social media there is a responsibility to have an effective influence in constructive change. Consistently absorbing content results in the creation of a powerful tool and we want to guide users to find their voice in the digital age and support each other in topics such as social change, content creation, business transparency, authenticity, and personal branding, which all will be talked about at our event.
Collaborate. We are engaging in the digital age as well as promoting kindness in individual interactions. We are highlighting and providing a platform for young NPOs at the Non Profit Pitch Showcase, where they will share their story and be awarded cash prizes. Another portion of the event is the sustainable fashion show featuring the importance of viable fair trade clothing and the entertainment of the Goodnight Bash where up and coming artists will have the opportunity to perform in front of a large audience. Lasting connections and learning opportunities will be made through panel discussions and group workshops. Our schedule includes meet and greets, networking at our lounge zones and connecting in our roundtable sessions.
Community. Our mission is to give you the best opportunity to create positive impact in your personal life, business, organization, or community in the Digital Age. Through attendee interactions we hope to organize a community and sense of safe space for the opportunity to be as innovative as possible. We aim to be on top of the latest trends before they happen and be the leading educator in social media.

CAMPAIGN INTERNSHIP

Governor Henry McMaster’s campaign is seeking highly motivated students to work for the campaign this spring, summer and fall. While with the campaign, interns will gain valuable connections and skills to further their desired career.

EXPECTATIONS:

Interns will assist our staff and grassroots team in spreading Governor McMaster’s conservative message throughout South Carolina.

The ideal intern is hard-working, creative, and well-organized. He or she should possess strong written and verbal communication skills, pay strong attention to detail, be able to work in a dynamic and fast-paced environment, meet deadlines, have an in interest in Republican politics, and want to help the Governor move South Carolina forward.

Internship responsibilities include assisting at political and fundraising events, organizing phone banks, assisting with door-to-door canvassing, training volunteers, assisting with general office work, and turning out supporters on Election Day. Part-time & full-time positions are available.

We offer a flexible program to accommodate busy schedules. Our internships are unpaid, so academic credit transferable to your institution of study is also available depending on your school’s policy. A minimum of 10 hours per week is required.

Internships start immediately and run through the general election in November. Limited positions are available.

To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to Celia Cooke at Celia@henrymcmaster.com.

Candidates may also submit applications online here, https://henrymcmaster.com/intern/.

Company: Wellness Five

Address: 14 Lockwood Drive, Charleston, SC 29401

Salary: $10 per hour

Wellness Five, the corporate division of Wellness Beyond Fifty, a health and wellness coaching company, is hiring a marketing and office assistant.

This is an opportunity to flex your creative and organizational muscles all in one job position. This individual would be part of developing new ways to market using social media and email to help grow a follower base. Plus, enjoy a flexible schedule and the ability to work remotely from time to time. Office location is 1 mile from the College of Charleston campus and parking is provided.

Job description: The assistant would oversee social media content creation, posting on social networks and increasing engagement to grow Wellness Five’s follower base. Additional tasks include assisting with overall marketing plan to include creating marketing promotions, reaching out to media and inputting data to client spreadsheets.

Candidates must be familiar with ALL social media platforms, Office 365 and Mail Chimp and/or Constant Contact contact management system and WordPress OR be willing to learn how to use these and other marketing platforms to grow a business following. ***Candidates must have imitative and a willingness to learn, create and implement new ideas, be extremely organized, and have the ability to work independently.

Center for Women Communications Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 April 2018 | 1:57 pm — 

Center for Women Summer Communications Intern

The Center for Women is a non-profit that serves to educate and advocate so that women in the Charleston community are empowered to achieve personal and professional success. We are looking for a social media intern to assist our team and support our mission. This will be a great opportunity to get valuable experience in social media — will include (but not be limited to) Twitter, Instagram, Facebook and LinkedIn. This will involve creating and publishing content, developing brand awareness, generating inbound traffic, customer service, and cultivating leads. Interns should be able to commit 12-15 hours per week, although there is room for more flexible hours/duration. This internship is unpaid but provides the opportunity to attend all Center for Women events, network with some of the top professionals in Charleston, and be strongly considered for full-time positions after graduation.

Responsibilities

  • Engaging with the Center for Women’s online community
  • Creating, scheduling, and publishing content across all social media channels
  • Analyze and report social media results
  • Research and monitor the social media efforts of similar organizations and community partners
  • Coordinating with Development VISTA for online marketing and advertising campaigns
  • Collaborating with staff on projects and assignments

Learning Objectives

  • Best practices for monitoring, posting, and tracking analytics on social networks
  • Workflow for social media communications
  • Effective strategies to increase traffic, brand awareness, and content engagement

Requirements

  • Must be a student currently enrolled in a degree seeking program and able to receive college credit for internship hours
  • Provide links to 1-3 social networking profiles to demonstrate interest and knowledge
  • Possesses experience in writing and able to provide two writing samples
  • Skilled in presentation, interpersonal relations, and customer management
  • Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility, and variety
  • Exhibits personal qualities, such as open-mindedness, enthusiasm, and adaptability

 

To apply, email your cover letter, resume, two writing samples, and social media profile link(s) to mandy.sullivan@c4women.org.

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