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First Scots Presbyterian Church is looking to hire a communications coordinator.

Position Summary: This position is responsible for producing various types of communications to the church congregation and community. The individual must have a high degree of expertise in computer applications such as: Microsoft Word, Excel, Power Point, Publisher, WordPress and email marketing platform Constant Contact.

General Responsibilities: With the help of staff, ensure all publications and media reflect appropriately the Mission of First (Scots). Provides website design, updates and maintenance. Creates church bulletins, publications, brochures, and other media. Oversees church communications coordinating the information and production along with finding ways to be the most efficient and effective in providing the information to the Church membership.

The hourly rate of pay for this position is $15.50 hourly.

To apply, please send your resume and a letter of interest in the position to Deanna Barteet at

Paid Summer Internship in N.C.

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 12 February 2018 | 9:32 am — 

Wray Ward is a full-service marketing communications service agency. The agency is recruiting for FORM, its Summer 2018 Internship Program. FORM is a paid, 8-week, full-time summer internship where 7 interns will build their portfolios by working on real projects in the areas of graphic design, copywriting, public relations, digital media, video, client engagement and project management, and U|X design and development. FORM applications are open until February 26, 2018. To learn more, visit

Charleston Fashion Week Volunteers Needed

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 3:54 pm — 

Charleston Fashion Week is an incredible place to network for future internships, many of the sort that are of interest to Comm students!

To sign up for an interview slot to volunteer for Charleston Fashion Week, complete the form found here.
More details about the interviews and the volunteer positions needing filled:
Charleston Fashion Week representatives will be on-campus conducting interviews with interested students in the Stern Ballroom. Interviews will last approximately 10-15 minutes and will be done in shifts every hour. As soon as you’ve completed your application and interview, you will be free to go. Interview slots are first-come, first-served.Skilled volunteers are the vital force behind Lexus Charleston Fashion Week®. In order to support the event, CFW Volunteers will take on a variety of roles, such as:

  • Event ticket sales
  • Guest greeting and crowd management
  • Directing guest seating
  • Organization and placement of gift bags and event information
  • Assisting retailers with setup and breakdown
  • Beverage ticket sales
  • Backstage production*

Multiple day or open availability is preferred over more limited availability. CFW volunteer positions and associated duties include:

  • Guest Experience/Usher: Assist in seating guests, answer general questions, work with the Usher team to provide a seamless and welcoming experience.
  • Box Office: Greet guests, apply wristbands, distribute credentials, answer guest inquiries, work with Box Office team to organize Will Call and sell tickets.
  • Vendor Support: Greet guests, check credentials, answer questions, sell drink tickets, assist Style Lounge vendors in setup and breakdown, manage and streamline a pleasant and relaxing guest experience.
  • Runway Support/Backstage Production*: Help designers and retailers load in and out, help organize and prepare garments to designer specifications, attend to all applicable backstage needs.

*Please note that only a select few with experience in high end-retail or fashion shows will assist with backstage production. Selection at CFW’s discretion.

CofC Sustainability Social Media Internship

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 9 February 2018 | 2:44 pm — 

The College of Charleston’s Sustainability Literacy Institute (SLI) is hiring —

Position: Sustainability Literacy Institute (SLI) Social Media and Outreach Student Intern 

Supervisors: Graduate Assistant for Outreach and Communication; Sustainability Literacy Institute Outreach Fellow; when appropriate, SLI Administrative Assistant and SLI Director 

Overall Job Purpose: The Social Media and Outreach Intern is responsible for (1) assisting the Graduate Assistant and Outreach Fellow in the management and development of all social media accounts for the Sustainability Literacy Institute (2) developing marketing content that helps the SLI increase visibility on social media through items such as: followers, subscribers, likes, comments, shares, views, etc (3) developing strategies for increasing the SLI’s social media presence and impact with key audiences (4) working alongside a graduate assistant and SLI Administrative Assistant to develop new forms of outreach and engagement in the physical and digital world.  It is expected that the intern will work between 3 and 8 hours per week, depending on need and availability. 

Job Responsibilities: 

  • Content 
  • Assists in the production of high-quality social media posts for all platforms operated by the SLI (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, Yammer, and Youtube). Ensures all content adheres to organizational standards and rules as well as marketing pillars. Communicates regularly with an appropriate team member and SLI leadership to ensure social media content reflects important organizational activities. Assists the SLI in the response to all questions and comments from social media followers. 
  • Scheduling 
  • Assists in the development of a social media content calendar for planning campaigns. Analyzes content reach and engagement to determine best days/times to reach social media followers. 
  • Audience 
  • Researches and identifies new social media followers for the SLI. Works alongside Graduate Assistant to continually devise and implement strategies for growing audiences across platforms.  

Required Qualifications: 

The successful candidate must believe in the core values of the SLI, and be driven by the mission and a commitment to quality, performance, and outcomes.  

  • CofC student (undergraduate or graduate) 
  • Working knowledge of social media platforms 
  • Excellent writing and visual communication skills 
  • Excellent spelling and grammar skills 
  • Maintain a mature and professional image both digitally and in person 
  • The ability to work from the SLI office on Glebe Street 

Desired Qualifications Include: 

  • Experience managing social media for a business or organization 
  • Strong relationship builder and communicator with experience engaging community partners 
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal and problem solving skills 
  • Demonstrates integrity, strives for excellence in work, and collaborates with team to reach new levels of effectiveness and programmatic impact. 


To Apply: Please send a resume with a transcript, personal social media handles, and handles of any social media the applicant has managed to SLI Outreach Fellow, Dr. Caroline Foster, at More information about the SLI can be found at 

*Note: This internship is unpaid. 

The Coastal Community Foundation is seeking a paid Social Media and Web Content Intern for the Spring semester. Applications are due on February 2. See job description below or visit CougarJobLink for more details —

Job ID: 13327

Job Title: Social Media and Web Content Intern

Organization Name: Coastal Community Foundation

Openings: 1

Work Schedule: Monday-Friday

Hours per week: 10

Wage/Salary: $12-15 per hour depending on level of experience

Period of Employment: Spring

Job Description: The Social Media and Web Content Intern position is a part-time, hourly position and reports directly to the Director of Communications.

The intern is responsible for coordinating and executing the organization’s social media strategy, working across key social media channels including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and LinkedIn. The candidate will work closely with key members of staff and community partners to help direct narrative about work we do and how it affects coastal South Carolina. This role will be instrumental in increasing our social media presence, gaining visibility of our brand and streamlining website functionality.

The Social Media and Web Content Intern will be expected to work a minimum of 10 hours per week. The interns earns and hourly wage of $12-15/hour.

To apply, submit a resume, cover letter and essay response to the question listed below.

  1. Why do you want to work for Coastal Community Foundation?

Please submit materials to in PDF form by Friday, Feb. 2nd for consideration.



For Credit: PR Internship at Lou Hammond Group

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 19 January 2018 | 4:00 pm — 

About Lou Hammond Group

Founded in 1984, Lou Hammond Group is an award-winning public relations company with 40 employees in New York, Charleston, Miami and Los Angeles with an extensive network of global partners. We expertly serve clients who are leaders in their fields and who share our passion for quality—in spirit, integrity and style.

About the Position

Lou Hammond Group is on the hunt for a bright intern to join our Charleston PR team. Ideal candidates will be working toward majors in communications, public relations, journalism, marketing or business.

Duties will include the following:

  • Researching and recommending story ideas
  • Attending internal and client meetings
  • Drafting and editing marketing content
  • Creating targeted pitches
  • Developing media lists
  • Assisting the account team with news bureau (reactive and proactive), editorial calendar deadlines, and other needs

This position is unpaid and open only to students seeking course credit. Interns should be able to commit 12 -20 hours per week, with room for flexibility.

Applications for internships will be accepted immediately.  To apply, please send a resume and cover letter to Hannah Nuccio at

Paid Summer Internships with Post & Courier

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 2:01 pm — 

The Pulitzer Prize-winning Post and Courier is seeking applications for its paid summer internship program.

We are looking for talented students or very recent graduates to spend 10 weeks working in the Post and Courier newsroom as a temporary full-time reporter, photographer/videographer, page designer/copy editor or digital journalist. We will accept three to four interns and encourage applicants from all walks of life and levels of experience to apply. Candidates should have demonstrated experience producing journalism at either a student or professional media organization.

A growing, independently owned news organization based in beautiful Charleston, S.C., The Post and Courier’s local owners have deep roots in the community and care deeply about this newspaper and its reputation. Interns are paid $10 per hour for a 37.5-hour work week. The typical internship lasts 12 weeks.

Send a cover letter, resume and your best work samples to Executive Editor Mitch Pugh at The application deadline is Jan. 15. We are an equal opportunity employer and drug-free workplace.

When applying, mention you saw this posting listed at

Center for Women Seeks Communications Intern

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 1:09 pm — 

The Center for Women is seeking a Communications Intern for the spring semester.

To apply for this internship, visit CougarJobLink. To access CougarJobLink, log into MyCharleston and go to the Student Services Tab and click on CougarJobLink. This posting is listed as posting#: 13178.

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 management

Job Description:

  • 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 including (but not 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 to 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.


  • 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

Qualifications – Position 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

Phil Noble for SC Governor Seeks Volunteers

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 8 January 2018 | 12:45 pm — 

The Phil Noble for SC Governor campaign is looking for current students and recent college or law school graduates who are interested in pursuing a career in Democratic politics, or looking for a once-in-a-lifetime experience to join our fundraising staff. Prior campaign and fundraising experience is not required.

Responsibilities will include: traveling and working directly with the candidate for governor, organizing and coordinating fundraising events, compiling and analyzing data and research, and developing and implementing strategic plans.

To apply, send a resume and cover letter to JP Boyle at

The Historic Charleston Foundation is seeking Marketing and Communications Interns for the spring semester.

To apply for this internship, visit CougarJobLink. To access CougarJobLink, log into MyCharleston and go to the Student Services Tab and click on CougarJobLink. This posting is listed as posting#: 13135.

Learning Objectives:

Historic Charleston Foundation (HCF) is seeking 2-3 spring 2018 marketing and communications interns eager to hone their skills and gain resume-building experience in destination marketing. Interns will also assist with the preparation and execution of the annual spring Festival of Houses and Gardens and Charleston Antiques Show which attract over 15,000 guests and 650 volunteers.

Job Description:

  • Assist in writing and editing for multiple media and audiences, and pitch local and national media.
  • Assist with 6-week Festival of Houses and Gardens with responsibilities ranging from substituting for docents in the houses to poster distribution and calendar postings.
  • Assist with volunteer management including data entry, training, benefits and outreach.
  • Assist as needed with editing website and writing blog posts.
  • Assist with strategic social media planning and posting.
  • Proofreading internal and external communications.
  • Photographing Foundation events as necessary.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications – Position Requirements:

  • Desire to work hard and to learn
  • Outstanding written and verbal communication skills with attention to detail
  • Strong editing and proofreading skills
  • Proficient in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel, as well as web-based research
  • Flexibility, ability to deal under pressure, quick thinking, and a positive attitude are critical for this function
  • Other desired skills include; exceptional interpersonal skills, solid organizational and time management skills.

Time Requirements:

  • 10-20 hours/week (flexible)
  • Must be willing to support HCF programs outside of normal business hours (Monday-Friday, 8:30am-5pm)

Work Environment:

  • Interns will be in the office most days, but must also be willing to visit and travel to other HCF locations, off-site venues and also be comfortable working outdoors.
  • Must be willing to work with both the Marketing and Communications and Philanthropy Departments
  • May be required to lift boxes and supplies up to 25lbs.
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