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Social Media Intern Position with Leapfrog PR

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 12 December 2017 | 12:16 pm — 

Leapfrog Public Relations is seeking a social media intern for the spring 2018 semester. Applicants must have previous professional experience working within social media platforms (Facebook, Instagram, Pinterest, etc) and a strong interest in pursing a career in digital media. Internship is unpaid, but a small stipend will be provided upon a successful completion.

To apply, please email your resume to Lanie Woods, Social Media Manager, at lwoods@leapfrogprco.com.

MUSC Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Program: Social Media Intern

The MUSC Women’s Reproductive Behavioral Health Program serves women who are pregnant or postpartum with psychiatric and substance use disorders.  Patients can receive a complete psychiatric evaluation at our weekly walk-in clinic. Upon diagnosis, patients can receive treatment including psychotherapy and medication management, if appropriate.  Of particular interest to our program is opioid use during pregnancy.  Women who have chronic pain and/or may be using, misusing or abusing prescription pain medication during pregnancy can learn alternative strategies to deal with their pain. Our team includes 2 psychiatrists, 4 psychiatry residents, a therapist , and a research coordinator.

Project Description: We are starting a social media campaign (Facebook) to destigmatize opioid use disorder and perinatal mood and anxiety disorders. We hope the campaign will identify more women with opioid use disorder and mood/anxiety disorders and help get them into treatment. We also hope the campaign will help us identify potential participants for current and future research studies. Our team hopes to evaluate the social media program as well.

Intern Tasks:

  • Gather information on opioid use disorder and perinatal mood & anxiety disorders
  • Create Facebook posts
  • Work with the MUSC Marketing department to geotarget posts to our target population
  • Assist with IRB submission
  • Assist with program evaluation

To apply, contact:

Edie Douglas

The Medical University of South Carolina

Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences

Office: 843-792-0403

Email: douglaed@musc.edu

 

The Charleston RiverDogs, the South Atlantic League Minor League Baseball affiliate of the New York Yankees, are looking to fill several internships for the 2018 season.

Full-Time Internship Opportunities

The RiverDogs offer several full-time internships, which start in mid-March and go through the end of August. These are unpaid positions, which can be completed for college credit. These internships are designed to provide interns with insight into the entire scope of a minor league baseball operation.

Departmental Internships

The RiverDogs hire a number of interns into hands-on positions throughout the operation; the internships pair students with full-time staff members. Each intern will be exposed to all aspects of the operation, including a focus on ticket sales, yet will focus most effort on one of the following departments:

• Merchandise Internship
• Promotions/Fan Experience Internship
• Community Relations/Customer Service Internship
• Ticket Services/Box Office Internship
• Social Media/Marketing Internship
• Video Production Internship
• Operations Internship
• Graphic Design/Creative Services Internship
Learning Objectives
• Improve customer service skills
• Introduction to ticket sales & promotion
• Gain experience in planning promotional nights, special events
• Understand overall operation, workings of professional sports organization
• Help coordinate grassroots marketing & community relations push

Please send all inquiries and applications to:
Ben Abzug, Assistant General Manager
babzug@riverdogs.com

Comms Intern Needed at Darkness to Light

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 6 December 2017 | 11:32 am — 

Darkness to Light Org

TITLE: Communications Intern: Rapid Response and Crisis Communications
SUPERVISED BY: Director of Marketing and Communications

SUMMARY: Darkness to Light, an international non-profit organization with a mission to empower people to prevent child sexual abuse, is seeking a part time Rapid Response and Crisis Communications Intern to work in our headquarters located in Charleston, South Carolina.

The Rapid Response and Crisis Communications Intern, under the leadership of the Director of Marketing and Communications, will assist with increasing our media listening and response programming, including building out our rapid response crisis communications functions. We are looking for a self-starter who is excited to bring creative ideas and is eager to contribute to an organization with a large footprint. The intern will gain experience with the inner workings of an in-house communications department, providing concrete deliverables and learning on the job.

The position is a 12-week term, with a 15-20 hour per week commitment. Work will be completed under supervision in-office, but there may be ability for remote work as deemed necessary/appropriate. Darkness to Light will offer a small stipend for the right candidate.
The following statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
Working with the Director of Communications:
• Supporting the Communications Director and Communications Manager on ad-hoc and time-sensitive tasks related to the crisis communication and content creation
• Become familiar with important industry topics and trends
• Fully support Darkness to Light communication strategy and execute as needed
• Create and curate engaging content
• Effectively utilize social media and blogs
• Create and distribute press releases
• Curate nationwide stories of note and develop angles for opinion piece replies
• Perform research and market analysis activities
• Research and develop issue briefs and white papers on child sexual abuse and other factors which surround the issue

QUALIFICATIONS:
Our ideal candidate has the following qualities:
• Ability to quickly adapt to change and ability to report results
• Enthusiasm and interest in corporate communications and content building
• A team player with the ability to work collaboratively
• Enthusiasm and interest in child protective work

Please send all inquiries and resumes to:

D2L Communications Intern Search
Gwendolyn Bouchie Email: gbouchie@D2L.org Fax: 843-513-1623

DISCLAIMERS:
Darkness to Light provides equal opportunity in employment for all qualified persons. Darkness to Light does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or veteran status.
The language used in this document does not create an employment contract between the employee and Darkness to Light. This document does not create any contractual rights or entitlements. Darkness to Light reserves the right to revise the content of this document, in whole or in part. No promises or assurances, whether written or oral, which are contrary to or inconsistent with the terms of this paragraph create any contract of employment.

Seeking Spring Intern: Gotcha Bike Division

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 4 December 2017 | 12:25 pm — 

Gotcha Bike Division Internship Program

The Gotcha Group is a Charleston based company that creates customized mobility and media programs, specifically designed to suit the transportation, sustainability, and marketing needs of our college, municipal, and advertising partners. Gotcha offers spring, summer and fall internship opportunities. Interns will have the opportunity to explore the unique aspects of a local bike share system, Holy Spokes, and all of Gotcha’s 30+ systems across the nation.

The ideal candidate must have a passion for bikes and a desire to learn about all facets of bike share.  The selected candidate will be expected to assist with market research, customer service, social media, brochure & newsletter designs, and event tabling!  The internship will also provide you knowledge and experience in office collaboration, marketing, logistics and outreach.

DESCRIPTION:  The goal of the internship program is to provide a hands on experience in marketing and bike share logistics, thereby fostering the development of future professionals in the field. Interns will experience first-hand the fast-paced world of program development, promotion, and maintenance in the bike share market.

DUTIES:

-15-20 hrs/week

-attending exciting events and networking opportunities

-explain to customers how to utilize the bike share systems

-help with social media accounts

-run system statistics and learn back-end software

-assist in other projects requested by general manager

APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:

  • Applicants must be a rising sophomore, junior or senior pursuing a degree in Business, Urban Studies, Sustainability Studies, Communications, Logistics, Hospitality, Event Management, Marketing & PR, or Graphic Design.
  • Must possess strong interpersonal skills, a strong desire and ability to work with others, and a willingness to learn.
  • Must possess passion for bikes and small business.
  • Be willing to work weekend events.
  • Be capable of flexible task needs.
  • Must be proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel, Adobe Illustrator preferred.
  • Must possess strong organizational skills.

PREFERRED REQUIRMENTS:

  • Bike mechanical knowledge.
  • Customer service/sales experience.

2018 INTERNSHIP

January – May            May – September       September – December

APPLICANTS SHOULD SUBMIT: 

  • Cover Letter
  • Current Resume

Please send applications to the following by January 10th for January-May Internship:

Johnsie Wilkinson, Gotcha Bike Project Manager at johnsie@thegotchagroup.com

Megan McNamara, Holy Spokes General Manager at megan@thegotchagroup.com

 

Marketing Internship with North & Warren

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 1 December 2017 | 4:11 pm — 

Spring Internship Opportunity

North & Warren, the exclusive digital advertising sales rep for American Express is seeking a dynamic, articulate sales/media planner to join our savvy team of media veterans. The primary function of this internship is to develop client-facing proposals, reporting and research in order to support North & Warren’s rapidly expanding business. The ideal candidate will have some knowledge of the media landscape (digital or social expertise preferred) and have a passion for building something from the ground up. The role will work collaboratively with 3 – 4 sales people, editors and account managers. The company is rooted in NYC, but the planning intern will report directly to the Managing Director, based in Charleston (and a CofC alum).

QUALIFICATIONS:

– Relevant experience or course work in communications, digital media, advertising, marketing, english/journalism or business development

– Must have #hustle. If you are self-motivated and thrive in a fast-paced work environment, this is the job for you!

– Powerpoint, Excel and Word skills a must

– Photoshop & InDesign skills a definite plus

– Must be a “digital native”, with a running knowledge of social media and website strategy

LEARNING OBJECTIVES:

– Digital media crash-course

– Streamlined marketing collateral

– Strategy and workflow

– Growth and maintenance of brand social media accounts & blog upkeep

– Pipeline and revenue management

Job Type: Internship

Job Location:

  • Charleston, SC 29407

Required education:

  • High school or equivalent

Required experience:

  • Advertising: 1 year

To apply, please send your resume/cover letter to randy@northandwarren.com.

Internship with Charleston Weddings Magazine

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 6 November 2017 | 1:45 pm — 

Charleston Weddings magazine is looking for an editorial intern. See below for complete posting —

Our internship is a competitive opportunity to hone and practice your journalistic skills by working first-hand on an editorial team. The spring program, which takes place from December 2017 through March 2018, will coordinate with the production of our spring 2018 issue, so the intern will have the chance to get hands on work—offering an authentic look at all that goes on to produce a magazine, site, and daily blog. Main responsibilities will include writing, editing, fact-checking, and handling of general administrative work (for both the print publication and CharlestonWeddingsMag.com, as well as our blog, The Wedding Row). The editorial intern will also help out with at least one fashion photo shoot, social media, public relations efforts, and much more.

The internship is unpaid and requires a minimum of 16 to 20 hours per week. We are looking for someone with strong skills and experience in proofing and copyediting (in adherence to both AP and Chicago Style); solid feature writing skills; and managerial capabilities. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and an interest in the subject matter are preferred.

Interested in this position? To apply, email Assistant Editor Catherine Lowe at clowe@charlestonmag.com with a resume and three writing samples.

CisternYard news is looking to hire its next Editor in Chief. The job requires anywhere from 20-35 hours per week, and would run from Dec. 2017-May 2019 (3 semesters). A description of responsibilities and qualifications can be found in the CYN OrgSync application, here: https://orgsync.com/34757/forms/288935

Apply for this position by noon on Nov. 6, 2017. Questions? Email current Editor in Chief Sigrid Johannes at johannessb@g.cofc.edu.

The College of Charleston’s Residence Life Office is now accepting Applications for Resident Assistant and Desk Assistant student staff positions!

For a full RA job description please click here.

Information about the Application Process is located at: http://reslife.cofc.edu/student-staff-recruitment/index.php

Questions? Email Joe Vallee at valleej@cofc.edu.

The College of Charleston’s Cougar Call Center is now hiring. The starting salary is $9 an hour. Perks of the job include working on-campus, connecting with alumni and flexible hours. In this position you’ll help raise money for CofC. If interested in this position, please email cccsupers@gmail.com.

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