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CHStoday Digital Media Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 1:56 pm — 

CHStoday Digital Media Intern

Application Deadline: May 18, 2018
Position: 3 Part-time, Unpaid

Description

Digital Media Interns will support the daily operations of CHStoday, a community-focused lifestyle brand and new media product consisting of a daily morning email publication, website with original editorial content, and social media platforms, providing consumers with everything they need to know to start their day and bolster their lifestyle in Charleston, S.C.

Interns will work directly with the Engagement Editor and Multimedia Producers in building CHStoday’s digital presence, engagement and user acquisition across multiple social media platforms and via the daily morning newsletter.

Interns are expected to work 15-20+ hours per week. Days and times of shifts are flexible. This internship is unpaid with the option for college credit. Pending quality of work, the option of post-internship payment as a freelance Contributor may be offered.

CHStoday overview:
CHStoday is a community-focused lifestyle brand and new media product consisting of a daily morning email publication, website with original editorial content, and social media platforms providing consumers with everything they need to know to start their day and bolster their lifestyle in Charleston, S.C. Produced for the community by members of the community, its vision is to create the most engaged, loyal readership and follower base in the Lowcountry, establishing CHStoday as Charleston’s daily, must-read local multimedia content product.

CHStoday is part of an emerging and rapidly growing network of community-centric digital media brands – part of a new era of local media, focused on engagement + innovation in our cities.

Responsibilities

• Junior or senior in college (or similar)
• Pursuing a career path in journalism, communications, social media or similar
• Self-starter with leadership skills and a passion for communicating information
• Skilled writer
• Highly engaged in social media
• Involved in the local community
• Works effectively with a team and individually in a fast-paced environment with daily deadlines
• Experience in social media management, WordPress, Mailchimp, Adobe Creative Suite, video editing, graphic design a plus

Requirements

• Support daily operations of newsletter and broader strategic content plans for newsletter, including sourcing content, pitching intro themes, etc.
• Support social media efforts including creating original content, drafting and scheduling posts, sourcing photos, monitoring hashtags and user engagement, tracking analytics and creating reports, market trend research and more
• Support website management including uploading content
• Research engagement opportunities (events, marketing, influencers)
• Research and update best practices for email marketing and social media
• Support Ambassador program
• Guest contribute content to newsletter

How to apply: 
Send a brief cover letter (no need to be formal), resume and work samples to jobs@theCHStoday.com. For more information, visit the original job posting here.

Social Media Internship with Made en France

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 4 May 2018 | 1:15 pm — 
Social Media – French Fashion – SUMMER INTERNSHIP
Made en France – Charleston, SC 29401

Temporary, Internship

Made en France is a Charleston-based French-American online company selling high-end fashion exclusively Made in France.

We are currently seeking a highly motivated intern with a strong interest in Fashion and French culture to help us in developing our e-commerce platform and associated magazine through content, social media and marketing.

If you are a public relations, fashion design or marketing student with a curious and entrepreneurial spirit, this is a perfect fit for you.

Responsibilities

  • Developing social media content and strategies
  • Managing top social media pages (Instagram, Facebook and Twitter)
  • Monitoring and interacting with the Fashion community to ensure optimal user engagement
  • Engaging key target audiences to build site traffic
  • Conducting outreach and building relationships with top fashion bloggers, fashion and beauty brands, and influencers

Requirements

  • Autonomous and eagerness to learn
  • Deep knowledge of social networking platforms
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and adapt quickly to new situations
  • Able to work 10-15 hours a week, flexible hours and location (work from home)
  • Undergraduate major in business, marketing and sales, communications

The right candidate will be a social media maven, a creative thinker, and a fashion trend watcher. An interest in French culture is important. Knowledgeable of French language a plus.

Candidates must possess a strong working knowledge of popular social media sites and a command for online community building and management practices. Potential team members must possess a “can-do,” winning attitude, exemplary writing and editing skills and the confidence to excel in a fast-paced environment.

Although this position is unpaid, you will gain valuable business experience with a dynamic international company.

Apply online by submitting a resume and cover letter.

 

 

 

Science Communication Specialist

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 2 May 2018 | 11:37 am — 

Science Communication Specialist

May 2018

The S.C. Department of Natural Resources (SCDNR) is looking for an early-career science communicator to join its outreach team. This position will work closely with the Marine Resources Division’s media and communication coordinator to share the division’s research, education, and fisheries management stories with nontechnical audiences.

About SCDNR’s Marine Resources Division: The SCDNR Marine Resources Division’s mission is to serve as the advocate for and steward of the state’s marine resources. Studying everything from algae to tiger sharks, our staff of biologists, fisheries managers, and educators work to protect and conserve South Carolina’s coastal waters and wildlife for future generations. Learn more at DNR.SC.GOV.

Location: This position is based at the SCDNR Marine Resources Center in Charleston, SC.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Work closely with media coordinator and research staff to produce print, video, audio, and web products for research projects and outreach campaigns as needed
  • Assist with long-term and weekly development of social media strategy and content
  • Analyze social media metrics and identify opportunities to better engage with audience
  • Report, write, and edit regular stories for S.C. Coastal Resources blog
  • Maintain photo/video library and join research staff in the field to update collections as needed

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree (or coursework leading to degree) in communication and/or science field(s)
  • Excellent writing and copyediting skills, with experience writing about scientific topics for a general audience
  • Knowledge of or willingness to learn about marine biology and natural resource science
  • Proficiency in writing for social media channels including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter
  • Ability to work collaboratively to achieve shared goals and outcomes
    Photography, videography, and/or graphic design experience a plus

Hours/Pay: Hours worked will not exceed 40/week. Pay is $10/hr.

Contact: Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, resume, three samples of writing and/or visual work (published preferred), and three professional references to Erin Weeks at weekse@dnr.sc.gov with “Science Communication Specialist” in the subject line. Application deadline is May 25, 2018.

Marketing Communication Internship with Ingevity

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 2 May 2018 | 11:33 am — 

Job Locations US-SC-North Charleston

Job ID 2018-1875

# of Openings: 1

Category Communications/Marketing

Overview

Bold. Energetic. Ingenious. Genuine. These qualities best describe employees who work for Ingevity. We believe it takes extraordinary people to create extraordinary results.

At Ingevity, we harness the bold spirit, innate curiosity and remarkable ingenuity of our people to develop innovations that purify, protect and enhance the world around us. Our products enable oil to flow better, crops to grow fuller, roads last longer, and ensure that the air we all breathe is cleaner.

Already a leader in markets in which we compete, we leverage our deep technical expertise and knowledge of our customers’ industries to turn complex challenges into powerful possibilities and value-added solutions. We prize creativity and imagination and we’re always looking for a better, smarter way of doing things.

We know it takes the right people with the right attitude to achieve the improbable. People who understand that there is no challenge too big and no contribution too small. People with the ability to solve and the commitment to stay the course. People who work together to create meaningful impact and exponential results, for our customers and the world around us.

How you will impact Ingevity

As a Marketing Communications Intern during the Summer of 2018, your special projects and responsibilities could include but are not limited to:

  • Leverage social media to engage with a community of followers  through planning and executing social media marketing communications campaigns and strategies
  • Brainstorm creative solutions aimed at engaging new followers
  • Collaborate with internal departments on projects and assignments aimed at increasing organizational results
  • Analyze marketing analytics and create reports
  • Help to develop marketing communications and recruiting materials and communications aimed at enhancing and promoting Ingevity’s  brand
  • Become an active member of the Marketing Communications team by working collaboratively together to foster creativity, generate new ideas and develop innovative approaches to actively engage our organization.

What you need to succeed

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications or a related field with a GPA of 2.8+ required
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Detail-oriented nature with the ability to manage multiple projects independently under deadlines
  • Experience with and a strong understanding of social media marketing practices and strategies
  • Demonstrated experience with and knowledge of Microsoft Office products to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
  • Experience with Adobe Creative Suite is a plus.
  • Availability to work 40 hours/week, Monday-Friday during normal business hours

About us

Ingevity provides specialty chemicals and high-performance carbon materials and technologies that help customers solve complex problems. These products are used in a variety of demanding applications, including asphalt paving, oil exploration and production, agrochemicals, adhesives, lubricants, publication inks and automotive components that reduce gasoline vapor emissions. Through a team of experienced people, Ingevity develops, manufactures and brings to market products and processes that purify, protect and enhance the world around us.

With about 1,500 employees worldwide, we operate in 13 countries and serve customers in more than 100 nations. But no matter where we’re doing business, we do things the right way – with a focus on integrity, sustainability, and positively contributing to the communities in which our employees live and work.

Ingevity is an Equal Opportunity Employer, Minorities/Women/Veterans/Disabled.

Apply for this job online

 

Children’s Museum Marketing Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 27 April 2018 | 1:16 pm — 

POSITION: Marketing Intern; Part-Time
REPORTS TO: Director of Marketing

Description:

Love what you do! Join the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry team. Located in beautiful downtown Charleston, the Children’s Museum of Lowcountry is a non-profit children’s museum dedicated to engaging young children’s potential through experiences that spark imaginations and stimulate curiosity using the power of PLAY. The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry (CML) seeks a talented, creative and organized individual to assist the Director of Marketing for an undergraduate internship. This unpaid internship is for students who wish to gain valuable experience and possible summer course credit from May – August. Schedules will be determined after selection. The Marketing Intern will support and implement marketing programs and promotional activities for the Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry to build CML’s audience base and increase museum membership and attendance.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE:

• Assisting in the development and implementation of marketing materials and marketing plans for a variety of areas, including museum membership, special events and social media.
• Assisting with project management of promotional materials and social media.
• Assisting with creating and gathering marketing materials for events and working events with the marketing team.
• Assembling and editing copy for e-newsletters, mailed newsletters and other materials.
• Assisting with photography at CML and using editing software to enhance and distribute summer camp photos to families.
• Other duties and responsibilities as needed.

REQUIRED KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES:

• Strong knowledge of graphic design elements and programs—using Adobe Creative Cloud products.
• Possess outstanding written and verbal skills.
• Possess strong organizational skills.
• Ability to meet deadlines.
• Ability to pay close attention to detail.
• Able to represent CML in a professional manner.
• Must be able to pass a background check and drug test.

TO APPLY:

Email resume & cover letter by April 30, 2018 to McCown Griffin, Director of Marketing, at mccown@exploreCML.org. The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry would like to thank all applicants, however, only those who qualify for an interview will be contacted. The Children’s Museum of the Lowcountry is an equal opportunity employer.

Alumni Welcome Center Concierge

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 26 April 2018 | 4:57 pm — 

Job Description

Department:  Office of Alumni Affairs

Position:  Alumni Center Concierge  

Location:  Towell Library in Cistern Yard

Supervisor:  Assistant Director, Alumni Research

Term/Schedule:  Part-time position. Shifts available: Mornings 8:30-12:00 and Afternoons 12:00- 4:00

Salary:  $11 per hour

Benefits:  N/A

 

Qualifications:  Qualified candidates must

  • Be a student at the College of Charleston and enrolled for the Fall 2018 semester.
  • Possess a cheerful, outgoing, patient, and helpful attitude.
  • Love the College and its history and traditions.
  • Be willing to learn general information about the College, alumni events, benefits, and traditions.
  • Be able to type 35 words per minute accurately and be familiar with Microsoft Excel and Word.

Responsibilities:

  • Greet guests warmly and assist with guest registration.
  • Look up guests’ records to verify contact information, employment information, relationships, and interests. Collect corrections and additions for our records.
  • Offer guests refreshments, access to restrooms, and provide an overview of the Center’s amenities.
  • Promote Alumni Association events (on campus and with chapter as appropriate), tours, benefits, and gifts.
  • Provide directions around campus and the local downtown area, as well as recommendations for alumni-owned restaurants and businesses.
  • Answer general questions and/or refer guests to other staff and offices as needed.
  • Announce visitors to the appropriate Alumni Affairs staff member as necessary.
  • Assist with sales and inventory in the alumni gift shop.
  • Answer the main phone line, accept and distribute department deliveries and mail, and perform other general front desk administrative tasks.
  • Other duties as assigned.

 

To apply, log on to CofC Handshake and search the position title. 

 

Press Internship in Washington D.C.

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 26 April 2018 | 2:53 pm — 

The American Action Forum is seeking press interns for Summer 2018.  This is a great opportunity for anyone who is interested in campaigns and political communication.

Press Internship – Summer 2018

Location: Washington, DC

Department: Press/Communications

Type: Internship

Minimum Experience: Student (College)

As an intern on the communications team, you will be assigned and report to a specific member of the press shop at the American Action Forum.  The press team manages the communications presence for the Forum with the goal of engaging the general public, legislative decision makers, and industry leaders in informed policy discussions. Among the team’s primary goals is to ensure the Forum’s work is promoted in an effective and timely manner.

Typical duties include:

  • Run a war-room style clipping operation tracking daily relevant press coverage of our groups
  • Draft press releases, blog posts, media advisories and more
  • Create media monitoring reports of key initiatives

Responsibilities

As part of the internship, your responsibilities will include but are not limited to the following:

  • Research assistance: Interns will provide research assistance and data collection for their issue area director
  • Event attendance: Interns will attend Capitol Hill hearings, private speaker events, and events held by other DC think tanks to analyze and report on the information presented
  • Forum event support: Interns will help promote, run, and evaluate all Forum events
  • Semester project: Interns will write a paper on a topic of their choice to be completed by the end of the semester. Issue area directors will assist the interns with their research and writing

Hours and Compensation

  • Interns must be available for 20 to 29 hours per week
  • Interns will be provided an hourly wage to cover transportation and living expenses
  • Interns will be responsible for bringing their own computer/equipment
  • This is a part-time, paid internship

Qualifications

  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • An interest in the politics and policies of center-right conservatives
  • Self-starting attitude

How to Apply

Visit the website here and submit required materials. Also send resumes directly to Courtney Alexander (calexander@theclf.org) in addition to the online form.

*Please include in your application a preferred start date, resume, cover letter, and writing sample of less than 1,000 words.

 

 

Events Assistant & Coordinator Internship with The Alley

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 24 April 2018 | 3:48 pm — 

Posting Type: Intern
Position Title: Events Assistant & Coordinator
Property/Company Name: The Alley, LLC
Industry Affiliation: Event Management, Catering, Event Planning, Communication,

Position Description: Events at The Alley are truly one-of-a-kind! We host events from 20-300 people on a weekly basis and provide catering, set up, break down, 8 lanes of bowling and exceptional service. Looking for an eager and energetic intern to coordinate events and work side by side with the Event Director. You’ll learn everything from catering, set up, break down, ordering through vendors, food display & safety, decor and coordinating an entire event from start to finish! It’s a fun, empowering and enlightening opportunity for someone wanting to go into events, event planning and/or catering management

Department(s) the students will be expected to work in/with
  • Events
  • Kitchen
  • Bowling Desk
  • Restaurant
  • Management & Ownership Teams
Specific skills the students will gain from the experience
  • Set Up and Break Down
  • Catering
  • Collaborating directly with restaurant, kitchen and bowling staff
  • Working side-by-side with Event Director (daily leads, organizing events, staffing, admin, etc.)
  • Working with Owner and management team to understand operational procedures of bowling desk, restaurant, events & marketing
Expected hours of work
  • 6-7 hours/shift
  • 2-3 Days a week
Skills Required:
  • Experience in food and beverage and/or events
  • Minimum (1) professional and (1) academic reference
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills
  • Excel and Word proficient
  • Organized and On-Time
  • Able to lift 50lbs or more
  • Walk up to 2 miles/day, climb stairs and be active while on the job
Dates of Opportunity:
  • Part-time
  • Days & Nights, Some Weekend Evenings
  • Start Date: May 1st, 2018
Compensation:
  • Academic Credit
  • Shift meal covered, flexible hours, energetic staff & fun environment
  • Special access to Alley Events

Please submit cover letter(s) and resume(s) to: lucym@bowlthealley.com or
131 Columbus Street Charleston, SC 29403 ATTN: Lucy McNerney

Contact Person: Lucy McNerney, Event Director, 843-818-4080 ext. 12, lucym@bowlthealley.com

Fox 24 News Now Intern

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 19 April 2018 | 3:28 pm — 

FOX 24 NEWS NOW INTERN

Are you looking for a unique opportunity to gain experience in the television industry? WTAT-TV FOX 24 in Charleston, SC is looking for interns to be a part of the action with a meaningful, hands-on learning experience during the summer of 2018.

Interns will be assisting with the production of FOX 24 News Now. In this role, interns will help producers research show topics and guests, assist with studio set-up prior to recording each episode, running teleprompter and brainstorming topics and ideas for FOX 24 News Now.

This is an internship for academic credit only. It is unpaid.

To apply, please send resume to jobs@foxcharleston.com and include “FOX24 News Now Intern” in the subject line. No phone calls please.

Bosch Communications Intern – PAID, Full-Time

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 19 April 2018 | 2:37 pm — 

 

Bosch in North Charleston is seeking a paid full-time Communications Intern for July – December 2018. The Communications Intern will assist the Sr. Communication Specialist with various internal marketing & Corporate Social Responsibility projects. The ideal candidate for this position would be an MBA student or recent graduate looking for the opportunity to get some valuable work experience within a large organization. They are also open to English, Communications, & Marketing majors. This position is open to students up to 1 year post-graduation and pay starts at $16.30 for undergraduate students and $21.50 for Master’s Level students. Please see the attached description for more information.

At the Charleston, SC facility, Bosch designs and produces precision automotive components and systems sold to vehicle and power-train manufacturers worldwide. These include systems and components for gasoline & diesel injection and Anti-lock Braking Systems. We currently have 2200 employees in a team environment and in a three-shift, non-union plant. Facilities are modern and fully air conditioned with state of the art automated equipment.

What is the role of internal communications?
Working with internal departments to ensure consistent communication activities using the appropriate communication channels.

 

Participating Interns Will Gain
  • Meaningful hands on work experience in his/her related field of study.
  • Opportunity to observe and actively participate in several facets of a business environment.
  • Will be actively involved in supporting plant-wide and cross-functional projects.

 

Ideal Candidate has:
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Effective communication skills to all levels.
  • Is pursuing a Bachelors or Master’s degree in Communications, English or Marketing.

 

Tasks:
  • Support with the implementation of communication concept at Bosch Charleston facility.
  • Assist with the development of creative marketing and communication concepts.
  • Co-publish internal communications (newsletter, digital and print communications).
  • Coordinate with internal and external agencies to create graphic design.
  • Develop content for all communication channels (newsletter, plant-wide emails, projects, internal social media platform)
  • Write and proofread news and articles for internal audiences.

 

Students can send their cover letters and resumes to Ms. Sadie Battle, Employment Supervisor, at external.sadie.battle@us.bosch.com.

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