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Pattison’s Academy/PACE Charter School is looking for a media and marketing intern. See below for description:

Media and Marketing Intern

Pattison’s Academy/PACE Charter School is a non-profit organization in West Ashley that is dedicated to improving the lives of children with multiple, profound developmental disabilities across Charleston. Our organization is largely dependent on community support, corporate donations and fundraising to develop consistent revenue. We are looking searching for an eager, passionate and compassionate individual to help develop our Print and Digital Media and Marketing resources to improve our reach and promotion to the Charleston area.

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
This individual will be responsible for:
• Researching/Analyzing the Charleston and digital market to determine best avenues for marketing the organization.
• Develop strategy for promoting the organization
• Creating promotional content to send to potential donors
• Develop update newsletters to thank previous donors
• Grow online channels including social media
• If capable, assist in redesigning website

REQUIRED EXPERIENCE AND QUALITIES
• Strong design and development skill for print media.
• Strong social media marketing skills
• Strong awareness of the Charleston market
• Desired but not requried: web development/design skills

Please check us out on Facebook (www.facebook.com/pattisonsacademy) to see first hand what a wonderful group of children we serve. If interested, please contact Paige Knowlson (paige.knowlson@pattisonsacademy.org) for more information.

Keto Hope Foundation Social Media Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 5:52 pm — 

Internship Description:

The Keto Hope Foundation, a local nonprofit is hiring a social media intern. The Social Media Intern serves a vital role in the non-profit foundation by increasing awareness and visibility of each of the foundation initiatives. Through bringing innovative ideas to the table and collaborating with our team, the intern will contribute to the legacy of the foundation in a unique leadership role. As a new foundation, we have already experienced tremendous support and success reaching families who are involved in the ketogenic diet as a form of medical treatment for epilepsy, and look forward to expanding the reach and impact of the foundation.

Qualifications:

  1. Current undergraduate student at College of Charleston, marketing or communications major preferred.
  2.  Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space.
  3. Computer literate with basic working knowledge of Microsoft works
  4. Desire to learn and contribute to a non-profit with an eager attitude
  5. Work well as a team and individually
  6. Detail oriented, flexible, and able to listen openly and engage in constructive conversation regarding work tasks

Learning Objectives:

  1. Develop and maintain innovative media content on facebook including planning a monthly content calender, scheduling posts, and performance reporting.
  2. Set up and maintain an Instagram account
  3. Ensure integration of the facebook and Instagram accounts to maximize content distribution.
  4. Virtual campaign and fundraiser planning and execution
  5. Plan and distribute quarterly newsletters through email platform
  6. Increase overall visibility and awareness of Keto Hope Foundation

To apply, please send a resume to Jessica Lee at info@ketohope.org.

 

Capitol Hill Internship Program

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 5 October 2017 | 1:51 pm — 

Intern In Congress

Interning on Capitol Hill is often the first career move for a young person wanting to make a difference through public service. It’s also one of the most exclusive internship positions to obtain and just so happens to be in one of the most expensive cities in the U.S.

Congressional interns develop their leadership skills, obtain policy knowledge, and get to work on America’s toughest challenges. Most college students receiving financial aid can’t afford to take a summer off paid work to intern in Congress for free. And few have the political connections to secure themselves a spot even if they decide to take the opportunity.

That’s where College to Congress comes in. C2C wants to help you land your dream internship in Congress and give you the means to make it happen. There’s just a few things to cover before you apply.

How Does the C2C Program Work?

The internship program is nine weeks long and takes place during the busy summer months before Congress heads into recess. If you are selected to join the program, we will work with you to secure an internship in either the House of Representatives or the Senate using our network of participating Hill offices. Your job as an intern can range from attending hearings on behalf of congressional staff, orchestrating exclusive tours of the Capitol, fielding constituent calls about current policy, or track and even writing floor speeches.

If you land a coveted spot in our Class of 2018 intern program, pack your bags because they’ve got you covered. C2C will cover the entire cost of your flight to and from DC as well as a professional clothing allowance to best prepare you for your congressional experience. During your internship paid housing will be provided on the Hill, a food stipend, and a DC metro stipend.

They also provide leadership training to help you navigate the ins and outs of Washington, D.C. Their goal is to gain a deeper understanding of your interests and to facilitate a smooth transition from college to congress. Training is focused on professional etiquette, financial literacy, advocacy, policy-making, and public speaking. The tailored programming involves local partners in the private and public sector from academics to nonprofits.

C2C also recognizes the power that emanates from mentorships and the benefits that accrue from diverse perspectives. As a result, they’ve implemented a bipartisan mentorship program. Interns are paired with a mentor from the opposite party to guide them through their internship (I.E. a democratic intern is mentored by a republican Chief of Staff). These relationships serve as the building blocks of true friendships to cut through partisan gridlock.

Students are required to attend all workshops and mentor meetings.

Who Qualifies to Apply?

Applicants must be U.S. citizens, 20 years of age on or before the first day of the internship, and meet the following criteria:

  • You must qualify for FAFSA Federal Pell Grant. A Student Aid Report (SAR) will be required as proof of your FAFSA Pell Grant eligibility.
  • This scholarship is reserved for upperclassmen (Juniors and Seniors). You must have completed your sophomore year of college by May 2018 and be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program at a college, community college, or university (two-to-four year institution).
  • You must be available to live in Washington, D.C. June 2-August 4, 2018. Final dates to be determined by January 2018.

Needed Application Materials

A completed application includes:

  • Current Resume (should not exceed one page)
  • An essay responding to this prompt: Describe a problem you’ve solved or a problem you’d like to solve. It can be an intellectual challenge, a policy topic, an ethical dilemma — anything that is of personal importance, no matter the scale.
  • Two Reference Letters
  • FAFSA Student Aid Report (SAR)
  • Unofficial college transcript

For more information and to apply, visit C2C’s Website. 

 

American Society of Magazine Editors Summer 2018 Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 3 October 2017 | 2:22 pm — 

For over 50 years, the American Society of Magazine Editors (ASME) has sponsored the Magazine Internship Program—a ten-week program for rising college seniors at magazines in New York and Washington. Since the program was founded in 1967, 2,000 college students have worked as ASME interns. Nearly 500 have gone on to successful careers in print and electronic journalism.

ASME interns have distinguished academic records and usually have extensive experience working on city and regional magazines or websites as well as on college newspapers and magazines.

ASME interns participate in a three-day orientation program and learn the fundamentals of reporting, fact checking and copy editing. Over the course of the summer, ASME interns attend special events in New York and Washington and meet regularly with top editors.

ASME interns report, edit, fact-check and copy-edit for print and online publications. They may sometimes interview celebrities, attend press conferences and work the red carpet—but most of the summer they do the un-glam, but essential work of magazine journalism.

HOW INTERNS ARE CHOSEN
Besides overall academic performance, criteria used to select ASME interns include:

  • Academic training in journalism (but students shouldn’t be afraid to apply for an ASME internship if their school doesn’t offer journalism courses or if they’re not majoring in journalism)
  • Experience in campus journalism, preferably as a reporter or editor on a newspaper, magazine or website
  • Previous internships or employment at city, regional or national newspapers, magazines or websites

For additional information, please visit the ASME Internship website.

ASME is accepting applications for students who will be rising college seniors in Summer 2018.  The deadline to apply is Friday, December 1, 2017. To apply, click here.

Blackbaud Compliance Project Management Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 26 September 2017 | 1:50 pm — 

Compliance Project Management Intern

Internship Description 

Blackbaud is seeking a Compliance IT Intern who will assist the Compliance team with a variety of projects, including coordinating deliverables, meeting and other information from a variety of individuals across the organization in support of the company’s IT Compliance assessments and audits. You will further your project management skills in assisting the management teams with various tasks. This internship is available to current college students looking to gain experience in Project Management.

As an intern working with our Compliance team, you will gain an understanding of various aspects of project management, including coordination across multiple functions and reporting of metrics. You will further your knowledge in Project Management by utilizing crisp business communications across various levels, both verbally and electronically.

Desired Skills

  • A motivated, self- starter who enjoys coordination activities and will assist with the assessment/audit process
  • Good communication and interaction skills – formulating emails in a professional setting
  • Someone who will gather information and compile it into a readable format, which will be utilized to accurately report on the Compliance team’s activities – heavy emphasis on Excel, Word, MS Outlook
  • IT – Computer knowledge (a plus) – looking for good investigative, detail analytic mindset and the ability to analyze comparatively.  You must be able to figure things out with minimal guidance
  • Great follow-up abilities, working with departments/resources outside of Compliance, ensuring our tools are updated with accurate information
  • Assist Compliance team members with scheduling meetings and various other associated functions

About us:

Purpose

At Blackbaud, we believe the world would be a better place if good took over. If everyone on a mission to do good had the power to do even more. That’s why we come to work every day—to equip and connect the world’s philanthropic community so that good can take over.

People

We are Heart + Smart and have employees who are passionate about doing good and helping others with their philanthropic missions. They love museums, arts and culture, wildlife, feeding the hungry and helping to save lives. You will find a friend here and we hope you bring your friends too.

Place

Blackbaud’s Charleston headquarters, located on Daniel Island, provides an environment that helps our employees achieve balance, with convenient opportunities to step away from the office for a little personal time. Parks, a fishing dock and miles of trails surround the office. Onsite amenities include a full-service cafeteria, a complete gym facility and access to recreational space for gaming or social gatherings.

To apply, send resumes to Stacy Davis at Stacy.Davis@blackbaud.com

2 Interns Needed at Ro Sham Beaux

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 25 September 2017 | 1:58 pm — 

Ro Sham Beaux, a Charleston company the sells unique light fixtures and sustainable furniture, is looking for students with an interest in marketing, public relations, graphic design, and photography. They are looking to hire two talented individuals for Marketing and Graphic Design internships. Please email resume and cover letter to Molly@ro-sham-beaux.com to apply.

 

CMT (Country Music Television), a cable channel of Viacom Media Networks, is currently recruiting for their Spring 2018 paid internship program for various departments across the company.  All students applying for an internship with CMT must be able to commit to a minimum schedule of 16 hours per week for a period of at least ten consecutive weeks in order to be considered for our program.

Internships will be in the Nashville location only.

Internship Program Criteria:

  • CMT is accepting students entering their junior or senior year of college, as well as some graduate and law students.  Students that have already graduated will not be eligible for the program – they must be active/current students.
  • Internships will be paid at a standard competitive hourly rate – the rate is $13/hr in Nashville.
  • Internships offered have a 10-week minimum, a minimum commitment of 16 hours per week, and a recommended maximum of 35 hours per week.
  • College credit is not required, but appropriate documentation for credit can be provided if necessary.

Students can apply online at the following website – www.viacomcareers.com.

The application deadline for the Spring 2018 program is Friday, October 27, 2017.

 

These opportunities are for juniors and seniors only:

CMT Digital – Social Media

Preferred number of days needed: 5 days (Monday – Friday) / full-time (35 hours/week)

Preferred major(s): Music Business, Marketing, PR, Communications, Electronic Media

Special Skills: Familiarity with leveraging social media (Facebook, Twitter, etc.) as an effective marketing tool. Strong writing skills. Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office, including Excel, Word, PowerPoint and Outlook mail. Familiarity with Photoshop a plus. Must be able to conduct productive research using the internet. Good organizational, interpersonal, and leadership skills. Knowledge of CMT programming and CMT.com a plus. Problem solving and flexibility. Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Description: The CMT Digital – Social Media intern will assist with the execution of marketing and promotional campaigns across CMT’s social platforms focusing on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, etc. Must keep up-to-date with both country music and pop-culture events. There may be occasional opportunities for a CMT Digital – Social Media intern to cover music events for social posts such as awards shows and various show tapings. Intern will perform other duties as assigned.

Department Profile: The Social Media division of Digital department produces digital marketing and promotional campaigns and networking in support of all CMT platforms including its websites, mobile site, TV channels (CMT and CMT Music), and others. The Social Media group works closely with Corporate Communications, Consumer Marketing, Music Strategy and Programming departments to make sure all CMT messaging is consistent across the channel.

 

Corporate Communications / PR

Preferred number of days needed: Flexible (16 hours per week minimum)

Preferred major(s): Public Relations, Journalism

Special Skills: Ability to write press releases and familiarity with AP Style. Use of internet for research, computer software including Word, Excel, Photoshop, PowerPoint, and a media management system like Vocus/Cision, know how to scan and manipulate images.

Job Description: Intern will assist department with various daily deadline duties. Will work with photos, make copies, send faxes, and handle various press distributions including weekly television highlights, and departmental mailings. Will work on updating CMT press site and managing news clips on a daily basis. Will research and compile media lists. Will draft press releases and pitch media. Will be involved with CMT programs, awards shows, and special CMT tapings. Will have exposure to music industry clients (publicists, marketing reps, managers) and artists. Will have exposure to local, regional and national media reps and in various internal departments, including CMT social, CMT Radio and CMT.com personnel.

Department Profile: CMT Press works with national print, broadcast, and trade publications to obtain coverage of CMT programs, special events, executives and news. The department manages media on-site at special events and tapings. They establish and maintain relationships with media and industry executives. Work with other CMT departments to research and disseminate timely information. The department also plans special events such as red carpets, press conferences, and media receptions.

 

Production Operations (CMT Post-Production)

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of three per week, 16 hours per week

Preferred major(s): Television Broadcasting, Television/Radio Production

Special Skills: Some knowledge of television production and post-production equipment and use, understanding of popular graphics programs and file formats, strong computer skills, good organizational and interpersonal skills.

Job Description: Intern will divide their time evenly between observing and working in the various areas of post-production. About 25% of their time will be spent helping out with video editing (AVID) needs and learning the video side of post-production. About 25 percent of their time will go to working with audio editing (Pro-Tools). 25% of their time will be in assisting in digitizing, learning the technical side of post-production, including ingest, encoding and file management. The final 25% of their time will be spent learning the administrative tasks that are necessary to run a Post house, including scheduling and client relations. Intern will be exposed to clients in the Programming, Creative Services, Engineering and Graphics departments of CMT, plus external clients from various production facilities.

Department Profile: The Post-Production department supports all of CMT’s editing requirements. They are responsible for editing and delivering programs, promotional spots and company presentations as well as all encoding needs for web and mobile video. They have 12 video editing bays, 6 audio editing bays, three encoding stations working in both High Definition and Standard Definition projects.

 

Program Planning & Scheduling

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of 3 per week and at least 16 hours per week

Preferred major(s): Communications with a broadcast/electronic media emphasis

Special Skills: Effective Internet research, competent use of MS Office Suite including Word and Excel, passion for television and film, detail-oriented. Must have the ability to sit at computer for long periods of time while doing research or entering data.

Job Description: Will assist in every aspect of the work that is performed in this department, including researching scheduled programming on other channels and reporting this information back for competitive placement purposes; learning the mechanics and philosophy behind effective promotional announcement

 

Creative Services: Off-Air Design

Preferred number of days needed: Flexible, maximum 35 hours weekly

Preferred major(s): Graphic Design

Special Skills: Must provide a portfolio of design work. Required to have working knowledge of Photoshop. Knowledge of Illustrator, InDesign, experience with HTML, light photography, and retouching is a plus. Have good communication and organizational skills.

Job Description: Interns will have exposure to every project that comes into the Off-Air Design department during the semester they are working. They will help develop creative content including print ads, billboards, logos, and digital graphics such as web banners, web page designs, social media graphics, and mobile designs. In addition to design and production responsibilities, they will have the opportunity to observe and learn the various administrative components to working in a graphics department while supporting the Art Director and Manager/Coordinator. They will interact with the other designers and gain experience with the applications they use to create their work. Interns may

also be invited to work with other CMT departments and to participate in various CMT promotional events and initiatives.

Department Profile: Off-Air Design is part of the CMT Creative department, which also includes On-Air Design and Promotions. The Off-Air Design team provides visual support and marketing promotion for the CMT Brand and the network’s programming in both Print and Digital mediums (Web, Mobile, Social Media). CMT Creative works with internal partners including Consumer Marketing, Integrated Marketing, Affiliate Marketing, CMT Mobile, CMT.com, Ad Sales, Programming, Post Production as well as many others to develop and execute all CMT related marketing, promotional and packaging initiatives.

 

 

Production Management

Preferred number of days needed: Minimum of 3 per week and 16 hours per week.

Preferred major(s): Accounting, Finance, Business, Music Business, Television Production

Special Skills: Microsoft Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook), technical knowledge of TV production, Internet research skills, professional phone skills

Job Description: Intern will spread their time working on various aspects of budgeting and scheduling for CMT show projects. They will typically spend a portion of their week creating the production management calendars, creating production binders for managers, producers and directors. They will circulate contracts and budget information to all appropriate departments and personnel. May have some exposure to third party vendors. Will assist with scheduling meetings, and will have other duties as assigned. Intern may be exposed to various CMT projects, such as awards shows, live show tapings, and series programming. Interns will interact with internal clients from Programming, Music & Talent, Research, and Production Operations.

Department Profile: The Production Management team manages all of CMT’s productions: it develops budgets for shoots and events; translate creative goals into workable production scenarios and shoot schedules; research, negotiate, and hire production companies, crew, locations, and equipment; and manage productions to the budget’s bottom line. Production Management oversees all aspects of the business side of production. It works closely with the Programming and Creative departments to execute creative goals in the most creative, efficient, and sensible way. It also works closely with the Finance department to ensure that production paperwork is accurate, submitted in a timely manner, and actual expenses are tracked accurately. In addition, it works closely with the Legal department to ensure safety on set and compliance with the network’s policies. This is a fun and smart team! Interns will gain versatile set experience and networking opportunities that will help them in any facet of film, video or event production that they may pursue upon graduation. Successful candidates are inquisitive, organized, resourceful, outgoing, and possess excellent communication skills.

 

Marketing and Social Media Intern for Be A Mentor Nonprofit

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 19 September 2017 | 2:54 pm — 

Summary: Are you passionate about empowering youth to reach their full potential? Are you interested in being a part of an organization that values compassion, diversity and integrity in making a collaborative community impact? Join our team at Be A Mentor, a local youth mentoring organization.  Be A Mentor is a small, local Charleston nonprofit organization that offers 3 signature site/school-based mentoring program, partnering with 18 schools and organizations throughout the Lowcountry. Be A Mentor enables youth (K-12) to develop positive relationships with caring adults with empower them to reach their full potential through mentorship.

Position Description: Build your work experience and social media portfolio with a local non-profit!  Be A Mentor is seeking a Marketing & Social Media Intern that can dedicate 5-10 hours per week at our North Charleston office. You will assist in all areas of online marketing and social media to include: content implementation, social media releases across multiple platforms (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, LinkedIn), online presence strategy development, and more!

Desired Skills & Qualifications:  Bachelor’s Degree in Communications or related field (degree in progress is okay)
Excellent oral and written communication skills
In-depth working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
Graphic design (preferred)
Fluent in Microsoft Office, Google Applications
Attention to detail and ability to plan, prioritize & multitask

Application Procedure: This is an unique opportunity to build your work experience and serve as a key part of a small team. To apply, please send a cover letter and resume to info@beamentornow.org as soon as possible. No phone calls please. Position open until filled.

Intern at Charleston Magazine

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 18 September 2017 | 10:20 am — 

Charleston magazine is looking to hire a marketing intern for the fall semester. Please see below internship description:

Fall Internship – 10-15 hours/ week

Learning Objectives

  • Understand the process of how a marketing campaign becomes a reality
  • Understand the importance of building and maintaining relationships with the community
  • Further develop skills for working in a professional environment
  • Create impactful, exciting social media content on brand with Charleston magazine
  • Understand how a communications company does more than just print Charleston magazine and the importance of being a multi-platform agency
  • Understand how business decisions and sales work in harmony with marketing decisions

Responsibilities

  • Research events and write copy for the Charleston Magazine Club website
  • Plan and write social media posts for upcoming events, Charleston magazine partners, etc.
  • Attend applicable meetings and events as available and as time permits
  • Use Google Docs to track Club membership and events, as well as sponsorships and events
  • Assist in subscription marketing plans for Charleston magazine
  • Organize contracts and assist in contract fulfillments for PR and sponsorship partners including

Policies and Expectations

As an intern at Charleston magazine, you are representing Charleston magazine. It is important to always be on time and professional. Do not disrupt others by talking too loud, but always feel free to ask questions. You are here to learn.

Be respectful of all Gulfstream Communications employees, our partners and advertisers.

We expect our interns to work diligently while they are here. If you are not busy, ask someone else if they might need help. This is a good opportunity to meet people in other departments and learn more about how a communications company works. Please always communicate with your supervisor about when you need to be absent.

Interested in applying for this internship? Email your cover letter and resume to Betsey Poore, Marketing Manager, at betsey@charlestonmag.com.

 

 

Association for Women in Sports Media Internships

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 14 September 2017 | 2:47 pm — 

The Association for Women in Sports Media is a non-profit organization founded as a support network and advocacy group for women in sports journalism. They work to promote and increase diversity in sports media through a summer internship and scholarship program, which has placed more than 150 women in paid internships since 1990.

AWSM is offering up to 10 internships to go along with 10 scholarships available for summer 2018. There are a mixture of digital (newspaper/magazines/websites), broadcast and PR opportunities for female students seeking careers in the sports media industry.

The recipients receive a $1,000 scholarship and complimentary registration and lodging at AWSM’s annual convention–next year it will be in Phoenix.

The application period is open now and runs through Oct. 31. There is no fee for AWSM members to apply and a $25 fee for non-members.

You can find more information here: http://awsmonline.org/internship-scholarship/

The application can be found here: https://awsmonline.formstack.com/foms/2018internshipscholarshipapp

 

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