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With Who:  Division of Marketing and Communications, at CofC

Length of Employment:  Fall 2019 (and maybe into Spring 2020) | 10-15 hours per week (flexible with class schedule)

Pay:  $12.00 per hour

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Assist other Video Marketing team members with video shoots as needed.
  • Under the supervision of Video Marketing team, shoot video of events on campus and edit footage into a complete package. All projects help to market the College to external audiences.
  • Use appropriate video production methods on team and individual video shoots
  • Digitize and store video assets within the appropriate organizational structure.
  • The successful candidate will leave this position with a demo reel showcasing their work in this particular role.

Qualifications:

  • Prior knowledge of video production, video editing, multimedia, and graphics is important.
  • Prior experience in video production, etc. is a plus.
  • Candidates should be able to show previous video work via online portfolio, YouTube, etc.
  • Experience with Mac computers.
  • Experience with Adobe Premiere Pro and Creative Cloud is a plus.
  • 10-15 hours per week, flexible schedule based on student’s availability.
  • We sometimes film events at night and on weekends on/near campus.

Apply:  Submit your application via Handshake today! (If you don’t have a Handshake account, select to create an account on the internship preview webpage. Questions? Contact us at commdept@cofc.edu

With Who:  Morning Brew

Where:  New York City (FiDi – Financial District), NY

Position Title:  Social Media & Brand Marketing Associate

Type:  Full-Time

Position Responsibilities:

  • Master the Brew’s voice and write engaging copy for social channels, alongside the Editorial team.
  • Create graphics unique to each social platform that engage each unique audience.
  • Collaborate with Growth and Editorial teams to develop diverse channel strategy across all active social media platforms (Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn to name a few), as well as developing strategies for our alternate lines of business.
  • Work with our writers and executive team to expand their following to actively engage our loyal fan base, media partners and advertisers.
  • Execute weekly social content calendars that engage and expand our user base.
  • Continuously ideate and present ideas to engage our audience across all areas of our business.
  • Cover brand events, conferences, and brand activations to capture social-first content.
  • Own community management responding to comments & actively engaging with our fan base.
  • Work with growth team to support future influencer relationships and engagement.
  • Maintaining calendar of upcoming events, thought leadership opportunities and awards.
  • Develop channel-level KPIs and report on performance, with an eye toward continuous improvement.
  • Stay closely tied to the creative and audience development teams to ensure all events are communicated across our channels and maximally leveraged to communicate our brand story.
Apply Here (and see more position information):  https://jobs.lever.co/morningbrew/31709ac8-f211-4b44-9919-febaed00c8fd

The Sumter Item: Seeking Sports Writer/Photographer Intern

By Megan Gould
Posted on 19 August 2019 | 1:41 pm — 

With Who:  The Sumter Item, and their website Overtime SC

Dates:  Fall 2019 Semester

Position Description: Seeking students that may be looking for either a career in sports, or to gain experience working with a local newspaper.  Students will be given a high school football team to cover, and their responsibility would be to attend the school’s home games, take photos, and write recaps and previews of the games (high school football season begins August 23rd). The aim is to cover every high school in the state, of which there is a lot of opportunity in the Charleston area. These positions are unpaid, but involve valuable experience, and may potentially result in references from the Assistant Sports Editor and/or the Publisher.

Apply Here:  https://overtimesc.com/write-for-us/

Contact for More Information:  Scott Sewell (Assistant Sports Editor for The Sumter Item) at jscott@theitem.com or 917-628-7015

WREN is Hiring a Lowcountry Manager

By Cassandra P. Foster
Posted on 28 June 2019 | 2:16 pm — 

Now Hiring: Lowcountry Manager

Overview of Position

The Lowcountry Manager is a new position with the Women’s Rights and Empowerment Network (WREN), a nonprofit, nonpartisan organization that is building a movement to advance the health, economic well-being, and rights of women, girls, and their families in South Carolina.

WREN’s headquarters is located in Columbia, and we are building our statewide presence. The Lowcountry Manager will have the exciting opportunity to develop and implement a strategy to expand WREN’s reach and impact in the Lowcountry region.

This will be a full-time position. Candidate will work from home or from a mutually agreed-upon location. They will collaborate closely with staff across departments and across the state. They will be expected to travel to WREN headquarters in Columbia approximately twice per month, with occasional travel to other parts of the region and state.

Position Responsibilities

The Lowcountry Manager will work with WREN’s staff and board to develop and implement a strategy for expansion and increased impact in the region that aligns with WREN’s organizational strategy. Aspects of the strategy will include:

  • Build WREN’s Lowcountry advocacy network: In collaboration with statewide staff, build a network of organizations and advocates in the Lowcountry that actively support WREN’s mission.
    • Increase individual members and supporters: Recruit new WREN members; facilitate active engagement in WREN’s advocacy agenda; and build capacity of grassroots advocates.
    • Cultivate and leverage diverse local leadership in support of WREN’s priority issues: Inform and engage current leaders (board, leadership council, advisors, and policymakers) and cultivate emerging leaders from the private, public, and civic society sectors. Identify new leaders that will diversify WREN’s reach and help us build a strong, diverse, and inclusive movement.
    • Partners: Work closely with existing partners and develop new partnerships that will increase the opportunity for collective impact. Increase the advocacy capacity of local partners and coordinate to pursue common goals.
  • Build financial support: Work with the CEO and Development staff to engage, retain, and cultivate donors in the region.
    • Develop Lowcountry fundraising strategy with CEO and Development team.
    • Steward existing donors by keeping them informed and engaged in WREN’s activities in the region and state.
    • Cultivate relationships with potential supporters, including individuals, foundations, and corporations.
  • Manage events and special projects: Plan and execute several events, in collaboration with Communications & Learning team.
    • Responsibilities will include managing logistics; developing agenda; recruiting and coordinating volunteers, partners, sponsors, and speakers; promoting events with the public and media; and following up after the event.
  • Communicate WREN’s mission and impact with multiple audiences: In collaboration with the Communications & Learning team, work to:
    • Develop a communications plan to keep regional members and advocates informed of key issues.
    • Build relationships with local media.
    • Represent WREN at local events, coalitions, and press events.

Qualifications

WREN seeks an experienced, entrepreneurial, and motivated person with a commitment to building a diverse and inclusive movement for women’s rights and social justice. Qualified candidates should be able to demonstrate:

  • A minimum of 5 years’ experience and successful track record in building and maintaining high-trust, collaborative, and productive partnerships with diverse individuals and groups, including nonprofits, community-based organizations, and businesses.
  • Experience in Lowcountry region of South Carolina is essential.
  • Experience with developing, implementing, and evaluating a strategy for organizational growth and impact.
  • A demonstrated track record in raising funds from individuals and/or institutions, volunteer management, grassroots advocacy, or campaigns, with track record of building engagement and support over time.
  • Proven ability to work independently with minimal supervision, while communicating effectively and collaboratively with a remote team.
  • Superior communication skills, including writing and speaking persuasively for diverse audiences. Experience with media a plus.
  • Excellent organizational skills with proven ability to juggle competing demands and tight timelines.
  • Ability to travel and to work some non-traditional hours, including some evenings and weekends.
  • Demonstrated commitment to and experience in building a diverse and inclusive movement for human rights and social justice.

Salary range is $50,000 to $65,000, depending on experience and qualifications. WREN offers an excellent benefits package.

How to Apply

WREN is an equal opportunity employer and encourages individuals from all backgrounds to apply for this position. WREN does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ethnic background, religion, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, or ability.

Please email cover letter, resume, and three references to jobs@scwren.org. We seek to fill the job immediately, and the position will remain open until filled. Only qualified applicants will be contacted for an interview. No phone calls, please.

 

Geoff Yost, 2012 CofC communication and political science alumnus is looking for a student(s) to work as a production assistant this Friday for the event livestream production for Spoleto Festival Opening Ceremony. This is a good opportunity for a student with experience/interest in media. Did we mention it’s a paid gig? $15 an hour and the commitment time is from 9am to 2pm and then 5pm to 10pm. Interested? Email Geoff directly at geoff@yoststrategy.com.

This is an opportunity for any graduating comms students– 

CITY OF CHARLESTON SEEKS COMMUNICATIONS FOCUSED AMERICORPS VISTA MEMBER

POSITION OPENING: AmeriCorps VISTA member: “Communicating Resilience and Sustainability”

AmeriCorps is hiring a communications focused VISTA member to join the City of Charleston’s Mayor’s Office of Resilience in Charleston, SC to create an effective system of communication and outreach.

Project Goal and Member Duties:

The VISTA member will work to build capacity to enhance community outreach, particularly to vulnerable populations, about the City of Charleston’s sustainability and resilience goals.  The VISTA will develop a Public Engagement Plan and associated Educational Campaigns and tools to increase the communities’ collective understanding of climate protection and vulnerabilities, sustainable living practices, and what each person can do to make a difference to protect and improve their health and quality of life.

1) Develop a Public Engagement Plan

Develop a comprehensive, multi-faceted Public Engagement Plan concerning climate protection and vulnerabilities, sustainability, energy efficiency, and renewable energy.  This plan should target vulnerable populations, businesses, faith communities, schools, and the general public.

2) Develop Community Education Campaigns and Engagement Toolbox

Develop action items (i.e. education programs, tools, resources) identified in the Public Engagement Plan to increase awareness, understanding, and support for more environmentally-driven practices.

Term of Service:

The VISTA member’s term of service will be full time for one year, from June 10, 2019 –  June 9, 2020.  M-F, 9-5pm.

About AmeriCorps VISTA Program:

AmeriCorps VISTA members build capacity in nonprofit organizations and public agencies to help them more effectively generate the commitment of private sector resources, encourage volunteer service at the local level, and empower individuals and communities. AmeriCorps VISTA members serve full time for one-year terms.

The AmeriCorps VISTA program offers a host of benefits to VISTA members, more information on the benefits and eligibility for them can be found online at AmeriCorps.gov/VISTA.  Some of the benefits include, as eligible: Living Allowance, Relocation Allowance, Choice of Education Award or End of Service Stipend, Training, Healthcare Benefit, Childcare assistance, and more.

Qualifications:

The successful applicant for the position will meet the following:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Communications or a related field
  • Highly motivated and creative
  • Organized and detail oriented
  • Ability to collaborate with others and work independently
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite and familiarity with common online social media platforms
  • A general knowledge and interest of sustainable and resilient practices is strongly preferred
  • Access to a vehicle is strongly recommended

To apply: Email your resume to Katie at mckaink@charleston-sc.gov with “VISTA” in the subject line by 11pm on May 2, 2019. 

 

Lowcountry Auto Works is looking to hire individuals who have limited to great experience in detailing automobiles (new/used). We will be hiring potential candidates who are willing and available to work part/full time in an outdoor-yet-covered environment to detail and wash numerous units. These positions are located at various dealerships in the West Ashley area of Charleston.

Interested in this position? Email Alicia@LowCountryAutoWorks.com.

Charleston Weddings Editorial Assistant

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 31 January 2019 | 9:21 am — 

We at Charleston Weddings are looking for an enthusiastic, inspired, spunky, go-getter of an editorial assistant to join our team. The ideal candidate is a self-starter with a true passion for journalism and the wedding industry. Applicants should have college degrees in journalism (or in a related field) and a minimum of one year of professional experience doing similar work at a major consumer magazine, website/blog, or newspaper.

The editorial assistant is responsible for assisting in the creation and execution of print and digital content for Charleston Weddings’ magazine and site, and including, but not limited to, its Facebook, Instagram, and Pinterest accounts, as well as its daily blog, The Wedding Row. Main responsibilities include tracking couples and submissions, researching and fact-checking material, sourcing content, and handling general administrative work for Charleston Weddings, plus its ancillary outlets, Asheville Wedding GuideHigh Country Wedding Guide, and The Wedding Row blog. Writing and editing opportunities will be added accordingly. The editorial assistant takes part in out-of-office wedding industry events (bolstering the brands’ public relations efforts), and assists the editorial team on photo shoots.

We are on the hunt for someone who has strong organizational skills and is experienced in proofing and copyediting (in adherence to both AP and Chicago styles); is whip-smart solid in feature-writing, grammar, and punctuation; communicates well in and out of an office setting; and can multitask and manage projects (and interns) with aplomb. Knowledge of Adobe InDesign, as well as a sense of humor, are preferred. Add a killer eye for great shots, impeccable (or, heck, budding) instinct for great stories, and willingness to check any ego at the door, and it’s a match. Yep, all this is a lot to ask, but Charleston’s got a lot to give!

Please send resume (including social media handles); a cover letter (mention your top five favorite feeds, sites, and newsletters, too); three writing samples; three mock Instagram posts (that could work in our feed) to mbigner@charlestonmag.com.

Job Type: Part-time

Experience:

  • supervisory: 1 year (Preferred)

Benefits offered:

  • Flexible schedules
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance

Hours per week:

  • 20-29

Typical start time:

  • 9AM

To view job posting, visit: https://www.indeed.com/m/viewjob?jk=9f7db44e2fbbff28&dupclk=0 and https://www.instagram.com/p/BtRYY6onUz4/

Communications and Admin. Associate for TCCC

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 7 December 2018 | 1:26 pm — 

 Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) welcomes applications for the position of Communications and Administration Associate, available immediately. This position is part-time, working 10-20 hours per week, and reports directly to the Director of Communications and Operations. The work schedule will be based on the needs of the Director and TCCC staff. 

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to: 

  • Communications: Draft content for website, social media, newsletters, reports and press releases. 
  • Fundraising: Confidentially maintain database of partners and donors, and draft grant applications and donor letters. 
  • Meeting Coordination: Schedule meetings, prepare agendas and materials, track attendance and draft minutes for various meetings. 
  • Event Planning: Draft and send invitations, track RSVPs, prepare nametags and order supplies. 

Duties, responsibilities and activities may change, and new ones may be assigned at any time, with or without notice. 

Qualifications include: 

  • Associate degree or higher, or equivalent previous work experience. 
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. 
  • Demonstrable attention to detail, integrity, organization and administration skills in prior work. 
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced office environment. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office required; proficiency in WordPress and Adobe Creative Suite preferred. 

Compensation commensurate with experience. 

Contact: Send resume and three writing samples to Ashley Heffernan, Director of Communications and Operations, at Ashley@TriCountyCradleToCareer.org. 

About Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative 

Tri-County Cradle to Career Collaborative (TCCC) is a community-wide movement in Berkeley, Charleston and Dorchester counties, South Carolina, focused on improving the quality of life of its citizens and its workforce through education. Using data and focused community collaboration across a continuum from “cradle-to-career,” TCCC serves as a catalyst for widespread, systemic change, with the ultimate goal of increased success and economic prosperity for all. 

 

Contact: Send resume and three writing samples to Ashley Heffernan, Director of Communications and Operations, at Ashley@TriCountyCradleToCareer.org.

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