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Full Time Events & Marketing Manager Position

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 21 April 2017 | 10:29 am — 

The Riley Institute at Furman University is hiring for a full time position as Events and Marketing Manager. The Riley Institute, affiliated with Furman’s Department of Politics and International Affairs, works with issues of public education and diversity throughout South Carolina and brings speakers and scholars to campus and the state to broaden student and the public’s perspectives on issues critical to the state’s progress. The position will entail managing and aiding in managing the professional production of Riley Institute events.

Requirements include:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 2-3 years relevant experience; preferred fields of study include but are not limited to English, political science, and sociology
  • Strong writer and editor, including for web, press releases, leave behinds, programs, and a variety of collateral materials
  • Experience with social media
  • Experience in event management and logistics
  • Ability to synthesize information around complex topics
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with others
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Proven ability to multi-task in a fast-moving environment
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Experience in Office software, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience in Photoshop and InDesign a plus

To apply click here.

The Apple Store on King Street is now hiring for 6 part time positions. The General Manager is a COMM alum and he’s likes hiring COMM majors. Interested students can contact Elliott Genther directly ( or apply at When you apply/interview, be sure to tell them you are a COMM major or minor at CofC!


CisternYard News is hiring! We are the College’s official, student-run media organization. What does this mean? We are not censored by anyone. All of our content is controlled and produced by students, for students. We maintain a website, with new content daily, plus a feature magazine that comes out 4 times per year. We are looking for creative, motivated students for Fall 2017! We are considering new applications for the following positions:

  • Staff Writer
  • Staff Photographer
  • Staff Designer
  • *Design Assistant
  • *Creative Director
  • *Sports, Features, News, Blogs, and Opinion/Satire Section Editors
  • *Managing Editor

*denotes paid position

CisternYard prides itself on the professionalism of our staff. We aren’t interested in writing recycled listicles for a chain-publication that isn’t based in Charleston. We write to the highest standards of journalistic ethics and have received many awards for our work. CYN members have completed internships at the Halsey Institute, Charleston Magazine, Charleston Fashion Week, Charleston Wine + Food Festival, SEWE, Linda Gaunt Communications, Charleston City Paper, The Local Palate, Independent Journal Review, the Volvo Car Open Tennis Tour, The Sports Quotient, Redux, The Post and Courier, the Spoleto Festival USA, Charlie Magazine, the Gibbes Museum…yeah, we could go on. We also have staff members who freelance for other national and local publications.

To apply, visit fall 2017 applications here: Applications are open now and will close on April 7. If you have any questions, don’t hesitate to email Editor in Chief Sig Johannes at

Blue Corona is one of the fastest growing online marketing and analytics companies in the country. We help business owners accurately measure and track their advertising and marketing strategies and generate a greater return on investment from their website(s). Our services are in high demand, and we’re always searching for an “A-players” to join our team. We’re currently hiring in Charlotte, NC and the DC area for Account Managers, Digital Marketing Specialists, Marketing Coordinators, Marketing Directors, Paid Search Campaign Managers, Webmasters, Content Marketing Specialists, and Digital Designers. To learn more and to apply, visit

Blue Corona employee and recent COMM graduate, Becca Starkes (class of 2016), invites you to chat with her about her experience at the company. Feel free to email her directly at or reach out to her on LinkedIn.

Paid Opportunity for Journalism Student

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 10:48 am — 

Paid opportunity to create a 2-3 minute video about a young girl, Olivia, with Type 1 diabetes. Her family and friends are running the NY Marathon with the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation and are committed to raising $30,000. Through a video about her life, they plan to raise awareness.

For more information contact Abby Wallish at or 240-278-5894.


Communication & Marketing Internship

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 23 March 2017 | 10:26 am — 

Aramark (NYSE: ARMK) is in the customer service business across food, facilities and uniforms, wherever people work, learn, recover, and play. Aramark is looking for an intern for the Fall 2017 semester to work 10-15 hours per week.


Responsibilities include:

  • Act as a liaison between Aramark and the student body through peer-to-peer marketing
  • Interact with customers while working at various marketing events such as meal plan sign-up tables, dining survey stations, and theme dinners
  • Distribute marketing materials to the dining locations and make sure materials posted are up to date (posters, table tents, napkin ads, hours, etc.)
  • Lead team of marketing students to sell meal plans
  • Provide fresh ideas for social media accounts and meal plan promotions
  • Be knowledgeable in the meal plan structure, monetary value, and overall benefits of eating on campus.
  • Present information to customers and answer questions regarding dining
  • Work with Marketing Manager and Marketing Associate to plan and execute theme meals in dining hall

For more information click here.


From the hiring manager: “We are looking to bring on a student or recent grad interested in a career in science communication, who will work closely with me to share the Center’s research stories with public audiences via social media, web videos, and print & digital writing.”

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.


— 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 audiences

— 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


— 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 and enthusiasm for 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 are flexible but will not exceed 40 hours/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 with “Science Communication Specialist” in the subject line. Application deadline is April 7, 2017.

Careers in Community Organizing for Social Justice

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 14 March 2017 | 11:43 am — 

The Direct Action & Research Training (DART) Center will hold an online information session on Wednesday, March 29 at 7 pm to discuss careers in community organizing with CofC students and alumni interested in uniting congregations and working for social, economic and racial justice.


DART hires and trains organizers to build organizations that have successfully addressed issues including:

* Plugging the school-to-prison pipeline
* Reining in predatory lending practices
* Expanding access to primary health and dental care
* Prioritizing funding for affordable housing and job training
* Education reform in low-performing public schools
* Fighting for immigrants’ rights

Positions start August 14, 2017 in Richmond, VA, Louisville, KY, Topeka, KS, Evansville, IN and Daytona Beach, Ft. Lauderdale and St. Petersburg, FL.

Starting salary $34,000/year + benefits.

Questions? Contact Hannah Wittmer at or (202) 841-0353.

Paid Intern Needed at Bosch

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 3 March 2017 | 12:18 am — 

The Bosch Group is a leading global supplier of technology and services. It employs roughly 375,000 associates worldwide. Its operations are divided into four business sectors: Mobility Solutions, Industrial Technology, Consumer Goods, and Energy and Building Technology.

Communications Intern(s) for 2017 school year: January – June 2017; June – December 2017

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 Masters degree in Communications, English or Marketing

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

CisternYard Media is Hiring for 2017-2018

By Candice O'Connor
Posted on 28 February 2017 | 10:43 am — 

Cisternyard Media is hiring for 5 POSITIONS for the following academic year 2017-2018. Applications close March 17th.

Video Manager –

Public Relations Manager –

Editor-in-Chief Miscellany –

Radio Manager –

Sales Manger –


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