DesignWorks, LC: Seeking Administrative/Marketing Internship

With Who:  DesignWorks, LC (Charleston)

Dates:  Fall 2019 Semester

Hours:  Schedule is flexible; 15 hours a week

SupervisorAlison Schmidt, Business Manager

Position Description:  This is a paid internship. Gain hands-on experience with all aspects of the managing an entrepreneurial design firm. Hone the marketing techniques necessary for creating marketing documents and campaigns. Network with other professionals in landscape architecture, urban planning, architecture and design. Apply classroom marketing and business concepts in the work environment.

Intern Duties & Responsibilities Overview:

  • Business Administration:
    • filing and scanning
    • banking
    • scheduling various meetings and lunches
    • attend various meetings with key staff members
    • meeting notes and reports
    • database management including invoicing and time tracking
    • ordering and organizing all supplies, materials and samples
    • general office organization
    • errands and other administrative tasks as needed
  • Marketing/PR
    • social media and website updates and schedules
    • basic graphic design assistance for invitations, proposals and other marketing collateral
    • mailing list updates and changes
    • project research
Intern Requirements & Qualifications:  The candidate must be enrolled in, or have graduated from, an accredited university. Proficiency in Microsoft Office 365 is required. Proficiency in InDesign, AutoCAD and Photoshop is a plus and may lead to other responsibilities such as assisting the firm on projects. The candidate should be motivated and have strong graphic and written communication skills as well as the ability to work efficiently and independently, manage their time accordingly, and be detail oriented. Candidate should also be able to stand and lift heavy objects around the office. Arrive on time and ready to work. The candidate will be expected to attend company functions and networking events.
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