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Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Evans Larson Communications is looking for a full-time summer intern

Evans Larson Communications is looking for a full-time summer intern with the potential to continue into the fall semester. The internship is paid, $10/hour.

Please submit a cover letter, resume and writing samples to Gretchen@EvansLarson.com.
Application deadline is Monday, June 4, 2012.

What we look for in an intern:
·         Excellent written and verbal communication skills
·         Creative, independent thinking
·         Ability to work in an entrepreneurial environment, quickly, and under pressure
·         Strong attention to detail
·         Organized, with an ability to understand and prioritize time-sensitive assignments
·         Someone who can operate under strict deadlines and high levels of confidentiality
·         Someone who is not afraid to ask questions, get great experience and have a good time while working hard

Responsibilities include:

Media Relations
  • Drafting content for news releases (writing, editing)
  • On-site support for TV and/or reporter/client interviews
  • Supporting all communications activities as needed
  • Tracking and analysis via a variety of tools/systems
Social Media
  • Working knowledge of Facebook apps
  • Content: Understanding of general, hyper local, and geo-targeted messages via various social platforms
  • Ads/couponing: Understanding of campaigns, geo-targeting
  • Tracking and analysis via a variety of tools/systems
Web
  • Understanding of WordPress, ClickWrite
  • General knowledge of HTML
General
  • An understanding of clients, their industries, competition, goals
  • Understanding how to support team and client goals within your job parameters
  • Participation and support for assigned teams
  • Good research abilities
  • General working knowledge of Mac, Apple products, programs and apps (PhotoShop, Word, iPhoto, Pages, KeyNote, iMovie)

Fun Stuff
  • We are a pet friendly office and often have dogs hanging out all day. If you have a well-behaved pet, we will welcome him or her
  • We have cookouts on Fridays, weather permitting
  • A masseuse comes in every other week
  • We are near the light rail, Twins stadium and host a of good restaurants
  • You can wear what you want to work (within reason), but we will ask that you have a suit/business casual attire ready in case you join us at a client meeting
  • You’ll get your own office
  • Summer hours means we leave early (work permitting) at 2 pm every Friday
For more information, please contact Gretchen@evanslarson.com or call (612) 338-6999.