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Wednesday, October 31, 2012

Olson - Account Executive

Run the machine. Assist the account supervisor to build brand communities and grow the agency. The AE’s focus should be on flawless management of day-to-day account business allowing the AS and AD to focus on strategy, planning, senior level relationships and client growth. AE’s should also begin to add value through proactive and strategic thinking.

Mission:
Connection Is All That Counts.

Essential Functions:

  • Occasional AAE functions as well as the following:
  • Manage multiple projects from brief development to final execution.
  • Along with AS, manage all day-to-day business of the account.
  • Daily contact with clients.
  • Budget management, billing, profitability and forecasting.
  • Assist in annual planning and strategy development.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Strong understanding of the advertising agency business and his/her role with in it.
  • Ability to lead, identify and sell good creative.
  • Strong signs of strategic ability. Understands positioning and write clear briefs, white papers, etc.
  • Strong understanding of media planning and buying. Ability to evaluate a media plan.
  • Ability to work with, inspire and lead internal multi-functional teams.
  • Can work autonomously with minimal supervision.
  • Can delegate to others and manages AAE’s.
  • Can build strong client relationships.
  • Takes personal responsibility for entire account.
  • Ability to think holistically.
  • Ability to manage up and keep team informed.
  • Conflict management skills.
  • Sales skills.
  • Ability and desire to master financial skills.
  • Production experience in as many of the following: TV, Radio, Print, Interactive, Events, etc.
Education & Minimum Qualifications:
Bachelor degree, preferably in advertising, public relations or communications. Two to four years of related professional work experience, ideally at an agency.

Apply online now.

Tuesday, October 30, 2012

Yelp - Marketing Internship

Cast your textbook aside, this is where marketing in social media comes alive! Join Yelp as a Marketing Intern and gain real experience marketing to real people!

What is Yelp? Yelp is a website where over 71 million people (monthly) read and write reliable and trustworthy reviews of local businesses (restaurants, bars, shopping, just to name a few) from across communities in the US, the UK, Canada, France, Germany and Austria.

Community Managers in over 100 Yelp communities are responsible for marketing, PR, other social media outlets, event planning, e-newsletter campaigns, and various odds and ends on the local level —but they can’t do it alone! Yelp Interns play an integral part in supporting activities designed to rally the Yelp community both online and off.

As a Yelp Marketing Intern You’ll Benefit From:
Practical experience with new media marketing techniques

Plenty of opportunities to shadow and spend time with the Community Manager including weekly meetings for coaching and professional development

A rich network of personal and professional contacts

As much Yelp marketing schwag as can be swallowed

So What Are Some Possible Responsibilities of a Yelp Marketing Intern?

Helping develop, organize and execute marketing events (parties, happy hours) and guerilla marketing programs (festivals, street ambushes, etc)

Co-managing the Twitter handle

Keeping Yelp clean with on-site projects, writing and researching

Online community building

Other Program Details

3-6 month program; can be renewed with approval.

8-16 flexible hours per week.

Currently lives/resides in the Minneapolis/St. Paul area

Interns must have reliable transportation and be 21+, as we'll need your help at bars, clubs and other age-restricted venues.

Ready to apply? Submit the following:
Cover letter/note showcasing your writing skills and general personality and style

Resume showcasing your relevant experience

A link to your (full and interesting) Yelp profile – this is your writing sample, so make it snappy! 


Apply now online.

Shelter For Life International - Graphic Designer/Web-Social Media



Shelter For Life International (SFL) is a faith based relief and development organization with over 27 years of history in providing humanitarian assistance to post conflict countries.  SFL is currently operational in Afghanistan, South Sudan, Liberia, Senegal and Tajikistan.  SFL provides support and assistance in the following areas:
1.  Shelter and Population Settlement
2.  Application of Microcredit
3.  Agriculture Development and Food Security
4.  Reconstruction of Public and Market Infrastructure; i.e. farm-to-market roads, irrigation systems, food storage and etc.
Our projects are outlined at: www.shelter.org
Job Summary:  Primary responsibilities are graphic design in developing marketing materials, coordinating website development and social media activities that promote Shelter For Life. This may include designing print and web brochures, and other collateral materials.  
Duties and Responsibilities:
·         Update web content
·         Coordinate and develop graphic and collateral material
·         Assist in social media marketing, Facebook , Twitter, Pinterest
Position Reports to:  Communication Coordinator
Qualifications and Requirements: 
·         Graphics design for web, print ad and catalog layouts/deadlines
·         Competence in Photoshop, Illustrator, Flash, Fireworks, InDesign, Dreamweaver and Publisher (CS5)
·         Back end functions of a website and ability to update information (fdotdbeservices.com)
·         Excellent communication skills (oral and written)
·         Strong organizational skills, a self-starter, and very detail-oriented
·         Knowledge of HTML, JavaScript, CSS, WordPress
·         Proficient in Facebook, YouTube and Twitter applications
·         Bachelor’s degree (or in process of obtaining) or min. two years’ related experience in commercial graphics design, web development and social media marketing    

If interested email cover letter, resume, and professional writing sample to: marguerite@shelter.org

Monday, October 29, 2012

Life Medical - e-Commerce Copywriter Marketing Intern


Description:
Development of online marketing for a novel medical therapy that uses a line of nutritional supplements for treatment of certain medical conditions. The treatment is headed by a doctor at Life Medical, an integrative medical clinic in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. More information on this therapy can be found on the following site: http://lifemedical.us/index.php?page=nervous-system-function-simplified.

Responsibilities:
  • Create online marketing campaign for our therapy. Write an engaging, persuasive, search-optimized copy for our website. Familiarity with SEO is a must.
  • Review and rewrite the existing copy whenever necessary.
  • Create a blog, possibly a social media campaign, and maintain them.
Qualities we are looking for:
  • Ambition and ability to learn and work independently: you are the marketing department. You come up with the marketing plan, we discuss it, and you put it to work.
  • Ability to write well and understand the workings of online marketing.
Advantages of the position:
  • This is a project all your own. Great for your portfolio.
  • Life Medical is one of about 200 clinics nationwide providing this therapy. I haven’t seen good marketing from any of them. If you succeed here, you will likely be a hot commodity for the rest of the clinics, and I will do my best to promote you.
  • If you succeed, this position may become a paid one. Then I may also ask you to promote some of the other therapies we offer.
  • The level of personal satisfaction in working with this therapy is remarkable. The results of treatment are often astounding. If you want a job that leaves a positive imprint on the world, this is your place.
  • You will be provided with as much support as you need for the job to be done well. If you need help, you can find the appropriate consultants and we will hire them for you.
  • Hours are flexible
Please note that this position is an unpaid experience within a non-corporate environment. If you are looking for corporate environment with a ladder to climb, this is not for you. You are the sole member of the marketing department and there is nobody in the company to guide you in terms of marketing.

Apply online now.

Haberman - Interactive Designer

OVERVIEW:
Design permeates your life, but the screen is your favorite canvas for displaying your creations. You have all the technical chops to make your vision a reality, and you’re ready to create a wide array of compelling, interactive designs that advocate for our clients and educate their audiences. The designs and interactive experiences you create enhance the Haberman storytelling process, and in partnership with the entire team of creative, interactive and account management team members, you help us produce excellent work that helps our clients make a difference in the world.

RESPONSIBILITIES:
» Daily duties include creating websites, micro sites, landing pages, mobile sites, email templates, banners, rich media experiences, interactive presentations, etc. based on creative briefs and client meetings.
» Develop and execute design projects from website interface design to social media or other online marketing campaigns.
» Implement copy changes within designs, make design revisions and perform production tasks using existing style guidelines.
» Work with the creative director, other creative department personnel, account directors, project managers, interactive services and clients to develop creative directions, concepts and specifications to meet client objectives and budgets.
» Prepare design elements for client presentations.
» Collaborate with backend developers and manage relationships with freelance partners, as needed, to complete clients projects.
» Maintain a working knowledge of professional standards for trademark development, intellectual property rights,
usage rights for photography, illustration and other materials.
» Be able to multi-task and work effectively in an ever-changing and collaborative, fast-paced, environment.
» Communicate clearly and succinctly in numerous communications settings.

EXPERIENCE/SKILLS REQUIRED:

» Interactive design experience. Agency experience preferred.
» Strong knowledge of e-commerce, SEO principles, mobile/tablet technologies and social media.
» Fluent in HTML, CSS, JavaScript, PHP, etc.
» Experience in web and digital design (e.g., flash, etc.).
» Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, Keynote and Dreamweaver.
» Experience with WordPress and other content management systems strongly desired.
» Developed design skills with the ability to work on a wide range of projects.
» Understanding of design’s value within a business context.

MODERN STORYTELLERS. YOU COULD BE ONE IF:
» Our mission speaks to you: To tell the stories of pioneers making a difference in the world.
» “Whatever it takes” is just how you roll. That’s how Haberman get world-changing results for our clients.
» You’re curious. As in, late night, all day, one more page, one more link, keep asking questions curious.
» You’re a natural born, career honed, supernaturally blessed, idea weaving communicator.
» You’re brave. You will walk out with a rock and a sling. You will face the blank canvas. Grinning.
» You’re OK with being vulnerable. You’re OK asking for help. You’re willing to trust a team member.
» You’re a highly collaborative team player with a healthy ego.
» You assume positive intentions. Gotta problem? No prob. Get past it. Address it in 48 hours, if not sooner.

REPORTS TO: Creative Director
TO APPLY: Please send a resume and cover letter with a link to your online portfolio to careers@modernstorytellers.com.
Please include your name and “Interactive Designer” in the subject line. No calls, please.

Sunday, October 28, 2012

Work Effects - Marketing Communications Intern

Work Effects is currently looking for a detail-oriented student with expertise in marketing and an interest in HR and consulting. This intern will be responsible for performing a variety of marketing communications, and sales-related activities in an HR consulting context.

Responsibilities:
Writing articles on Leadership Development and Organizational Culture blog Contacting professional publications to publish materials Creating professional and visually appealing user guides and reports for clients Assisting in generating sales leads to develop organizations business Writing to support the promotion of recent products and announcements, proofreading, and publishing content for our monthly newsletters Evaluating the effectiveness of our marketing materials and suggest improvements

Qualifications

Student or recent graduate in journalism, English, public relations, marketing, HR, advertising, or related field Excellent written communication skills Strong attention to detail Demonstrated ability to take initiative and to work independently Strong computer skills, which includes proficiency with Microsoft Office Interest and familiarity with HR and Consulting preferred Passion for communications strategy, and eagerness to develop skills in various communications methods and styles

Additional Information

Internship dates: January 28th, 2013 - May 10th, 2013 10-15 hours/ week; competitive hourly pay

To apply, please submit your resume and cover letter by November 23rd, 2012 through our career site: http://www.work-effects.com/careers

Saturday, October 27, 2012

Land O 'Lakes, Inc - MBA Marketing Internship - Purina Animal Nutrition

This position would be a marketing management internship in the Lifestyle Feed group. Key projects would involve researching and making recommendations for new business opportunities as well as assisting with day-to-day product management projects/tasks, e.g. managing packaging design, working with agencies on communications efforts, and marketing event analysis.

Required (Basic) Experience & Education:
A current MBA student; marketing focus preferred. Previous business experience desired but not required. Proficient in MS Excel, Word & PowerPoint.

Required Competencies & Other Skills:
Strong analytical skills; Highly motivated; Excellent interpersonal and verbal/written communication skills; Strong leadership and organizational skills; Ability to work independently. Demonstrated strategic thinking desired.

Preferred Experience & Education:
Preferred Competencies & Other Skills:
Percentage of Travel:
Intern Program Overview:
During your 12 weeks at Land O'Lakes, Inc., you will be assigned to a project partnering with your manager and team members to make meaningful contributions to Land O'Lakes, Inc. During the summer, you will also have the opportunity to network with other Land O'Lakes, Inc. interns and utilize your school experience to drive your project to a higher level.

The Land O'Lakes, Inc. internship program has professional development events throughout the summer. Past events include: Intern Orientation, community service, BBQs, and lunches with Land O’Lakes, Inc. executives.

To learn more about Land O’Lakes, Inc., log onto www.landolakes.com .

Land O'Lakes, Inc. offers a competitive compensation and benefits package, including medical and dental insurance, retirement savings account, tuition reimbursement, PTO, paid holidays, and employee development opportunities. Land O’Lakes, Inc. is an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. Land O’Lakes,Inc. enforces a policy of maintaining a drug-free workforce, including pre-employment substance abuse testing.


Apply online now.

Friday, October 26, 2012

Coborn's Inc - Communications Intern

The primary focus of this position is to assist the Communications Manager with managing all corporate communication vehicles. includining the employee website, company newsletter and other communications, assisting with planning and communication employee events, and assisting with monitoring public relations activities, while meeting Coborn’s Wildly Important Goals of being the Best Place to Work and Best Place to Shop. Perform other duties within the Communications area, greater Human Resource department or other areas as assigned. Maintain a clean and organized work environment. Observe and enforce all company policies, rules, and safety practices.

REQUIRMENTS:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. Currently pursuing a Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Marketing or related field. Strong knowledge of Associated Press (AP) Style. ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs. Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form. Working knowledge of the Microsoft Office Suite and email systems.




Apply online now.

Thursday, October 25, 2012

Integrity - Marketing Communications Manager

We are a world-class designer and manufacturer of windows and doors that relies on our years of experience, advanced technology and the entrepreneurial spirit of our employees to continually grow our business, (www.marvin.com). Join our high performance team and experience an upbeat, challenging, and fun work environment.

Currently, we are seeking a Marketing Communications Manager for our Integrity Marketing Department located in Eagan, MN. This position is primarily responsible for ensuring communications strategies align with business’ short and long term goals and strategies across national, regional and local market segments for Integrity Windows from Marvin.

Responsibilities include:

  • Leading and participating in annual communications planning and implementation of key objectives, strategies, and tactics as well as ensuring the brand is represented consistently across all implementation efforts.
  • Developing and implementing key marketing communications projects and programs that support annual business goals and objectives with defined budgets and timelines.
  • Managing key relationships with agencies, media groups, and industry influencers; encouraging and directing cross-functional communications and project implementation with e-business, PR, displays, support services, sales and marketing services.
  • Fully understanding our multiple segment and customer purchase behavior and needs; being a “go to person” for our sales and channel partners regarding marketing best practices and knowledge of our current programs; participating in identified industry organizations.
  • Responsible for managing the marketing communications budget and to adhere to the budget tracking process.
  • Responsible for analyzing and reporting key marketing metrics and lead conversions performance; recommending and implementing tactical changes to optimize if necessary.
Requirements include:
  • Bachelor’s in marketing or business management, MBA or further professional education preferred
  • Strong project management skills, including strategic planning and implementation skills
  • Excellent communication skills, (written, oral, and presentation)
  • Strong leadership and management capabilities
  • Ability to quickly learn and understand technical product information; must be able to translate technical information effectively communicate in relevant terms to our targeted customers
  • Strong self-starter; ability to anticipate potential issues and quickly formulate options that resolve problems; strong conceptual thinker
  • Thorough understanding of various processes used in developing advertising, program or promotional materials in print, electronic or other forms of media.
  • Strong working skills in Microsoft software package including Excel, Word, Project, PowerPoint, etc.
  • Responsive, professional personality
If you are self-motivated, have a positive attitude, strong work ethic and are a team player, send your resume and cover letter to:

The Marvin Companies
PO Box 100
Warroad, MN 56763

ATTN: Kellie, HR

E-mail:
apply@marvin.com

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota - Communications Consultant



Join the creative and energetic Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota marketing team, and help us further enhance our strong brand by telling our story to internal and external audiences. The role of the Communications Consultant will focus primarily on internal communications, with additional public and media relations responsibilities. This position, reporting to the Manager of Public Relations and Internal Communications, will drive strategic direction, counsel, and execution of communications plans aimed at engaging and rallying Children’s 4,200 employees around our brand position that nobody treats kids like we do. This person will develop integrated plans, utilizing multiple channels, to communicate to and with specific employee groups, as well as the organization as a whole.  The role will also include handling public relations requests, working with news media, and the development of public relations strategies that will showcase Children’s leadership in pediatric care. Children’s Hospitals and Clinics of Minnesota is the seventh largest pediatric health care organization in the country, and the regional leader in caring for kids. At our two hospital sites, day surgery center and growing footprint of clinic locations, we proudly believe that nobody treats kids like we do.

In this role you will be responsible for:
Strategic counsel around internal communications issues and needs
Execution and evolution of a Town Hall Meeting model to increase engagement between employees and our executive team
Conveying organizational goals and strategies to employees in a way that increases engagement and aligns people around our mission
Development and direction of two-way communications tools to give employees a voice, and to allow us to engage them in dialogue 
Staying current on ever-evolving internal communications tools/technologies to continuously improve our organization’s ability to achieve business objectives
Scheduling and facilitating regular meetings with key internal clients, including the executive team, staying ahead of planned announcements and communications needs
Serving as a gatekeeper in the flow of information to employees, ensuring we are communicating with one voice while using consistent messaging
Writing internal memos, e-mail announcements, blog postings, presentations, and other strategic communications to clearly communicate with employees
Writing and editing press releases, blog postings, bylined articles and other documents aimed at external audiences  
Leveraging social media tools to accomplish internal and external communications goals
Participation in and development and execution of media relations campaigns, including writing news releases, pitching news media, staffing media events, and crisis communications

Qualifications

  • Five to seven years experience in corporate communications including experience with internal communications and media relations
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Ability to present to groups effectively
  • Comfort interacting and working with senior leadership
  • Highly organized and detailed oriented
  • Ability to manage multiple projects, timelines and budgets simultaneously in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong relationship-building skills
  • Ability to find great stories, hone them, and tell them in a compelling way through multiple vehicles
  • Comfort working with news media
  • A quick study and a desire to become a subject matter expert on many topics
  • Able to take initiative and move projects forward while still being able to foster a team atmosphere

If you are interested in applying for the position, please apply online at childrensmn.org.  Please refer to job number 21920.

Wednesday, October 24, 2012

Target - Marketing Internship

As a Marketing Intern, you’ll apply your Marketing, Analytical and Communication skills to a variety of Marketing initiatives and projects. You will see how Marketing Specialists take an active role in In-Store signing execution, Direct Marketing Campaigns, supporting Public Relations events, forecasting and analyzing campaign results, or facilitating Packaging projects from concept to delivery.

You will leverage key partnerships with Target Creative Studio, Merchandising, External Agencies and Media contacts to deliver strong campaigns, Target Branded Signing or packaging that drive guests to Target Stores and to Target products. As a Marketing Intern, you’ll take the lead as you….

- Manage and present a project on an assigned topic in one of the following areas: In Store Marketing, Packaging, Public Relations, Target.Com Marketing.
- Assist with the development of emerging channel marketing strategies including research, adoption and how they fit within the enterprise.
- Collaborate with internal teams such as Merchandising, Finance, Target Creative Studio, Communications, and Stores as well as many other experts throughout the organization.
- Receive support and mentorship from an experienced team member and partner with a manager on professional development.
- Become eligible for a full-time position

Requirements

- Current student working towards a 4-year degree in Marketing or Advertising with strong academic performance (3.0 GPA or above)
- Demonstrated leadership, strong initiative, and decision-making skills
- Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
- Ability to communicate clearly and effectively
- Strong planning and organizational skills

Benefits

Undergraduate interns are eligible for a number of benefits just for being a team member, including a 10 percent Team Member Discount, access to a toll-free NurseLine, access to the Target Health & Wellness Web site, access to the Team Member Life Resources, a resource offering free support and information, and discounts on a variety of other resources.


Apply online now.

Tuesday, October 23, 2012

City of Edina - paid winter/spring communications internship

Description:
The City of Edina is accepting applications for a part-time intern to assist in the Communication & Technology Services Department during the winter-spring semester.  The intern will write newsletter articles and press releases, take photographs for various publications and the website, support video production, assist with website maintenance, work on special projects and handle miscellaneous administrative and clerical duties.
 
Qualifications:
Requirements include strong interpersonal skills; major in communications or related field; junior or senior coursework in communications, public relations, marketing or journalism; and experience with Microsoft software.  Experience in graphic design, website design or video production a plus. The intern may work 16 to 24 hours per week, mostly during regular business hours.
 
Applications are accepted online at: http://bit.ly/Tby35w

Monday, October 22, 2012

North American Breweries, Inc - Marketing Internship

Salary: $12/hour; credit bearing pending University/College approval A leader in marketing and selling specialty and imported beer in the United States, North American Breweries imports and markets Labatt Blue and Labatt Blue Light, the No. 1 & No. 2 Canadian beers in the U.S., along with Genesee, the Dundee family of craft beers, Seagram’s Coolers and other specialty brands including Magic Hat and Pyramid Breweries.

Job Summary

The marketing intern based in Minneapolis, MN will work approximately 30 hours per week beginning in mid-February through late-November. This intern will contribute to the day-to-day success of the Labatt Blue, Labatt Blue Light, and Labatt Blue Light Lime brands by serving as a brand ambassador in the on-premise channel mostly in the late evenings. 95% of work week will be spent in the field. He/she should be a current college student or recent college grad in a relevant course of study that is age 21+ and passionate about marketing and the beer industry. We anticipate this position will go at least 2 semesters and could continue through the calendar year. Mandatory 4-day training will be held at North American Breweries’ Commercial HQ in Buffalo, NY week of January 7 th , 2013. Interns will be compensated for training time, hotel accommodations and meals. Interns are required to make their own travel arrangements.

Key Responsibilities

Work with District Sales Manager and/or Alebassador on a target list of on-premise accounts (approximately 20) executing consumer sampling promotions.

Decorate on-premise accounts in advance of sampling promotions.

Execute sampling promotions designed and directed by the Labatt Brand Team.

Sample Labatt beers with target consumers 21 years old or older to introduce Labatt Blue, Labatt Blue Light, and Labatt Blue Light Lime to consumers in on-premise accounts.

Capture photos and videos of consumers enjoying Labatt Blue, Labatt Blue Light, and Labatt Blue Light Lime with a company-owned hand-held video camera. Provide that content to Labatt Brand Team weekly.

Summarize success metrics of sampling promotions and send to Labatt Brand Team weekly.

Develop relationships with wholesaler sales reps and on-premise bar managers.

Serve as a brand ambassador for Labatt in the marketplace.

Adhere to the rules and regulations of the State Liquor Authority, which will be covered in the mandatory training.

SKills and attributes

A high energy, motivated, and successful person who has an outgoing personality.

Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively with North American Breweries Sales Managers and Labatt Brand Team.

Proficient in Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

Excellent organizational skills with strong attention to detail.

Strong written and verbal communication.

Familiar with social media like Facebook and Twitter.

Requirements

Up to 30 hours per week beginning in mid-February through late-November, working mostly in the late evenings.

Must be at least 21 years old.

Current Undergraduate student or recent graduate with (or working towards) a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing or Business Management.

Must have valid driver’s license and reliable transportation

Only candidates who apply online at www.NABreweries.com will be considered

Friday, October 19, 2012

United Way - Marketing & Event Planning Internship



This position works directly with the marketing team to implement marketing strategies, promote and create awareness for United Way through general audience and donor projects/events and assist with marketing research and planning. This position may also aid with the implementation of publicity and online communications as a complement to assigned projects.

This internship is located in downtown Minneapolis at Greater Twin Cities United Way. The internship will include a stipend of $500 for the semester, $250 to be paid after the first eight weeks and a second payment of $250 to be paid at the conclusion of the internship. United Way also reimburses parking expenses, up to a fixed weekly amount.

Department: Marketing   Reports to: Integrated Marketing Project Manager
Time Commitment: 15-20 hours weekly, January through May 2013. Hours and work dates are flexible (within an 8 a.m.-5 p.m. workday) and may be set according to an intern’s class/work schedule. Hours may include some night and weekend events.
Deadline: Applications accepted through November 2, 2012.
Responsibilities
  • Assist with execution of plans for United Way events.
  • Assist with volunteer recruitment/management, event day logistics, post-event communication/ evaluation, compiling materials and other event-related activities.
  • Help develop and solicit in-kind donations. May include cold-calling, lead follow-up, tracking, contract management, recognition at and attendance at sponsored events.
  • Participate in site visits to determine volunteer/d├ęcor/event needs.
  • Conduct research and development of future projects and events.
  • Assist in writing communication pieces including letters, newsletters, web content, invitations, data tracking and reports.
  • Assist on other marketing projects as assigned.
Qualifications
  • Student currently enrolled in a degree program in marketing, communications, public relations or liberal arts.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Word and Microsoft Office applications.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and to work on multiple projects.
  • Event planning and management experience preferred.
Benefits
  • Gain valuable experience in nonprofit administration, event coordination and donor relations.
  • Strengthen communication, coordination, fundraising and customer service skills.
  • Gain knowledge of and experience with customer relationship software (CRM and Andar).
  • Broaden knowledge of United Way, health and human service organizations, and the nonprofit community.
  • Network with corporate communicators, marketing staff, and United Way donors.
  • $500 stipend and parking reimbursement, up to a fixed weekly amount.
Apply
Please apply online, must include one document that has cover letter, resume and two (2) writing samples** to:
**Resumes without writing samples will not be considered for this position. Samples could include: social media, blogging, website articles/postings, PR samples, etc.