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Friday, December 05, 2014


GRAPHIC DESIGN & MARKETING Intern Position Description

  • Assist in concepting and design print and digital creative to support clients’ communication goals. Projects include (but are not limited to): posters, infographics, social media, presentations, web video, event promotion materials, HTML emails and website graphics
  • Assist with monitoring project status and follow through on all phases of production
  • Help compile monthly results coverage reports and dashboards
  • Blog writing, content curation
  • Assist with competitive and secondary research
  • Support agency marketing plan (social/digital, awards, website, etc.)
  • Materials preparation/document formatting
  • Administrative: answering phones, setting up meetings, distributing mail, couriers

  • A rich, well-rounded internship that will provide marketable, on-the-job design and marketing experience
  • Senior-level mentoring, coaching and networking support
  • An opportunity to work at one of the “Top 50 Places to Work in PR” (PR News, 2014)
  • A chance to join an energized, inspired team doing positively brilliant work
  • A vibrant, supportive and welcoming workplace

Core Competencies
  • Has superior graphic design skills (please provide portfolio)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills (please provide one writing sample)
  • Manages time effectively; prioritizes appropriately; asks good questions; produces work efficiently and accurately; follows directions closely; stays focused and productive during business hours
  • Shows urgency for work; follows up promptly to requests
  • Demonstrates flexibility; deals effectively with a variety of tasks; adapts to changing priorities; demonstrates tolerance for risk and deadlines; works effectively under pressure
  • Demonstrates an eagerness to learn, set goals, accept feedback and grow
  • Has a good sense of humor, a consistently positive attitude and a strong desire to achieve
  • Shows general business acumen; news consciousness, cultural consciousness, social consciousness

  • Bachelor’s degree in graphic design or related field of study
  • Proven experience using the following programs: Adobe create suite: Illustrator, InDesign, Photoshop (CS6); Microsoft Power Point, Keynote, iMovie, Adobe Acrobat Pro, WordPress (bonus points for experience with Final Cut Pro)
  • Understanding of printing processes, photography, illustration, typography and interactive media
  • Reliable transportation for running errands, staffing events, etc.
  • Preference will be given to local/regional candidates and candidates with previous internship experience

Additional Details
  • Six-month, 40 hours/week full-time commitment
  • Hours: Monday – Friday, 8:30 AM – 5 PM
  • Paid company holidays + additional PTO days (for illness/vacation)