City of Tampa Needs a Social Media Intern

SOCIAL MEDIA MARKETING INTERNSHIP – SUMMER 2019

Company: City of Tampa, Marketing & Communications Division

Office Address: 306 East Jackson Street – Tampa, FL 33602

Website: www.tampagov.net

Internship Supervisor: Jeremy Rex, Senior Graphic Artist & Digital Strategist

Contact Phone: (813) 274-8821

Contact email: Jeremy.rex@tampagov.net

 

Job description:

The City of Tampa is looking for a talented and creative Social Media Marketing Intern to assist the Marketing & Communications team in developing and implementing original content on the City’s social media platforms.  The intern will play an active role in maintaining and monitoring the City’s accounts, while helping to create new and innovative strategies to broaden the reach of their current social media platforms.

The City of Tampa currently has a presence on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, Snapchat and YouTube, with over 225,000 followers.  Their strategic goals for social media are to promote the area and its amenities, provide customer service and guidance to those who need it, educate residents and visitors on programs, initiatives and services available to them and alert the public during emergency situations.

Candidate should maintain a positive attitude under pressure, exhibit a strong work ethic and enjoy taking on multiple tasks in a fast-paced environment. This internship will benefit someone who is interested in marketing, community relations, education, and audience development.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Draft and post content for Twitter, Facebook and Instagram in a timely manner
  • Utilize the City’s Social Media Content Calendar to strategically schedule future content
  • Perform research to find content relevant to the City’s goals as stated above
  • Develop a social media marketing campaign to increase the City’s followers
  • Schedule Snapchat Geofilters for upcoming events and/or programs
  • Track analytics for all social media platforms and report on plans or strategies to optimize reach
  • Create graphics for use on social media with Adobe Photoshop, Canva or similar program

 

Other opportunities based on availability:

  • Host a weekly Instagram or Snapchat story centered around a different topic based on current events
  • Take photographs and video to be used on social media, the website, or in the Mayor’s Weekly View eNewsletter
  • Operate Facebook Live and/or Instagram Live at community events with the Mayor

 

Requirements:

  • Detail oriented with strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiarity with mainstream social media platforms
  • Experience with Google Drive and basic photo-editing software. Experience with Adobe Photoshop and/or InDesign a plus.
  • Available to work a minimum of 20 hours per week
  • Must pass a background check and drug screening
  • Minimum GPA of 3.0

 

Compensation:

This internship opportunity is unpaid.  Student seeking credit hours for internship is preferred, but not required.

 

To apply:

Please send your resume and cover letter to Jeremy Rex at jeremy.rex@tampagov.net. The deadline to apply is April 21, 2019.

Plant City Chamber needs a communications intern

We are seeking an intern to shadow our Community Relations Manager and Communications Coordinator, and to assist in serving the members and the community. The learning opportunities for the students are diverse.

The Greater Plant City Chamber of Commerce is the leading organization for connecting the community to its businesses. Throughout the year we offer different networking, leadership and educational opportunities for our members. In addition, we produce several large community events to enhance the local quality of life and attract new faces to the Plant City area. We are seeking an intern who wants to gain public relations, marketing, communications and/or business experience. This internship includes a stipend. The student is expected to work from our office in downtown Plant City. Please inquire with Sophia Hyde for more details.

Sophia Hyde

Community Relations Manager

sophia@plantcity.org

 

 

 

EPC seeks summer interns – marketing

EPC now accepting applications for Summer 2019

The Environmental Protection Commission of Hillsborough County (EPC) is accepting applications for our Internship Program. The EPC is a local government agency established to protect the environment and natural resources of Hillsborough County. We have multiple regulatory programs (air, waste, water, and wetlands) and environmental monitoring and restoration programs.

 

The EPC hosts and mentors interns mainly in the fields of biology, law, GIS, engineering, chemistry, information technologies (MIS), environmental sciences, and marketing. Opportunities exist for experience in our lab and/or in the field learning about natural resource protection, permitting, compliance assistance, and community outreach.

 

EPC internships are unpaid; however the opportunity to work side-by-side with environmental professionals can be invaluable. Please encourage your students to visit our website, www.epchc.org, and our social media outlets on Facebook, Twitter and YouTube to learn more about the EPC.

 

Contact: Allanna Glusica

Senior Public Relations Strategist

www.epchc.org

Health care company needs PR intern

Physician Partners of America, 550 N. Reo Street in Tampa, is a fast-growing national healthcare company that manages a wide range of medical practices. These include interventional pain management, minimally invasive spinal procedures, orthopedics, psychology, personal injury, Workers’ Compensation.

The marketing department at PPOA in Tampa is seeking a USF student with a strong writing background (having completed at least one reporting class) in public relations, communications, marketing.

Position is unpaid but promises good portfolio-building opportunities.

The intern would work in the Marketing Department.

If interested, please contact Cindy Cockburn, PR consultant,  at cccomm@tampabay.rr.com

USF Health and Wellness needs an editorial project manager – paid

Health and Wellness is looking for an editorial calendar/project manager.

Our initiatives include, but are not limited to:

·         Success and Wellness Coaching

·         Mental Health and Mental Health Literacy

·         Wellness Centers (massage chairs, nap pods, health resources)

·         Health Education and Promotion (Paws and Relax, etc.)

·         Greens and Gold Fresh Market

Click here for more information:

https://bewellusf.com/2019/03/18/were-hiring/

 

WUSF Stephen Noble Internship

WUSF Public Media is looking for a college student ready to work in a professional newsroom – someone with a passion for the headlines and for bringing news to the public radio audience. Our Stephen Noble intern works closely with the WUSF News Director and our team of seasoned reporters learning how to research, write and produce stories for radio and online platforms. It’s a semester where the student is treated like a real journalist from the start, assigned stories that matter to millions of Tampa Bay area residents. It’s where they will discover how public media tries to serve its audience differently from commercial news organizations. And the WUSF Noble intern will get a well-rounded dose of what it takes to succeed as a journalist – from deducing what stories to pursue, to gathering sound and writing stories that sing on the airwaves.

Organizational Summary:

WUSF Public Media is a division of the University Communications and Marketing department consisting of three strategic business units; WUSF 89.7, WSMR and IntellisMedia. WUSF Public Media serves the university by providing the community with news, information and entertainment programming that informs and enriches their daily lives and is engaged in educational work in the community. WUSF Public Media provides students with learning and personal growth opportunities through formal classes and internships and informal hands-on experiences.

Position Summary:

The Stephen H. Noble Intern Scholarship is considered a mentorship, working with the news staff of WUSF Public Media. The scholarship duration is one semester, starting the week of May 13 and ending the week of Aug. 19, 2019.

The applicant should be a student interested in news and in learning more about researching, writing and producing for radio. The applicant should be a good writer, able to take constructive criticism during the editing process, and have some knowledge of public radio’s unique reporting style and programming.

Hourly Wage: $10

Duties: Researching stories; conducting interviews by phone; gathering sound for stories in the field; writing broadcast scripts and online stories; assisting reporters as needed; producing news spots and in-depth pieces as assigned (based on knowledge and skill development).

Hours Per Week: 40 hours

Schedule: 9:30 a.m.-5 p.m. five days a week, occasional weekend assignments possible. No partial day shifts are available.

Minimum Qualifications:

This position requires a high school diploma and the student must be currently enrolled in a college or university.

The student must have a working vehicle and a current driver’s license class E.

Preferred qualifications: 

The ideal candidate will be an active consumer of local and national news (including NPR and WUSF News) and should have knowledge of or has taken courses related to journalism, communications and/or public broadcasting. Experience reporting and writing for other publications, including student newspapers and stations, is a plus.

Standard Learning Objectives:

As a result of this position, student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate basic employability skills such as: timeliness to work, appropriate dress, interpersonal communication, and time management
  • Receive and solicit feedback from supervisor and effectively apply feedback on the job
  • Assess workplace and demonstrate how personal talents, skills, and knowledge fit into the employer’s goals, mission, and vision
  • Demonstrate his or her professional brand (identity)
  • Communicate transferable and functional skills to prospective employers

In addition, students will gain experience by:

  • Accompanying reporters in the field
  • Learning how to use field recording equipment
  • Learning the use of professional studios and microphones and voice techniques
  • Learning story development and interview techniques
  • Writing and producing short news spots and in-depth pieces for air
  • Writing solid online news stories for the WUSF News website
  • Actively contributing news content to WUSF social media platforms
  • Learning photo and video techniques

Contact Information for Questions about Recruitment: Mark Schreiner at mschreiner@wusf.org

To apply for any position, you must first visit USF’s employment website. Once there, please follow the instructions and click on the “Access Careers@USF” under “Find a Job at USF.” Once there, under Keywords, please type WUSF. A list of open positions will appear and click on the APPLY button of the position you are interested in. Only online applications are accepted for this position.

USF is an equal opportunity, equal access academic institution that embraces diversity in the workplace.