FUNDS IT seeks marketing interns

FUNDS IT is a platform dedicated to helping people crowdfund their projects and ventures. We allow individuals, businesses, and non-profit organizations to raise funds on our site. We are also one of the student companies within the University of South Florida’s Student Innovation Incubator (SII) program.

We are looking for public relations and marketing interns who desire to work for a startup. Our interns will gain necessary experience, skills, and confidence needed to further a career in the public relations and marketing industry.

The interns’ responsibilities include:

  • Managing the company’s social media presence.
  • Assisting with strategy sessions, list assimilation and talking points.
  • Helping to coordinate community relations’ events and maintain a symbiotic relationship with partners.
  • Copywriting brochures, newsletters, announcements, website etc.
  • Conducting extensive research for projects and clients. This research may be online, in person or using various other tools.

Qualifications:

  • Must have strong writing and organizational skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must be seeking a degree in public relations, journalism, marketing, communications or a related field
  • Must have solid grasp of key computer applications and social media
  • Available to work two days a week

The intern is encouraged to provide feedback and ideas related to all projects. Please send resume and cover letter to Murewa at murewa@fundsit.co. Links to e-portfolios are encouraged, but not required.

This internship is unpaid but can be used as school credit if needed.

Griffin Communications Group seeks intern

Job Summary

The Intern is responsible for assisting account team members in executing creative marketing communications programs for agency clients, as well as providing back-up administrative support.

Reports to: Account Executive or Account Manager

 Job Responsibilities, Accountabilities, Duties

  • Provides assistance in executing assigned client communication campaigns. Tasks include, but are not limited to, the following:
    • Drafting/distributing press materials, including news releases, calendar listings and media alerts
    • Compiling/qualifying media lists
    • Handling distribution of relevant materials to traditional and social media outlets as assigned
    • Collecting/copying/scanning publicity clips; assessing media value
    • Performing research; presenting findings
    • Coordinating event logistics; assisting with on-site execution
    • Other tasks as assigned by account manager
  • Participates in administrative functions of the company, as shared by all personnel, including:
    • Greets visitors and answers phone; delivers timely messages to staff via phone and/or e-mail
    • Processes incoming mail and coordinates shipping needs; gets/distributes mail
    • Scans/faxes documents as requested by staff
    • Maintains conference room schedule and ensures the room is kept ready for client meetings
    • Coordinates logistics for all meetings and presentations including seating, audio-visual aids
    • Keeps office, including production room and kitchens, organized and tidy at all times
    • Maintains and organizes all office supplies, paper goods, toners and kitchen supplies
    • Checks inventory weekly and places orders or purchases as needed
    • Works with Executive Assistant to stay within budget parameters
    • Works with Executive Assistant to assure all filing systems are up to date and consistently organized for agency efficiency and utilization by archiving files, etc.

 

Measured Levels of Success

Success in the Intern position will be measured by the following benchmarks:

  • Performs thorough and relevant research
  • Produces quality work without grammatical errors
  • Actively meets set deadlines for all tasks
  • Handles challenges in a timely and professional manner
  • Lack of complaints from staff
  • Produces quality work and adheres to the agency’s standards of excellence

These benchmarks will be evaluated by the assigned Account Executive and/or Account Manager.

 Qualifications

  • Education/Experience – Either bachelor’s degree in public relations or communications or candidate is in final 1-2 years of undergraduate studies in either of these fields; candidate must have work portfolio (i.e. writing samples, school marketing campaigns, etc.)
  • Skills
    • Computer – Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook
    • Communications – general knowledge of basic communications tools used to support marketing communications and branding campaigns (i.e. media relations, advertising, collateral, events, Internet, grass-roots, etc.); general knowledge of social media outlets; writing, particularly AP Style
  • Capabilities – multi-tasking, performing under tight deadlines, attention to detail, organized, excellent writing skills, can do attitude, asks questions and takes direction/constructive criticism
  • Personality Traits – persistent, optimistic, service-oriented, can-do attitude, initiative, honest, responsible

 

Other

  • Internship lasts for at least one school semester (May-August); longer internships will be considered
  • Hours range from 15-30 hours per week (exact schedule to be determined)
  • Works in Griffin Communications Group offices

 

 

For more information:          Lauren Quesada, Account Manager

Griffin Communications Group

3101 NASA Parkway, Suite L

Seabrook, TX 77586

Phone: 281-335-0200

Fax: 281-333-1414

E-mail: lauren@griffincg.com

Air Force Reserve 927th Air Refueling Wing (at MacDill) seeks public affairs student intern

Schedule: The work schedule and duration will be dictated by the student’s class schedule and course load.

Must pass a background check.

The student intern’s responsibilities include serving as the primary assistant to the public affairs chief and superintendent, serving in an advisory role and assisting during community outreach events, and providing content for the wing’s internal and external communication efforts.

Qualifications:

The student intern should possess the following knowledge, skills, and abilities:

  • Knowledge of public affairs concepts, principals and techniques to establish a proactive program.
  • Written and oral communications skills to produce informative print and web-based products for a variety of audiences with differing levels of understanding.
  • Able to plan, develop and execute projects on time and in accordance with Air Force Reserve and wing level directives.
  • Knowledge of social media platforms and ability to effectively utilize social media to produce effective information campaigns.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Prepares command information products for internal and external audiences to include print and web-based products. Produces a monthly newsletter to be distributed to the wing honorary commanders as well as state and congressional representatives. This publication will include news and feature stories on the wing, the Air Force Reserve, and the Air Force in general. The intern will research and write stories for publication and serve as the primary contributor to wing social media campaigns: utilizing Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram to educate and inform the civilian community on the AF Reserve and MacDill AFB.
  • Assists public affairs officer with the wing community outreach program. Coordinates, publicizes, and conducts periodic events with local organizations such as community councils, local governments, Chambers of Commerce, and honorary commanders. Provides support to promote positive relations between the base and surrounding communities.
  • Performs a variety of substantive and general administrative tasks. Participates in the planning and implementation of special events. Assists in defining event objectives, determining methods or strategies to be used, ensuring compliance with regulations, etc. Administrative tasks may include preparation and follow up correspondence, arrangement of meetings, requisition of equipment, supplies, and military protocol.
  • Sets up and maintains a variety of files involving numerous subject headings and subheadings. Indexes materials, maintains, files, purges, and disposes of office records/files in accordance with established regulations and procedures. Locates items in files and searches for missing or incorrectly filed items. Records and maintains a database of information on specific events, current projects, and/or products produced by members of the public affairs office.

Position is unpaid, but course credit is available.

Send cover letter and resume to JOSEPH T. SIMMS, Capt, USAF
Chief of Public Affairs, 927th Air Refueling Wing, at joseph.simms.1@us.af.mil

OASIS seeks PR intern

Outreach Assisting Students in Schools

Job Title: Public Relations Intern

Available immediately

OASIS Network is a grass-roots non-profit organization dedicated to supporting underprivileged students in Hillsborough County.  A network of Hillsborough County residents, schools, churches, foundations, corporations and charitable clubs work together with OASIS to provide clothing, shoes, hygiene items and other basic necessities to help the students succeed in school.  OASIS has partnered with the office of school social workers and the school district to identify students lacking basic necessities, select the items to meet the needs, and deliver to the student – free of charge!

 

Duties of the intern will include:

  • Work with Executive Director and other OASIS staff members to assist with fundraising, producing events, analyzing strategic plans
  • Create social media posts and assist with volunteer outreach
  • Fulfill various marketing, fundraising and event planning responsibilities – including research donor prospects and granting organizations, attend strategic meetings, help to plan benefits, design, develop and distribute marketing materials
  • Produce various communication tools – e-mails, newsletters, community presentations
  • Assist with community outreach, including building relationships with professionals, updating the client information and referral database, and presentations within the community.

 

Skills required:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • (Preferably) a Junior or Senior student
  • Social Media savvy
  • Good organization skills
  • Commitment to Non-Profits and purpose
  • Ability to work independently
  • Positive attitude
  • Dependable and punctual team player.

 

This internship is unpaid, but may be available for class credit.

If you are interested, please send your resume to Ginger Bean at oasisnewtampa@aol.com

USF Foundation seeks videographer/editor (paid)

Videographer/Editor

We are looking for a talented shooter and editor (must be an enrolled USF student) to bring to life – through video – the positive impact that donations make upon the entire USF community. The ideal candidate will have a thorough working knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite, including Premiere and After Effects, be able to manage a project from storyboard to finished video, and have a passion for telling compelling stories.

Experience Requirements

2 years video production experience (class credit counts)

Valid FL driver’s license

Duties

Video Assistant will work closely with the Communications Director to ensure high-quality video production and an efficient workflow. Ability to pull the best sound from interviews and marry that with music and steady shots is a must!

Skills Required:

  • Planning Narrative
  • Shooting with Canon DSLR
  • Understand and have the ability to control lighting
  • Set up and monitor audio equipment
  • Edit with Adobe Creative Suite application

 

Please send resumes & examples of video work to:

Megan Chiplock, Communications & Marketing

USF Foundation

4202 E. Fowler Avenue, ALC 100

Tampa, FL 33620

mchiplock@usf.edu

Tampa’s Fox 13 seeks an associate executive producer, enterprise reporter, weekend meteorologist, sales account executive (full time)

 

 

 The following represent brief/broad descriptions.  It is not intended, nor should it be construed, to represent a comprehensive and, or exhaustive description of all duties/responsibilities and requisite skills associated with the position.

 NEWS

 ASSOCIATE EXECUTIVE PRODUCER (Full Time Regular):  Come join Tampa Bay’s number one morning show as an Associate Executive Producer! We are looking for someone with solid news judgement, strong writing and producing skills and the ability to lead a very driven morning team. Must have at least five years’ experience as a producer or executive producer in a major or mid-sized market TV newsroom. Must love mornings and be an innovator both in content and on air look. Our morning show is one of our most important time periods; this is a rare opportunity to join a remarkable team.

ENTERPRISE REPORTER (Full Time Regular): Tampa Bay’s news leader is seeking an enterprise reporter. The right candidate will be a passionate story teller and story breaker. Must have knowledge of investigative techniques and the ability to develop and maintain an extensive base of contacts and sources. Must be driven to produce unique content every day across platforms. Ability to work collaboratively with the newsroom. A minimum of five years television reporting experience required.

METEOROLOGIST (Full Time Regular):  Fox 13 Tampa Bay, Florida’s leading weather station, is looking for a weekend meteorologist. The right candidate must be able to provide weather forecasts for all platforms, including broadcast, web and social.  Experience with radar, severe weather and hurricane forecasting required. We are looking for someone who can report from the studio and in the field. Ability to occasionally produce feature news content a plus.  A minimum of five years’ experience working as a weather anchor in a medium or large market is required. Must have a polished on air presentation with a strong basis in science. A strong social media presence is a plus. This is a rare opening at a station that takes weather seriously. Degree in meteorology preferred. AMS Seal required, will consider someone eligible for testing.

SALES

ACCOUNT EXECUTIVE (Full Time Regular): This opening at the top rated station in Tampa requires the servicing of existing transactional accounts along with the development of new broadcast and digital business.  Candidate must be highly motivated and possess strong presentation and prospecting skills. Position requires prior broadcast sales experience, preferably in an LPM market.  Excel and Power Point are a must and a working knowledge of WideOrbit, ComScore, PRIME Lingo, and Kantar Media are a plus.  College degree is preferred.
Please visit www.Fox13news.com then click on the “ABOUT US” tab, then “Work for Us” or visit our readily accessible station located at 3213 W. Kennedy Blvd., Tampa, FL 33609, and a member of our recruiting team will assist you.  Federal law requires employers to provide reasonable accommodation to qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans.  Please tell us if you require a reasonable accommodation to apply for a job.  Examples of reasonable accommodation include making a change to the application process or work procedures, providing documents in an alternate format, using a sign language interpreter, or using specialized equipment.
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Bluewater Media seeks media intern

Position Summary: The Media Intern is responsible for supporting the media team and helping achieve client goals through communications with stations and facilitating the data flows required to run an advertising campaign.

Responsibilities:

  • Request and process pre-log and post-log air times
  • Identify airings outside of buy parameters and resolve with stations
  • Follow up on station confirmations for new orders and revisions
  • Request rate cards, avails and program grids for assigned stations
  • Maintain program station folders
  • Follow up and resolve Did Not Airs
  • Import and reconcile data feeds (call center, web, etc.) into CORE Media System
  • Pull client reporting as required
  • Work with media buyer to negotiate and buy for assigned programs and stations against client goals

 

Desired Skills and Experience:

  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Strong math/analytical skills
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Strong ability to shift priorities quickly in a deadline drive environment
  • Basic knowledge of marketing/advertising
  • Basic computer skills

 

About Bluewater Media:

Bluewater Media is a brand focused direct to consumer advertising agency that utilizes branded direct response, brand integration and digital advertising to generate measurable response and direct to consumer sales for products and services. From their 33,000 square foot production studio in Clearwater, Florida, Bluewater produces, develops and distributes direct response campaigns, commercials, television series, documentaries and films that integrate branding as a methodology to inform, educate and motivate consumers to make product choices. Bluewater was named the 2nd fastest growing company in Florida in 2015, and to the INC 500 that same year. Bluewater also provides integrated web design, web development, e-commerce solutions, as well as broadcast and digital media strategy and placement.