Tampa Bay Wave needs graphic design, copywriting and video production interns

Graphic Design Internship

Do you thrive on finding solutions to ambiguous, sometimes challenging problems? Are you constantly searching for the latest digital design trends? If so, then this is the internship for you.

Whether it’s digital ads, web graphics, marketing collateral, posters, or swag, we’ve got endless graphic design needs. We look for energetic, self-motivated interns that are comfortable with taking a project and running with it.

Graphic Design Intern’s Specific Duties:

Interns in this position will work with the marketing team to make web assets, banners, ads, flyers, Tampa Bay WaVE swag, and other collateral that helps the WaVE look as savvy and professional as its brand.

Our ideal intern for this position is creative, has a strong grasp of clean design, and is able to take concepts and turn them into well-designed images that depict those ideas. There is potential for minor video animation/editing projects in the works as well.

Additional Internship Duties and Opportunities:

  • Tampa Bay WaVE Projects: In addition to position specific duties, all interns are also often asked to help with internal projects, social media campaigns, internal programs, and more.
  • Facilitate Operations for the FirstWaVE Venture Center: Each Intern has a minimum of two (4 hour) shifts per week were they man the front desk.
  • Accelerator Company Projects: Interns have the opportunity to work directly with some of our Accelerator Clients to help them solve a problem, and execute solutions in one off intern projects.
  • Event Coordination: Assist in the planning, setup, and execution of Tampa Bay WaVE events like Investor Pitch Days, Lunch & Learns, and our huge Startup Surge Day event. The WaVE’s Startup Workshop Series is a regular event coordination project as well.

Skills & Requirements:

  • Design portfolio required
  • Strong Adobe Creative Suite skills (Intermediate to expert knowledge of Photoshop, Indesign and Illustrator)
  • Strong sense of layout design, page composition and typography
  • Strong working knowledge of MAC & PC computer skills
  • Ability to provide high quality work while working independently at a fast pace
  • Strong multitasking ability
  • Good communication/collaboration skills
  • Great attitude and desire to learn
  • Experience in mobile UI/UX design is a plus
  • Experience in digital/video animation is a huge plus

 

 Send portfolios and resumes to Chelsie Rosatone at chelsie@tampabaywave.org.

 

Content Strategy/Copywriting Internship

Is communicating big ideas your passion?

Do you want to help position our team to become a thought leader in the tech startup industry?

Do you love to talk about the newest innovations and celebrations within the tech realm?

We need creative storytellers. You’ll be assisting the marketing team with creative writing strategy, concept and execution.

We’re looking for Content Strategy interns who are eager and want to do it all, with the creative confidence to craft strong messaging and captivating stories for The WaVE and our tech startups. Whether it’s blogs, social posts, marketing collateral, or interviews, we’ve got lots of content writing needs.

 

Content Strategy/Copywriting Specific Duties:

  • Creating content for marketing material, blogs, website content, social media content, and press releases
  • Work closely with marketing and other creative intern teammates to make Tampa Bay WaVE look and sound cool across our site, social channels, events, and more while maintaining professionalism.

 

Additional Internship Duties and Opportunities:

  • Tampa Bay WaVE Projects: In addition to position specific duties, all interns are also often asked to help with internal projects, internal programs, and more.
  • Facilitate Operations for the FirstWaVE Venture Center: Each Intern has a minimum of two (4 hour) shifts per week were they man the front desk.
  • Accelerator Company Projects: Interns have the opportunity to work directly with some of our Accelerator Companies.
  • Event Coordination: Assist in the planning, setup and execution of Tampa Bay WaVE events like Investor Pitch Days, CEO Talks/Video Series, and our Startup Surge Day event.

 

Skills & Requirements

If you have experience writing compelling website copy, headlines, blogs, emails, creative Instagram captions, or more, then we’d like to see your stuff.

Additionally, we’d love to see:

  • Experience in writing for a brand/company
  • Strong creative writing skills
  • Ability to provide high quality work while working independently at a fast pace
  • Strong multitasking ability
  • Good communication/collaboration skills
  • Great attitude and desire to learn

 

Send portfolios and resumes to Chelsie Rosatone at chelsie@tampabaywave.org.

 

Video Production Internship

We’re looking for someone who is hard-working, skilled, and passionate about production, cinematography/videography, storytelling, and various aspects of post-production work including editing and simple animation. Our ideal candidate is in touch with new video trends and is excited to bring new ideas to our team.

WaVE’s video needs include producing and editing various promotional content, documenting testimonials, and creating video interviews with founders and key stakeholders. The video production intern will report directly to our Marketing Manager, Gracie Stemmer, and assists with all video of WaVE Marketing including working with individuals who will be in front of the camera.

Skills & Requirements

  • Brainstorming and developing concepts with the WaVE team to help spread the word about our brand and the positive impact we play in our community
  • Pre-production storyboard generation and potential script writing
  • Working closely with Marketing Manager to organize production logistics and scheduling
  • Maintaining inventory of camera equipment
  • General ownership of on-set responsibilities including shooting, lighting, and audio.
  • Post-production responsibilities including editing and light animation
  • General maintenance and oversight of studio space

Send portfolios and resumes to Chelsie Rosatone at chelsie@tampabaywave.org.
 

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