Tampa International Airport seeks communications intern

Internship Summary:
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority is offering a 16-week internship in Tampa International Airport’s Communications Department for one individual beginning Feb. 1, 2018.
 TPA’s Communications Intern will be exposed to the inner operations of the Communications team of America’s favorite Airport. In this role, the selected intern will create content for TPA’s social media platforms and internal newsletter, and will support the Communications team as needed with internal communication and external media relations. Specific responsibilities will include:
·         Writing content for social media, TPA’s internal newsletter and other platforms
·         Taking photos/video for all social media platforms
·         Interviewing passengers, tenants and employees
·         Curating TPA’s photo archives
·         Distributing newsletters
·         Other responsibilities as needed
Required Qualifications:
To be eligible, the applicant must be attending or have graduated from a college or university with a focus in Communications or a related field (journalism, marketing, public relations, etc.).
Desired Qualifications:
Fluent in Spanish, proficient with InDesign, video editing skills, highly engaged following on Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platforms.
$12 an hour for a 20-hour week internship for a 4 month period with the ability to be extended based on business need.
About The Airport:
Tampa International Airport is the premier gateway to the treasures of Florida’s West Coast. Serving a metropolitan area of almost 3 million people and annually welcoming 19 million passengers, TPA provides access to the best beaches in the U.S., Florida’s ample tourism hotspots and one of the fastest-growing economies in the U.S. TPA currently offers more than 85 nonstop flights to destinations around the world including Frankfurt, Zurich, Panama City and London.
Globally recognized as one of the world’s best airports, Tampa International Airport has long prided itself for being laser-focused on the passenger experience and making every interaction personal. Travel + Leisure twice named TPA the second best U.S. airport based on reader polls. TPA is the only U.S. airport listed among the world’s ten most-loved airports by CNN Travel. The Airport is operated by the Hillsborough County Aviation Authority.
Application Process:
Please submit your cover letter, resume and work sample to HR@TampaAirport.com 
Work Sample: Please provide copies of posts or pictures you feel best represents your social media presence. (disclaimer: the samples provided must be originally owned by the applicant and not a product of any other owner)
***** Important Notice *****
The Hillsborough County Aviation Authority is a public agency subject to Chapter 119 of Florida Statutes concerning public records.
E-mail messages are covered under such laws and thus subject to disclosure.  All e-mail sent and received is captured by our server and kept as a public record.

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