Job Title Student Communications and News Intern
APPLY for Job ID 20986 at USF Careers
Location Tampa, FL
Full/Part Time Part-Time
Information for Applicants
Job Opening Number: 20986
Posting Date: 05/10/2019
Posting End Date: 05/17/2019
Hourly Wage: $13 – $15 per hour
Update and maintain PCGS’s social media presence, to include scheduling Facebook, Instagram and Twitter posts on a daily basis.
Creating quality and attention grabbing posts that will benefit PCGS students, community partners and potential donors.
Respond to all comments, messages, and inquires on media channels.
Create fliers, videos and interactive posts to help boost engagement.
Managing the communication budget to accommodate paid advertising and promotional materials.
Source vendors for required marketing materials; once approved, coordinate delivery;
Assist in planning, writing and emailing monthly Newsletter via Constant Contact.
Draft at least four news articles a month. Share with UCM as appropriate.
Seek out interesting news stories relating to the college of interest to the general public.
Draft, distribute and pitch news releases, media alerts and other stories.
Upload news stories to USF PCGS Website.
Set up and breakdown of PCGS hosted events. Attend tabling events as scheduled. Some events
may be off-campus and on weekends; Must have reliable transportation.
Designing flyers, graphics, e-vites and other marketing material for major events hosted by PCGS.
Attend meetings including preparing agenda and taking minutes as requested by supervisor.
Reach out to the community organizations, general public and donors with consistent messaging
Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications.
Research jobs for potential graduate/graduated students in the student development program.
Send out various job opportunities, certifications, workshops and conferences to help the student
enhance their resume.
Note: These are typical duties, others may be assigned as needed.
Average Number of Hours Per Week: 20 hours per week
Schedule: Flexible around class schedule and business hours of 8am – 5pm.. Applicant will be required to
occasionally work evenings and weekends, on and off campus.
2 or more years of experience as a communications and news intern.
2 or more years of experience in the following areas:
Knowledge of tools and platforms in the social media space. Completed or working toward a college
degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising, Journalism or Public Relations)
Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications.
Experienced with computers and working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel)
Knowledge of Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired
Knowledge of HTML and graphic design 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
Additional Information for Applicants: This position is to be filled immediately
Contact Information for Questions About Recruitment: For more information about this position, please
email Kelly Gaskill at firstname.lastname@example.org
How To Apply:
Equal Employment Opportunity
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