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.

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

Radio show needs intern to screen callers

A local radio show that focuses on Tampa Bay politics needs a screener.
Tasks:
-Answering phone, making sure person has a pertinent question to the subject discussed, getting name of person and letting the interviewers know.
-Monitor callers.
The live radio show will stream on Facebook Live.
For more information, email Mary Geraci at

tribalmember7@gmail.com.

USF Athletics Needs Communications Interns

USF Athletics Communications Game Day Interns Needed

USF Athletics Communications is looking for students to work game days throughout the spring, including basketball, baseball and softball in a social media or statistics keeping capacity

Students are utilized by USF Athletics Communications to assist with social media responsibilities or statistics keeping. These students would serve on game days as they are available. This is an unpaid opportunity for USF students interested in working in sports.

Tasks include: running USF sport accounts’ Instagram stories during games, taking shot charts for basketball, assisting with official stats for baseball and softball, running stats, etc. This is a great opportunity to learn the behind the scenes action of college athletics, network with industry professionals and gain real experience.

 

Students sign up to work games around their schedule and are trained at their first events. Meals are provided at most games. Opportunities for growth or continuing on past the spring semester are available.

 

Interested students should send a resume and a statement of interest to assistant director of communications, Lorie Garnett, at loriegarnett@usf.edu. Selected students would begin immediately and continue through the spring semester or into summer if desired.

 

USF Center for Entrepreneurship needs an intern

Job Title:

Promotional and Marketing intern at USF Center for Entrepreneurship

Reports To:

The intern will report to Estevan Serrano, program analyst and the director of the department, Dr. M. Fountain

Job Overview:

This internship position requires a combination of skills in marketing, PR, advertising and –ideally, but not mandatory- graphic design and video editing.

Center Initiatives:

The intern will work on three main center initiatives- the Frank and Ellen Daveler Pitch Competition, the Fintech Business Pitch Competition, and the Florida Blue Health Innovation Competition. Additionally, the intern will work on continued marketing efforts for the Center for Entrepreneurship.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Essential duties required to carry out this job:
  • General mass communication responsibilities
  • FOR THE COMPETITIONS-
  • Marketing/ Promoting / Advertising the competitions
  • Writing, editing, and sending out feature pieces about the competitions, competition finalists, and awardees, etc. (standard journalism) *NOTE: this involves using the inverted pyramid format, collecting the biographical information from each finalist, and sending the pieces out to the appropriate universities and local media outlets
  • Digital media/ social media promotions via Facebook and LinkedIn
  • After the competitions, compile all photos into a Dropbox folder and distribute link via email to all who would need/want them
  • FOR THE CENTER-
  • General Marketing/ Promoting / Advertising
  • Digital media/ social media promotions via Facebook, LinkedIn, and the Center’s official website
  • Updates about Center Initiatives in the forms of email, Constant Contact email blasts, digital graphic flyers, messages for the Muma College of Business digital wall, etc.

Qualifications:

  • Essential duties required to carry out this job:
  • Education level= Currently in a mass communications undergraduate program
  • Experience= Background in mass communications (advertising, journalism, PR, etc.)
  • Specific skills= Marketing/PR/advertising, digital media promotion, interpersonal skills, etc.
  • Additional notes:
  • Business professionalism is mandatory as professional entrepreneurial meetings are held and hosted at the center often
  • Clear and concise communication is important. All emails must have the appropriate people CC’d, as to keep everything transparent and inclusive. Keep all communication professional

About:

  • This position is unpaid
  • Work schedule is flexible, as we strive to accommodate the intern’s class schedule. However, event attendance may be made mandatory is the intern’s assistance is needed. Weekly hours worked will be based off the Mass. Comm. Internship capstone requirements.
  • The intern will work at the Center for Ent., which is located in the College of Business, 3rd Floor of the older business building, BSN 3331

Send resume and cover letter to Paige Bravo at paigebravo@mail.usf.edu.

Ed Turanchik for Mayor Campaign seeks interns

The race to be the next Mayor of the City of Tampa is underway! The Ed Turanchik for Mayor campaign is looking to add dedicated college and high school students to the team who are dedicated to electing an experienced public
servant to lead our city.
Ed is a transit and environmental activist, as well as a former chair of the Hillsborough County Commission. He has spent his life fighting for our community and the civil rights of everyday Americans. His priorities include building a revolutionary transit system, providing greater access to affordable housing, creating
an innovation economy that supports startups and entrepreneurs, and improving the quality of education in our public schools and universities.
If you are interested in becoming involved in local politics or see how campaigns work, this opportunity will be a great experience! With a team of professionals to learn from, Fellows and Interns will gain experience on a highly
competitive race that can help prepare them for 2020!
Upon completion of the program, participants should possess a greater understanding of how campaigns operate and how the following areas impact campaigns:
– Political Fundraising
– Voter Targeting and Outreach
– Data Collection and Integration
– Event Planning
– Volunteer Recruitment and Coordination
Given the nature of campaigns, responsibilities will vary based on current needs but the program will attempt to personalize experiences based on interests and current objectives. Possible opportunities include:
– Finance Department: Donor research, preparing mailings, updating donor database, completing research
projects, and attending and staffing fundraising events.
– Field/Political Department: Performing targeted voter contact, such as canvassing and phone banking; attending
community events such as debates, forums, town halls, and rallies; recruiting and managing volunteers; updating
voter contact database, including cutting targeted lists and uploads; and assisting with cutting calls and walk lists.
– Communications/Digital Department: Assisting with the execution of the communications and digital strategy, including media monitoring, content creation and curation, and data analysis.
Beyond assisting specific departments, all Fellows will be responsible for helping out in the office and should be prepared to accomplish specified voter contact goals weekly.
Candidates for this position must be comfortable interacting with strangers in a variety of environments, including on the phone, at events, or while canvassing door-to-door. We are looking for individuals who demonstrate superb
communications skills, are friendly, outgoing and approachable, are flexible and adaptable, and are fast learners with the technology.

Desired commitment is 10-15 hours per week, including some weekends and evenings, for Interns; 15-20 hours per week for Fellows. The program will start in early January and run through either the March 5 General Election or
April 23 Runoff, depending upon results.
If you are interested in applying please contact John@EdForMayor.com