Focus Magazine seeks interns (paid)

FOCUS Magazine is a monthly lifestyle print publication serving all of Plant City and eastern Hillsborough County. Closing in on our 20th anniversary, FOCUS Magazine continues to provide positive community content to the residents of Plant City.
Currently, FOCUS Magazine is offering paid internships to provide up-and-coming media professionals with publication and/or multimedia opportunities.

Internships are available in the following positions:
> Writer
> Media Intern/Host of FOCUS TV, a weekly video segment highlighting personal interviews, community events, etc. The host of FOCUS TV will serve as a face of the publication to the community.
Writer responsibilities:
• Writers will conduct interviews, gather information
and research, and produce written articles for each
monthly publication. Each article will range in word
count from 350- 2400 words.
• Writers will also take photos for each
assignment to supplement written work.
• Writers will work closely with the Managing Editor to
receive and submit assignments, connect with
community leaders and event organizers.
Writer Internship Requirements:
• Each candidate must submit a résumé, application,
and writing sample
• Candidates must have knowledge of AP Style
Writing
Media Intern responsibilities:
• Media interns will conduct interviews, gather
information and research, and produce written
articles for each monthly publication. Each article
will range in word count from 350- 2400 words.
• Media Interns will also take photos for each
assignment to supplement written work.
• Writers will work closely with the Managing Editor to
receive and submit assignments, connect with
community leaders and event organizers.
Media Intern/Broadcast Host Requirements:
• Each candidate must submit a résumé, application,
writing sample and sample video footage.
• Candidates must have knowledge of AP Style
Writing
• Media Interns must have knowledge in video
editing.

Contact:

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USF Health Development & Alumni Relations seeks communications/marketing and donor relations interns

https://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/giving/open-positions/

The USF Health Development and Alumni Relations office works to engage our community and inspire investment that will advance the future of health. We provide fundraising support for the colleges of medicine, nursing, public health and pharmacy, as well as USF Health institutes and the clinical practice. We develop and execute programs that cultivate increasingly rich relationships with USF Health alumni and donors through events, communications, stewardship, and personal outreach.


Communications & Marketing Intern

This semester-long internship is designed for students who have demonstrated their communication skills through classroom and volunteer experience and are ready to build their portfolios in a professional environment. Working within the communications team, interns need to be able to take direction, work independently and collaboratively, ask questions for clarification when necessary, and remain open to constructive feedback to take your skills to the next level. Attire is business casual when in the office (collared shirts and no jeans/shorts) and business professional for events or meetings with leadership. Our office is located on the north side of Fletcher Ave. near Magnolia Ave., so parking is free and always available. We appreciate that your education takes priority, so we will work around your class and exam schedule as needed. Beyond your direct responsibilities, you will be invited to project meetings to observe how communication plans are developed and implemented.

Responsibilities

  • Write profiles of alumni, scholarship recipients, faculty chair/professorship holders, and articles about donor-funded programs and research at USF Health
  • Assist in the creation of content for blogs, e-mail campaigns, online promotions, etc.
  • Contribute to social media content and scheduling for USF Health alumni Facebook pages and fundraising priorities to be amplified by other USF System communicators
  • Create multimedia content including videos and infographics for digital outreach
  • Assist with alumni and stewardship events including setup, check-in, photography and breakdown

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Junior, senior or graduate student seeking a degree in public relations, advertising, marketing, communications or a related field
  • Graphic design or video/photography skills a plus
  • Creative self-starter with initiative to learn software and identify emerging communication trends

Compensation: $10/hour for 10-20 hours per week.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé and work samples to Davina Y. Gould, APR, Director of Communications and Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations, dlgould@health.usf.edu.


Donor Relations Intern

This position focuses on assisting the Stewardship Officer in communicating appreciation to USF Health donors for the important impact their giving has on student success, research and patient care. Interns will facilitate the gift acknowledgment process, drafting executive letters for large gifts and tracking completion and distribution. Interns should be able to take direction, work independently, and ask questions for clarification when necessary. Attire is business casual when in the office (collared shirts and no jeans/shorts) and business professional for events or meetings with leadership. Our office is located on the north side of Fletcher Ave. near Magnolia Ave., so parking is free and always available. We appreciate that your education takes priority, so we will work around your class and exam schedule as needed.

Responsibilities

  • Research, compile and develop personalized communications to inform donors about the impact of their philanthropy to USF Health
  • Interview USF Health student scholarship recipients, past and present, and write articles that show how donor-funded scholarships helped them achieve their professional and personal goals
  • Assist with stewardship events and experiences including planning, execution and follow-up
  • Compose, distribute and track donor acknowledgment letters and thank-you notes
  • Support student thank-you efforts and other stewardship activities

Qualifications

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills required
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Junior, senior or graduate student seeking a degree in communications, journalism, English or a related field

Compensation: $10/hour for 10-20 hours per week.

To apply: Send cover letter, résumé and work samples to Davina Y. Gould, APR, Director of Communications and Marketing, Development and Alumni Relations, dlgould@health.usf.edu.

Oxford Creative Studio needs social media intern (paid)

Oxford Creative Studio is looking for an intern who can work at our South Tampa office up to 40 hours a week at $9/hr. 
Oxford Creative Studio  is a branding agency that focuses on graphic design, website design, and social media management.  We currently manage social media accounts for brands such as Oxford Exchange, The Scout Guide Tampa Bay, The Peabody, SaltBlock, and other brands around Tampa Bay. 
 
Email your resume to rhiannon@oxfordcreativestudio.com
 

B2 Communications seeks interns for fall – paid

B2 Communications – Internship Program

B2 Communications moves quickly and efficiently, and requires its interns to complete high-quality work, juggle multiple tasks, follow through on projects and meet deadlines. B2 interns work closely with B2’s staff and principals, receiving coaching, guidance and help throughout the internship period.

Description of Common Internship Tasks:

  • Support current projects involving writing, editing, researching and reporting
  • Research relevant media contacts through Cision and other outlets
  • Assist with writing media materials and other communication projects
  • Compile databases of clients’ media placements and monthly reports using BurrellesLuce
  • Reports directly to Account Coordinator and Senior Account Executive with additional direction from agency principals

Qualifications:

  • Must have excellent writing and organizational skills
  • Must have strong attention to detail
  • Must be a junior or senior, or a recent graduate, seeking a degree in public relations, journalism, communications, marketing or a related field
  • Understanding of Cision and BurrellesLuce (or similar programs) a plus
  • Involvement with PRSSA or PRSA preferred
  • Must have solid grasp of key computer applications (i.e. Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and social media

Time Commitment:

  • Available for a minimum of 16 hours per week
  • Preferably 2 to 3 full days per week

 

Compensation:

  • $10 per hour
  • Can apply toward credit, if university or college allows

How to Apply: Email your resume and 2-3 writing samples to Alana Siceloff at internship@b2communications.com.

About B2 Communications:

B2 Communications, located in downtown St. Petersburg, focuses on raising the visibility of our clients through strategic messaging, media relations, social media, and leveraging of community and industry involvements. We are also experts in media training, crisis communications, and creation of quality content for such channels as websites, brochures, and guest columns.

 

Our clients range from banking and law to real estate, health care, and tourism. No matter the type of client, we take a targeted approach designed to reach the people who can help the client’s business. For more information, visit www.b2communications.com/.

 

USF Health and Wellness needs a digital storyteller – paid

Digital Storyteller: Student Video/Photographer

USF Health and Wellness is looking for an experienced digital storyteller to create media content (video, photo, and animation) for Health and Wellness promotional campaigns and services. We also need top-notch, professional photos from events and activities.

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • Able to work 10-15 hours per week
  • Has taken courses in photography, videography, digital media, etc.
  • Or has prior experience
  • Proficient in Premier and Lightroom
  • Interested in (or has ability in) After Effects and Audacity
  • Dependable, curious, creative, and eager to learn*
  • Able to find interview subjects, write scripts, and create graphics
  • Assist in technical aspects, live streaming, equipment expertise, etc.
  • Develop storyboards to inform the creative process

 

Preference is given to a student with experience who can  stay in the position for 2 years. This is a paid position of $9.50 per hour.

Please send resume to Chris Haywood at haywoodc@usf.edu as soon as possible.

Christine Haywood, MA

Assistant Director, Marketing and Communications

Health and Wellness, USF

 

City of Oldsmar seeks marketing and communications intern (paid)

The City of Oldsmar is seeking an intern to start immediately to support our Marketing and Communications efforts. Hours are flexible, and the intern will be compensated. The intern will work in the office, not remotely.

 

We are seeking a qualified individual that possesses the following:

·         Knowledge of accepted concepts and practices of social media

·         Knowledge in the areas of photography, graphics, and computers, including Adobe CS software.

·         Ability to use Microsoft Office applications (Outlook, Excel, Word, etc.)

·         Ability to communicate in writing and orally

·         Ability to handle and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines

 

Some of the tasks will include:

·         Assist with various ongoing projects within the department

·         Photographing special events

·         Initiate creative briefs and assist in graphic developments

·         Hands-on social media management of City Social media accounts

·         Update marketing plans

·         Website development and updates

·         Other duties as assigned

 

Education and Experience

·         High school diploma

·         Current enrollment or completion of course work focusing on digital media to include marketing, social media, digital and print design and journalism

 

 

Please submit a resume to DPauley@myoldsmar.com for consideration.

 

Plant City Chamber seeks intern for summer and fall (stipend paid)