Prichard Communications, a full-service public relations firm in downtown Portland, is seeking a marketing and media savvy candidate for an internship at Mac's List, our Portland jobs service.
This is a part-time, unpaid position with the possibility for school-credit. Candidates should be either enrolled or recently graduated from an undergraduate program in communications, business, marketing or a similar field. This position requires about 18 hours/ week. Must be able to work on Tuesdays as we publish the newsletter that day. Preferably, the start date would be August 20th so that they could train under the current intern, however we are flexible for the right person.
This is an exciting opportunity to be a part of a growing organization that values the Portland community. The Digital and Social Media Intern at Mac's List gets a unique opportunity to add to their portfolio of work through online platforms in social media, blogging and e-newsletters. We also value creativity and a passion for learning with a can-do attitude. Ability to work independently and to still be a part of the small office culture is important. At Prichard Communications, we value our successful interns and support them in their career long after their internship is over.
Responsibilities include but are not limited to: -Compile Mac's List weekly e-newsletter every Tuesday at 2pm. -Update and monitor social media presence on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and YouTube using Hootsuite -Help to manage our Salesforce database and update our client list -Create a weekly blog post compiling all the new jobs for the week -Create advertising materials including brochures, slides and one-pagers -Send out emails to advertisers including Google Analytics metrics -Research competitors -Assist in increasing sales as needed -Light administrative work as needed
Qualifications: -Proven editing and writing skills -Excellent organizational skills and the ability to juggle multiple deadlines -Experience with Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn preferably in a professional capacity -Strong people skills -PR/Marketing background or coursework -Knowledge of AP style guide
Supervision: This position will be managed and will work closely with our Editor and Sales Director, Jessica Williams.
Please e-mail a pdf version of your resume and cover letter with your available start date to firstname.lastname@example.org. If you are planning to go to school and intern at the same time, please also give me an idea of your schedule and the times that you will be available. The subject line should read, Digital and Social Media Intern. Position is open until filled so please do not wait to apply. I look forward to meeting you!