Scholarship: The LAGRANT Foundation

Posted by Rebecca Hewitt: rhewitt@smu.edu The LAGRANT Foundation (TLF) is currently accepting applications for its 2018 Scholarship Program. Ethnic minority college students pursuing careers in advertising, marketing, public relations or graphic design are eligible to apply. For consideration, students must complete and submit an application by Wednesday, February 28, 2018 5:00 PM PST. Questions? Feel free to email Carmen Huerta at carmenhuerta@lagrant.com or Christopher Juarez at christopherjuarez@lagrant.com  

2018-01-10T09:38:26+00:00 January 10, 2018|Categories: Featured|

Internship: Medical City Healthcare

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt - rhewitt@smu.edu Medical City Dallas is seeking a community and public relations intern for the spring 2018 semester. The intern will be trained in the inner workings and aspects of the public relations field, gain visibility in the local community, and be able to provide concrete deliverables. When the internship is successfully complete, the intern will be ready to enter the PR field. Potential Responsibilities (under close supervision of the Community and Public Relations Team): Fully support hospital’s community and PR plan, and execute it in different phases Create and curate engaging content Communicate and build relationships with current or prospect partners Effectively utilize hospital’s social media Create and distribute press releases Assist in administrative duties Build and update media lists and databases Schedule, coordinate, and attend various events Requirements: Strong desire to learn along with professional drive Solid understanding of social media Excellent verbal and written communication skills Efficiency at MS Office Passion for the PR industry and its best practices Current enrollment as an undergraduate in a related major at a college or university Personal computer and cell phone Reliable transportation for traveling to and from community events and meetings related to internship training Preferred: efficiency with Adobe Photoshop and video-making software such as iMovie, FinalCut Pro Additional requirements: Meet requirements as defined by college or university in order to obtain college credit Complete a background check and

2018-01-04T13:21:22+00:00 January 4, 2018|Categories: Internships|

Internship: Brunswick Group

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt - rhewitt@smu.edu We have an opening in our Dallas office and would love to expand our search beyond the immediate PR realm. I am hoping you may know someone who is interested in strategic communications consulting (managing the communications around crises, M&A, IR, Shareholder Activism, Inversions, Change Management, etc., not product launch and headset type of PR) so you can pass this on. We are interested in speaking to candidates at all levels, but have an immediate need to fill an Account Director position. A few points on what we are looking for are below, the job description is attached and a link to our website is included for reference and for sharing. I would love to have a conversation / coffee with anyone who is curious to see if this is a potential fit for them (and for us). Thanks so much for your help in passing this on and please feel free to share my information with anyone who comes to mind. Our website: www.brunswickgroup.com  Who we are: We are a leading, privately held strategic communications firm. We have 24 offices around the world in 14 countries. We have on staff former reporters, bankers, IR leads, lawyers, campaign managers, lobbyists, and the occasional communications person. In handling the most critical issues, we need people who have experience on the legal, financial and political sides, so not having a

2018-01-04T13:15:07+00:00 January 4, 2018|Categories: Internships|

Job: Brunswick Group

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt - rhewitt@smu.edu Company Brunswick Group is an international communications advisory firm specializing in critical issues and corporate relations. We help companies build trusted relationships with all their stakeholders, including but not limited to media, investors, customers and employees. We have a reputation for hiring high-calibre, highly experienced people who have diverse backgrounds and skills to bring the best experience and thinking to our clients. Rather than segment our talent by practice or sector, we find we are most valuable to our clients when each team member operates as a generalist, capable of providing unique perspective and advice across industries and issues. Brunswick started in London in 1987 and has grown organically into a private partnership of 24 offices in 14 countries. Today we have over 140 Partners – senior professionals from a range of industry backgrounds – and a total group staff of more than 1000. To find out more, please visit www.brunswickgroup.com. Opportunity: Brunswick Group is looking for an Account Director to join our team in Dallas. This person would be responsible for delivering media and market analysis, insight, and client-specific communications advice. The Account Director will work with junior colleagues to manage client teams and deliverables while also liaising with Partners and senior colleagues to ensure those teams exceed client expectations. A deep commitment to client service, along with a drive to nurture a network of peers inside

2018-01-04T13:10:26+00:00 January 4, 2018|Categories: Jobs|

Paid Internship: The Dealey Group

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt - rhewitt@smu.edu TITLE:                                     Spring Intern, The Dealey Group REPORTS TO:                        Account Manager COMPENSATION:                $10 per hour EMPLOYMENT START:       January 29, 2018 (Flexible) EMPLOYMENT END:           May 25, 2018 (Flexible) SUMMARY Digital advertising & marketing boutique agency specializing in Retail and Tourism in Dallas is seeking a well-rounded & entrepreneurial paid Spring Intern. This position will work with and support everyone in the agency.  The appropriate candidate should be able to work on multiple projects simultaneously under the direction of several different people.  Experience writing and working with social media industry platforms preferred. DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES Assisting the social media managers with day-to-day responsibilities Engaging in brainstorming sessions Supporting the creative team with all stages of production Conducting preliminary research for marketing presentations Assisting finance department with entering data into the computer Handling job reports and invoices Answering the phone, shipping packages, scanning/making copies, purchasing office supplies, creating conference reports Develop and maintain marketing calendar for social media clients and write content as needed INTERN QUALIFICATIONS At least 60 college credit hours completed Minimum GPA of 3.0 Ability to work a minimum of 10 hours per week during internship Working knowledge of the social media industry including channels such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest, Foursquare, YouTube, Tumblr, Snapchat etc. Passion for using social media channels Superb communication and grammatical skills Positive attitude, entrepreneurial spirit, and work-hard/play-hard mentality

2018-01-04T13:03:01+00:00 January 4, 2018|Categories: Internships|
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