Internship: Summer 2018, Sunwest Public Relations

Posted by Rebecca Hewitt: rhewitt@smu.edu. THE SUNWEST PUBLIC RELATIONS INTERN EXPERIENCE... Beginning Summer 2018 - interviews and communication welcome now... At Sunwest, our philosophy on interns is simple: jump in and get as much experience as you can. Our interns are exposed to the full scope of agency life – from pitching media to team happy hours, and everything in between. We currently have an opening for a summer intern. In addition to working in a challenging and fast-paced environment, Sunwest interns have the opportunity to experience multiple facets of PR through our diverse client list. The role includes, but is not limited to, the following assignments: Assist with media relations efforts through developing contact lists, writing pitches, making follow-up contact to secure coverage, and collecting and reporting coverage Generate strategies and content for agency and client social media initiatives Contribute general event, program and special project support Conduct research for client work and new business opportunities Participate in brainstorming and staff meetings Regularly meet with assigned mentor The ideal candidate is a talented upper-level college student or recent graduate with the following qualifications: A strong work ethic and interest in public relations or communications Experience in today’s digital/social media landscape Excellent verbal and written communication skills Attention to detail and deadlines Strong presentation skills, poise and professionalism The summer internship typically runs from May to August. Hours and start date are flexible. To

2018-01-11T09:02:12+00:00 January 11, 2018|Categories: Internships|

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|

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|

Internship: North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church

Posted by: Rebecca Hewitt - rhewitt@smu.edu North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church -Spring 2018 Intern Scope of Work The North Texas Conference of the United Methodist Church seeks a nonprofit communications intern to work with their online communications team. The intern will report directly to CCPA adjunct professor, Matt Jacobs. The intern will also collaborate with members of the NTCUMC communications team. Key Interests: Strategic communications; online engagement; audience conversion; content management; copy creation The NTCUMC intern will assist in completing the following strategic objectives: Developing online, social media marketing plans for faith-centric nonprofit Creating conversion strategies for constituent following, retention and engagement Management of online content calendars for social media spaces Copy creation that aligns with organizational branding and communications goals Specialized conference communications planning for communications team Intern Learning Objectives: Building online strategies from established audience profiles for North Texas area Deeper understanding of conversion strategies that brings virtual consumers to local churches Editing and maintaining content calendars for multiple social sites through the NTCUMC voice and audience interests Writing and editing content in the brand’s voice Unique insight into conference communications planning (opportunity for intern to help facilitate conference communications during 2018 Annual Conference if available) Weekly Commitment: 5-7 hours. Please send resume and completed coursework/grades, and one reference to mjacob@ntcumc.org for consideration.

2018-01-04T12:56:53+00:00 January 4, 2018|Categories: Internships|
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