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Fall 2019: Leashes of Valor - Communications Intern (Compensation Available)

Sep 8, 2019

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Internship Description

Forward-thinking, fast paced company looking to hire an intern with strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms. Company is currently developing a capital fundraising campaign and will soon launch a social media campaign.

The intern hired for this position will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team, who are very excited to share this launch with an intern hoping to gain extensive online experience.

Leashes of Valor is a nonprofit 501c3 that rescues dogs and trains them to become service dogs to wounded and disabled veterans, free of charge.

Responsibilities

  • Contribute to website redesign project
  • Monitor and post on blogs, forums, and social networks
  • Assist with online outreach and promotion using Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
  • Optimize website and social media
  • Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, mock ups, email campaigns, online promotion, etc.
  • Assist in the distribution or delivery of marketing materials
  • Assist with the fulfillment of marketing offers
  • Assist with the preparation and delivery of training materials
  • Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
  • Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
  • Prepare presentations
  • Open and sort mail
  • Enter contact information into contact management systems
  • Provide support to social media efforts
  • Monitor social media for trending topics to utilize on social media channels
  • Maintain tracking report of public relations activity

Requirements

  • Communications/PR major
  • Experience with Internet and social media platforms
  • Solid understanding of markets
  • Energetic and creative
  • Hard-working and team-oriented

Benefits

  • Practical experience with website launch and social media campaigns
  • Shadowing, mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced, knowledgeable professionals
  • Opportunity to participate in networking events and company meetings
  • Flexible schedule for students
  • Compensation available 
  • Full or part time position possible at the end of internship

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