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Spring 2017: Virginia Grace Events - Social Media / Marketing Intern

Jan 20, 2017

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

Description: The intern will observe and assist with various projects assigned by the Owner.

General responsibilities may include: • Assisting with the creation of hard and soft copy files • Boosting posts on social media • Designing and writing copy for posts to Facebook, Instagram, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Twitter • Tracking responses and engagement on all social media platforms • Writing and editing blog posts • Researching industry trends • Researching promotional materials, contacting vendors, and making suggestions for purchase • Updating the marketing plan and communications calendar

Intern will gain and/or improve upon their: • General communication and customer service skills • Understanding the special events, hospitality, and service industry • Understanding of entrepreneurship and managing a company • Knowledge of marketing and advertising for a start-up company • Skills in development of a business communications calendar, social media posting, and promotions • Ability to work in a dynamic environment and solve problems creatively

Qualifications: • Strong interpersonal, verbal (including telephone) and written communication skills • Basic computer processing skills including Microsoft Office, the internet, and various social media platforms • Basic graphic design skills including functional knowledge of the Adobe Creative Suite • Interest in Special Events and/or Hospitality Industry • College coursework or comparable work experience preferred • Ability to stand for more than four hours at a time • Ability to lift up to 30 pounds

Apply: Email Nadia Anderson at nada@vagraceevents.com