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Summer 2017: Hampton House - Advertising/Marketing/Social Media Intern

Apr 26, 2017

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

Name of Business

Hampton House


Type of internship

Advertising/Marketing with a Social Media specialty (in addtion a specialty in  Print Journalism or Public Relations would also be beneficial)


Description of Organization

 Hampton House is a small, family-owned and operated high end gift store that specializes in bridal registries. It is located on The Avenues near the corner of Libbie & Grove. The store has been in our family since 1986, but was a Richmond landmark even before that. We are small and pride ourselves in our attention to detail and customer service. Please feel free to come by or visit our website at


Intern Responsibilities

We are looking for a Tech-Savvy intern who can assist us with marketing and social media on multiple platforms. We are interested in assistance with Facebook and other social media outlet suggestions and search engine optimization and/or website marketing suggestions (we have a website company that can do the updates to our site). We also have run a few ads with Richmond Times Dispatch and other outlets, and plan to run some more, so suggestions there would also be welcome. We attend markets and Bridal shows and are always looking for new recommendations on how to reach our clients at these events. We would love help in moving into this new, technically savvy generation and are open to all ideas on how to attract young brides and new clientele . 


Intern Qualifications

Social media & marketing experience. Experience with search engine optimization or any retail experience is a plus.


When offered

 Anytime, but as soon as possible is preferred.



We can offer great discounts at our store and may have an opportunity for future, part-time paid work for the right candidate. 


How far from campus

 Located about 308 Libbie Avenue, near Libbie and Grove – about 5-7 miles from campus.


Who to Contact

Linda Smith -  308 Libbie Ave. Richmond, VA 23226 – (804) 836-5469 (cell) –


How to Contact

 Please email resume and brief explanation of why you think you would be a good fit and/or why you want the position. If you have questions, please feel free to email or call.