Easter Seals Intern, Public Relations/Marketing in Waterbury, Connecticut

Intern, Public Relations/Marketing

Internship*; posted:* Wednesday, Sep 12 2018

Easterseals Serving Greater Waterbury, Central and Northwest Connecticut
Send resume to:

Kristie Balisciano 22 Tompkins Street Waterbury, Connecticut 06708

Email: kbalisciano@eswct.com

Summary:

Public Relations/Marketing Unpaid Internship

Under the direction of the Marketing and Communications Specialist, Easterseals of Greater Waterbury is looking for a Public Relations/Marketing intern toprepare copy, create and implement content that brings our mission to life.

Basic Responsibilities:

Our unpaid internship opportunity is a fall program with an opportunity to continue throughout the spring semester. We offer in-depth work experience on real projects in a supportive and collaborative environment.

The ideal candidate must be able to dedicate at least 20-30 hours per week for course credit.

What you’ll need to succeed:

  • Monitor all forms of media, including all social media platforms
  • Detail-oriented, organized, ability to prioritize time-sensitive assignments.
  • Strong project management and attention to detail is a must along with the ability to multi task on a wide variety of marketing assignments/ projects.
  • Write press releases, stories and other materials
  • Self-starter able to deal with ambiguity and demonstrate results.
  • Excellent time management, planning and communication skills required.
  • Must be self-motivated and have the ability to exercise initiative and work independently.
  • Ability to work well with others and complete assignments on time.
  • Must possess high ethical standards and able to maintain confidentiality of all data and files.
  • Strong Computer skills in MS Office such as Word, Outlook, Power Point, Exchange, SharePoint and other web applications.
  • Currently enrolled in an accredited college/university as a rising junior or senior, pursuing a Bachelor's degree, or in a Master’s Degree program studying Marketing & Communications, or other closely related field of study.
Qualifications:

This fast-paced position is ideal for a creative mind with exceptional organizational skills. The applicant must be pursuing a degree in Public Relations/Marketing or a related field and have a GPA of at least 3.0. This applicant must have excellent verbal and written communication skills,demonstrate creativity, and understand the importance of attending to even the smallest details. The applicant must have completed at least four semesters towards an undergraduate degree.

To be considered you must include your resume, writing samples, and a brief bio in your application.

Affirmative Action / Equal Opportunity Employer