American Junior Golf Association Internships

The American Junior Golf Association (AJGA) is looking for qualified applicants to serve as in-house interns. The interns will be stationed in our headquarters in Braselton, Georgia. :

 

COMMUNICATIONS DESCRIPTION:
The AJGA is seeking a Public Relations, Journalism or Mass Communications major to assist the in-house communications staff of a nonprofit golf association with daily communications tasks. Based on the candidate’s abilities, the internship may include media relations, writing and editing news and feature stories, the design and creation of publications or advertisements, video editing and web site maintenance, as well as administrative tasks such as organizing files, photography, news clippings and publications.

JOB REQUIREMENTS:

  • Mass Communications
  • Writing

SKILLS PREFERERED:

  • AP Style Knowledge
  • Adobe InDesign
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Microsoft Word
  • Final Cut Pro

 

For questions and additional information, please contact: Lauren Shelly, Manager of Recruiting and Special Events
lshelly@ajga.org

 

To apply for a spring or summer internship, visit http://www.ajga.org/careers/

 

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://www.memphis.edu/journalism/pdfs/2012journalisminternshipfall.pdf

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Sun. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.

Today’s THV Social Media Coordinator

Today’s THV, the Gannett-owned CBS affiliate in Little Rock, Arkansas, is looking for a highly motivated individual to join their team as Social Media Coordinator. The primary responsibilities of this position include coordinating THV’s social media efforts with a goal of increasing audience engagement on social, digital and broadcast platforms.

Strong writing and grammatical skills are essential as well as a flair for using “social-networking-speak” and online jargon. You must have excellent communication skills so you can present ideas and information clearly-to your co-workers and our audience. Excellent organization skills are also required. Our social media coordinator will be a team player, full of opinions and ideas that will enrich our viewers’ information and social media experience.

A degree in Journalism, Marketing, or Mass Communication is preferred and 2-3 years of experience.

Please visit http://www.todaysthv.com/news/article/223073/207/Social-Media-Coordinator for more information and to apply.

NPR StateImpact Internship

Title: Fall 2012 NPR StateImpact Intern

Location: Washington DC

Website: http://stateimpact.npr.org/

Description: StateImpact is a reporting network of NPR and Member Stations in eight states, dedicated to public policy reporting on-air and online. Its mission is to tell explanatory, data-driven stories focused on how state issues and policy affect people’s lives.
 
Since launching its issued-driven sites last year, the network is leading coverage of majorissues in energy, education and the economy. StateImpact currently covers eight states with a core editorial team at NPR to offer strategy, training, data analysis and design and development resources. The StateImpact Intern will assist the core team and field reporters in developing compelling content, with an emphasis on online interactive and data presentations.

Responsibilities:

· Work with NPR’s StateImpact editorial coordinators to identify and refine possible projects
· Assist reporters with research
· Acquire data from government agencies
· Clean and analyze datasets
· Coach reporters on “do-it-yourself” projects
· Review and package visual and audio content produced by the reporters

Minimum Qualifications:
· Work with NPR’s StateImpact editorial coordinators to identify and refine possible projects
· Assist reporters with research
· Acquire data from government agencies
· Clean and analyze datasets
· Coach reporters on “do-it-yourself” projects
· Review and package visual and audio content produced by the reporters

Preferred Skills:
· Data analysis experience
· Understanding of government records, such as how to obtain court documents
· Audio editing skill
· Visual multimedia presentation abilities
· WordPress knowledge

To apply: Please submit a cover letter referencing these qualifications for consideration to: https://interns-npr.icims.com/jobs/1423/job by July 27, 2012

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

POLITICO Fellowship

Title:  POLITICO Fellowships

Location: Washington, D.C.

Website: politico.com

Description: POLITICO is offering one-year fellowships to promising reporters who are committed to developing expertise in political and congressional news coverage. The fellowship begins Sept. 4, 2012, and lasts one year. It includes a stipend of at least $30,000 (commensurate with experience) plus benefits and includes two weeks’ paid vacation. Fellows will receive intensive mentoring and close editing as they report on Congress, the administration, national political campaigns, lobbying, finance, etc. Fellows must remain for the duration of the program. Becoming a fellow does not guarantee later employment at POLITICO.

Contact:  For questions or more information, write to Beth Frerking, Assistant Managing Editor, at employment@politico.com, with subject line: POLITICO Fellowship/questions.

Qualifications: POLITICO will select two reporting fellows from a diverse pool of applicants interested in working as Washington-based journalists covering national politics, Congress, lobbying or one of several domestic policy areas, including energy, technology and defense. Candidates must have completed college or graduate school as of June 2012 and may have worked for up to two years at a professional news organization as of Sept. 1, 2012. POLITICO is an equal opportunity employer with a strong commitment to diversity.  We are very interested in receiving applications from a broad spectrum of qualified applicants, including members of diverse ethnic groups and women.

To apply:  Please send a detailed statement describing your experience, strengths and what you hope to gain from a reporting fellowship at POLITICO. We’d like to hear about previous internships or newsroom experience. Your letter should describe a deep interest in news coverage of politics and domestic policy issues. Priority will be given to applicants with an interest in covering national politics, Congress or domestic policy issues such as energy, environment, defense, finance/economy and health care.

Please include the following in your application materials:

Résumé (Please note if you are a member of any student or professional journalism organizations, including the Society of Professional Journalists, National Association of Black Journalists, the National Association of Hispanic Journalists, the Asian American Journalists Association, the South Asian Journalists Association, the Native American Journalists Association, the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors and others.

Three references (professional and/or academic) with contact information

Examples of recent work (up to four articles)

Send application materials to employment@politico.com, subject line: POLITICO Fellowship.

Application deadline: July 1, 2012

Digital Media Account Manager

Title:  AdKarma Digital Media Account Managers

Location:  Columbia, Mo

Website: http://www.adkarma.net

Description:   AdKarma is a leading ad network optimization service focused on driving the best results for our publisher partners. We work with over 100 of the web’s largest publishers and publishing groups and dozens of the industry’s leading ad networks.  AdKarma’s Digital Media Account Managers are responsible for building and managing ongoing online publisher and advertising network relationships, while working with the site management team to ensure the clients’ goals are being met. Successful candidates will be: career minded, highly motivated, numbers driven, and sales & customer service oriented. Applicants must be excellent communicators, have a strong work ethic and the ability to multi-task. This position is a full time paid position with room for advancement; compensation includes a strong base salary and the opportunity for healthy commission.

Contact:  Please contact Rachel@adkarma.net for more details. Please have resumes sent to this address.

Responsibilities:

- Identify opportunities, qualify prospects, and work through sales cycles to close new account business
- Build strong relationships with online publishers and advertising networks to ensure long-term success
- Manage online publishers’ advertising inventory ensuring clients’ goals and needs are met
- Share expertise and advise clients on new ideas and how to generate revenue results
- Work with site management team on advertising network optimizations to ensure client satisfaction
- Travel to meet with prospects and clients as needed

Qualifications:

- Bachelor’s Degree – Journalism or Business preferred
- Sales mentality and strong negotiation, communication and writing skills
- Experience using Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, etc.)
- Willingness to travel to build publisher and advertising network relationships
- Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment

To apply:  Please contact Rachel Keller, AdKarma Director of Business Development at  Rachel@adkarma.net for more details. Please send resumes to this address.

Internship at The Wildlife Society

Title:  The Wildlife Society (TWS) editorial intern

Location:  Bethesda, Maryland

Website:  http://www.wildlife.org/

Description:  The Wildlife Society (TWS) is a nonprofit, professional society searching for an editorial intern to write for its quarterly member magazine, The Wildlife Professional. This is a three-month minimum commitment, beginning in June, with a preferred commitment of six months.

Contact:  lmoore@wildlife.org

Responsibilities:  Duties include reporting and writing short news items and longer sidebars and articles about wildlife management and conservation, as well as photo research, fact-checking, preparing online materials and press releases, and some clerical work.  Hours: 35 hours a week (roughly 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.), with some flexibility to telecommute.

Qualifications:  Candidates must have a strong interest in journalism and wildlife science and conservation, with proven skills in reporting, writing, and online research. A Bachelor’s degree is required, as well as a background in science and some writing experience.

To apply:  Qualified applicants should send a cover letter, resume, three to four published writing samples, and the names of two references to lmoore@wildlife.org. The Wildlife Society is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes candidates from all backgrounds. Applicants may be able to apply this internship toward college credit; check with your department heads.

Interns:  It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class.

Paid internship at Kathy Schaeffer and Associates in Chicago

Title:  Public Relations Internship at Kathy Schaeffer and Associates

Location: Chicago, Ill.

Website:  http://www.ksapr.com/about-us/careers/intern for more information

Description:  Kathy Schaeffer and Associates, Inc. (www.ksapr.com), a growing Chicago public relations firm specializing in issues-oriented communications for corporations, associations and nonprofits that communicate about policy and advocacy in the public arena, seeks an intern to start immediately. The temporary position offers a chance for hands-on experience with writing, strategy, media outreach and social media.

Contact: Kim Pool at kpool@ksapr.com

Responsibilities:  Help produce materials for clients, including: media alerts/news releases
newsletter materials, media lists, conduct media outreach, participate in social media work for clients and contribute to brainstorming and strategy sessions

Qualifications: Outstanding written and verbal communication skills. Attention to detail. Desire and ability to work independently. Ability to meet deadlines. Knowledge of and experience with social media sites, such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube. All candidates must have completed at least three years of a four-year bachelor’s degree program in communications, journalism or a related field.

To apply:  E-mail your cover letter, resume and three writing samples to Kim Pool at kpool@ksapr.com

Interns: It is strongly advised that you enroll in the journalism’s department’s internship class. Read more here http://uofmpdi.posterous.com/want-an-internship-in-the-spring-important-in

417 Magazine seeks assistant editor

Title: Assistant Editor @ 417 Magazine

Location: Springfield, Mo.

Website: 417mag.com

Description: 417 Magazine is seeking an assistant editor to join their award-winning crew of editors and art directors at southwest Missouri’s regional lifestyle magazine. In addition to great writing skills, the job requires a complete mastery of meeting deadline, as well as the ability to make a strong contribution to content-brainstorming sessions. The assistant editor knows service journalism inside and out and has the ability to understand and practice in-depth reporting and literary storytelling when working on narrative features, profiles or reviews.

Contact: Katie Pollock Estes at editor@417mag.com

Responsibilities: The assistant editor writes monthly features and departments for 417 Magazine, 417 Home and 417 Bride. The assistant editor will help with layout editing duties and will help plan some 417 Magazine department pages.

Qualifications: The successful candidate has a bachelor’s degree in journalism or a related field and two years of experience writing or editing copy that pops. 417 Magazine is also interested in recent graduates who were the stars of their journalism schools. Experience with InDesign is a plus.

To apply: Send your cover letter, résumé and PDFs of or links to at least five published story clips to Katie Pollock Estes at editor@417mag.com. (Links or PDFs only; make sure file names begin with your last name.) You may also mail application materials to Katie Pollock Estes, Whitaker Publishing, 2111 S. Eastgate Ave., Springfield, MO 65809.

Whitaker Publishing offers competitive salary, health-care coverage, retirement plan, profit-sharing. To learn more about Whitaker Publishing, home of award-winning 417 Magazine, visit 417mag.com.

Stephens College Digital Media Manager

Title: Digital Media Manager

Location: Stephens College, Office of Marketing & Communications, Columbia, Mo.

Website: http://www.stephens.edu/hr/positions/

Description: The Digital Media Manager position involves working with internal and external constituencies, primarily in conjunction with the Admissions and Philanthropy offices to implement recruitment and fundraising communications. The candidate will work closely with the Marketing Strategist to implement and analyze online marketing strategies and work on initiatives across web, mobile, email and social media.

Contact: humanresources@stephens.edu

Responsibilities: Reports to the VP and is responsible for developing and implementing the digital aspects of the college’s marketing initiatives. The Digital Media Manager will use expertise in digital communications to ensure the college’s strategic goals are supported by effective tactics; create and maintain content on the college’s website, with backend support from the IT department; improve Search Engine Optimization and online ad campaigns; actively manage the college’s social media presence; develop strong and compelling content for the college’s digital communication programs; identify and implement new trends in digital media, marketing and technology; and perform ongoing measurement and evaluation of the ROI of digital initiatives.

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in interactive marketing communications or related field, or professional equivalent, is required. Experience with HTML/CSS and Adobe Creative Suite required. Higher education or agency background preferred. Candidates must have experience in digital communication and analysis, including interactive marketing, strategy development and Google analytics; proven results-driven approach; and thorough understanding of current trends and communication tools.

The successful candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented; a problem-solver able to handle multiple projects on deadline; a team builder with mature judgment; and a strong written and visual communicator.

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, references & samples of work to: humanresources@stephens.edu or Human Resource Office, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65215 and complete a Stephens College application.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued.

 

Stephens College, founded in 1833, is the nation’s second-oldest women’s college and is located in the nationally recognized college town of Columbia, Mo. Ranked #29 in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest, Stephens enrolls approximately 1,000 students online and on campus.

Marketing Strategist at Stephens College

Title: Marketing Strategist

Location: Stephens College, Office of Marketing & Communications, Columbia, Mo.

Website: http://www.stephens.edu/hr/positions/

Description: The Marketing Strategist position involves working with internal and external constituencies, primarily in conjunction with the Admissions and Philanthropy offices to create and implement marketing plans to guide our recruitment and fundraising efforts. The candidate will work closely with the Digital Media Manager to implement and analyze online marketing strategies, and work on strategic initiatives in media and public relations, social media, publications, website development, video production and advertising.

Contact: humanresources@stephens.edu

Responsibilities: Reports to the VP and is responsible for defining and promoting the Stephens brand in a multi-channel environment. The Marketing Strategist will engage in market research and analysis; create and sustain an integrated communications and marketing program that supports the college’s mission and strategic plan; collaborate with campus departments; and develop content and coordinate marketing materials for print, web and video.

 

Qualifications: A bachelor’s degree in marketing or related field is required. Higher education or agency background preferred. Candidates must have experience in project management and market research and analysis; proven analytical and creative ability to target messages to key audiences; and a thorough understanding of current marketing trends and communication tools. The successful candidate must be highly organized, self-motivated and detail-oriented; a problem-solver able to handle multiple projects on deadline; and a strong writer and communicator, with solid relationship-building skills.

 

To apply: Submit cover letter, resume, references & samples of work to: humanresources@stephens.edu or Human Resource Office, 1200 E. Broadway, Columbia MO 65215 and complete a Stephens College application.

Applications accepted until position is filled. EOE. A diverse community on campus is valued.

 

Stephens College, founded in 1833, is the nation’s second-oldest women’s college and is located in the nationally recognized college town of Columbia, Mo. Ranked #29 in U.S. News’ Best Regional Colleges in the Midwest, Stephens enrolls approximately 1,000 students online and on campus.