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Programming Assistant Internship, UM Museum

Posted on: May 19th, 2015 by ewrobins

Position Title: Programming Assistant
Department: UM Museum
Location: Oxford
Job Type: Part-time Internship

Job Description:

The position is designed to assist the UM Museum’s Communication Coordinator better serve the museum and community.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Oversee the membership data base
  • Strategically organize and manage over 600 paying members, both electronically and manually
  • Maintain current membership base through the prompt distribution of mass mailings, membership cards, and renewal forms
  • Making copies of all payments received and delivering them to the UM Foundation
  • Promote museum events through publicity on the Square, social media, and community email blasts
  • Manage all press releases and mail outs; file them into the museum’s publicity records
  • Assist the Communications Coordinator with all museum programming and facility rentals
  • Attend museum events including exhibit openings, art crawls, artist lectures and facility rentals
  • Provide assistance to the other museum departments as needed

Job Qualifications:

  • Student at the University of Mississippi with strong time management skills who can tactically organize
  • Adamant attention to detail
  • Ability to operate office equipment such as copiers, phone systems, and both Mac and PC operating systems
  • Advanced use of Microsoft Office for spreadsheets, word processing, database management, and other applications
  • Strong sense of self initiative to work with little supervision
  • Ability to work well with others in a multi-department work environment

Instructions to apply:

Please email Rebecca Phillips at museum@olemiss.edu with a copy of your resume.

Work Schedule: Based around class schedule; 10 hours/week

Scholarships for Collegiate Sports Journalists–Deadline: 6/1/15

Posted on: February 5th, 2015 by ewrobins

The Associated Press Sports Editors are sponsoring four $1,500 scholarship for collegiate sports journalists.

APSE, a national organization of sports editors, is awarding four scholarships to help motivate talented students to pursue a career in sports journalism. Collegiate sports journalists entering their sophomore, junior or senior years are eligible for the scholarship which will awarded based on the students’ journalistic work, their academic record, financial need, and geography. The scholarships will be awarded to students from four different regions of the United States. The winners will be chosen by the APSE scholarship committee, which is chaired by Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe and includes editors from all sections of the United States. Deadline is June 1.

Please have them include the following information in their letter of application:

– Personal: Name, address, age, phone number.

– Academic: A copy of the student’s collegiate grades.

– Financial: A brief rundown of the student’s financial situation, with regards to how he/she plans to pay for tuition.

– Five examples of sports journalism (usually stories but could also be sections the student has edited), using either links or PDFs.

Email information to Joe Sullivan, sports editor of the Boston Globe at Jtsullivan@globe.com with APSE Scholarship in subject line.

If you need to use standard mail for academic information, send to this address:

APSE Scholarship

c/o Joe Sullivan, Sports Editor

Boston Globe

135 Morrissey Blvd.

Boston, MA 02205-2845/

Marketing Communications Internship, Nashville — Year round

Posted on: April 30th, 2014 by elwalke1

LINK – http://www.internships.com/business/Marketing-Communications-Business-Administration-Assistant-I9352055

This is a paid internship.

Description
Marketing Communications / Business Administration Assistant

PURPOSE: Marketing, communication & administration for our company – Paid Training – Travel Opportunities -Management for those that qualify

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITY AREAS:
-Implementation of marketing plans, including product positioning, campaign strategies, and market strategy insights.
-Discovery of strategic business opportunities through cross function collaboration with sales, HR, etc.
-Marketing opportunity for revenue
-Provide product/service support in order to establish proper channels of information and communication.
-Responsible for branding, advertising, trade shows, company events and promotional collateral
-Work with management on projects dealing with media relations, business communications, success stories

CORE COMPETENCIES:
These are personal traits that will best help the associate to successfully perform the essential functions of the job.
Stress Tolerance – Job requires accepting criticism and dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations.
Judgment and Decision Making – Considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
Integrity – Job requires being honest and ethical.
Initiative – Job requires a willingness to take on responsibilities and challenges.
Leadership – Job requires a willingness to lead, take charge, and offer opinions and direction.
Achievement/Effort – Job requires establishing and maintaining personally challenging achievement goals and exerting effort toward mastering tasks.
Dependability – Job requires being reliable, responsible, and dependable, and fulfilling obligations.
Social Orientation – Job requires preferring to work with others rather than alone, and being personally connected with others on the job.
Attention to Detail – Job requires being careful about detail and thorough in completing work tasks.
Cooperation – Job requires being pleasant with others on the job and displaying a good-natured, cooperative attitude.

Candidate must be very articulate, have a sense of humor, easygoing, but very disciplined. We need a culture fit!

Requirements

-Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Business Administration, Communications, Advertising or Journalism
-Minimum (0) zero to (5) five years of relevant experience in marketing management with proven success, however we offer paid training
-Must have wide range of experience and understanding of the marketing including product positioning, pricing, promotions, market research, sales and distribution.
-Should be a proactive self-starter with the ability to work independently. Need strong ability to set priorities, solve problems, and be resourceful under pressure.
-Experience working with agency/client partners, exhibiting the ability to generate maximum return through effective marketing strategies and direction.

Local Multiple-Platform Internships

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1

Oxford-based Hottytoddy.com is seeking juniors and seniors for internships.

-Interns are required to submit a minimum of two stories per month
-Students must have a serious interest/experience in the following: writing, graphic design, broadcast, multimedia, photography or integrated marketing
-Students will be managed and adhere to the rules set forth by the news editor and student editor and coordinator.

Hottytoddy.com is a professional news publication and as such we expect our interns to perform to their best ability. We will train you, give you the tools you need to succeed and help you prepare for your field. If you would like to just freelance with us that is also an option we welcome. This includes any topic of interest that hottytoddy.com covers on a daily basis (from sports to entertainment).

Contact Victoria Boatman (Student Editor and Coordinator) – victoriaaboatman@gmail.com

Scripps Howard Internships — Offered Year-round

Posted on: September 24th, 2013 by elwalke1
Want to really ramp up your employability? The Scripps Howard Foundation offers multiple internship opportunities around the calendar and around the world. The highly sought-after internships are based in Washington, D.C.

Follow the link: http://shfwire.com/apply/

Journalism Internship Guidelines and Forms

Posted on: September 19th, 2012 by elwalke1

You must fill out the internship forms, submit them and verify that you are enrolled before you begin your internship.

You will not be able to receive credit for an internship you have already completed or for one that is in progress.

Download the forms here.