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Habitat for Humanity of Tuscaloosa (HFHT) offers an internship for a PR student which will give the student experience in advertising, fundraising, writing press releases, creating flyers, promoting special events, and social media. Additionally, HFHT will make every effort to assist the student in “rounding out” his/her portfolio. This internship is unpaid, and the intern would begin immediately. HFHT is located at 1120 35th St, Suite B, Tuscaloosa, AL 35401.

 

REQUIREMENTS

  • PR majors in their junior or senior year, or in graduate school
  • Expected to work 5-10 hours per week during normal business hours

 

To apply, please email your resume to ellen@habitattuscaloosa.org by 10/1/18. The internship end date is 12/01/18.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the director of Education, Marketing & Communications with weekly and daily tasks related to articles
  • Write articles related to commercial and residential real estate as well as other sectors related to real estate

REQUIREMENTS

  • Basic knowledge of AP style
  • Self-motivated
  • Function well with deadlines
  • Know how to communicate effectively with stakeholders across the industry
  • Know or be able to adapt to real estate subject matter
  • Journalism experience a plus

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Assist the Director of Education Marketing & Communications with the creation of infographics to accompany monthly research reports
  • Create flyers and posters in support of ACRE events
  • Create compelling graphics for social media posts

REQUIREMENTS

  • Proficiency in Adobe Illustrator
  • Proficiency in Photoshop
  • Basic knowledge of digital media design

 

This is a paid internship. Applications are open. Email resume to cmoman@culverhouse.ua.edu to apply.

GirlSpring, a 501©(3) non-profit with a mission of empowering girls, is looking for interns to write/blog/vlog for our website, www.girlspring.com, an online community for girls ages 13-18. This is an unpaid internship, 15 hours/week, and is a great opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing website for girls. Girlspring.com offers a safe environment for girls to address pretty much any topic that a girl might encounter during the teen years!

Interns will play an integral role in the web team, and in the strategic development of www.girlspring.com. This is a flexible position, and most work can be done remotely. Most corresponding will be done on the phone or through email, however some help may be needed at weekend and evening events.

TOPICS TO BE ADDRESSED:

  • Things to do in Birmingham, especially relating to girls and women’s rights
  • DIY
  • Fitness
  • Food
  • Lifestyle
  • Fashion
  • Interviews with high profile/super cool girls and women (written and video)

**Keep in mind that while we want to address all of these topics, we ARE a girl empowerment website, and we embrace thinking outside the box!

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Contribute 2-3 blog posts, videos, and/or quizzes per week
  • Able to bring new, engaging, and exciting content
  • Follow social media calendar
  • Help spread blog posts on all social media platforms, in conjunction with our social media strategist.
  • Submit blogging ideas based on current trends
  • Respond to other blogs
  • Engage with readers
  • Engage in social media comments in real time
  • Monitor competitors and report (following the news / websites)
  • Blogger and brand outreach
  • Able to attend certain events including some weekends and evenings

REQUIREMENTS

  • Currently enrolled in college or university program
  • 1+ years of blogging experience, or excellent writing skills
  • Reliable and professional
  • Superior written and verbal communication skills
  • Own a computer (writing will be done from home)
  • Photography skills a plus
  • A plus if you know how to use Photoshop, WordPress, Google Docs
  • Social media savvy

Spring Application Deadline September 15 

Interested applicants should email Kristen@girlspring.com with a short essay, 250 words or less explaining why you think you would be a good fit for this internship. Please include a link or references to blogs you have written.

GirlSpring (www.girlspring.com) is a nonprofit organization whose mission is to empower girls ages 13-18 by giving them access to the resources they need to make better life choices, informed decisions, and ultimately lead better lives and be better contributors to society. GirlSpring’s main program platform is it’s online community for girls (website) www.girlspring.com.

The Social Media Intern will be tasked with increase visitation and engagement to www.girlspring.com, Instagram, Pinterest, and Facebook. The intern will also perform outreach about GirlSpring to online information outlets including blogs, social networking sites, and the online communications of allied nonprofit organizations.

The Social Media Intern will have the opportunity to learn how to create and implement online marketing and engagement campaigns. This will include learning about new strategies, tactics and tools in the process of working with a fast moving team and highly dedicated team of GirlSpring staff. The ideal candidate will be a self-starter with expertise in Instagram, and will be expected to develop creative and innovative ways to grow GirlSpring’s social media audience and the audience for www.girlspring.com.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Grow GirlSpring’s presence on online social networking sites (primarily Instagram, but also some pinterest and FB) by starting conversations online and nurturing online visitors into deeper levels of engagement on www.girlspring.com. An expected outcome will be higher numbers of “likes” or “friends” and ultimately increased traffic on girlspring.com
  • Develop relationships with relevant bloggers, providing them with information about GirlSpring and its offerings for girls.
  • Hours: Part-time/flexible (10-15 hours per week average)
  • Unpaid, but course credit may be available
  • Other duties may be assigned as needed

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Must be enrolled in a two-year or four-year college
  • Must be experienced with Instagram primarily, but also Pinterest and FB
  • Must have a passion for girls and women’s rights.
  • Must be an outgoing, personable, and articulate networker and self-starter.
  • Must be comfortable working in an environment where creativity is encouraged.
  • Must be web savvy and enjoy keeping up with new content-sharing technologies online.
  • Experience on previous online outreach desirable.
  • Experience using graphics programs such as Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator desirable.

To apply: Send us an essay, 250-500 words,  (jpeg, word, or pdf) explaining why you are interested in this internship and be sure to include some ideas on how to grow the audience for www.girlspring.com. Include name and contact information on the essay. Applications should be sent to Kristen@girlspring.com

Deadline to Apply for the Fall Semester is September 15
Telecommuting is an available option for this internship.

Tuscaloosa Chevrolet Digital Marketing Internship

Tuscaloosa Chevrolet is looking for three, digital marketing interns (preferably sophomores, juniors or rising seniors) for the 2018-19 academic year for a paid internship ($8.50/hr).

If you are interested, please send your resume and a copy of your class schedule via email to  katie@tuscaloosachevrolet.com by Friday, September 7 before 4 p.m.

KC Projects PR

One of Birmingham’s best boutique public relations firms is still accepting applications for Fall 2018 internships.

We are looking for candidates who are extremely organized, motivated, and hard-working. Candidates must have great interpersonal skills and be able to adapt to a fast paced environment. We appreciate a passion for presentation, social media and creativity. Applicants should have a college-level understanding of communications and the desire to learn more about the PR industry. Knowledge of Microsoft Office is required.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assisting with general daily administrative duties
  • Relationship building and networking with colleagues, clients, and the media
  • Working as part of an account team to implement media plans
  • Creating media lists
  • Researching and writing press releases
  • Tracking print, broadcast, and new media for ideas and coverage
  • Assisting in the strategic development of PR plans for all clients
  • Preparing and updating press kits, including bios, fact sheets, menus, recipes, press clips, and photos
  • Image resizing, cropping and minor editing
  • Scanning and archiving editorial placements
  • Social media content creation
  • Creating and maintaining content schedules

*Interns are needed 2-3 days per week. Hours are flexible; however, interns must be available a minimum of 15 hours per week. Internship is unpaid.

Please send resume to: info@kcprojects.net

PR/Marketing Internship

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Intermediate understanding of the game of baseball
  • Excellent communication capabilities, attention to detail, and ability to take direction
  • Strong desire to work in sports PR or marketing
  • Candidates with reliable transportation will be preferred

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • You will work 5 hours a week at the UA Entrepreneurship Institute
  • Create PR and Marketing Campaigns in cohesion with the Social Media and Writing team
  • Throughout the year, you will be in constant communication with your fellow scouts and supervisors through GROUPME and email.

PERKS

  • Join a fast-growing, diverse startup in the sports industry
  • Build a portfolio of your work in sports PR and marketing

 

*If you are interested in applying, please send your resume to barydecki@crimson.ua.edu

Growth Marketing Internship

JoyRun is a Silicon Valley startup backed by the original investors in Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb. We have hundreds of interns nationwide and we’re looking for more students that are eager to join our team! Be at the forefront of building a business!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit 10-15hrs/week & flexible scheduling.
  • Work with your campus team and Growth Lead to create and execute a marketing campaign that is unique to your school.
  • Identify and establish partnerships with organizations to drive brand excitement.
  • Execute marketing campaigns and promotions with local business partners.
  • Monitor key metrics and goals on a real-time basis.
  • Track results of all activities.
  • Propose and implement plans to constantly improve operations and growth.
  • Opportunity to grow into bigger roles!

 

To apply for this posting, click here.

 

Runner Marketing Associate

JoyRun is a Silicon Valley startup backed by the original investors in Uber, Lyft, and Airbnb. We have hundreds of interns nationwide and we’re looking for more students that are eager to join our team! Be at the forefront of building a business!

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Commit 8-10hrs/week & choose your schedule.
  • Earn money doing runs with opportunities for bonuses.
  • Foster relationships with in-app communities (Runner’s Club & Brand Champions).
  • Execute marketing campaigns and promotions with local business partners.
  • Monitor key metrics and goals on a real-time basis.
  • Opportunity to grow into bigger roles!

 

To apply for this posting, click here.

 

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