This webpage serves as a resource for C&IS students to search for internships in communication and media. The job postings are intended for all undergraduate majors and are for internships located in the state, region and internationally. No representations are made about the job postings included on this site. Advertisement of these job postings should not be interpreted as an endorsement or otherwise encouragement for students to apply for positions. Students bear the burden of researching all employers, and terms of employment, before responding to the job postings.

The Chamber of Commerce of West Alabama & West AlabamaWorks! is seeking a communications and marketing intern. Chamber interns gain experience in promoting not only the Chamber’s events, but also programming vital to the West Alabama community.

The internship can start immediately and an option for extension will be available at the end of each semester. Internship credit will be accommodated.

Job responsibilities

Assisting with internal and external communications initiatives, including

  • Print and online media
  • Website content
  • Social media content
  • Email marketing
  • Press releases and media advisories.

Assisting with promotion of the Chamber’s programming, including

  • West AlabamaWorks!
  • The Adopt-A-School program
  • The Chamber’s Training Series
  • Networking events
  • Public policy and advocacy events
  • Career Pathways using TransfrVR’s virtual reality for local high schoolers
  • Workforce related events/programs

Qualifications

Students pursuing a degree in a related field (Journalism, PR, Communications, Marketing, etc); possesses excellent written and oral communication skills; proficient in AP Style, social media marketing and management; graphic design, video and photography skills are a plus.

To apply, send your resume to alex@westalabamachamber.com & khadijah@westalabamachamber.com

Communications Internship

Session Cocktails is looking for a communications intern! The ideal candidate will be tech-savvy, close to graduating, in grad school, or has a degree who specializes in communications. The rate of pay will vary depending on the applicant and there is no deadline for the application (first come, first served).
If interested, please submit your resume to ccisga2@ua.edu.

Sports Marketing Intern
Definitive Sports Group is a Business and Legal Consulting Firm that advises current and retired professional athletes in their off-field business endeavors. They help athletes find their passions and turn them into reality. The intern will work directly with the PR and Branding Director, along with the Founder on social and digital media marketing initiatives, event planning, and other tasks as assigned. The intern can expect to earn experience handling a variety of client relations, business planning and key processes, event activation, and more while working for a premier sports management firm.
The intern will ideally earn class credit for the semester and be a junior or senior who is specializing in Sports and Entertainment Management on the PR track.
Application deadline: Apply ASAP as Definitive Sports Group would like to fill the position as soon as possible
Interested in applying? Resumes can be forwarded to Emily Clayton at eclayton@definitivesportsgroup.com.

Marketing, Research and Implementation Internship

Supervision.
Your direct supervisor will be the Vice President of Business Development. But, we are a small start-up, you will interact daily with our Co-founders, including the CEO and Chief Product Officer.

Compensation.
You will receive $1,000 at the midpoint of the internship and an additional $1,000 at the end of the internship for a total of $2,000 in compensation.

Key Responsibilities

  • –  Work directly with our VP of Business Development
  • –  Interact and have fun with our customers
  • –  Sign-up new customers on location (Boutique Fitness Studios in Birmingham, AL)
  • –  Teach new customers how to use our system
  • –  Administer customer surveys as needed
  • –  Keep record of conversations with customers so you can communicate them to our team
  • –  Meet regularly with our leadership team to communicate progress toward goals.
  • –  Help us synthesize the data and VOC collected and help design changes to our pilot along the way.

To Apply.
Please send us an email with your CV/Resume and tell us why you’re interested! Email: stuart@drinksumwater.com

Media and Communications Director

First United Methodist Church ● Tuscaloosa, AL

Purpose

We are looking for a creative and motivated follower of Jesus to serve as our Media and Communications Director.  This could be one or more positions responsible for the execution of videography and broadcasting as well as the implementation of church communications and social media relations.

Responsibilities

  • Record and edit videos for worship, announcements, and public relations
  • Direct the technical component of in-person worship services
  • Broadcast the online worship services to the church website and social media pages
  • Recruit and train volunteers to serve in the media ministry
  • Capture professional quality photographs for publications
  • Develop a marketing strategy with staff and volunteers
  • Oversee the appearance and dissemination of all digital and printed circulations
  • Collaborate with the graphic designer regarding design work and themes
  • Monitor and post to the social media pages
  • Maintain the church app and website

Supervisor: Church Administrator

Education: Bachelor’s Degree Preferred

 Pay: $30,000 to $50,000 depending upon full-time or part-time interest

Full-Time Benefits: Retirement Plan, Life Insurance, and paid Leave

Interested individuals should submit a resume and three references to amy@fumct.org

WordPress Developer

Job Summary

  • Designs, develops, and maintains desktop and mobile ready websites, particularly on the WordPress platform. Converts legacy website and CMS environments to the latest standards of coding and security.

Location

  • This job can be performed at any of our Alabama locations: Montgomery, Gadsden, Tuscaloosa, Birmingham.

Responsibilities

  • Designs, builds, and maintains Web sites, using authoring or scripting languages, content creation tools, management tools, and digital media.
  • Writes, designs, or edits Web page content, and assist or direct others producing content.
  • Collaborates with project teams to prioritize needs, resolve conflicts, develop content criteria, or choose solutions.
  • Identifies problems uncovered by testing or customer feedback, and corrects problems or refers problems to appropriate personnel for correction.
  • Evaluates code to ensure that it is valid, is properly structured, meets industry standards, and is compatible with browsers, devices, or operating systems.
  • Maintains understanding of current Web technologies or programming practices through continuing education.
  • Identifies or maintains links to and from other Web sites and check links to ensure proper functioning.\
  • Registers Web sites with search engines to increase Web site traffic.
  • Creates web models or prototypes that include physical, interface, logical, or data models.
  • *The company reserves the right to add or change duties at any time.

Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree
  • Experience: 2-4 years of related experience

If you are interested, please send resume with work samples and cover letter to brand@24c.co.

Parent and Family Programs Manager

The position of Parent and Family Programs Manager is integral to the success of The Westminster Schools’ advancement program. This leader is responsible for developing and executing programs, in collaboration with the Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement, designed to build and extend parent engagement in school life. The Parent and Family Programs Manager will foster and cultivate meaningful connections through creative outreach that effectively advances the priorities and mission of the School. This individual will provide guidance and support to the Westminster Parents’ Association (PAWS and PAWS in the Lower School).

Supervisor:  Director of Alumni and Parent Engagement

Supervisory Responsibilities:  N/A

Position Status:  Salaried, exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month

Hours of Work:  Days of work are Monday through Friday and the core hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.  Occasional evening and weekend work may be required as job duties demand.

For more information and to apply, head to https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=28330&clientkey=F51F1D2235C3D95357163F6DA7F2C001

Donor Relations Coordinator

The position of Donor Relations Coordinator is critical to the efforts of Westminster’s Office for Institutional Advancement (OIA). The Donor Relations Coordinator will provide exemplary support to a successful and growing donor relations program and support for the stewardship priorities of the fundraising teams securing philanthropic commitments to further Westminster’s mission. The Donor Relations Coordinator manages a wide range of administrative tasks and implements event logistics in support of the Donor Relations strategy, ensuring both efficiency and accuracy while strengthening the overall donor experience. The Donor Relations Coordinator will join a mission-driven, results-oriented, relationship-focused, and community-oriented team and will have the opportunity to work both independently and collaboratively on critical projects.

Supervisor:  Associate Director of Donor Relations

Supervisory Responsibilities:  None

Position Status:  Salaried, non-exempt, full-time, regular, 12-month

Hours of Work:  Monday through Friday; core hours are 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Evening and weekend work may be required.

For more information and to apply, head to https://www.paycomonline.net/v4/ats/web.php/jobs/ViewJobDetails?job=28328&clientkey=F51F1D2235C3D95357163F6DA7F2C001

BBDO Atlanta Job Descriptions

Hiring for full-time positions:

Assistant Account Executive

Account Executive

Account Coordinator

Strategist

Reach out to Lauren Herstik (Lauren.Herstik@bbdo.com). Find more information here and to apply, visit http://bbdoatl.com/.

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Assistant Account Executive

This person will assist the account group with all advertising and marketing needs for assigned account.  As the Assistant Account Executive, you will:

  • Work closely with the Account Executive/Director to implement all account assignments including digital, social, and integrated campaigns.
  • Strong ability to organize and work on multiple tasks simultaneously in a fast paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Have a very service-oriented and positive attitude.
  • Work closely with account team, planners & creatives to implement all assignments including brand and promotional marketing needs.
  • Manage projects for a variety of marketing initiatives including (but not limited to) TV, radio, digital and social media.  Primary focus will be on digital performance/lead driven marketing.
  • Provide accurate & detailed status reports, conference reports and other documents to the client.
  • Manage weekly status calls & daily priority status client check-ins.
  • Work closely with all agency departments to ensure on-time delivery of projects.  Additional tasks include opening jobs, creating action forms/relaying client feedback to creative teams, assisting with meeting preparation, completing traffic forms, managing billing of jobs.
  • Compile competitive and industry information for team and client review.
  • Assist with the client budget and monthly billing process.
  • Become well versed in the client’s business, products and goals.
  • Manage intern and oversee their workload, development and training.

Minimum Qualifications:
College degree or business equivalent. 1-2 years’ experience in advertising/marketing field. Advertising Agency experience is ideal.  Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Word.

Other Comments & Information:
We’re looking for someone that is extremely detail-driven, yet understands the bigger picture. Must be a motivated, proactive team player and have a genuine love of advertising.  Must be curious about the quickly evolving digital and social landscapes, staying current on the latest trends.

Must be well organized, detail-oriented and able to multi-task successfully.  Follow through and proactivity is critical on all assignments. Must be comfortable and excel at client communication.

Being able to thrive in a team environment is very important. Need to be able to take ownership and have strong accountability for all aspects of the work. Experience with all types of media preferred. Must be willing to work overtime.

Account Executive

BBDO has been in the big idea business for over a century and is one of the most awarded agency networks in the world. This success is the result of our obsessive focus on The Work. The Work. The Work and the belief the creativity is a true economic multiplier for our clients’ business.

About the role:
As a member of the team, the Account Executive will work as part of an integrated, multi-agency team that is developing plans that are, data and insight driven, and delivered across the full range of marketing channels. This person will assist the account group with all advertising and marketing needs for assigned client. Key attributes should include:

  • Work closely with Supervisor/Director to implement all account assignments including brand and internal company marketing needs.
  • Be able to absorb (over time) and talk knowledgably about complex subject matter.
  • Manage projects and ensure consistency for a variety of marketing initiatives including print, collateral, trade shows, digital, radio, social and content marketing.
  • Be well versed in your client’s business, products and goals in order to help define client objectives and provide actionable strategies to meet those objectives.
  • Understanding of what makes successful marketing in digital and social platforms, and have a voracious appetite to continue to learn/embrace new channels/technology
  • Provide accurate status reports, conference reports and other documents to the client as needed.
  • Lead day-to-day team activities to ensure on-time delivery of projects by developing and managing production timeline.
  • Work closely with all agency departments and partner agencies including creative, studio, production, media teams and clients to ensure on-time delivery of projects.
  • Manage client budget and billing on a monthly basis.
  • Compile competitive and industry information for team and client review.
  • Handle miscellaneous account requests and special assignments as needed.
  • Manage Account Coordinator and oversee their development and training.
  • Understand and analyze inter-departmental processes in an effort to create efficiencies.

Minimum Qualifications:
College degree or business equivalent. 2-3 years’ experience and education in advertising/marketing field. Proficiency in MSWord, Excel and PowerPoint.

Other Comments, Information:
Must be a team player. Must be well-organized and able to multi-task successfully. Follow through is critical on all assignments. Must be comfortable with client communication. Being able to thrive in a team environment is critical. Need to be able to take ownership and have strong accountability for all aspects of the work.

Account Coordinator
This person will assist the account group with all advertising and marketing needs for assigned clients.  As an account coordinator you will:

  • Have a very service-oriented and positive attitude.
  • Have exceptional communication, grammar, and storytelling skills (written and verbal)
  • Work closely with Account Executive and Account Supervisor in management of simultaneous deadline-oriented projects or parts of projects including brand and internal company marketing needs.
  • Be able to absorb (over time) and talk knowledgably about complex subject matter.
  • Assist in ensuring consistency for a variety of marketing initiatives including print, collateral, digital, radio, social and content marketing.
  • Be well versed in your client’s business, products and goals in order to help define client objectives and provide actionable strategies to meet those objectives.
  • Understanding of what makes successful marketing in digital and social platforms, and have a voracious appetite to continue to learn/embrace new channels/technology.
  • Provide accurate status reports, conference reports and other documents to the client as needed.
  • Lead day-to-day team activities to ensure on-time delivery and on-budget of projects by developing and managing production timeline and estimates.
  • Work closely with all agency departments and partner agencies including creative, studio, production, media teams and clients to ensure on-time delivery of projects.
  • Compile competitive and industry information for team and client review.
  • Handle miscellaneous account requests and special assignments as needed.
  • Manage any interns assigned to your team and oversee their development and training.

Ideal qualities:

  • Socially savvy
  • Curious
  • A maker and a doer
  • Detail oriented
  • Proactive – ability to roll up your sleeves and find solutions
  • No task too big or too small- going above and beyond to get It done
  • Strong work ethic, takes pride in the work, understands that each and every task is important

Minimum Qualifications:
College degree or business equivalent. Advertising agency account management experience with minimum 1-year digital agency or related work experience.  Client management experience strongly preferred.

Other Comments, Information:
We’re looking for someone that is extremely detail-driven, yet understands the bigger picture. Must be a motivated, proactive team player and have a genuine love of advertising.  Must be curious about the quickly evolving digital and social landscapes, staying current on the latest trends.

Must be able to lead and manage internal as well as external/outsourced teams. Must be well organized and able to multi-task successfully.  Follow through and proactivity is critical on all assignments. Being able to thrive in a team environment is very important. Need to be able to take ownership and have strong accountability for all aspects of the work.

Strategist

This role exists at the center of a larger strategic planning practice, where you will work with many teams (analytics/data science, creative, partner agencies) to deliver campaigns and platforms that connect with audiences, break through, and achieve business outcomes.

This position involves developing the details of comms and tactical plans and, in collaboration with other disciplines, initiating and maintaining the implementation of those details.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Lead in development of cross-journey, cross-channel plans that specify which channels to use to effectively reach clients’ target audiences
  • Own the development of detailed connections strategies and plans
  • Develop creative strategies & write content briefs that support social media campaigns, SEO initiatives, and ongoing content creation
  • Pull research to support the development of communications objectives, strategies and tactics
  • Facilitate the research and development of a customer journey framework that uses behavior change and analytic insights to move a customer down a path
  • Develop POVs on channels and platforms
  • Review industry trades for new sites, innovative and creative ad units and technologies as well as competitive information

What You Will Need

  • 4-5 years of relevant experience
  • Experience with strategic frameworks for communications planning
  • Experience developing cross-channel communications plans
  • Experience with 3rd party research tools like Simmons and client data sets like sales data or Google Analytics data, to define and segment audiences, find key audience and media channel insights.
  • Solid understanding of paid channels, including paid social, paid search, programmatic, partnerships, SEO, and their relationship to organic content
  • Solid understanding of key data sources and performance metrics used in Comms Planning, Paid Media Planning and Activation
  • Knowledge of social and digital analytics and reporting
  • Details excite you and you’re able to remember the small things and make sure they’re accounted for.

Green Acres Landscape 

*A Landscape Design-Build & Lawn Maintenance Firm*

Office Assistant Job Description:

  • Part time **will be flexible with school/class schedules**
  • Light clerical work to include filing, returning messages & emails
  • Social media assistance
  • Office errands – post office, bank, printing company, etc **will compensate and/or pay mileage**
  • Assist with business office needs – scheduling, customer interaction, **depending on experience & interests/field of study, may assist with Quickbooks**

For more information and to schedule an interview please contact Jennifer Lindsey Wilson at 205.242.1818 or via email greenacres.jen@gmail.com

WAFF 48 is searching for a creative Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate is someone who can create new, unique, and innovative content promoting news content in a competitive market. As Marketing Producer, you will work closely with the Marketing Director, producing topical special reports, proof-of-performance and image promos featuring our “On Your Side” and “First Alert Weather” brands. Great candidates excel at writing, editing and cinematography. You must be a self-motivator, highly organized and willing to juggle multiple projects; at times with short deadlines. An eye for detail and learning new skills is key to success. If you’ve wanted to create high-end, award winning content; with the right equipment and team, this is the position for you!

About Gray Television:

Gray Television supports local community interests by providing quality television broadcasting and exceptional service in each market we serve. Gray owns and/or operates television stations and leading digital properties in 93 television markets including the first or second highest rated television station in 85 markets. We are an unmatched broadcast pioneer that keeps getting bigger and better.

We constantly strive for excellence. Through upgrading to the latest technology and seeking new ways to stay on top in our markets, we focus on training and development of the best and brightest employees in the business.

About WAFF:

WAFF TV is NBC Affiliate in Huntsville Alabama, and the dominant broadcast station and digital operation in the Tennessee Valley. Huntsville is one of the fastest growing cities in the country.

Job Summary/Description:  

WAFF 48 is searching for a creative Marketing Producer. The ideal candidate is someone who can create new, unique, and innovative content promoting news content in a competitive market. As Marketing Producer, you will work closely with the Marketing Director, producing topical special reports, proof-of-performance and image promos featuring our “On Your Side” and “First Alert Weather” brands. Great candidates excel at writing, editing and cinematography. You must be a self-motivator, highly organized and willing to juggle multiple projects; at times with short deadlines. An eye for detail and learning new skills is key to success. If you’ve wanted to create high-end, award winning content; with the right equipment and team, this is the position for you!

The primary job duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

– Write, edit and produce News TSRs, Image, and Proof of Performance promos.
– Film talent in-house and on location including b-roll for projects.
– Attend meetings regarding ratings and research to help execute marketing strategy.
– Work closely with reporters and producers on special assignments.
– Engage the public during station events in a professional setting.
– Assist with internal and external media platforms including digital, social and radio.
– Compelling writer. Recognizes how to craft an engaging message focused on viewer benefit.
– Experience with DSLR cameras and audio equipment. In-depth knowledge of Canon C100 a plus.
– Advance knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, focusing on After Effects and Premiere.
– Familiar with marketing research. Understands the importance of targeting a specific audience.
– Ability to complete projects with little supervision and practice good editorial judgment.
– Valid Driver’s License with a clean driving record.
– FAA Part 107 Drone Certification helpful.

Qualifications/Requirements:

– BA in Journalism, Marketing, Film/Video or other related field is preferred. Can be substituted for 2+ years experience in media marketing, advertising, or promotion.

▶ Interested applicants can apply online at https://gray.tv/careers#currentopenings by searching the station call letters (WAFF-TV) and attach your resume

Additional Info:

Gray Television provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Gray Television complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.

Gray Television expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Gray’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

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