Communications and Social Media Intern

Posted on November 13th, 2012

Position Overview:
The Communication Interns will work in direct support of the Assistant Director for Communications and the Guest Relations Coordinator in the Office of CSU Events. Interns will advance the messaging and branding of the CSU Events team through social media, the Web, print and electronic marketing pieces, and additional outlets.
Responsibilities:
• Work closely with the Assistant Director for Communications in development of event marketing and communications plans.
• Manage the department’s presence in various social media environments – including Facebook and
Pinterest – in support of events.
• Ensure departmental adherence to University guidelines and develop best practices for office’s social media efforts.
• Draft content for the CSU Events & Constituent Engagement website.
• Assist in development and dissemination of event invitations.
• Serve as liaison to University’s External Relations department.
• Write stories for Today@CSU and additional campus media outlets.
• Ensure departmental adherence to University branding and communications guidelines.
• Research best practices regarding event communications and marketing.
• Additional event- and communications-related duties, as assigned.

Qualifications:
• Current CSU student, available Spring 2013
• Willingness and ability to work with a team
• Strong work ethic and commitment to detail
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
• Proficiency in social media marketing
• Copy editing ability
• Creativity
• Sense of humor
• Preferred work commitment of two semesters or more (one-semester internships will be considered)
• Web design and/or website content management experience a plus
• Interns are eligible to receive course credit.
• Graphic design experience a plus

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by Nov. 29 to:
Brent Waugh, Assistant Director for Communications CSUEvents_Communications@mail.colostate.edu
Please include ‘SPRING 2013 INTERNSHIP’ in the subject line.

About CSU Events:
Blending experience with talent and innovation, CSU Events is the creative force behind many university-wide events, as well as the receptions, ceremonies and gala experiences planned on behalf of the Office of the President and other university leadership. For more information, contact the Office of CSU Events at (970) 491-4601, or visit: Advancing.colostate.edu/Events.