Communications Intern

Posted on May 9th, 2013

Job #99168

Mears Interactive (MI) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist marketing and communications efforts for our company and our clients. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of public communication in a successful online marketing agency.

Hours: 8 – 12 hours/week, preferably twice a week in the office. Up to 4 hours can be completed at home.

• Update and maintain MI social media presence and website, as needed

• Assist in planning, writing and managing monthly MI blogs

• Assist in research, writing and editing news releases, media alerts and other stories

• Attend weekly team meetings including follow-up posting to Basecamp, the MI project management software.

• Assist in research, strategy, editing and implementation of our clients’ social media, e-mail marketing and website content strategies. This would include social media posts (Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin), photo social and descriptions and captions(Instagram, Pinterest), email marketing articles, guest blogs, etc.

• Collaborating with staff on new ideas, directions, and venues for marketing and communications

• Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Journalism or Public Relations)

• Firm grasp of available tools and platforms in the social media space

• Must be computer literate (working knowledge of Word, PowerPoint, Excel).

• An excellent communicator, both written and oral

• Ability to communicate in a professional manner with both staff and our clients

• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task and meet deadlines

Start Date: Position open until filled, requires 2 month commitment in Lakewood, with an opportunity to extend the internship virtually during the fall 2013 semester.