Loveland Chamber of Commerce

Posted on August 11th, 2010

Public Relations Intern

Location: Loveland, CO

Hours per week: 16 minimum; occasional event attendance

Application deadline: August 30, 2010

Job Purpose:  This position will assist the communications and events manager with the daily activities of planning and dispersing all print and Web communications from The Loveland Chamber of Commerce.

Duties:

  • Create and distribute marketing materials and collateral materials for Chamber events.
  • Writing and coordinating articles for the Chamber print newsletter, AWARE
  • Assisting with Chamber weekly e-newsletter and content creation.
  • Writing press releases and media alerts for special events, Chamber news, etc.
  • Assisting communications manager with media pitching and opportunities.  
  • Utilize multiple marketing outlets to ensure proper communication of events to Chamber investors and the public at large.
  • Assist with the maintenance of computer database of chamber contacts.
  • Assist with advertising campaigns for the chamber.
  • Updating Chamber print calendar
  • Managing and updating Chamber Web site with investor and Chamber news (daily)
  • Organize create and schedule release of all Chamber communications
  • Report on communication effectiveness and responses
  • Manage Chamber media clips and ad value report
  • Updating Chamber Wikipedia entries online.

Skills/Qualifications:

  • 2 years of education and/or experience in Public or Media Relations, Communications, Marketing, Journalism, or combination. 
  • Experience with Web-based technology and audio/visual technology for communication purposes, and strong computer skills including word processing and presentations.
  • Must exhibit competency in MS Office, especially Word, Outlook, Publisher and Excel as well as membership database.
  • Well-organized and detail-oriented.
  • Must be self-driven and able to manage long-term projects without repeated direction.
  • Experience with Adobe Illustrator and Photoshop a plus.
  • SEO experience a plus.

 Additional Details:

  • Intern is required to travel within the city of Loveland to distribute Chamber communication materials. Mileage reimbursement is available.

To Apply: Please submit resume, cover letter, and writing samples.

Attention: Nicole Hegg

E-mail:  nhegg@loveland.org

Subject Line:  RE: Public Relations Internship

Mail:

Nicole Hegg

Loveland Chamber of Commerce & Visitors Center

5400 Stone Creek Circle, Loveland CO 80538