Publicity & Social Media Intern

Posted on December 6th, 2014

Position Summary
The Publicity & Social Media Intern will gain hands-on experience creating professional marketing pieces for University Center for the Arts (UCA) events. This individual will work with the UCA Publicity & Marketing team to publicize events through various media, such as the Web, print, social media, and additional outlets. This position allows students to expand their professional portfolio while working in a vibrant, creative atmosphere.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
• Work closely with the Publicity & Marketing team in development of event marketing and communications plans.
• Write press releases and special interest stories (performance reviews, student profiles, etc.).
• Assist with fulfillment of publicity calendar for UCA events.
• Manage the department’s presence in various social media environments, including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Tumblr.
• Attend performances and rehearsals for live performance reporting.
• Write social media feature content, including interviews with faculty and students.
• Proofread and edit projects.
• Assist with on-campus marketing efforts.
• Uphold college and university branding and communications guidelines.
• Additional communications, marketing, and event-related duties, as assigned.
• Current CSU student, available Spring 2015
• Proficiency in Microsoft Windows, and familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Copy editing ability
• Proficiency in social media marketing
• Experience with video editing and/or broadcast journalism a plus
• Ability to excel in a collaborate, team-oriented environment and work independently
• Flexibility to work during regular office hours and evening events as needed
• Strong work ethic and commitment to detail
• Interns are eligible to receive course credit

To apply, please e-mail your resume and cover letter by Friday, December 19 to:
Mike Solo, Publicity & Marketing Manager
Please include ‘SPRING 2015 INTERNSHIP’ in the subject line

About the University Center for the Arts:
The University Center for the Arts at Colorado State University provides an enriched venue in which the study and practice of Art, Dance, Music and Theatre are nurtured and sustained by building the skills and knowledge needed by future generations of arts professionals to become contributors to the essential vitality of our culture and society. For more information, visit