Opportunities 7.29.13


Fall 2013- Tempe Leadership Web Content Intern- UNPAID
Tempe Leadership, a local non-profit leadership program dedicated to educating and engaging individuals in the Tempe community, is looking for a web content manager/designer intern to help update and augment the current Tempe Leadership web site www.tempeleadership.org. Interested interns will work with the Tempe Leadership Board of Directors to help re-focus the web site to share news about the program, program participants and upcoming events. Must have WordPress and web writing background. If interested, please email Hollie Costello, Tempe Leadership president-elect and marketing committee chair, at hcostello113@gmail.com.

Fall 2013 PR Internships- FleurComGroup
FleurComGroup seeks individuals with:
·Top skills in news writing & research
·Proficiency in social media – Twitter, Facebook and other outlets
·A superb can-do attitude; someone eager to learn and deliver real-world professional services

FleurComGroup is a marketing communications firm serving clients in entertainment, culinary arts, consumer product and sports/entertainment industries. Send brief cover letter and resume to: Cynthia@fleurcomgroup.com

Fall 2013 Journalism Internship- InMedia- UNPAID
InMedia Company seeks summer interns to work in our Scottsdale office. Interns will be primarily involved with In Business Magazine, a monthly publication distributed statewide with in-depth content directed to business men and women from start-up entrepreneurs to chairmen of large corporations. Interns will be given the opportunity to assist in a broad range of responsibilities on the editorial side of production, from researching and editing to writing focused articles and social media posts to proofing the designed pages. Published work is guaranteed. This is a great opportunity for someone who is interested in gaining all-around hands on experience in the world of publishing.

Unpaid internship
Flexible 15-20 hours per week.

•Knowledge of Microsoft Word
•Strong Attention to detail
•Ability to do simple research
•Experience in writing articles

Responsibilities will include (but are not limited to):
•Writing articles for the company’s publications, as assigned
•Collect and collate the calendar information for In Business Magazine
•Prepare the Index for In Business Magazine
•Input mailing list information into company data base (Subscription Genius)
•Prepare monthly newsletter in conjunction with monthly issue of In Business Magazine
•Assist with In Business Magazine website
•Assist with InMedia Company social media
•Fact check the editorial content of the publications
•Assist with copyediting and proofreading the publications
•Maintain an Intern Assignment Notebook

Please feel free to check out our website http://inbusinessmag.com/

Fall 2013 Internship – Arizona Bridge to Independent Living (ABIL)
TYPE: $50/Week Stipend
Journalist and photojournalist interns will be involved in a variety of assignments, while learning about the marketing, public relations and communication needs of a non-profit organization. Assignments will include news stories, press releases, interviews, event promotions and feature stories. Depending on the candidate’s interests and experience, interns can create ideas for material to publish internally to one of two web sites and/or to submit to media outlets. Word Press skills a plus. Photo/video students should have solid portfolio. Transportation required.

Virginia G. Piper Sports & Fitness Center www.spofit.org and Arizona Bridge to Independent Living www.abil.org are located at the Disability Empowerment Center at 50th Street and Washington.
Flexible hours.

CONTACT: Loren Worthington

Fall 2013- TGEN Events Planning Internship
The Translational Genomics Research Institute (TGen) Foundation would like to offer an unpaid internship to ASU students in the area of public relations, communications, and/or marketing. We are particularly looking for an upper-classman during the fall semester to assist our team with planning and executing special events, creating and updating collateral, exploring further marketing opportunities for the Foundation, creating a third-party event “toolkit,” and assisting with prospect and volunteer management activities.

We request that the student be available to work a minimum of 12 hours a week during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.). In addition, some weekend activities may also be involved.

CONTACT: Kristen Elnicky

Fall 2013- Video Production Maricopa County Superior Court- Paid
The Media Relations Department of the Superior Court of Arizona is looking for an experienced, creative intern to work alongside our Multimedia Journalist to create fun and informative videos for the Court’s YouTube page. You will be reporting on court processes and events both inside and outside of the courtroom, and assisting in managing the media during high profile court cases. We are looking for juniors or seniors who have already taken JMC 345 and are comfortable using Final Cut Pro. Candidates must have strong story-telling skills, in writing and shooting, with an interest in the justice system. This internship is paid position and requires 15-20 hours a week. Dress code is business casual.

To see examples of the work that you would be doing, check out the Superior Court YouTube page: www.youtube.com/superiorcourtaz

For more information contact Media Relations Director Karen Arra at 602.506.7570 or email karra@superiorcourt.maricopa.gov

Fall 2013 Internship PR/Marketing and Social Media/Digital- UNPAID
The Opportunity: Anthem Restaurants (Salty Senorita) is looking for 1-3 junior or senior students to fill the following internship positions:
-Public Relations/Marketing
-Social Media/Digital
Location: Scottsdale, AZ

It will be 15-20+ hours/week for school credit/ hours and days are flexible. We can work around school schedules/ schedule for Events TBD.

For School Credit/ Compensation is commensurate with experience

The Experience:
Interns will work in a fast-paced professional environment, creating and distributing content to all sectors of the media.

Duties include:
-Working under the supervision of the Director of Marketing and CEO of Anthem Restaurants
-Creating a unique a marketing/PR campaign for our company
-Composing marketing material: Fliers, Banners, Invites, etc.
-Pitching directed messages to our audience
-Writing and distributing Press Releases and Media Alerts to Media Contacts
-Upload and integrate with appropriate social media saites
-Implementing tactics and overseeing special events
-Promoting for events/specials
-Updating our Website
-Answering media request
-Attend: events/ concerts/ partner organizations
-Connecting with company employees about new opportunities to market and promote our brand
-Content writing for our Newsletter
-Building public awareness of our company
-Joining corporate meetings

To Apply please send email and resume to: Lita Patrick – lpatrick@anthemrestaurants.com

Fall 2013 Chandler-Gilbert Community College PR Internship- UNPAID
Chandler-Gilbert Community College is looking for a journalism student to help the Marketing, PR and Communications department with internal and external communications. The student intern will work with the department to develop a content news strategy and write a wide variety of communications for various news sites and marketing materials.

News stories, including video news stories, will be posted on a variety of channels including college and community news blogs as well as the employee news blog and sent to targeted local and national media magazines and newspapers. Topics will include:
•College and faculty accomplishments
•Student success stories
•College events and activities
•College programs contributing to student success
•How the college is responding to national trends in education

Writing may also support marketing materials including:
•Annual report
•Department and recruiting materials
•Promotional flyers
•Direct mail
•Website content

The intern may also work with the media services team on the development of videos that promote the college, its students, faculty and programs.

Knowledge/skills required:
•Working knowledge of Associated Press Style
•Experience with journalistic approach to writing
•Ability to research and write a variety of stories
•Familiarity with principles of good photography and videography
•Excellent oral and written skills
•Ability to interview people by phone or in person
•Experience in editing and proofreading written materials
•Ability to produce video news stories is a benefit, but not necessary

Send cover letter and resume to Cathy.Chlarson@cgc.edu or call 480-732-7030.
This is an unpaid internship.

About Chandler-Gilbert Community College
With nearly 20,000 students across three campuses, Chandler-Gilbert Community College is one of the fastest-growing Maricopa Community Colleges. CGCC offers 60 degree programs and certificates in some of today’s most in-demand career fields. Students can complete their studies and head directly into the workforce or transfer to a four-year university. CGCC also offers a variety of alternative delivery courses including online and hybrid each semester. Whether it’s on campus or online, classes are taught by award-winning, nationally recognized faculty who are focused on ensuring the success of students.

Fall 2013 Donor Network of AZ PR/Communications Internship- PAID
Reports to: Marketing and Communications Manager
Department: Public Education
Hours: 15-20 per week
Compensation: $8.00 per hour plus mileage
Location: Donor Network of Arizona
201 W. Coolidge
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Donor Network of Arizona Overview
Donor Network of Arizona is a community-based, federally designated, nonprofit 501(c)3 organization dedicated to saving and healing lives. Our work ranges from promoting organ and tissue donation to recovering organs for transplantation to supporting transplant recipients and donor families.

Internship Summary
The focus of the internship is to promote and educate the media and general public about organ and tissue donation and the DonateLifeAZ Donor Registry. This position will provide the intern with valuable, real-world experience. The intern will be considered an integral part of the Public Education Department, and as such, their ideas and input will be valued. The intern will work 15-20 hours per week during the current semester and he or she will be compensated $8.00 per hour plus mileage. The hours may be worked in any combination at the discretion of the supervisor and intern.

1.Assist with marketing DonateLifeAZ Donor Registry and Donor Network of Arizona’s Public Education programs to college campuses as well as the general public.
2.Assist with PR and event mailings.
3.Assist with the writing of press releases and other materials delivered to media, as well as distribution of such items.
4.Work with Hispanic media if bilingual. Speaking Spanish not required, but a plus.
5.Assist in coordinating registry drives with local community groups and companies to increase the number of registered organ and tissue donors.
6.Work with media on college campuses to promote DonateLifeAZ Donor Registry in order to increase the number of registered donors.
7.Write for the company newsletter, The Connection.
8.Assist with working on DonateLifeAZ’s social media sites, Facebook, YouTube and Twitter.
9.Log newspaper, TV and radio coverage and file clippings.
10. Assist with event set-up and breakdown as needed.
11. Perform other duties and participate in special projects as assigned.
12. Demonstrates DNA Values: Passionate, Positive and Eager

Must possess strong writing, verbal communication skills and have the ability to prioritize tasks and handle numerous assignments.

Majoring in a communication-related field and in good standing with the university.

Minimum Experience
0-6 Months

Skills Required (Machines)
Calculator, Computer peripheral equipment, FAX, Personal computer, Photocopier

Clerical/Administrative Skills required
Answer telephones, compile statistics, compose letters/memorandums, coordinate events, establish filing systems, input data into computer programs, maintain filing systems, proofread documents, research information, schedule appointments, use computer packages to prepare graphics, use desktop publishing software, use word processor to enter data to prepare documents. Knowledge of Word and Excel are necessary.

Physical Demands
Moderate physical effort (move/lift/carry up to 25 pounds), occasional prolonged standing/walking, occasionally lifts supplies/equipment.

Vision Requirements
Near Acuity: ability to see clearly at 20 inches or less. Depth Perception: ability to judge distance and space relationships. Accommodation: ability to adjust vision to bring objects into focus. Color vision: ability to distinguish and identify different colors.

Working Conditions
Occasionally subjected to irregular hours, travel required, occasional pressure due to multiple calls and inquiries.

Kris Patterson
Marketing and Communications Manager
Donor Network of Arizona

Fall 2013 Public Relations / Social Media / Marketing Internship- PAID
15 hours per week / Flexible Scheduling
Begin Date: August 22 End Date: December 6
$1,250 stipend and College Credit (when approved by your college)

Do you love writing? Engaging with people online? Influencing others?

The SPR Agency is a Scottsdale-based PR/SEO/Marketing company looking for public relations and social media marketing interns who are self-starters, consider themselves social media savvy and are looking to build their resume while working for a company that can offer plenty of experience. At the SPR Agency, you’ll use your creativity and mastery of the English language to put together and execute fun and effective social media marketing campaigns across a variety of platforms.

Training is provided.

This paid internship will offer you valuable real-world experience and help prepare you for a career in public relations and social media marketing.

A Public Relations / Social Media Marketing Intern must be:
* Able to write news articles and blog posts
* Familiar with social networks: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Foursquare, Instagram, Pinterest, Tumblr, WordPress, Google+, Yelp, etc.
* Able to create content for various web and print projects
* Able to add to branding projects with creative ideas, tag lines, etc.
*Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
* In possession of exceptional communication skills
*Detail oriented with superior organizational abilities
*Willing to work hard and be a part of our winning team

Skills that give you an added edge:
*Ability to take good photos with a camera or smart phone
*Working knowledge of Photoshop
*Some working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite

Please submit a resume, including classes completed or currently attending that pertain to this internship, a writing sample, your social media links and your top ten Facebook posts and Tweets, to christy@stevenspr.com. Call (480)235-1707 with any questions you may have about this internship.

The SPR Agency will review each applicant’s social profile as part of the hiring process. College credit may be available with consent of your college.

Please contact:
Christy Stevens
Vice President
The SPR Agency
(480) 235-1707
7201 E. Camelback Road, Suite 200
Scottsdale, AZ 85251

Fall 2013- Development (Fundraising) Internship- T-Gen Foundation- UNPAID
Job Description
Events and Operations Support
The TGen Foundation has an exciting fundraising internship that will offer the successful candidate the opportunity to work with the Foundation team on projects that will directly impact donors and engage volunteers. The TGen Foundation is seeking an outgoing, organized Development (Fundraising) Intern to assist the team with fundraising efforts in a variety of event and office based tasks including event management, communications and marketing, grant identification and submission, written solicitations, and research of prospective donors.

Duties and Responsibilities:
•Work with the fundraising team to develop appropriate strategies and timelines to increase event participation and improved fundraising results.
•Assist in making logistical arrangements for events, preparing progress reports as necessary, and creating collateral materials for all phases of volunteer driven events including invitations, web content, press releases, sponsorship materials, and other documents as needed. Experience in graphic design a plus.
•Support the online communication of the event through the website, email, blogs and social media.
•Assist in entering data into Raiser’s Edge.
•Maintain a calendar of events.
•Identify best practices among other nonprofit organizations.
•General office support including copying, filing and other project as assigned.

Skill and Qualifications:
•A committed and enthusiastic individual willing to work in all areas of fundraising and marketing.
•Strong planning, organization and time management skills.
•Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
•Highly organized with the tenacity to complete challenging projects.
•Enthusiasm and a “can do” attitude.
•A good knowledge of PC packages, particularly Word, Excel and PowerPoint. Prefer experience using Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and other graphic design software programs.
•Minimum commitment of 12 hours a week during regular business hours (Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.).
•Available to occasionally work evenings and weekends.

Please submit your resume to Kristen Elnicky via email at kelnicky@tgen.org.

Fall 2013- Rio Salado College – PR Internship Position- UNPAID
Rio Salado College is seeking a dependable and highly motivated student to assist with Public Relations responsibilities. A passion for news, social media, websites and events is a must. This position is an excellent opportunity to work closely with PR professionals and gain experience, in this fast paced industry.

PR Intern Responsibilities
•Work independently on projects that include; press releases, articles, blog entries, reports, etc.
•Maintain, contribute to, and initiate effective social media campaigns
•Assist with administrative duties, meetings, errands and other tasks as needed
•Receive hands-on writing guidance and editing to further your professional skills
•Support events
•Work closely with PR team to develop media campaigns and strategies
•Interview persons of interest for articles and stories

Minimum Qualifications:
•Possess strong writing, grammar and organizational skills
•General knowledge of AP Style, social media platforms, and Microsoft Office
•Public relations, journalism, broadcast journalism, communications or related major
•Self-motivated, with the ability to work independently on projects to meet deadlines
•Can take direction from supervisor(s) and work effectively in a team oriented environment

Desired Qualifications:
•Completed JMC 201 Newswriting and Reporting
•Experience in producing video news packages
•Desire to build a career in public relations
•Experience with Premier Pro or other video editing software
•Passion for higher education

Hours: 10-15 hours/week
Scheduled hours will be established upon acceptance. Event Attendance may be requested beyond regular office hours.

Please submit your cover letter, resume and 2-3 samples of your writing by August 8, 2013 to: delynnbodine@riosalado.edu.

Fall 2013- Broadcast Internship Radio Campesina- UNPAID
Overview of Role: As the Educational Programming Intern, you will be working directly with the educational programming manager as well as the hosts and producers to help design, research, and produce our educational radio segments. Our educational programming has two long shows – Despierta Ya, which focuses on helping Latinos understand the law and know their rights in order to be respected in their various industries, and Punto de Vista, in which the listeners call in and speak to the hosts as well as professional expert to discuss a variety of important topics (ranging from immigration rights, health, politics, national and community affairs and so on). It also includes short segments like news and weather reporting, updates on the United Farm Workers Movement, special holiday segments, Historias de Sí Se Puede, daily educational vignettes about different important topics. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience working in Radio productions and doing research, and also be part of our network’s mission to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the Latino community.

Department: Educational Programming, reports to Saul Madrid
1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

•Research the topics used for the daily educational programming
•Assist in writing scripts for the hosts
•Assist in recording, editing, and producing segments of the educational programming
•Interview locals for the segment Qué Dice la Raza on Punto de Vista
•Help re-launch the educational vignettes
•Analyze, evaluate, and gather feedback

Required Skills
•Strong Interpersonal/Communication Skills, comfort speaking to people
•Fluency in Spanish, Proficient in English
•Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Reliable and organized
•Proactive, goal-oriented, willing to ask questions
•Innovative, willing to think outside of the box
•Team-player mentality

Preferred Skills
•Bilingual Spanish-English is strongly preferred
•Experience with editing (Sony SoundForage) strongly preferred
•Previous media experience is a plus
•Previous production experience is a plus
•Community-Oriented with a sense for the local Latino Community is a plus
•Reliable form of transportation is a plus

Time Commitment:
•Afternoons, Mon-Fri
•About 2/3 days a week, 3/4 hours per day, or 6-12 hours a week.
•Internships periods run from: Jan – May; June – Aug; Aug – Dec

CONTACT: Rachel Sherman

Fall 2013 Broadcast Internship- Radio Campesina- UNPAID
Overview of Role: As the Production and Editing intern, you would be working with the production team to record, edit, and produce commercials, public service announcements, and promotional radio spots for Radio Campesina’s events. Radio Campesina is the third largest Spanish-format radio network in the nation, with nine-stations in four states and a loyal following of 500,000 daily listeners. Interning with Radio Campesina allows you to be part of more than just a radio network, but part of the larger movement started by community organizer and Latino activist César E. Chávez. Radio Campesina was envisioned as a community center over the airwaves, providing it’s listeners with entertainment, education, and important information to help mobilize and empower the community. As an intern, you will gain invaluable experience working in radio productions, and also be part of our network’s mission to enhance the social and economic wellbeing of the Latino community.

Department: Production, Reports to Adrian Bobadilla
1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034.

•Recording, editing, and producing different types of radio spots, including:
oPublic service announcements
oPromotional spots for Radio Campesina events
•Working with the production team to accomplish overall goals of the radio network


Required Skills
•Fluent in Spanish, proficient in English
•Proficiency in basic computer programs (Word, Excel, Outlook)
•Proficiency in using Social Media (Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Podcasts, etc.)
•Organized, reliable, with a drive to follow through
•Self-directed and self-motivated
•Outgoing, energetic personality

Preferred Skills
•Women with energetic voices are preferred
•Basic understanding of editing and production (VCreative and Sony Sound Forge programs) is preferred
•Bilingual Spanish-English is strongly preferred
•Knowledge of regional Mexican music is a plus

Time Commitment:
•Training on Mondays, work on Thursdays and Fridays
•About 3 days a week, 2/3 hours per day, or 6-9 hours a week.

Benefits to Intern:
On-site training provided
Involvement in major station events including concerts, festivals, live broadcasts, put on by Radio Campesina
Opportunity to learn:
•Radio operations and functions
•How to record, edit, and produce various types of radio spots
•Various editing techniques and how to use production programs – Sony Sound Forge and VCreative
•How to use SDS, the radio traffic management system
•Transportation vouchers can occasionally be offered if needed

Application Instructions:
Along with your Resume please submit a Cover Letter with the following details:
•A description of why you are interested in working with Radio Campesina
•A descriptions of why you think you would be a good fit for this position
•If you would like, feel free to share your twitter handle, blog address, facebook, or any other social media forms to help us get to know you.
Submit this application via email to volunteer@chavezfoundation.org or hand it in the hard copy to our office – 1440 E. Washington St, Phoenix, AZ 85034 – addressed to the Community Volunteer Coordinator.


James Alan Cox Scholarship- $2500
Founded in memory of James Alan Cox, a television photojournalist, The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists aims to provide financial support to student photographers of college age. Through a variety of funding, including equipment purchases and scholarships for college and technical school classes, the foundation’s mission is to expand educational and developmental opportunities for student photographers demonstrating interest, talent and financial need.

Type of Awards:
Five (5) $2,500 scholarships will be awarded to five (5) college or technical school students, payable to their school. Four awards will be for video work while one will be for still photography.
Starting in 2013, one (1) $2,500 scholarship will be awarded to one (1) graduate student, payable to their school, for video work.



ESPN Student Freelancers
We are assisting with crewing Utility/Grip and Production Assistant positions for ESPN during the upcoming College Football and Basketball seasons. Because we are always looking for new freelancers to work and gain onsite production knowledge, we reach out to Universities for their help.

These are paid positions and would be beneficial to any students OR recent graduates with Film/TV or Communications interest. They will be assisting with the set up and organization of the TV Compound with ESPN, coiling cables on the sidelines during the game, and handling audio & lighting equipment.

-All confirmed crew members must be 18yrs. or older.
-All positions are local hire positions, and are paid.

We will reach out to individuals directly for opportunities in/around the area. Please contact Tad Dixon directly if you are interested in these student freelance positions.

Kwokman Productions, LLC
Office: (949) 679-2089 x 507
Fax: (949) 679-2098
Email: tad.dixon@kwokman.net
Web: www.kwokmanproductions.com

KTAR has the following part-time positions open:
PT Technical director

PT News Editor

PT Web Content Editor

ASU Communications Specialist
Job ID: 64843
Job type: ASU Hourly [read program(s) criteria]
Job category: Communication/Public Relations
ASUs Institute for Humanities Research (IHR) on the Tempe campus is looking for a conscientious, dependable and self-motivated student to assist with publicity, marketing, and event coordination. Duties could include creating weekly newsletters, writing for the web, updating the IHR website and social media sites, assisting with events, and general office responsibilities such as photocopying, mailings, and responding to inquiries. We also hope to take advantage of your specific strengths and interests. This position will be 20 hours a week. For additional information about the IHR, visit http://ihr.asu.edu .
Excellent oral and written communication skills; Familiarity with office procedures and equipment; MS Office Suite required; Experience with web publishing software packages such as Drupal, HTML5, or CSS3 preferred; Familiarity with e-mail marketing clients such as Bronto preferred; Experience with event coordination a plus; Academic coursework or other demonstrated interest in the Humanities, Journalism or Communications; Motivated; Self-starter.
Hours: 20/week
Pay rate: $10.00
Job level: 107
Number of positions: 1
Flexible; Mon – Fri, 8:00am – 5:00pm. Occasional evening event coverage.
Location: ASU Tempe Campus

How to apply
Early applications encouraged will close the position as soon as we find a suitable candidate. Please deliver cover letter, resume, and three references to Social Sciences, Room 107. No emails or faxes will be accepted. If called for an interview, please be ready to provide writing samples.


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s