Opportunities 7.16.15

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pac-12 Network
Want to work and get paid working in sports production? Check out the announcement for Pac-12 Network under Part-Time Jobs at the end of this blog.

ASU Career Fair
Monday, July 20
2 – 4 p.m.
ASU Tempe
Memorial Union – 2nd Floor

Take advantage of the final ASU career event of the summer where organizations representing all areas of business, government, non-profit, engineering, and sports and entertainment will be in attendance to recruit Sun Devils for great positions. These career fairs are ideal opportunities for new graduates looking for employment and continuing students looking to get a jump start on career opportunities and internships.

Some of the employers recruiting ASU students and alumni at this event include:

Arizona Youth & Family Services
Belcan Engineering Group
CDW
Chandler Police Department
Cloud Software
Charles Schwab and Co., Inc.
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Industrial Solar Consulting
Phoenix Suns
State Farm
Target Corporation
Teach For America
Yelp
… and many more!

Journalism Workshop In Tucson
We would like to announce our September 26, 2015 workshop entitled “With Conviction: Reporting on Science in the Courtroom,” funded by a grant from the National Association of Science Writers (NASW) and sponsored by the University of Arizona located in Tucson, Arizona.

This one-day workshop, which will be limited to 50 attendees, is open to science journalists and science writers (both students and professionals) with an interest in the way science is handled in a courtroom setting.

Registration is $50 for regular admission and $20 for students. With funding generously provided by the NASW, we will be offering three $750 fellowships to cover the travel and lodging costs of three science journalism or science writing students.

Meals will be provided. Lodging is available, at workshop attendees’ own expense, at local hotels. We are in the process of arranging a block of rooms at the Tucson Marriott University Park.

Questions? Contact:
Susan E. Swanberg: swanberg@email.arizona.edu

INTERNSHIPS

Fall 2015- 12 Sports
12 Sports in Phoenix is looking for a student or two who can work Friday nights and shoot and edit highlights of high school football games. If you know how to shoot and edit, love HS football and want to be paid for your work, send your resume to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu

Fall Internship -3TV & CBS 5 The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists
Photojournalist Internship Program

If you’re a current junior or senior in college, intern in sunny Phoenix, Arizona at the local 3TV and CBS 5 news stations. 3TV/CBS 5 and The James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists are committed to developing photojournalism interns from colleges and accredited universities.
All of our interns receive the benefit of being assigned a mentor. The mentor will provide a platform to develop skills and experience. Our mentors will provide a learning partnership with our interns, and teach them all there is to know about the fascinating world of television and development of photojournalism (video) skills. Program will include traditional television news photojournalism, editing, sports – and more! This is a paid position (15 hours per week maximum schedule) and the student must be pre-approved for college credit. The Fall 2015 internship will run 15 weeks; September through December.

To be considered for an internship, please submit the following when applying to requisition JR00741 through http://www.meredith.com/careers Deadline to submit is August 1, 2015. EOE.
1. Attach a cover letter explaining why you would like to be selected for this internship.
2. Résumé of your current college and other related experience
3. Academic and/or professional references
4. A video sample of your recent journalism work
(Please limit to a total of 5 minutes and attach a web link.)

Our internship criteria require the selected student to be in their current junior or senior year in college during the term of the internship, have completed a journalism writing course and be interested in becoming a news (video) photojournalist. Prior experience with live video shooting and editing preferred.

The internship is located at 5555 N. 7th Avenue, Phoenix, AZ 85013. For more information about the stations, please visit http://www.azfamily.com/ and http://www.kpho.com/
For more information about the James Alan Cox Foundation for Student Photojournalists, please visit www.jamesalancoxfoundation.org.

Fall 2015- Arizona Department of Water Resources Writing and Communications Internship
Link to apply: https://azstatejobs.azdoa.gov/

The Arizona Department of Water Resources (ADWR), a leader in securing Arizona’s long-term water supplies for Arizona’s communities, is currently recruiting for a Student Intern position in the Director’s Office.

This internship is a part-time position and not to exceed 19 hours per week, at an hourly rate of $11.00

Candidates must be enrolled in school and pursing a degree in communications, journalism, marketing or related field.

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

This is a great opportunity for someone with journalism, web, outreach and marketing skills to work under the supervision of ADWR’s Public Information Officer.

Responsibilities include researching, writing and editing articles and assisting with publications. In addition the selected candidate will update and assist in the maintenance of the agency’s internet outreach information and social networking sites.

KNOWLEDGE, ABILITY AND SKILLS
Social media experience
Experience developing publications
Able to research and write articles
Knowledge and/or experience with web-based marketing activities (emails, social networking, marketing)
Proof reading and editing skills
Ability to communicate clearly and effectively, both verbally and written format.

Fall 2015- Phoenix is Hot Marketing/Communications Internship
Are you a self-starting student with the desire to make an impact in the community? Do your friends look to you on social media for the latest ideas and trends?

We are seeking a creative, motivated marketing intern to join our team of experienced economic development professionals. This PAID internship is an ideal opportunity to gain valuable, real-world experience at a successful, dynamic organization – the City of Phoenix’s Community and Economic Development Department.

Main Responsibilities:
 Implement social media and marketing strategies to raise awareness of the biosciences industry
 Manage and update the Phoenix Biomedical Campus website – http://www.BiomedicalPhoenix.com
 Assist with the creation, writing and editing of an online newsletter
 Research best practices & relevant data, then analyze, interpret and summarize findings
 Collaborate with team members to generate news content and track news stories
 Conduct outreach to businesses for research and marketing
 Demonstrate excellent seamless customer service, integrity, and commitment to innovation &
efficiency, while representing the City in a professional manner
Preferred Knowledge and Experience:
 Marketing, business writing and research, public relations and/or mass media design
 Use of the newest and most innovative forms of social media strategies
 Basic to intermediate knowledge of design principles for newsletters/web/other media
 Numerous college-level courses in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations,
business administration, public administration or related fields

Requirements:
 A positive attitude
 Creativity and flexibility
 Strong written and oral communication skills
 Basic PC skills and experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint and social media platforms
 Ability to work as a member of a team

Work Schedule and Compensation:
 Approximately 10 – 20 hours per week (flexibility with work hours Mon-Fri; 8am to 5pm).
 Estimated duration of assignment is August 2015 through December 2015 with possible
extension through May 2016.
 $10.00 per hour
 The City of Phoenix requires a standard security background screening before the internship can
begin.

HOW TO APPLY:
Please email the following items in a single Word or PDF attachment for consideration to ben.henderson@phoenix.gov by 12:00 PM (Noon, Arizona Time), August 7, 2015.
1. Cover Letter (one page)
2. Resume (one to two pages)
3. Three Professional and/or Academic References (include name, title, employer, phone & email
– one page)
Respondents that meet the acceptable experience and training criteria may be asked to participate in an interview. Interviews are tentatively schedule to be conducted the week of August 10th.

Fall 2015- Part-Time Social Media Intern Phoenix Marketing Associates
Position Description: Phoenix Marketing Associates is a full service marketing firm with a specific emphasis on PR and online marketing. Our company helps clients gain exposure to their target market on the internet through search engine optimization, website content creation, PR, social media campaign management and website development.

The purpose of the internship is to provide real world experience for a student to help him/her gain knowledge in marketing, and specifically, social media. The internship experience will help build skills and knowledge. This is an educational opportunity and therefore it is unpaid.

Social Media Job Description

We are looking for a web-savvy and talented Social Media Intern to join our team. This is a great opportunity for college students or recent graduates looking to gain professional experience. All majors are welcomed. This position will include work with Facebook, Twitter, Hootsuite, blogging, community development and management, social bookmarking, commenting, etc. The candidate must be able to think strategically as well as implement campaigns as directed.

Responsibilities:
• Apply strategies that use social media marketing techniques to increase visibility, membership and traffic for clients.
• Contribute content to clients’ social media channels. Tweet and post status updates on Facebook daily.
• Implement and manage social media programs as directed.
• Increase targeted Twitter followers and Facebook fans.
• Produce quality engagement with the online community.
• Suggest new and alternative ways to leverage social media activities.
• Monitor trends in social media tools, trends and applications.
• Appropriately apply knowledge of trends to improve the effectiveness of social media for clients.
• Strategize with the company on incorporating relevant social media techniques into the into clients’ products and services.
• Measure the impact of social media on the overall marketing efforts.

Qualifications:
• Some college
• Twitter, Facebook and Hootsuite (preferred)
• Highly proficient Internet user
• Knowledgeable of web and mobile technologies, standard concepts, best practices and procedures
• Social media tools and techniques
• Marketing (traditional, new media, guerilla and word-of-mouth)
• Technology
• Write keyword-rich blog posts and press releases.

Attributes
• Professionalism, punctuality and integrity are an absolute must
• Creativity
• Willingness to experiment
• Ability to deal with uncertainty
• Doggedness and determination
• Excellent writing skills and an eagerness to use them
• Excellent verbal communication skills
• Persuasiveness
• Ability to build and maintain great relationships
• Sense of humor

Pay Rate: Unpaid with possibility of hire for pay

How to Apply: Interested candidates can email a cover letter and resume (or LinkedIn profile) to Info@phoenixmarketingassociates.com.

EMPLOYER INFORMATION
Company Name: Phoenix Marketing Associates
Contact: Jason Jantzen
Phone Number: 602-282-0202
Email Address: info@phoenixmarketingassociates.com
Website: http://www.phoenixmarketingassociates.com

Defero Content Marketing Internship
Location: Phoenix, AZ
Status: Part time
Compensation: Paid Opportunity or Internship Credit Offered
Education/Experience: Junior/Senior level students with a minimum GPA of 3.0 studying marketing, journalism or mass communications.

ABOUT OUR AGENCY:
Defero is a digital marketing agency with offices located in Phoenix and Reno. We help brands create meaningful offline and online conversations with their customers. Current clients include Sun Devil Auto, Employers Insurance, International Market Center, Combat Bugs, Soft Scrub, Inventure Foods, among others. Each of our clients expect us to move the business needle towards their stated goals.

As Defero grows, we are looking for the right people: those that think strategically on behalf of our clients, our projects and our agency. From the detailed work associated with a particular client deliverable, to the macro strategies associated to the big picture goals of a brand, and everything in between; we want smart people that will fit into our culture who are willing to embrace what it means to be a “Deferoan.”

PRIMARY ROLE:
A Content Marketing Intern (CMI) at Defero balances modesty, humility and ability to work in teams, with the knowledge that he (or she) is a rockstar. A Content Marketing Intern will be responsible for a variety of critical activities such as content management, copywriting, copyediting. Specifically,

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: A CONTENT MARKETING INTERN WILL (in loose order of priority/preference):

• The CMI will also participate in the editorial process of editing content for grammar, punctuation, and accuracy.
• The Content Marketing Intern may be writing custom articles, blog posts, and social media for multiple clients, ranging from product overviews to employee spotlights-and everywhere in between.
• The CMI will play a pivotal role in collaborating with our Account Management team members to develop distinctive copy and “voice” for agency clients.

NECESSARY SKILLS: IF YOU THINK THIS COULD BE YOU, THE BELOW CHARACTERISTICS MUST DESCRIBE YOU:
• Be skilled in writing clear, concise and grammatically correct copy
• Understand the different language styles that appeal to various target markets
• Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Work well in a team and with a range of creative people
• Be able to work under pressure and manage workloads effectively
• Be highly self-motivated and well organized
• Be able to see other people’s points of view and take on feedback
• Have an eye for detail
• Possess good leadership, people and project management skills.
• High level of proficiency in oral and written English, Microsoft Office, GoogleDocs
• Sense of humor is required

THE REAL REAL:
Our Content Marketing Interns must be intelligent, efficient, self-sufficient, proactive, critical thinkers, creative, and be a team player. They also have to have leadership, ownership, detail oriented and be a little bit crazy. And of course, have mad grammar skills.

CULTURE IS EVERYTHING:
Work hard, play hard is so cliché; but we are incredibly driven, and incredibly fun people, so maybe we can throw it out there one more time. We’re all on each other’s team and support one another fully. We love food. We love to dance. And we are incredibly passionate about strategic, integrated marketing (read: we’re kind of dorks). We hate divas, egos, and bad attitudes, so negative Nancys need not apply.

PREFERRED REQUIREMENTS: QUALIFICATIONS OF A CONTENT MARKETING INTERN INCLUDE:
• Junior/Senior level students
• Marketing, business communications students preferred
• Minimum GPA of 3.0
• Active participation in professional organizations is preferred
• Ability to conduct himself/herself in a professional manner
• Up to 20 hours per week

Contact Sarah Hoodin

Fall 2015- Fingerpaint Marketing & PR Internship
Fingerpaint, a full service marketing firm in Scottsdale, is seeking a public relations intern for fall semester. Fingerpaint provides a fast paced and exciting learning environment in all facets of public relations, with a strong focus in real estate, education, hospitality, film & entertainment, and wellness industries.

Qualifications
• Completion of senior-level public relations or communications courses
• Ability to complete tasks in an independent atmosphere. While instruction and guidance will always be provided, applicants must have the ability to complete projects and responsibilities without constant supervision
• Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
• Proficient management of popular social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, Instagram, Pinterest and WordPress
• Knowledge of the Associated Press (AP) writing style
• Prior experience in an office or other professional setting preferred

Primary Responsibilities
• Develop press releases, media advisories, and release report documents
• Social media updates and blog writing
• Research, compile and update media lists
• Monitor various media outlets (online and print) for client news
• Update and manage editorial calendars
• Manage client clips and develop monthly coverage summaries
• Event support and office administrative tasks

Contact
Please send resume to Wendy Helle at whelle@fingerpaintmarketing.com by Friday, July 31, 2015

Fall internship- Gateway Community College- Student Life PR internship
Summary: The GateWay Community College (GWCC) Student Life & Leadership Department is looking for a public relations intern for the fall 2015 semester. The intern is responsible for the direct promotion of GateWay Student Life & Leadership through various internal and external avenues. This internship is a great opportunity to gain hands-on public relations experience. There may also be opportunities to assist other departments within the college, such as Athletics and Wellness.

Essential duties and responsibilities:
-Producing the Student Life & Leadership newsletter.
-Promoting GateWay Community College activities to students, alumni, faculty, staff, media and other members of the community.
-Updating the Student Life website, which includes disseminating pictures of activities and clubs
-Assisting clubs with various recruiting elements.
-Promoting the various clubs.
-Creating flyers for a variety of events promoting Student Life, Leadership, and Wellness.
-Other duties may be assigned. All duties should be executed within the spirit of public relations professional guidelines.

Hours, Compensation & Additional Information: The Public Relations Intern requires a one-semester (approximately 16 week) commitment. Work hours are flexible, and once determined, the intern will be responsible to formally request time off and place appropriate phone calls to designate absences or tardiness.

15-20 hours per week schedule.
Pay is $10 per hour, no benefits.

The intern will work directly with the Director of Student Life & Leadership and assist the various departments with a variety of public relations tactics. Thus, writing and other work is expected to be of the highest quality. Prefer juniors or seniors whose majors may include: public relations, journalism, marketing or a similar field.

CONTACT: Jessie Palacio
Director of Student Life, Leadership
palacio@gatewaycc.edu
602.286.8141

Fall internship- Cox Media Social Media
We have an opening for a social media intern this upcoming fall semester. The main duties for the intern would be:

-Writing and posting social media messaging on Twitter, Pinterest, Facebook and Instagram under our supervision.
-Creating images (processed screen grabs or photos from shoots) for social media posts.
-Grabbing and processing short clips from show’s QuickTime files for use in social media.
-Going out to Thursday night high school football games that Cox7Arizona is covering and posting social media from the live telecast.
-Working in Word Press on the Cox7Arizona website’s backend to upload images and optimize SEO.

This would be a great opportunity for a student to get some professional experience working in social media and content marketing. They would also be at the Thursday night high school football games and would get to be a part of the live sports telecasts.

We’re looking for someone that likes to write and is detail oriented. We can teach them how to work with images in Photoshop, process the QuickTime videos, and use the social media dashboards and google analytics tools that we use.

The rate is $10 per hour. We are looking for someone who can work between 12-20 hours per week.

Contact: Gretchen Burnett
Gretchen.Burnett@coxmedia.com

Fall Internship- Children’s Museum of Phoenix Social Media
The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is looking for a driven, skilled individual to contribute to our digital marketing team with a social media emphasis. Our mission is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them. With 35,000 square feet of hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for children ages birth to 10, the Museum focuses on learning through play, with emphasis on early childhood education and school-readiness.

Our social media intern will have the opportunity to learn new skills and make a big contribution in our Development Department by marketing a number of exciting projects, events, and fundraisers. Under the supervision of our Director of Development, and the direction of one of our Board members, our intern will create and post content on CMoP social media accounts, promote engagement, and grow our fan base.

Fall 2015- marketing and Communications Internship
Organization Overview
A public/private partnership, GPEC is the regional economic development organization for the Greater Phoenix metropolitan area. Working with its 22 member communities, Maricopa County and more than 170 private investors, GPEC attracts quality businesses to this dynamic region. By creating a high-performance economy through capital investments and jobs, Greater Phoenix companies enjoy a business climate where they can compete and thrive in today’s global economy. Since 1989, GPEC has worked to achieve an economically sound and sustainable region. For more information, please visit http://www.gpec.org.

Intern Overview
Marketing & Communications internship responsibilities may include:
•Developing content for marketing materials
•Creating and updating media lists
•Assisting with writing press releases, release distribution and some media outreach
•Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
•Helping to coordinate GPEC stakeholder events
•Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
•Social media strategy, updates

Desired Candidate Qualifications
Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however, individuals concentrating in marketing, journalism, communications, public relations or related fields are most successful. Candidate qualifications include:
•Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
•Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
•Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
•Open to giving and receiving feedback
•Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations

Internship Details
Hourly wage begins at $11.75 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer internships last at least 6 months (two semesters). We review applications on a rolling basis as positions become available. We are flexible in accommodating students’ schedules and attempt to schedule interns such that we always have an intern in the office.

Application Information: Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to hr@gpec.org.NO PHONE CALLS PLEASE.

GPEC is committed to the principle of equal employment opportunity for all employees and to providing employees with a work environment free of discrimination and harassment. All employment decisions are based on business needs, job requirements and individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion or belief, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national, social or ethnic origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status.

Fall 2015- Social Media Internship
The Arizona Game and Fish Department Information branch is trying to find an intern to help us with social media. While we have a fairly robust Facebook and Twitter presence, we know we’re only scratching the surface of what we might be able to accomplish with a talented intern. Bringing in a skilled student familiar with social media sites, blogging and Hoot Suite will help us tremendously. We’re looking for someone who can not only schedule and distribute our messaging on various social media platform but also analyze effectiveness, optimize search placement, help us select the right apps, etc. Is this you?

Contact:
Bill Andres
Information Branch Chief
Arizona Game and Fish Department
5000 West Carefree Highway
Phoenix, Arizona 85086
623-236-7223
BAndres@azgfd.gov

Fall 2015- Children’s Museum of Phoenix Social Media Intern
Job Description: The Children’s Museum of Phoenix is looking for a driven, skilled individual to contribute to our digital marketing team with a social media emphasis. Our mission is to engage the minds, muscles and imaginations of children and the grown-ups who care about them. With 35,000 square feet of hands-on, interactive exhibits designed for children ages birth to 10, the Museum focuses on learning through play, with emphasis on early childhood education and school-readiness.
Our social media intern will have the opportunity to learn new skills and make a big contribution in our Development Department by marketing a number of exciting projects, events, and fundraisers. Under the supervision of our Director of Development, and the direction of one of our Board members, our intern will create and post content on CMoP social media accounts, promote engagement, and grow our fan base.

Responsibilities
– Utilizes social media to engage with a community of fans/followers online
– Coordinates online marketing and advertising campaigns for the Museum’s Development Department
– Collaborates with internal departments on projects and assignments, curating content on all company social media channels
– Connects with influencers on social media accounts
– Demonstrates interest in social media and how media and communication strategies can continuously engage the online community

Requirements
– Organized and dependable, with high attention to detail
– Ambitious, positive attitude, and a desire to build a career in PR, event planning, social media and/or digital marketing
– Understanding of the public relations field and eagerness to gain hands-on experience
– Excellent writing and editing skills with a great understanding of English grammar and language
– Demonstrated knowledge of social media networking, social content creation/curation, and working across multiple social media platforms including Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram
– Skills in presentation and interpersonal relations
– High level of professionalism, be on time and meet deadlines
– Performs well in environment that values creativity, flexibility, enthusiasm, and adaptability
– Prefers challenges, new ideas, future focus, and fast pace

Contact: Samara Rhett

Fall 2015- Boutique PR
Local boutique PR agency looking for an intern to bring their creativity and enthusiasm to assist with a variety of projects. Tasks will include media advisory lists updates, research for story pitching, writing press releases and calendar advisories, event calendar postings and social media posts. A bonus if you can do website updates in WordPress.

Must have good computer and reliable transportation. Paid internship, 10-20 hours per week. To start asap. Email for details.

I work out of my home office in the area of 44th St. & Camelback and maybe we’ll work at a nearby coffee shop on occasion! Must love pets, I have a dog and two cats.

Sherry L. Butler | Sherry L. Butler Communications
602.703.3659 | http://www.slbcom.com | sbutler@slbcom.com
8390 E. Via de Ventura, #F110-126 | Scottsdale, AZ 85258

Fall 2015 Internship- Phoenix Home and Garden Magazine
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR. + only
Required: Strong grammar and writing skills
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Phoenix Home & Garden magazine, an established monthly shelter publication, is interested in journalism or English majors who would like to assist an editorial team on an internship basis. Our intern positions are available each semester and during the summer break. This is a non-paid internship.

Qualifications:
• Must have strong writing, editing and computer skills.
• Must be accurate, dependable and able to handle deadlines.
• Must be familiar with AP style and MAC computers.
• Must be available 10-12 hours a week on a consistent basis, between the hours of 9 a.m.-5 p.m., Monday-Friday (we prefer you split up the hours throughout the week instead of one big chunk of time).

Main Duties:
• Conduct research for upcoming stories
• Write copy (depending on abilities)
• Make changes to editorial copy
• Collect images
• Assist editors with various projects. Opportunities to “shadow” editors may be available.

Contact: Nancy Erdmann
nerdmann@citieswestpub.com

Location: 15169 N. Scottsdale Rd. #310

Fall 2015 Internship- Phoenix Magazine – Editorial
CLASS STANDING: Currently enrolled JR+; Previous experience with campus publication desired
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

PHOENIX magazine is seeking a pair of qualified journalism students for a writing- and reporting-heavy spring internship. Many of our intern alumni write for the magazine on a freelance basis.

CONTACT: Craig Outhier
couthier@citieswestpub.com

Location: 15169 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 310

Fall 2015- PR Internship R & R Partners
CLASS STANDING: JR+; Previous Internship experience required
HOURS: MINIMUM 24 HRS/WEEK (3 full days)
TYPE: PAID ($8.25/HR)

R & R PARTNERS Internship Program Overview As an intern you will become a member of Public Relations and Account Service teams while learning the basics of how a full-service marketing agency operates. The internship program will allow you to learn and acquire the skills needed to become a great practitioner. Through the course of the internship, you will: • Attend weekly PR team meetings to discuss ongoing projects and responsibilities • Interact with all agency departments • Have daily meetings with the Director of PR to discuss duties and responsibilities and priorities • Work closely with an PR Director, Senior Account Executive, Account Executive and Assistant Account Executive on projects for the agency’s clients • Take ownership of one or more individual special project(s) • Report to PR team daily and weekly on the progress of your projects • Meet various benchmarks established for you by the Public Relations team such as attending live shots, writing news releases, pitching media, measuring success etc. Public Relations Duties • Writing media materials (news releases, media advisories, e-pitches) • Targeted pitching (develop media lists, write pitches, pitch media, make follow-up calls) • Measurement/evaluation (help with monthly and quarterly client measurement reports) • Support client events • Perform research for new business prospects • Help to plan client events and schedule interviews as appropriate Account Services Duties • Assist with event coordination • Place media avails • Research • Help creative team stay on task • Work with vendors • Attend client meetings Expectations • Maintain attendance 24 hours a week – 8 hours per day Tuesday, Thursday and Friday (8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) • Assist PR Team with daily client activities and assigned projects • Attend internal and client meetings, as appropriate • Ask many questions and provide appropriate feedback • Maintain professional image and dress consistent with R&R guidelines • Answer phones and perform receptionist duties as required For the past two years, R&R Arizona has been ranked in the top 10 “Best Places to Work” by the Phoenix Business Journal. The Phoenix office has also been named “Best of the Capitol” for PR by the Arizona Capitol Times for the past two years. We’re also among the top 30 Best Agencies to Work For according to Advertising Age. This year we were named the No. 1 Advertising Agency and also No. 1 Public Relations Agency by Ranking Arizona Magazine. Our PR Clients include Walmart, Health & Wealth Raffle, Cox Communications (Residential and Charities), Presbyterian Healthcare Services, Arizona Grown, Fennemore Craig, Grand Canyon Skywalk Development, Maricopa Community College District, The Residences at Ritz Carlton Dove Mountain, and Valley
Metro. Adweek ranks R&R Partners among the country’s top 75 agencies, with 260 employees, $275 million in annual billings, and offices in Phoenix, Las
Vegas, Reno, Salt Lake City, Denver, Los Angeles and Washington, D.C. R&R counts a wide range of industries on our client list, from financial services, tourism, and public transit, to utilities, entertainment, real estate and, yes, telecommunications. We are an integrated marketing communications firm, which builds innovative brand relationships “Across all Audiences™” Combining such services as research, advertising, public relations, digital and government affairs, the firm is known for delivering results in ways clients hadn’t previously imagined. A world leader in travel and tourism marketing, R&R received Brandweek’s coveted “Grand Marketer of the Year” award for our Las Vegas “What happens here, stays here(tm)” campaign – the first agency ever to receive this honor. In addition, R&R’s work has been recognized as some of the best in the country and has been featured recently in the pages of The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Advertising Age, Brandweek, Adweek, Communication Arts and many other publications.

Contact: David Weissman
david.weissman@rrpartners.com
101 N. 1st Ave. Phoenix

Fall 2015- Boys and Girls Club of the East Valley
MINIMUM 15 HRS/WEEK
UNPAID (Must register for course credit)

Fall 2015 Intern Priorities
1) Special Event Marketing, Press Releases, Save Date Emails
a. Bids for Kids
b. BBQ & Blues
c. Guardians for Kids
2) BFK – calendar updates w/Magazines, Chambers, etc
3) Tax Credit Data Base – 10 year donor data base setup for Direct Mail/Email
4) Foundation Website Research as needed
5) Constant Contacts Data Base Updates

Special Event – Bids for Kids Auction-Dinner Marketing & PR
Event Date – October 10, 2015
1) Website updates, Web Banner, & other event graphics materials
2) BFK Program Ads from sponsors
3) Silent Auction solicitations & follows
4) Auction Catalog Proofing, Items, etc
5) Banners, Press Releases, Soc Media
6) Committee Mtgs

FALL NEWSLETTER
a. CEO Blog, Chairman of Board Blog
b. Donor Profile, Staff Member Profile
c. Special Event Update – YOY, BV, BFK
d. Other Spec Ev Update – Fry’s, AZ Gives Day, Etc
e. Club Kid Member Profile

OTHER Special Event Assistance
• Tax Credit Data Base – research 10yr tax credit list and create EM list serv for Tax Credit Donors
• Former Bd member List ~ build a list serv for EM blasts on events
• Groupon Grass Roots/Fry’s Outreach, etc

BGCEV Press Releases & Media Contacts
a. Send all BGCEV Press Releases out to Media Contact List / Update Media contacts
CONTACT: John Davis johnd@clubzona.org 1405 E Guadalupe, #4, Tempe

Fall 2015- Heard Museum Communications and PR internship
HOURS: MINIMUM 12 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID (Must receive course credit)

Administrative: Support Marketing and Public Relations Department initiatives by tracking and reporting media coverage, maintaining media lists, following up with media pitches and other duties as assigned.

Media Relations: Write media materials including news releases and calendar announcements for distribution to local and national media. Pitch stories to key media and secure placement in publications that reach targeted audiences, in cooperation with the Marketing and Public Relations Department managers. Assist with media relations during Heard events such as the Hoop Dance and Indian Fair.

Marketing: Assist in the development of collateral materials including visitor flyers, brochures, member invitations, event programs and other promotional materials for the projects assigned.

Editorial Support: Provide editorial support for projects as needed including proofreading media communiqués and collateral materials. Write feature stories and other copy for the member newsletter Earth Song, the museum’s website and e-newsletters to promote the projects assigned.

Publications: Develop articles for Earth Song magazine, the Indian Fair program, quarterly gallery guides, the website and e-newsletters.

Planning: Work with Marketing and Public Relations Department to assist with the development of integrated media strategies, budgets, communications messages, marketing programs and advertising campaigns to reach preset goals for the exhibits, events and focus areas.

Contact: Mark Scarp mscarp@heard.org
2301 N. Central Ave., Phoenix

Fall 2015- Social Media Intern- Ryan House

Ryan House
110 West Merrell Street, 1st Floor
Phoenix, AZ 85013

Opportunity: Ryan House Development Interns work on multiple projects focused on raising funds for the organization including special events, grant writing, research, database management, and gift acknowledgement.

The mission of Ryan House is to provide respite and palliative care to children with life-threatening conditions and, as needed, end-of-life care.

Responsibilities:

o Assist with all social media platforms and setting up social media calendars and schedules. (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn)
o Assist with keeping website up-to-date with most current events and news.

Qualifications:
o College curriculum in non-profit management, fundraising, business, or equivalent preferred
o Must have strong social media skills. Must be detail oriented. Proficiency in Microsoft Word applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook).
o Ability to work both independently and on a team.

Time Commitment: 16 hours (2 full days) per week minimum.
Training: Ryan House Volunteer Training
Compensation: This is an un-paid internship.
To Apply: Please email resume and cover letter to tmore@ryanhouse.org

Fall 2015- Writing Internship The Verbatim
Verbatim is a news website that aims to inform and engage. The goal of theVerbatim is to allow our readers to do more than just keep up with current events; our objective is to create an environment where our readers can interact, understand, and become impassioned.

We are currently seeking writers and contributors who are excited about spreading news, culture, stories, creativity and ideas. Those who write for theVerbatim will have the opportunity to come to us with any idea they want to explore, any story they want to chase.

Students who are interested can send me an email at skaras@theverbatim.com with their resume and one or two examples of previous work, although prior work is not required.

Fall 2015- City of Chandler Cultural Affairs Department
Position Summary
The Cultural Affairs Department is looking for an enthusiastic, self-starter who would like a semester-long internship that will result in materials for his or her portfolio. Be at the table and be involved in helping to development, organize and evaluate public relations and marketing campaigns for the city’s libraries and arts facilities, including the Chandler Museum and Vision Gallery. Duties also include the opportunity to assist in the maintenance of files and relevant research necessary for communications and marketing initiatives on which the student is working. This is an unpaid internship position for an individual interested in gaining valuable marketing and/or public relations experience for the duration of one semester.

Location and Reporting Assignment
The Public Relations Intern will report directly to the Information Specialist, who will provide supervision, direction and feedback as necessary. The intern in this position will work an agreed-upon portion of time (six to ten hours each week, preferably two to three days each week), as the intern’s schedule permits, from the Cultural Affairs office, located in Downtown Chandler. The intern’s time in the office will occur within the hours of Monday through Friday, 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m.

Specific Responsibilities
The Public Relations Intern will have some of the following responsibilities in their position as they relate to his or her internship plan, with the purpose of helping to fulfill skill and experience requirements for his or her course of study:
• Assist with the development, organization, maintenance and implementation of public relations campaigns and their collateral materials;
• Provide assistance with media relations;
• Assist with social media communications;
• Conduct research;
• Assist with the evaluation of public relations and marketing campaigns;
• Assist with other relevant duties.

Qualifications
Qualifications for the volunteer position of Public Relations Intern include:
• Education in communications, marketing, and/or public relations;
• Currently enrolled in a degree program at an accredited institution;
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and social media applications;
• High level of attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision;
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills;
• Interest in and sensitivity to diverse ethnic, cultural and religious groups;
• Commitment to the City of Chandler’s mission to “serve its citizens through teamwork, understanding and dedication in a professional and responsive manner.”

• Bi-lingual preferred, but not required.

Internship Course Credit
The hours from this internship can be used to apply to required internship course credit for students at the Walter Cronkite School of Journalism at Arizona State University, with majors in Journalism or Public Relations. Please inform the Information Specialist regarding current enrollment for internship course credit to ensure all requirements are met during the semester.

Supervisory Plan
The Public Relations Intern will work closely with the Information Specialist to develop, organize, and maintain various marketing campaigns and materials.

Deadlines for individual projects will be provided, and communication can be established via in-person conferences, email and/or telephone calls.

Time Commitment
Weekly hours to accommodate an individual schedule may be arranged with the Information Specialist. Adjustments to the schedule may be made as necessary, with advance communication.

Internship Benefits
The Public Relations Intern will gain highly marketable public relations and marketing experience in a professional atmosphere that values the arts and learning. As an intern with the Cultural Affairs Department, an intern may have the chance to get experience with events and community outreach.

To Apply
Please send your résumé to cynde.cerf@chandleraz.gov with Public Relations Intern in the subject line. You can read more about the Cultural Affairs Department at www.chandleraz.gov.

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

Washington Media Fellows Scholarship Applications Now Due July 22.
The application due date for the Media Fellows Program scholarship has been extended. Students now have until 11:59 p.m. EDT, Wednesday, July 22, to submit an application.

We will be awarding up to $50,000 in scholarships this year.

Open to full-time undergraduate students whose major or minor prepares them for a career in strategic public policy advertising research, management, planning and buying. These include, but are not limited to, mass communications, journalism, marketing (business or mass communications), and political science.

Applicants must have a minimum GPA of 3.0 in their major concentration.

Info and application instructions at http://tiny.cc/39wq0x

BEA 2015 Radio Show Student Scholars Program
To best guide and encourage students toward and prepare them for successful careers in radio, 135 college undergraduate and graduate students will be awarded registration scholarships to attend the NABEF/BEA Career Fair and Student Scholars Orientation on Tuesday, September 29 and the Radio Show from September 30 – October 2. Both events will take place at the Marriott Marquis in downtown Atlanta. Thanks to the support of 16 radio group owners, students will attend the career fair, conference orientation and a series of special networking events, entertainment and educational content geared towards young professionals – in addition to the conference’s management, programming, sales, marketing, advertising, research, legal and technology sessions.

Students selected to the Radio Show Student Scholars Program will receive:

-Complimentary Radio Show registration. The scholarship covers the cost of the registration only, travel and hotel accommodations are the responsibility of the student receiving the scholarship.
-Invitation to pre-conference activities including: NABEF/BEA Career Fair, Radio Show Scholars Orientation, mocktail networking reception and radio group executives panel.
-Access to networking opportunities and special events such as the Radio Show Kick-Off Party, Radio Show Luncheon, Marketplace Mixer, Advertiser Breakfast, Lunch in the Marketplace and Closing Send-Off.
-Announcement and promotion of the Radio Show Scholars will take place before, during and after the conference, providing exposure for the scholars selected.

More info and application instructions can be found here: https://bea.nonprofitcms.org/a/page/Radioshow

Applications due August 21.

Cronkite-Zocalo Fellowship in Santa Monica- Paid
The Cronkite School is accepting applications for student fellowships in sustainability journalism with Zócalo Public Square at ASU’s new Santa Monica., Calif., bureau.

The fellowships will be offered in the summer, fall and spring semesters with students working out of the new Cronkite School bureau in Santa Monica. Fellows will work up to 40 hours a week for $10 an hour, producing content for the Zócalo website and its media partners, and assisting with Zocalo’s public events. Students also may apply to receive Cronkite internship credit for the fellowship. Students will be responsible for arranging their own housing. The Cronkite School will cover the cost of travel to and from Santa Monica.

Zócalo Public Square, a project of the Center for Social Cohesion at Arizona State University, is a not-for-profit Ideas Exchange that seeks to engage a new, young and diverse generation in the public square through a blend of live events and humanities journalism. It partners with educational, cultural and philanthropic institutions to present free, non-partisan public events and conferences in cities across the U.S. and beyond and to publish original daily journalism that is distributed to more than 100 media outlets nationwide.

Fellows may be graduate or undergraduate Cronkite students with an interest in sustainability, energy, the environment and related fields. Duties include generating story ideas, identifying and working with Zocalo contributors (who include journalists, scholars and non-writers), writing and editing articles for the website, working with media syndicate partners, building audiences for journalism and events through social and other media, and assisting with the planning and execution of public discussions and lectures on current affairs topics. Fellows will work with a small staff of writers and editors who produce new content daily for the website and its media partners and who solicit contributions from diverse people whose voices would otherwise go unheard. Strong editing skills are a must as are curiosity and energy. The successful applicant will be able to generate story ideas off the news that provide a different perspective on current topics and write and edit for voice. Some evening work is required. Fellows may have the opportunity to travel to Zócalo events in California and around the country. A car is not required but is suggested.

To apply for fall 2015, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. Deadline is August 1.

To apply for spring 2016, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. Deadline is September 30.

To apply for summer 2016, send a resume and a statement of interest to: Cronkite Director of Career Services Mike Wong at mike.wong@asu.edu. Deadline is December 1.

CONTESTS
KCRW in California is doing a 24-hour “radio race” Aug 8-9 — they give you a theme and you have 24 hours to produce a radio piece on that theme. Prizes go up to $1,000.

Here’s the link to register and learn more:
http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/1751945

PART-TIME JOBS OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES
Are you a news junkie, multimedia mastermind and social media addict? If so, this is the program for you!

USA TODAY College is looking for the best undergraduate student journalists to join the nation’s premier multimedia reporting program! We want out-of-the-box thinkers, unconventional storytellers and passionate content creators who will shape the future of the media industry. She/he will have a strong understanding of what the USA TODAY College audience wants — and even the things they don’t know they want!

Collegiate correspondents will research, pitch, report and produce one multimedia story per week for USA TODAY College. The program is approximately 17 weeks long with participating students reporting remotely from their respective campuses. Their work will appear on USA TODAY and across Gannett’s nationwide network of 93+ media organizations.

These multimedia journalists must:
Be currently enrolled as an undergraduate student
Have excellent news judgment
Be able to write clean, tight copy
Have exceptional multimedia storytelling skills
Live and die by AP Style
Be social media savvy
Have original ideas and a driven, self-starter approach
Be comfortable working on and meeting deadlines
Have a finger on the pulse of what matters to Millennials and what’s trending

These multimedia journalists will ideally:
Have experience working with WordPress
Be confident and competent with all aspects of visual storytelling, including – but not limited to — Adobe Premiere, Final Cut Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe InDesign, still photography and recording/editing audio
Have headline writing experience
Be SEO savvy

Apply here by July 20 http://college.usatoday.com/correspondent/

Volunteer Writers for Political Campaign
Looking for two to three students who would be interested in volunteering their time to help write articles and newsletters for a partisan political campaign – Daniel Cassidy for Arizona LD24. If any students are interested they can reach me at danielcassidyforld24@gmail.com or call Sarah Sadler at 480-745-6499

Volunteer Parade Announcers
The Downtown Tempe Authority is seeking Parade Announcers for the Fantasy of Lights Opening Night Parade and the Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade. Both of these events are time honored Tempe traditions that attract 50,000 people to Downtown Tempe.

Parade Announcers will read from a script provided to them by the Parade Event Committee. Parade Announcers will be positioned on a raised platform near the crowd within visual sight of the parade route. All necessary equipment will be provided. Announcers shall dress comfortably to be outside, with a professional and festive appearance.

Event details:
Fantasy of Light Opening Night Parade
Saturday, November 28
Announcers arrive at 5pm. Parade starts at 6pm.
Announcers leave upon event conclusion which may be around 9pm.
Parade route is Mill Ave from Third Street to Seventh Street.
4 Announcers needed

Fantasy of Lights Boat Parade
Saturday, December 12
Announcers arrive at 5pm. Parade starts at 6pm.
Announcers leave upon event conclusion which may be around 9pm.
Event location is Tempe Beach Park.
1 Announcer needed

How to apply:
Deadline for application is 5pm, October 16, 2015.
The application is available by clicking here.
You will be asked to submit a recording of the sample script (see attached) with your application.

If you have any questions, please email events@downtowntempe.com.

Volunteer Writers Needed for Wildlife and Outdoors Publication
Love Nature, a new UK television channel, is launching an editorial website and we are looking for regular contributors. Writers would be required to submit a few posts a week, such as galleries, news stories, or more research heavy scientific stories.

The ideal candidate would have a strong voice, excellent writing skills and a love of wildlife and the outdoors. A knowledge of applicable science (Zoology, Evolutionary Biology, Earth Sciences, Ecology, etc.) is an asset but not required. If you are an amateur nature lover who spends your time watching David Attenborough shows and reading through /r/nature threads we want to hear from you too.

If you think you would be a good fit please forward your resume, writing samples, and a brief explanation of why you want to write for the site to charlotte.darcy@blueantmedia.ca.

Freelance Writers for Chandler Lifestyle Magazine
I’m looking for students to write for Chandler Lifestyle magazine. This could be an internship – although everything is done remotely. We could pay $50 for a 600-800 word article.

Contact: Meghann Sepulveda
msepulveda@lifestylepubs.com

Sports Writing- Volunteer
I’m looking for writers who would be interested in writing about Arizona sports for a site I’m an editor for. The site is HeatWaved.com and we cover the Suns, D’Backs, Coyotes, Cardinals, ASU and that school down south which shall not be named.

We are looking for someone who could write about any of the teams listed.

Contact:
Kevin Bonneville
Co-Editor for Heat Waved
(602) 421-4810

Pac-12 Network Live Sports Production
We are creating a new student production worker pool for the upcoming Pac-12 Network sports season. If you are interested in earning some extra money ($12-$15/hour), meeting sports production professionals and working ASU games, please follow these steps:
– Send a letter of interest and tell us about your sports experience as a player, a coach, an official or as a fan.
– List the sports in which you have keen knowledge and insight of the rules and terminology
– List your name, EMAIL address, phone # and the year in school you will in the fall 2015 semester
– You must be at least 18 years old to work these games.
– Send your letter of interest by EMAIL to: cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu by August 1.
Subject line: Pac-12 Network Pool

Freshmen up to graduate students may apply.

College Times- Freelance Writers
Sports Writer
College Times is looking for a knowledgeable, witty and concise sports writer to start at the end of summer and work through the school year. The writer will submit 2-5 short pieces (no longer than 500 words) a month and will have a hand in coming up with story ideas. We’re looking for a college student with great ideas, an extensive knowledge of sports and a genuine interest in writing. This is a paid freelance position. Interested students should email their resume and 2-3 clips to Breanne DeMore at breanne@timespublications.com.

 

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