Opportunities 6.30.16

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Pac-12 Network Production Pool
Join the Cronkite School’s Pac-12 Network Sports Production Pool. These are paid jobs in sports production of live sporting events at ASU. Rates run $12-$15/hour. You must be in the pool to participate. See the Part-Time Jobs section for more details.

INTERNSHIPS

Summer or Fall 2016 PR Internship in Los Angeles or New York
CLASS STANDING: Sophomore+
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Elle Communications is looking for summer interns for both the LA and New York offices! We are a PR firm that represents a stimulating client list of non-profit, social enterprise, ethical and impact-focused brands and leaders.
At Elle, we believe there is a lot of good in the world and that we can use PR to elevate pioneers who are driving positive change. All of our team members are creative visionaries driven through passion and innovation. As a team, we work together to create the absolute best for our clients through the use of media relations, social media, events, celebrity seeding and product placement.

Elle Communications Internship Program is designed to give those individuals interested in hands-on knowledge and experience in the PR industry. Interns will collaborate on assignments directly with individual team members, learning from each task they undertake. Each day will bring forth a different project, and the environment will always be fast-paced and exciting!

Responsibilities include:

Managing individually assigned projects for clients
Building media lists
Conducting in-depth research of the media space
Collaborating on strategies for media outreach
Managing databases of opportunities and contacts
Office administration

Requirements:
Must have great research skills, eagerness to learn more about PR world, passion for working with social causes, and have some knowledge of the blogger/media space.

For more information, please email resumes@ellecomm.com with resume, cover letter, and a writing sample.

Summer or Fall 2016 Health Communications Internship- 2016 PAID
St. Luke’s Health Initiatives (www.slhi.org), a non-partisan public foundation focused on improving the health of Arizonans, is looking for a talented individual with experience in communications, marketing and/or event planning to serve as an intern. This is a paid opportunity ($12/hour). Hours of work are negotiable. The intern should be based in the Phoenix area.

SLHI has four priority areas of focus:
1. State Health Policy and Advocacy – over the past few years, SLHI’s emphasis has been on helping people get enrolled in health insurance through the CoverAZ Coalition (Coveraz.org), and looking at future healthcare workforce issues. This involves work with state agencies, chambers and broad coalitions of non-profits.
2. Healthy Community Design – Supporting innovations in community development and helping municipalities work on projects related to “health in the built environment.”
3. Helping non-profits get technical assistance and improve their capacity to operate more effectively.
4. Funding innovation grants and promoting broad, health-related coalitions like Alzheimer’s and Diabetes or working with place-based coalitions in Maryvale and South Phoenix.

Core Responsibilities
• Assist with research on best practices throughout the United States and other countries relating to health policy, health workforce, community development, healthy community design, nonprofit capacity building and a variety of other subjects such as community paramedicine and collective impact.
• During November – February, assist the CoverAZ Coalition to organize and promote special events aimed at fostering enrollment in the federal health insurance Marketplace and Medicaid.
• Assist in preparing policy primers on health-related and community development topics.
• Work with federal, state and local partners to organize and convene groups to discuss innovations and best practices.
• Promote distribution of our messages through earned and social media.
• Assist with webinars, convenings and presentations related to the policy work.
• Help develop a video “storybank” of individuals who have worked with our programs and benefited from them.

Skills We Are Looking For:
• Concise and clear writing skills
• Ability to research and understand a broad spectrum of public policy issues
• Social media experience
• Ability to speak in groups

For more information contact Suzanne Pfister, President and CEO, at 602-385-6500

Summer or Fall 2016 -Hiring Fashion Assistant Intern
Are you a classy fashionista interested in the fashion television business? Learn the ropes from a pro with 10+ years in the biz! Shadow a professional TV Host/Fashion Stylist each week! Pull clothes! Style models! Go behind the scenes of a major television station! Internship available for a student/former student who is hungry to listen and learn. This is an Independent Contractor position.

No prior television experience necessary. Must have a PASSION for FASHION! Ideal candidate can be male or female. Available every Thursday all day. 1 year commitment. Additional days and weekends as needed. Must be social media savvy! Current driver’s license mandatory with clean driving record. Able to lift 5-10lbs. Social & Friendly. Responsible. Punctual. Courteous. Fashionable and FUN!

Please email picture/resume

StayClassyTV
lisa@stayclassytv.com

Fall 2016- Marketing and Communications- Non profit
Social Venture Partners Arizona (SVPAZ) is offering a marketing/communications internship opportunity.
The internship program is structured to give an introduction to communications in a nonprofit setting. Interns gain experience in content creation and copywriting, event planning, media relations, social media and research. In addition to these, the intern may work on the newsletter for the organization. 15 hours/week. Non-paid.
Location: 2201 E. Camelback Rd. Suite 205B

Contact: Meghan Leatherman

Fall 2016- Make A Wish – Communications Internship- PAID
The Make-A-Wish Internship Program was developed for students to gain practical training and hands-on experience in the not-for-profit sector. Our hope is that your time spent at the National Office will illustrate your true passions, prepare you for a long and successful career and continue the great work this program does for wish kids and families.

Location: Phoenix, AZ
Duration: 16 weeks (Monday, August 29th, 2016 – Friday, December 16th, 2016); 20 hours/week
Compensation: $10.00/hour
Internships offered: Communications, Creative Services, Entertainment & Sports Relations, Graphic Design, Marketing

Contact:
Mackenzie Delph
Internship Program Specialist
Human Resources

Fall 2016- So Scottsdale
So Scottsdale, a monthly luxury lifestyle magazine covering Scottsdale and Paradise Valley, is looking for an intern to assist the editor-in-chief. The intern will report directly to the editor-in-chief. The magazine’s content spans fashion, culture, food, beverage, local events, philanthropic events, travel, beauty, and profiles on community individuals. The staff works remotely so an intern would be working from home with occasional meetings at places such as coffee shops.

This is a great opportunity for someone interested in magazine publishing and will provide first-hand experience on the magazine production cycle and the many moving parts required to put together each issue. You’ll get experience in writing, editing and proofreading – all under tight deadlines. This is especially ideal for someone passionate the above-mentioned subjects, and you’ll get a great understanding of a niche, high-end market as well as exposure to many impactful Valley people and organizations (i.e., this is also a great opportunity for networking). Beyond that, you’ll get a byline in a well-known luxury magazine.

Requirements:
– Because the internship is remote, the intern must have high integrity and work ethic as they will be working autonomously.
– Detail-oriented
– Highly self-motivated
– Able to work under very quick deadlines and juggle many moving parts (the editor-in-chief is responsible for 40 pieces of content every month, much of which will also be worked on by the intern)
– Creativity and skilled writing ability
– Impeccable grammar, spelling and punctuation
– Adhere to AP Style guidelines

Responsibilities include:
– First round edit on content (amount will be deemed by editor-in-chief). This includes proofreading, fact-checking (verifying info on websites and verifying phone numbers), editing using track changes, and coming up with head/deck/subheads where applicable
– Writing select content assigned by the editor-in-chief
– Assist with editorial planning, which will include researching major upcoming events, qualified candidates to profile, industry trends (culinary, fashion, etc.) and discussing with editor-in-chief
– May have the opportunity to coordinate photoshoots, both for events we cover and for people who are profiled
– The opportunity to represent the magazine at select local events with the editor-in-chief

Contact: Chelsea Young

Fall 2016- Sports Writing Internship
RealSport Media are looking for sports journalism students to intern remotely for the company during the 2016 summer months. Candidates can continue to contribute to the website once the summer period has ended. There will be room for growth within the company for the correct candidates following the summer months.

Qualifications / Role Description
– We are looking for journalism students who are passionate about sports and who would like to pursue a career in sports journalism.
– The role will include contributing articles to our website about various sports. Articles can either be news, opinion based and/or analysis pieces.
– The desired sports include but are not limited to: American Football (NFL and NCAAF), MLB, NHL, basketball (NBA and NCAAB), Soccer (League and International), UFC/MMA, Wrestling, Tennis, Golf, Rugby, eSports, Olympic Sports.
What we offer
– RealSport is an accredited sporting news website featuring on both Google News and Newsnow.
– This opportunity will offer the candidate the ability to build their writing portfolio along with
adding our accredited news site to their resume.
– Our website is currently getting 500k unique monthly users and growing as the site expands. We
offer the chance for our contributors to get their sporting voice/opinion out to our global user
base while building a name for themselves in the sporting journalism world.
– This is an unpaid role but for the right candidates there is room for growth within the company
which will become a remunerated position.

If interested, please contact kyle@realsport101.com for more information.

Summer or Fall 2016 -Release the Fear Marketing Internship
At Release the Fear Marketing intern(s) will not be getting coffee or filing documents (unless they want coffee or need to file their own documents). Our intern will be elbow deep in planning and execution, and gaining valuable, measurable, relatable, real world experience.

Working directly with the head of Marketing, they will have the opportunity to be integral in building the elements of a campaign from the ground up, beginning with brand development, strategy, logo design, key messaging, collateral design, and copywriting. Next will be identifying market and marketing channels and development of targeted campaigns by channel, key promotions designed to reach target markets effectively and persuasively. Building media relationships, developing and executing media buys, and using their creative savvy to leverage cross promotional media promotions with smart partners.

They will work in tandem with several departments like sales and PR/social media to ensure each has the elements and collateral they need to be successful, while maintaining brand consistency.

PR/Social Media Intern
The PR/Social media interns will have a solid understanding of PR principals, how to write effective press releases, who to send them to, how to follow up, and how to build successful relationships with the media, key editors, writers, bloggers, and community influencers, with the goal of heightening our organization’s visibility and voice in the community. You know how to leverage our strengths to land our unfair share of positive unpaid media exposure!

The interns will also have a solid working knowledge of the various platforms, including but not limited to: Facebook, Twitter, IG, Snapchat and Periscope. They will be responsible for messaging in keeping with marketing initiatives, building social media followers and creating an environment of active and open dialog between followers and the organization.

The interns will work in tandem with the marketing department at all times, ensuring consistency and continuity of messaging.

Contact: Robert Miley

Fall 2016- Green Living Magazine
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Freshman- Graduate Student
HOURS: MINIMUM 10-20 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

Green Living magazine, Arizona’s only premiere eco-conscious lifestyle magazine, is looking for energetic writing and research interns. This is a great opportunity to get published and break into the green media market! This position is an unpaid internship but can count towards school credit.

The Job:
• Work directly with the Associate Editor and writers
• Gather content for beats in the magazine
• Write feature articles to be published in the magazine and online
• Write blogs and blurbs for social media and online
• Research future content
• Build library of content on all topics relating to green
• Attend and help work booths at various events to promote the magazine and its message

Qualifications:
• Writing and editing skills
• Research-oriented
• Must have laptop and smartphone

Contact: Amanda Harvey
Location: 7575 E. Redfield Rd. suite 219, Scottsdale

Fall 2016- Phoenix Magazine – Photo
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: Freshman to Graduate Student
Required: Own transportation, a digital camera and a portfolio of their best work (10 or so images);
Must have access to a DSLR camera and photography experience and a means transportation

HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID

We will be interviewing for two interns, a Photography intern and a Digital Publishing intern. The Photography intern will work out in the field on various photography assignments, as needed. Proficient photography skills and owning a DSLR camera, and a reliable means of transportation is a must for this position.

The Digital Publishing intern will work within the PHOENIX magazine office 2x a week and help with video editing, production of online editions and other digital products. This will require knowledge of Adobe Premiere Pro, a high comfort level for using online technologies (we will teach how to use these programs) and a fine attention to detail.

CONTACT: Mirelle Inglefield
Location: 15169 N. Scottsdale Rd., Ste. 310

Fall 2016- Arizona Foothills Magazine
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: JR+
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID
This internship gives students great hands-on experience in content creation for a local luxury lifestyle publication. Tasks involved include (but are not limited to):
– Writing for AZFoothills.com with a focus on the Best of Our Valley section
– Content collaborations with Valley-based tastemakers, trendsetters, and favorites
– Social media content creation and management
– Optional participation in special events related to Arizona Foothills
– Students with photography and/or video skills in addition to writing will be considered for special projects
portfolio clips available.

Contact: Karah Van Kammen
Location: 8132 N. 87th Place, Scottsdale, AZ 85258

SCHOLARSHIPS AND FELLOWSHIPS

RTDNA Scholarships
June 30 is the last day to apply for RTDNA scholarships. Since 1972, RTDNF has awarded more than $1 million in scholarships and fellowships to more than 500 young journalists as part of its mission as the educational arm of RTDNA. Recipients have gone on enjoy careers from reporter, anchor, and news director to White House speechwriter, media regulatory attorney, and journalism educator. Several have served as RTDNA board members and many are Murrow Award winners. Fellowships are open to professional broadcast or digital journalists with fewer than 10 years of experience. Scholarships are open to college students pursuing careers in radio, television, or digital journalism. Winners must be officially enrolled, full-time sophomores. juniors or seniors in good standing. Scholarship and fellowship winners are also invited to attend the Excellence in Journalism conference. The application period will open in February of 2016 and scholarships will be awarded in December for the 2016-2017 academic year. – See more at scholarships.

PART-TIME MEDIA/COMMUNICATIONS WORK OR VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITIES

Pac-12 Network Production Pool
Join the Cronkite School’s Pac-12 Network Sports Production Pool. These are paid jobs in sports production of live sporting events at ASU. Rates run $12-$15/hour. You must be in the pool to participate. In the fall, the Pac-12 Network will hire students from the production pool to cover football, soccer, volleyball and basketball. In the spring, you will work basketball, baseball, softball, gymnastics and maybe even track & field or tennis. It’s fun, but’s its hard work. You make connections in the field as well and get paid for it.

If you’re interested, send an EMAIL to cronkitecareerservices@asu.edu with the following information: (1) Year in School as of fall 2016 semester (2) Mobile phone number (3) EMAIL address (4) Sports you have played, coached, officiated, watched and know the rules and terminology backward and forward (5) TV production experience

In the subject line of your EMAIL use “PAC-12 POOL.” Send your information by August 1 to be considered for the production pool.

MyLocalNews- PAID
Paid and non-paid writing positions available. My Local News is looking for part time content reporters for the 15+ Arizona community weekly newsletters that we produce. We have both paid ($11.00 per hour) and unpaid positions available for the Fall semester. Interested students should look over the site and contact Joseph Lewis for more information.

Swift Transportation- Marketing PAID ($14-$17/hour DOE)
Swift Transportation is offering has a paid opportunity in our marketing department. The position will provide support in driver recruitment, marketing, lead generation and building brand equity through digital media platforms, including but not limited to the company’s main website, social media sites (owned and not owned assets), and other priority projects. Focus on drafting, designing, sharing and publishing content to convey intended messages accurately and succinctly through editorial and visual mechanisms, specifically our social media and digital channels. Assist in the implementation and maintenance of social media policies, while ensuring compliance.

Create and post approved content for Swift’s main website (swifttrans.com), social media sites and other priority projects; update existing content, and manage community. Assist organization in the response to crises through social media means/platforms. Manage community

Ensure accuracy and quality of posted content; proof website and social media postings and check web links for appropriate functionality. Ensure content aligns with and reflects Swift’s guiding principles and current goals and priorities; conduct appropriate research when needed. Collaborate with designated personnel to achieve social media goals and daily production; assist the company in remaining a leader in the industry.

Draft, recommend and provide updates for social media policies, standards and guidelines; implement approved policies/changes and lead appropriate distribution to internal department personnel and leadership. Assist in working closely with leadership to develop a plan for ensuring timely, accurate and proper balance of daily editorial, visual and technology content.

Perform day to day, tactical level tasks including, but not limited to content management, content creation, providing work direction to design agencies.

Develop reports, dashboards and processes to continuously monitor data quality and integrity. Provide social media reports and analysis based on sound research; provide recommendations for new strategy and implementation steps along with arising trends.

Maintain a positive work atmosphere in order to meet company demands and expectations. Perform additional responsibilities as assigned by leadership; including, but not limited to, providing work direction to film/media crews as necessary.

Skills:
Exposure to social media and content publishing platforms; familiarity with web technology; Google Analytics and Facebook campaigns; knowledge of and ability to work in both Mac and PC environments as well as mobile devices; ability to multitask, set priorities and meet deadlines; ability to problem solve and provide resolution; ability to interact and work well with others while contributing to overall team objectives, excellent organization skills; must demonstrate integrity and respect for others; desire for intellectual growth and the drive to learn multiple aspects of marketing and communications.

Following skills are preferred: basic understanding of web strategy; particularly social media; excellent trouble shooting capacity and the ability to react well to crisis; light experience with manipulating photography and video assets; can function in a high-pressure communications environment.

Contact: Tom Hall
623-907-7338

ASU Student Video Producer
Job #23857BR- $10/hour
We are looking for a student Video Producer to help support our specialist Videography and Live Event Production across ASU and Sun Devil Athletics. We have a requirement of 16-20 hours per week.

Ability to perform all duties associated with producing features in their entirety: namely filming interviews and b-roll, recording audio and editing with Adobe Premiere Pro software. This setup will include the camera, tripod, and wireless microphone equipment, and may include the setup of a lighting kit.

Read the full job description

ASU Student Videographer
Job #23757BR- $9/hour

The Enrollment Services Communications Office creates materials designed to recruit students to ASU. The student Videographer will be responsible for creating high-quality content as part of a team of videographers. Responsibilities will include planning projects, on-location and in-studio shooting, and editing, as well as interviewing. The Student Videographer should be a self-starter, outgoing, work well as part of a team, and be excited about encouraging new students to come to ASU.

Read the full job description

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