Opportunities 5.15.17

ANNOUNCEMENTS

Internship Registration- Summer
Summer internship registration is due by May 21. Please register your summer internship by this day to avoid late registration fees.

 

INTERNSHIPS

Summer or Fall 2017 Arizona PBS
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester FR- graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 10 HRS/WEEK
TYPE: UNPAID; (Must register for course credit)

INTERN/PROGRAM COORDINATOR
Our show cannot run without intern help. Interns help distribute the show scripts and rundowns, time the show, give time cues to the host, help bring guests up to the green room, reformat transcripts and do other duties related to the show. This helps interns learn producing skills.
-Interns also have the opportunity to go out on shoots with producers, create and edit “interstitials,” which are one-minute long bumpers that we use to get guests in and out of the show. This could include research, conceptualizing an end product, going on shoots and editing the final product. This helps interns learn reporting skills.
-On occasion, interns also do packages, which would include research, going out on a shoot, doing interviews, writing a script and editing the package.

HORIZON/HORIZONTE INTERNSHIP DESCRIPTION: Interns work as program coordinators for Eight’s public affairs programs Horizon and Horizonte. DUTIES: Interns are responsible for various pre-production tasks including creating a font rundown, timing, copying, and distributing scripts to the host and production crew. During production, interns communicate the amount of time remaining in interviews to the host and production crew. They also are responsible for providing an accurate countdown to the end of the show. Other responsibilities include: proofing and preparing written program transcripts for online publication, maintaining files, and assisting producers with other tasks, as needed.

HOURS: Interns are assigned to coordinate one show on a specific day each week. For scheduling purposes, we need interns with flexibility (available two or more evenings a week) in their schedules. Horizon is typically recorded Monday-Friday at 5:30pm, so we are looking for program coordinators who are available weekdays from 2:30pm-6:30pm. Horizonte usually tapes on Wednesdays at 6:45pm, so we need a coordinator who is available Wednesdays between 3:30pm and 7:30pm. In addition to their weekly production coordinator shifts, interns will work the balance of hours required for their internships in the Horizon/Horizonte office during regular business hours. PAY: This is an unpaid internship.

CONTACT: Mike Sauceda
Location: 5th Floor Cronkite Building

Summer 2017 McFarlane Toys Seeking Part-Time Multimedia Marketing Intern
McFarlane Toys is seeking an energetic, creative part-time summer intern who has an interest in working in a dynamic and fast-paced marketing department for a premier action figure company located in Tempe, AZ.

Responsibilities include:

Assisting with adding website content onto McFarlane.com (CMS) which includes but is not limited to: products, news stories and blog posts.

Assist with editing, close cutting and formatting images for website, sales and marketing materials.

Assist with photo/video shoots, editing, storyboarding, posing action figures, building construction sets and set building.

Organize digital files, folders and projects.

Research media outlets and digital influencers.

Participate in weekly marketing meetings.

Desired Skills and Qualifications:
A journalism, marketing, communications, public relations, graphic design, or related field college student.
Able to navigate a PC and Mac platform.
Experience working with Adobe Photoshop and Adobe Premiere.
Experience working with Adobe InDesign a plus.
Experience working with digital images, copy and layout.
Familiarity with WordPress CMS (preferred, not required).
Excellent file management skills.
Ability to multitask and work across multiple company divisions.
Dependable and mature person with strong organizational skills.

Benefits of internship include:

First hand exposure to various roles within a leading toy manufacturing company and comic book publishing department.

The opportunity to work with and for one of the top comic book artists in the world, Todd McFarlane.

This is a paid internship.

Develop web, marketing, video, photo, storytelling, lighting and technical skills.

Apply scholastic, creative and organizational skills in a working environment and learn marketable skills for the transition from college life to a professional career.

McFarlane Toys requires a minimum of 10 hours per week per semester or summer term. A set schedule would be ideal, but can be flexible.

Please contact marketing@mcfarlane.com with your cover letter, resume and online portfolio if interested.

Summer or Fall 2017 Corporate Communications Internship- PAID
Candidates are now being considered for our corporate communications internship at our new Phoenix
Headquarters, located at the intersection of N. Central & Thomas (CenturyLink building).
Build your experience with this
integrated, multi-media experience opportunity

The internship requires a student with strong reporting, editing and writing skills for projects related to:
 Internal Communication to our 700 employees in the US (email and intranet)
 Public Relations and Community Relations for the local area near our offices (social media).
Video-editing, photography and Adobe Photoshop design experience a plus.
This is a terrific opportunity for those interested in business communications or financial services.
Interns will work up to 40 hours per week in our office, and receive competitive pay ($15/hour). Timeline: 10 Weeks Beginning June 5, 2017 (6.5.2017 – 8.11.2017).

Minimum Requirements
• At least 80 Hours of completed course work towards Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or Communications.
• Demonstrated academic success (minimum 3.0 GPA).
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite to include Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint, and familiarity with online and video technologies.

Desired Characteristics
• Curiosity and passion for Writing, Interviewing and Storytelling
• Well-developed verbal and written communication skills
• Able to execute, work well independently or with a
group
• Strong interpersonal, organizational and planning skills
• Proven ability to meet deadlines
• Ability to work on multiple projects simultaneously
• Strong team player
• Self-starter

How to apply:
Apply through this direct link: Advisor Group – Corporate Communications Internship
Advisor Group is committed to Diversity and Inclusion. We encourage diverse candidates to
apply to this position. Posted: May 17, 2017

Summer or Fall 2017 – Nexstar CW6
REQUIREMENTS
CLASS STANDING: OPEN (second semester – graduate student)
HOURS: MINIMUM 15 HRS/week
Type: UNPAID (must receive course credit)

Interns will take a hands-on role with production, creation of web and social media content for news programming at CW6. We are looking for hard-working, positive students who are eager to pitch stories and contribute in a decidedly bold and alternative local newsroom environment. Our interns must have basic ability to edit in premiere, and some classwork writing for print and broadcast.

Contact: Amanda Munoz
Location: 645 E. Missouri Ave. Suite 100, Phoenix

Summer 2017- SMART SHOPPER SHOW WITH DAPHNE MUNRO
The Smart Shopper Show Internship Program offers an exciting opportunity for you to gain practical experience.

The Smart Shopper Show is all about showing our community ways to save money and make their lives simpler.
We are a driver of Smart Shopping content and we deliver it on social media and digital platforms. We also have a weekly podcast show on a network with more than 7 million listeners. It’s also hosted live on Facebook.

Summer Internship job description:
•Must be able to work 12 hours per week
•Must be available every Thursday from 5pm to 7pm to shoot a Facebook live for the Smart Shopper podcast show
•Must be able to shoot and edit content for the Smart Shopper Show on all digital platforms, including YouTube and Facebook
•Must be familiar with Final Cut Pro and other editing software
•Must be able to write relevant content for Smart Shoppers on all social media platforms and on The Smart Shopper Show blog

Contact Daphne Munro

Summer 2017- Arizona Department of Administration Communications Department
Assist with agency’s communication including website, newsletter, social media and
compilation/review of documents related to public records requests
Assist with video production
Assist with employee recognition events
Other responsibilities as determined necessary

15-20 hours/week
$12/hour
Contact: Megan Rose

Summer 2017- PR Firm seeking summer intern
More information about the firm at www.gapr.biz

This a PR firm that conducts national and global PR for several NY-area based companies. Seeking someone that enjoys doing research and likes a fast pace environment. Must have adeptness at using Twitter, Linkedin and still reads online newspapers such as the WSJ.
Hours are early mornings. 7:30-12. M-F.

Seeking to hire someone in May.

Interested candidates send an email with resume and cover email to susan@gapr.biz. NO CALLS.

Summer 2017- Elevated Media Partners
Title: Video Editor
Paid: YES
Objective: Edit Monthly Television Show Content

Description: Works closely with Producers to deliver monthly video segments ranging anywhere from 2 – 6 minutes long. This intern is proficient with Adobe Creative Suite, particularly Adobe Premiere. Candidates have a passion for story telling. They take pride in creating content of high production value and are comfortable with completing tasks inside specific deadlines.

The Nuts & Bolts: This is a very exciting opportunity!
Interns will be working on content that will be aired on broadcast television. Interns will receive televised accreditation in each broadcasted episode. More over the fact that this is an amazing resume building internship, Breaking Par will be looking to hire candidates at the end of their internship and/or schooling.
[BreakingPar.Net] [Listens to Hip-Hop: ++A] [Likes golf: +A]

Ryan Johnson
Elevated Media Partners
480-363-8644

Summer 2017 Editorial Intern for Book Publisher Sparkpoint Studio in Tempe
Responsibilities
The intern will be working directly with our Editorial/Project Manager who works with about 50 authors at any given time, all at various stages of the publishing process. Tasks include writing blog content (writing/editing tips, book roundups), assisting with updates to our publishing management/branding materials, placing book orders, data management, working on manuscripts, and more. As we are a smaller company there is always room to expand responsibilities, should the intern display a strong passion for the industry and interest in learning more.

Requirements
-Strong proofreading and writing skills are essential
-Close attention to detail
-Ability to meet deadlines and prioritize
-A love of books and the publishing industry, and desire to learn!
-Preferably a college Junior, Senior or grad student
-About Our Imprints

SparkPress and She Writes Press are both independent, hybrid, female-run imprints focused on merging the best of the traditional publishing model with new and innovative strategies.

SparkPress brings to market a list of New York Times bestselling, award-winning, and debut female and male authors who represent a wide array of genres, with an emphasis on YA and commercial fiction. Our authors have been featured in publications such as Redbook and Elle, and received starred reviews form trade magazines such as Publishers Weekly and Kirkus.

She Writes Press, our lightly larger imprint, brings to market a list of New York Times bestselling, award-winning, and debut female authors. With an emphasis on memoir and literary fiction, our roster of impressive, accomplished authors have been featured in O! Magazine and People, and have been reviewed by trade magazines such as Booklist and Library Journal.

If you are interested, please send your resume, cover letter and a writing sample to Lauren@sparkpointstudio.com.

Summer 2017- My Local News
We are excited to offer a limited number of paid internships at My Local News. Whether you are currently a student journalist, have recently graduated in a writing-related field or simply have the skills to create content, this program may be a good opportunity for you. Here are a few of the benefits of internship at My Local News:

Your work when and where you want earning $11.00 per hour
All content you submit is reviewed by our Executive Editor who will offer mentoring suggestions on how to improve your skills
You are free to pitch and pursue unique story ideas
You will be writing local news, helping you to connect with the community
Your work will be shared with over 125,000 My Local News Subscribers
You will publish under your own byline and have the opportunity to include your own custom bio.
Ready to apply? We ask that you first register as a contributor and submit an article for review and possible publication. At the same time we ask that you contact us per the form below and let us know you’re interested in our internship program.

Fall 2017- Sports Photographer Editor- Sports PRSS
Strong oral and written communication skills. Analytical and organized. Ability to handle and prioritize simultaneous projects and meet deadlines. Self-motivated and resourceful, with the ability to work with minimal supervision and exercise independent judgment. Proficient in the use of photo editing software like photo mechanic and or light room. will be editing 30 to 60 photos during and or after various collage football games can be done mostly remotely we can talk about credential access.
http://sportsprss.com

Contact Brian Cramer

 

PART-TIME COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA JOBS

Uber- Marketing Contractor – Rider and Driver Content Implementation
The Content Marketing Contractor will help bolster Uber’s brand presence and drive growth,engagement and retention of our rider and driver-partner base in Arizona, Nevada, and New Mexico.This role will work cross-functionally with our marketing teams to create and launch rider and driver-facing content marketing campaigns that drive business impact. From product launches to rider promotions and partnerships, you will have the opportunity to give a local voice to Uber’s communications. The right candidate will be an excellent communicator, comfortable in a high-velocity startup, and passionate about delivering a flexible work opportunity to our network of driver-partners.

This position is ~20 hours per week and based in Phoenix.

Responsibilities:
● Develop technical email, web and in-app copy while upholding Uber’s unique brand voice
and editorial guidelines
● Build email campaigns and test creative content marketing strategies to engage and retain
our riders and driver-partners; ensure consistent voice that builds deeper engagement
with rider and driver audiences.
● Develop innovative ideas and engagement tactics that will set Uber apart from the
competitive landscape

Requirements:
● Experience in email campaign management, content marketing and copywriting
● Ability to stay ahead of trends and adapt to new and changing email strategies and tools
● Proficiency in HTML
● Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and
meet deadlines.
● Ability to deliver copy/content at high volumes under tight timelines
● Strong team orientation and proven collaboration skills
● Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, and ability to handle multiple tasks and
meet deadlines
● Obtaining bachelor’s in English, Communications, Journalism or related field (preferred)

Any interested applicants should send their resume to rbyron@uber.com

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