Hands-on Marketing Intern: link building, research, writing, media relations, much moreBookmark This
SHERMAN communications & marketing, inc.
200 E. Randolph St.
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid
DescriptionDynamic boutique PR and marketing firm seeks smart, reliable and very driven college senior or recent graduate to roll up sleeves and contribute on day one. Ideal, self-starter will assist with many responsibilities and learn from 23-year industry veteran.
Work from Aon Center and home office in Oak Park. Flexible hours. Past interns have gone on to work for Golin-Harris, Groupon and other great companies.
ResponsibilitiesMajor focus of internships and responsibilities will be the following:
Conduct link building, social media and other search-engine marketing-related work for our website. (New site launching in spring '13.)
Write memos, news releases and more.
Research print and electronic media outlets.
Property management: occasionally field tenant inquiries and show property.
Internship is unpaid, but can lead to pay (and possibly a job) depending on performance.
RequirementsGPA: at least a 3.3.
Education: English, journalism, political science, marketing or related degree. Be a senior or graduate.
Hours: 10-30 hrs. a week.
Skills: technology, SEO/M (you need to understand link building), excellent writing (a must - don't even bother if you and others wouldn't say you're a great writer), listening, fast learning and processing of new information, etc.
Characteristics: self-starter, hungry to learn, ambitious, friendly / low maintenance, reliable, flexible, smart/sharp and generally a curious person.