Self-Help - Marketing & Communication Intern

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Academic Term/Year:

Fall - 2021

Position Title:

Self-Help - Marketing & Communication Intern

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Student Job Category:

Student - Self-Help Campus Job

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Job Description:

ECU Career Services is currently seeking a Marketing and Communication Intern to:
-Provide administrative and strategic support for the goals and objectives of Career Services
-Provide support in all marketing of events, services, and resources for the department
-Represent Career Services at university-sponsored events and assist in the planning and coordination of marketing events, activities, and programs
-Create, maintain, and organize all social media content, reporting on activity, researching and devoloping current content, and actively investigating ways to increase user involvement

This position will also work on special projects and events to promote the department, including video productions, email drafting, and other duties as assigned.

As a result of this internship, students will have the opportunity to gain the following core competencies based on the ACPA/NASPA Professional Competency Areas for Student Affairs Practitioners:
•Technology: Includes the knowledge, skills, and dispositions that lead to the generation of digital literacy and digital citizenship within communities of students, student affairs professionals, faculty members, and colleges and universities.
•Equity, Diversity & Inclusions: Includes the knowledge, skills, and attitudes needed to create learning environments that are enriched with diverse views and people. It is also designed to create an institutional ethos that accepts and celebrates differences among people, helping to free them of any misconceptions and prejudices.


•Accomplish marketing objectives by planning, developing, implementing, and evaluating advertising and promotional programs, develops action plans with strategic target dates to maximize marketing efforts
•Collaborate with Creative Services and New Services university departments to create video, print, and digital content
•Improve department marketability through research, identification and capitalization on market opportunities; coordinates new development efforts
•Assist Career Services staff during marketing events, including tabling and resource fairs
•Create new marketing materials and content for website, emails, and other mediums as assigned
•Maintain social media content for Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and LinkedIn, utilizing social media management tools
•Research and develop new content for social media outlets using online, verifiable resources, increasing social media users through uniquely developed campaigns and targeted marketing
•Create and edit email drafts for all special target population emails
•Maintain records of activities and collaborate effectively with Student Affairs Marketing team members


•Work 15-20 hours per week as available depending on class schedule
•Salary will be dependent upon experience and starts at $8.00 per hour

Preferred (Majors, Experience, GPA, etc.):

The ideal applicants will possess experiences, education and knowledge in the following:
•Pursing a degree in Communication, Public Relations, Marketing, Media Studies or related majors
•Knowledge of Microsoft Office software (Word, Teams, PowerPoint, Outlook, Excel, Access and Publisher), Internet/online research applications and general communication technology (email, phone, etc.), Adobe Spark & Photoshop, Canva, Windows Movie Maker, Final Cut Pro
•Experience with social media management and analytics, including Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube and any social media management tools, preferably HooteSuite
•Experience with producing professional communication materials such as press releases, articles, and blogs

Special Instructions to Applicant:

Please upload your resume and a list of 3 references online.

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Posted: 4/17/2021
Application Due: 5/29/2021
Work Type: Full Time