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College Marketing and Communications
 Internships

Iona College Marketing & Communications is accepting applications for interested internship candidates for the fall 2018 semester.

Social Media Internship

The College Marketing and Communications (MarCom) team is seeking a motivated, resourceful and creative student to serve as a social media intern. The intern will assist MarCom with the promotion of the Iona College brand, news, events and more in a compelling and engaging way using photos, videos and written content across official College social media platforms.

Intern will have the opportunity to cover several on-campus events during the semester, as well as gain insight into social media monitoring/listening and social media analytics.

Note: This is a for-credit internship, only. Interested applicants must be registered with an internship course to receive credit for the internship.

Duties Include:
  • Collaborating with MarCom staff to gain an understanding of how and what we communicate to reach our primary audiences (prospective students/parents, current students/parents, alumni, and staff/faculty).
  • Producing compelling content – written, photos and video – for use on the College’s various social media accounts under direction of the MarCom team.
  • Attending many events on campus to provide social coverage. This includes evening (primarily) and weekend events (occasionally).
  • Report as needed on social media initiatives and make recommendations on social media usage and additional resources that could assist with the outreach efforts.
  • Assisting in strategic planning of social media content.
Requirements:
  • Must be creative, motivated, detail-oriented, highly reliable and social media-savvy
  • Working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and YouTube.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Premiere is a plus.
  • Some experience producing photo and video content – taking photos around campus will be required
  • Must have flexible schedule and availability to attend occasional evening and weekend events on campus for social media coverage.
To Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter, current résumé and writing sample to Suzanne Flood (sflood@iona.edu). Include “Social Media Internship” in the subject line.

College Marketing & Communications Internship

The College Marketing and Communications (MarCom) team is seeking a motivated, resourceful and creative student to serve as an intern. The intern will assist MarCom in various ways with a wide range of College materials including the Iona College Magazine, internal communications, letters to donors, videos, microsites and social channels.

Intern will be an integral part of the MarCom team and will gain experience in higher education marketing.

Note: This is a for-credit internship, only. Interested applicants must be registered with an internship course to receive credit for the internship.

Duties Include:
  • Researching, writing, editing and proofreading for various print and electronic MarCom outlets, including the Iona College Magazine, Updates from the President and the Iona website.
  • Assisting with communications to donors.
  • Assisting with the production of videos for use on the website.
  • Assisting with various aspects of campus photography, including editing and scanning, organizing photo collections, occasionally covering campus events.
  • Serving as liaison between students and MarCom, i.e., keeping team aware of events and important trends on campus.
  • Other duties as needed.
Requirements:
  • Must be creative, motivated, detail-oriented, highly reliable, and willing to become part of a hard-working team.
  • Must have strong writing and editing skills and be familiar with or willing to learn APA style.
  • Must have a willingness to learn and work in various email marketing software.
  • Basic knowledge of Adobe Photoshop and/or Adobe Premiere is a plus, as is a working knowledge of Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Snapchat, LinkedIn and YouTube
  • Some experience producing photo and video content – taking photos around campus will be required.
  • Must have flexible schedule and availability to attend occasional evening and weekend events on campus for social media coverage.
To Apply:
  • Submit a cover letter, current résumé and writing sample to Joann Smith (jsmith@iona.edu) and Brian Beyrer (bbeyrer@iona.edu). Include “MarCom Internship” in the subject line.