• Communications Intern (Summer 2020)

    Job Locations US-MD-Columbia
    Posted Date 4 months ago(9/30/2019 3:47 PM)
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  • Overview

    What's in it for you?


    Calling all passionate, energetic students: Vectorworks, Inc. seeks a Communications Intern to join our team for a dynamic internship opportunity this summer. The ideal candidate is someone who can inject a little wit and charm into their daily efforts. You'll be working directly with our Communications Manager and Communications Coordinator to assist with our public relations and social media efforts. You'll have the opportunity to write press releases, pitches, social media posts, blog posts, emails, and a variety of other content. Think you have the creative ideas and enthusiasm to generate some buzz for our brand? Keep reading!


    In this role, you should expect to:


    • Write and edit press releases, social media posts, articles for the company's news site, marketing materials, and other copy as needed
    • Research global industry trends and publications, as well as pitch editorial content
    • Assist with the daily management of Vectorworks’ social media accounts, including creating and curating of engaging, shareable content
    • Report and analyze statistics to refine and optimize social media, digital communications, and other digital marketing initiatives
    • Build and update media lists and databases & track press clippings
    • Collaborate with team members on new campaigns, projects, and stories.
    • Track of industry awards and competitions


    Why do you want this job? Because you are:


    A hard-working and dedicated college junior, senior, or recent graduate (no more than 6 months upon graduation) who is looking to gain valuable work experience in the field of public relations and communications

    A self-starter with the ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines


    Why do we want you? Because you have:


    • A GPA above 3.0
    • A Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
    • An ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize, and meet deadlines
    • A passion for the PR industry and its best practices
    • A familiarity with social media marketing including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Pinterest, and Instagram
    • An ability to convey compelling messages, both in person and in writing
    • An interest in generating creative ideas that align with brand strategies
    • A positive attitude and willingness to work with the team to achieve goals
    • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail


    Eligibility requirements for internships:


    • Internships requires working 16-20 hours per week in the spring and fall, and 40 hours per week in the summer
    • You must be at least 18 years of age, enrolled in an undergraduate program entering your junior or senior year, enrolled in a graduate program, or a recent graduate (no more than 6 months upon graduation)
    • This is a paid internship and compensation will be based on applicant's qualifications. We currently do not provide housing, relocation, or transportation reimbursement
    • Interns are not eligible for company benefits

    2020 Internship sessions:


    • Spring: Jan. 15 - May 8
    • Summer: June 1 - Aug. 21



    Vectorworks Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer


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