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Title

Press and Media Relations Spring Internship/Practicum

Term

June 1 – September 1, 2017

Time

10 hours weekly

Job Description

  • Creation of press and media materials, including press releases, newsletters, blogs, media kits, etc.
  • Engage in continual outreach and development of press relationships on local, state, national and international levels
  • Generate press stories for COHI programs and impacts to pitch to media
  • Work closely with Marketing and Social Media interns to maintain consistent messaging of public-facing COHI
  • Evaluate opportunities for additional partnerships, sponsorships and free advertising on an ongoing basis.

Requirements

  • Preference for Communications, PR or Journalism majors/professionals;
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and writing skills;
  • Drive, competence, flexibility and a willingness to learn;
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills with the ability to multitask;
  • The ability to cope with pressure;
  • Creativity, imagination and initiative;
  • Good teamwork, analytical and problem-solving skills;
  • Business awareness and a good knowledge of current affairs.

Management

The COHI contact for this agreement is Anna Franceschi who can be reached at 979-450-2570 or via email at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Compensation

This position is without financial compensation. If the candidate performs strongly there is the potential for the position to become a paid one starting in June 2017.

To Apply

Submit a letter of intent, a full CV, and three professional and personal references to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..