Category Archives: Social media

Project manager, W.D.M. schools

 

Position Type: Community Education/Project Manager
Location: The Learning Resource Center
Date Available: 08/01/2018
Applications due: 07/12/2018

The West Des Moines Community School District is looking for a project manager. The position assists the Director of Community Education and provides leadership regarding the overall strategy, implementation, and evaluation of Community Education programs and services, including process improvement, community outreach, and promotion. Full-time, 12-month position.  $55,000/year.  Bachelor’s degree and minimum of four years in project management/communications.  Strong interpersonal skills, strategic thinking, marketing and promotion, Adobe Creative Suite.

To apply, see https://www.applitrack.com/wdmcs/onlineapp/jobpostings/view.asp?internaltransferform.Url=&category=Community+Education

 

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Fall internships at AARP Iowa

AARP Iowa is seeking two interns to begin work in September. One internships involves communications and advocacy, and the other involves community outreach. The internships are paid. Applications are due July 16, 2018.

For more information and how to apply, see https://states.aarp.org/paid-internship-opportunity-with-aarp-iowa/

Fall internships at Secretary of State’s office

Two fall internships are available at the Iowa Secretary of State¹s Office.

The internships are based in Des Moines. These internships are normally paid, but can be done for credit instead if desired. 

1. Fall Social Media/Multimedia Projects Internship

This internship at the Iowa Secretary of State’s office would consist of managing the social media and online presence, content production and marketing for multiple projects.

The internship is for the Fall Semester of 2018, however it may start earlier and there is possibility of renewal if desired.

  • Monitoring and Management of multiple social media pages 
  • Regular content production including but not limited to images, copy and video
  • Planning out long term strategy and content calendars for social media
  • Keeping track of and responding to constituent interactions

Experience in videography and graphic design programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Apple Final Cut Pro, or Adobe Premiere preferred.

Background in Marketing, Political Science, Communications, Graphic Design, or Journalism is a plus.

Interested students should send their resume and an application to:

Kris Aleksander – Communications Specialist
kristina.aleksander@sos.iowa.gov

Internship Application Available Here: https://sos.iowa.gov/ConstituentServices/ApplyForInternship.aspx

 2. Fall 2018 Business Services Communications Internship

With the Secretary of State’s Office being the small business portal of Iowa, we must celebrate the importance of entrepreneurs and small business owners. The Business Services Intern is responsible for contacting small businesses to create entrepreneurship related content for the Iowa Secretary of State’s social media pages. Additional responsibilities include assisting office manager with business services work and organizational tasks.

  • Creating social media content promoting entrepreneurship and Iowa small business
  • Interviewing small businesses
  • Organization of our social media content calendars
  • Creating content and managing the Secretary of State’s LinkedIn page
  • Entering new business services accounts

The internship is for the Fall Semester of 2018, however it may start earlier and there is possibility of renewal if desired.

Background in Business, Marketing, Communications, or Journalism is a plus.

Interested students should send their resume and an application to:

Kris Aleksander – Communications Specialist
kristina.aleksander@sos.iowa.gov

Internship Application Available Here: https://sos.iowa.gov/ConstituentServices/ApplyForInternship.aspx

 

School communications assistant (St. Louis area)

Lindbergh Schools, located in the St. Louis, Mo., metro area, has an entry-level opening for Communications Assistant to support the Communications Department.

Here is a link to the posting: https://lindbergh.tedk12.com/hire/ViewJob.aspx?JobID=585

This would be a great way for a new graduate to get his or her foot in the door with a communications position, and it includes full health benefits. If you have any questions, please contact Beth Cross Johnston, JO’01, communications director for Lindbergh Schools: 314-729-2400, ext. 8802 or bjohnston@lindberghschools.ws.

Communication specialist, U of Minn.

The College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences has an opening for a Communication and International Program Specialist. For more information, contact Jill Reister (jreister@umn.edu). Forwarded by Sara Danzinger, JO’99, who is director of internal communications in the College of Liberal Arts.

The Office of International Programs in the College of Food, Agricultural and Natural Resources Sciences at the University of Minnesota is hiring a Communication and International Program Specialist. This 75% time (negotiable up to 100%) position works to develop and execute a comprehensive communications and marketing strategy across digital and social media platforms, print marketing, live events, and other mediums to encourage more students to study abroad. This position will also work with faculty, staff and international partners to support, plan, and implement short-term instructor-led study abroad programs. This position has a variety of independent professional and administrative responsibilities that require the ability to work in collaboration and coordination with other team members, particularly with the college communications, student services teams, and the UMN Learning Abroad Center.

Details for this and other jobs can be found at:  https://humanresources.umn.edu/jobs 

Job ID: 323661

Priority Deadline: May 14, 2018

On Painted Street volunteers needed

The application is open for students to take over Drake’s student-led Instagram account @OnPaintedStreet. A different student takes over this account each week, all year. The summer dates will be from May 21 through Aug. 27. The summer accounts typically show off the cool internships and other opportunities that Drake students experience. Last summer, a student contributor worked with the Solheim cup and another had an internship with the Broadway League in New York City.

Students have also used the summer slots to show off how cool Des Moines is with visits to the state fair, art festival, or the farmer’s market. The content is used in admission materials, and on the www.drake.edu homepage. 

Interested students can fill out the application here: https://goo.gl/forms/FWtST4zG7P9a25dv1

All-expenses-paid fellowship to Jordan

Students interested in political communication, podcast journalism, youth political engagement, sociology and international relations are reminded to apply by April 20 to be one of two Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement Fellows.  Must be a first year or sophomore student.

Apply to be a PAYCE Civic Podcasting Fellow, Cohort II
Location: Amman, Jordan; June 24 – July 4, 2018.  Expenses paid.
Complete a significant audio project in civic storytelling and podcast production

Deadline: Apply by April 20, 2018.  

Learn how to tell stories about how young people do politics. Learn how to coach others to tell stories.  Create podcasts on stories about politics, rights, civic engagement and more as part of PAYCE, a binational curriculum initiative to foster deeper understanding of youth civic engagement in two contexts.  Check out the first season of PAYCE Stories at www.paycestories.org.

PAYCE (Palestinian American Youth Civic Engagement) offers up to two students on our campus the opportunity to serve as PAYCE Fellows in Podcast Storytelling for Civic Engagement.  Work with students from six U.S. and Palestinian campuses.  You will learn about young adult civic engagement, audio storytelling, and audio editing with Audacity software.  The site of the workshop, Amman, Jordan, is a site for learning about youth civic engagement in the Middle East.  Before you apply, please carefully review details about the PAYCE program below.

More information:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HEOqrxmeMYgpjuljezQKBPGSH2AO1GmhBpVJ8pQoceE/edit

Application:

https://docs.google.com/document/d/1HHMqxUszUwCAldwslgt8B9TW5aG6lIX-zbV0yLzpgtQ/edit

Questions can be directed to darcie.vandegrift@drake.edu.