Job & Internship Postings

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Date Posted: September 12, 2014
WMRA Public Radio - Graphic Design Intern

WMRA public radio in Harrisonburg is looking for a graphic design intern.

Job duties:
• Assemble and submit print ads for over 30 publications.
• Keep track of ad specifications and deadlines.
• Create designs, concepts, and samples for new ads, flyers, and other materials.
• Use email marketing software to create and distribute promotional emails.
• Edit and design monthly e-newsletter.

Skills
• Demonstrated proficiency with Adobe CS5 (InDesign and Photoshop required, Illustrator a plus.)
• Attention to detail, with a good eye for color, design and layout
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Familiarity with print industry standards and terminology
• Email marketing experience a plus
• HTML and CSS a plus

Contact Al Bartholet, barthoae@jmu.edu.


Date Posted: September 10, 2014
GroMobi - Internships

GroMobi, a local mobile technology start-up, is looking to fill internship positions for the coming semesters. We are looking for interactive designer interns, junior video and media producer(s), and junior web developers. You can apply through Recruit a Duke (http://www.jmu.edu/cap/recruitaduke/), or through our company website (http://gromobi.com/careers/).

If you have any questions about the application process, or about the positions listed on Recruit a Duke or our website please feel free to email patrick@gromobi.com.


Date Posted: September 8, 2014
Edith J. Carrier Arboretum at JMU - Graphic Design Intern

The Graphic Design Intern will:
• Brain storm, dialogue, and format design ideas for arboretum marketing products
• Present ideas to Arboretum administrative staff
• Adjust draft formats and designs after meeting with arboretum administrators to translate client preferences into preliminary designs
• Project budget and costs for product production
• Use computer software to execute project designs
• Work with other arboretum staff and student volunteers to complete the final product

Graphic Design Intern will utilize and develop their skills in the following areas:
Artistic sensibility. To produce finished marketing redesigned products, the intern will apply individual sensibility relative to artistic graphic design and implementation of their personal creativity. The intern will utilize their personal skills in areas of design elements and color and graphics composition.

Technical Skill – The intern will utilize their aptitudes and skills in design software.
Communication Skills – The intern will apply visual, written, and verbal communication skills in design and development of a finished marketing brochures. Also utilized in communication will be marketing skills necessary for the intern to promote their concepts and design proposals to arboretum administrators.

Organization – The intern will be able to schedule and keep appointment times with arboretum administrators and submit completed work within agreed upon timeframes, and maintain their written and print materials in an organized manner in order to meet deadlines and parameters of their proposals and arboretum projects. The intern will be working in like capacity to a freelance or contract graphic designer.

Problem Solving – The intern will choose design elements that meet formatting, design balance, composition parameters, and stipulations of arboretum administrators, while conveying the intent, purpose and meaning of their assigned product project. The intern will meet challenges as they arise, and will resolve any production or interface problems should these arise, and bring their product project to completion.

Apply at joblink.jmu.edu.


Date Posted: September 2, 2014
USGBC - Education Production Specialist

GENERAL DESCRIPTION
The supports organizational efforts to convert raw content into final education products, including online courses, infographics, videos, presentations and publications. As a member of the Education team, this position contributes to USGBC’s efforts to ensure broad audiences have access to best-in-class LEED, green building and sustainability education. This person supports USGBC staff and Education Partners in delivering best-in-class resources and online education through the Education @USGBC platform and other delivery channels.

Specifically, the specialist will work to expand online education offerings featured on Education @USGBC and enhance in-person education offerings. This position will work closely with staff from across the organization to capture multimedia content include video, photographs, and audio files. The specialist will use video, graphics, audio, and e-learning software programs to create high quality, final products. The Education Production Specialist must be comfortable working with complex topics, serving to translate those topics into coherent visuals and multimedia products that advance learning.

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE
Education Production
• Lead education production efforts to capture raw content and translate it into new products and resources
• Serve as multimedia and graphics production expert
• Update and upgrade existing courses and curriculum
• Generate original graphics, infographics, courses, presentation templates and other resources
• Use professional graphic and video editing software (such as Final Cut Pro) to generate original multi-media resources

Advance Education @USGBC
• Design templates for Education Partner courses, presentations and publications
• Support semi-annual Education Partner summits, trainings and other education events as needed
• Produce guidance resources and deliver presentations to USGBC Education Partners highlighting best practices for visual representation and interpretation of technical content
• Research and draft proposals for adoption of new platforms, technology, and systems that can streamline and strengthen the Education @USGBC product suite
• Generate infographics and other collateral to enhance and promote Education @USGBC

EMPLOYEE SUPERVISION
The Education Production Specialist may assist in the delegation of tasks to production interns, but will not directly supervise staff.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS
Occasional travel may be required for capturing new education content.

RELATED ORGANIZATIONAL GOALS AND OBJECTIVES
• Establish USGBC as the source for green building knowledge
• Accelerate market transformation
• Effectively communicate USGBC’s messages to all audiences
• Promote USGBC programs and products to support fiscal growth for the Council

EDUCATION & TRAINING REQUIREMENTS/PREFERENCES
• Bachelors degree required, master’s degree preferred in design field
• LEED Green Associate or LEED AP preferred, or willingness to attain the LEED GA credential within first 12 months of employment

EXPERIENCE REQUIRMENTS
• Minimum of 3 years of professional experience in design, production, or education fields
• Experience with multimedia product development

OTHER REQUIRED SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS
• Advanced computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office suite, HTML, and Adobe Creative Suite, experience with course creation software (i.e. Captivate or Articulate); and experience with audio/video production software (GarageBand and iMovie required, professional grade video editing software preferred)
• Attention to detail and ability to handle multiple tasks
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Strong sense of personal responsibility and accountability for delivering high-quality work
• Strong knowledge of sustainability, green building, and LEED rating systems concepts, preferred
• Commitment to USGBC’s mission


Date Posted: August 26, 2014
Events with Panache - Internship Program

Internships are available and done in a way so that the participant can absorb the many different arenas of social media; while building their resume and work experience. In turn, Panache will give a specific outline of jobs to be completed with a timeline
checklist. Commitment to these tasks will be tracked and upon internship completion, school documentation to be filled out by Panache and a letter of reference.

-Develop weekly blog topics and posts for multiple wedding related websites
-Consistently post on social media to include: Facebook, Pinterest, Instagram, Linkedin and Twitter
-Social media blitz through on-line groups and organizations
-Monthly communication through newsletters and e-mail
-Training in facebook and google advertising
-Creation of e-books and videos

For more information: 434.960.1597


Date Posted: August 22, 2014
Office of Visual and Performing Arts / Forbes Center - Internship

The Public Relations/Marketing Office of the College of Visual and Performing Arts/Forbes Center is seeking a WRTC, SMAD or SCOM graduate or undergraduate student for an internship.

Responsibilities are as follows:

- Assist with community listings for CVPA and Forbes Center events
- Create events/update copy for CVPA and Forbes Center events
- Create/maintain photography forms for performances/master classes
- Cover press/photography shoots for performances/master classes as necessary (may require an occasional evening or weekend)
- Other duties as assigned

Must possess good communication skills (both orally and in writing) as well as solid computer skills. Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment, and have an interest in PR and the arts.

8-10 hours per week. Will work with the right student to satisfy the requirements of an internship within his or her program.

Interested students should email a resume and cover letter to Jen Kulju at kuljuja@jmu.edu. Interviews to be held the week of August 25th. Internship to begin September 1st. Students selected for interviews will be asked to show me a portfolio/samples of their work.


Date Posted: August 21, 2014
JMU Communications & Marketing - Digital Team Positions

JMU's communications and marketing staff are hiring several students to be part of a Digital Team internship program. The part-time internships run through the 2014-2015 academic year and all positions are paid. Eight students needed for four positions.

Content & Community Coordinator:
https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1408635533609

Digital Copywriter:
https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1408635533609

Digital Developer:
https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1408635533609

Digital Designer:
https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1408635533609


Date Posted: August 19, 2014
Office of Human Resources (JMU) - Human Resources Marketing, Communication and Creative Services Project

The Office of Human Resources is looking for a student(s) that would be interested in working on several exciting new projects within our office. As Human Resources continues to grow and innovate, it is becoming increasingly necessary to communicate with our audiences through a variety of ways. Use of digital media and web-based content, in addition to traditional written publications, will be essential to effectively communicate new initiatives, policy, HR services and benefits information to the JMU community.
Projects may include:
• Designing professional, engaging social and digital media and written publications for the department, including brochures, signage, banners, posters, emails and other marketing materials for print and web
• Assisting with creating and maintaining social media content
• Creating interactive media and videos to complement HR initiatives
• Establishing an archive of media for future use
• Providing writing and editing support for publications and newsletters
Students with a background in SMAD, graphic design or AHRD are preferable. Students must have the ability to work on multiple design projects at once; exceptional attention to detail and accuracy; strong written skills; qualities such as professionalism and adaptability; and the ability to manage confidential and sensitive information.
Project deadlines and pay are negotiable. Students may work on projects on their own time but must be available to meet with HR employees to discuss progress as needed during regular business hours.
If you are interested in this opportunity please send a cover letter, resume and link to your online portfolio (you may attach examples of your work if you do not have an online portfolio) to Jennifer Kester, Recruitment Team Leader at kesterjm@jmu.edu by September 15, 2014.


Date Posted: August 18, 2014
The Virginian Pilot - 2015 Summer Internships

DEADLINE IS OCTOBER 24, 2014 ... DON'T MISS YOUR OPPORTUNITY!!
The Virginian-Pilot announces its 2015 SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM (& 2015-16 Fall-Winter Sports Internship)

We’re looking for the best & the brightest …

reporters, photographers, and page designers.

ARE YOU A STUDENT currently enrolled in an accredited university? Have you worked on your college newspaper or other campus publication? How would you like to spend your summer working at a 130,000-circulation newspaper located near the beach? The Virginian-Pilot’s summer internship may be just right for you!

Our internships are highly competitive. Therefore, experience working on a college newspaper is a must, and a previous internship at a daily paper is a plus. Reporters and photographers will need a car. Juniors and seniors are preferred, but sophomores and graduate students also are eligible.

The Pilot will select five interns for next summer – one page designer, one copy editor, one photographer and two reporters. They will be notified by December 1, 2014. The pay is $540 a week and the internships run for 12 weeks.

The copy editing intern will be selected by the Dow Jones News Fund. See www.newsfund.org.

We also will offer a fall-winter sports internship that will last for six months (September 2015-March 2016). The sports intern is expected to work as a copy editor for three months and as a sports reporter for three months.

All interns have regular opportunities to meet with Pilot editors and other news staffers.

Questions? E-mail tammy.ryder@pilotonline.com, call 757.446.2962, or fax 757.446.2414.

Please do NOT send completed packets by e-mail.

TO APPLY:

1) Submit a cover letter, resume and the names of three references. Make sure each page has your name and email address on it.

2) Reporters and designers should include eight to ten published work samples showing the range of your best writing or page layout. You may include a CD to accompany your packet or add links, but we still must see examples of your published work as it appeared in print.

3) Photographers should submit a print portfolio or CD that includes at least 20 samples of published photographs.

4) Write your name on your CD in case it becomes separated from your file, and include your e-mail address on your resume and cover letter.

5) Send completed packet to: Tammy Ryder, News Operations Coordinator, The Virginian-Pilot, 150 W. Brambleton Ave., Norfolk, VA 23510.

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATIONS IS OCTOBER 24, 2014. Packets postmarked after Oct. 24 will NOT be considered. NO EXCEPTIONS.


Date Posted: August 18, 2014
WDBJ7 - Roanoke - Photojournalist

WDBJ is currently accepting resumes for a creative and self-motivated Photographer to join our award winning news team. In this position is you will be responsible for breaking news coverage, news features, and live shots.
We’re looking for someone with 1-3 years experience shooting and editing. A high school diploma or GED is required, with a Bachelor’s degree in Journalism or a related field preferred. A valid driver’s license is also required, and the candidate must also be insurable.
Essential Functions:
• Shoot news video that accurately and fairly represents news stories
• Edit video and audio for broadcast, promos, and teases
• Demonstrates sound news judgment and ability to tell stories with pictures and natural sound
• Must be able to utilize non-linear editing equipment on a daily basis
• Properly maintain camera, editing equipment, and station vehicle
• Must be a visual storyteller and have the ability to come up with creative stand-ups and ways to explain a story
• Communicate with reporters, writers, and producers on video needed for news stories • Operate live ENG equipment and vehicles
• Write stories for on-air and on-line
• Keep track of edited news stories for broadcast, maintain archive
• Respond to breaking news or urgent newsroom situations
• Participates in story selection process through meetings; attendance at editorial meetings is required
• Responsible for ensuring all goals and objectives are being met and training sessions are attended
• Must demonstrate the drive to grow and learn as well as offer creativity every day.
• Ability to work well with co-workers and in a professional manner is required.
• Critique, feedback and training are part of the job
• Required to observe all safety regulations in house and when in the field.
• Perform other duties as assigned

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Able to write and edit stories, work with reporters
• Capable of gathering information and interviews when necessary, conduct online research
• Able to communicate clearly
• Ability to shoot video in sequences and still photos that help tell the story for on-air and on-line • Ability to edit video and still photos to match story for on-air or on-line
• Knowledge of lighting and use of NAT sound
• Must possess the ability to shoot and edit on non-linear equipment and to adapt to new technology.
• Generate story ideas; identify potential stories; create and coordinate interviews
• Ability to condense large amounts of information and video into short stories for newscasts
• Must be able to operate Microsoft Windows software
• Ability to operate news related software is preferred
• Must be able to work well under pressure with limited supervision and daily deadlines
• Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather
• Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
• Understanding of and ability to follow and enforce the journalistic code of ethics
• Must be capable of working well with others in challenging work environments to produce the best product for the viewer.
• Must have working knowledge of ENG trucks
• Must be able to operate station vehicles as the need and situation dictate.
• Basic knowledge of web posting software
• Basic knowledge of social media
• Must be capable of utilizing 3 point lighting or capable of learning the process.
• Prefer NPPA style photographer

The position offers a competitive wage and a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more. WSBT-TV is owned by a wonderful, privately-owned multi-media company, Schurz Communications, Inc. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link: http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k
Interested candidates please visit www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ2044 to learn more about the position and apply.


Date Posted: August 14, 2014
The News Virginian - Interns

The News Virginian, a daily newspaper in Waynesboro, is looking for interns to join its news team as part of an internship with James Madison University. TNV is looking for ambitious, hard-working students to play a role with news, sports and photography. As young, aspiring journalists, nothing is more important than experience.
Specifics
- TNV is looking for sports lovers who would be interested in covering high school sports in and around Harrisonburg. We are also looking for interested students who have a passion for sports feature writing.
- Enjoy covering news stories and events? The newsroom is looking for someone with excellent reporting skills to periodically cover events in and around Harrisonburg.
- Want to build your photography portfolio? There are opportunities to get your pictures in print. The News Virginian is looking for an intern to take pictures around Harrisonburg.
With busy school schedules, interns will not be required to come to the Waynesboro newsroom to file stories or drop photos. But we do encourage those who join our team to come by at least once to get a feel for the industry, say hello, learn and ask any questions.
There is a financial compensation for assignments for those who are chosen to join our team.
If interested, please email The News Virginian's City Editor/Sports Editor Roger Gonzalez at RGonzalez@newsvirginian.com or call 540-932-3568.


Date Posted: August 12, 2014
Leading Authorities Inc. - Marketing Intern

Job Duties:
Work closely with Digital Marketing Coordinator; Manager, Marketing Events; Marketing and Operations Manager; Vice President of Marketing and Creative Services; and Chief Operating Officer on assigned projects
Assist in the organization, planning, and execution of marketing events
Assist in the research and generation of sales leads
Assist with social media updates
Assist in the database entry and maintenance process of client information
Maintain and update speaker information in database and web site
General administrative support as needed
Qualifications:
Junior or Senior college student
Flexibility to work from 8:30 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. Monday through Friday with the ability to work one to two extra hours per month for special events as needed

Required Skills:
Project management, organizational skills, attention to detail, creativity, and strong computer skills
High standards of oral and written communications
Ability to work independently and solve problems
Positive attitude and dependability

Benefits:
Quickly learn a range of marketing skills, work closely with top management, and manage your own projects. Send resume and cover letter to Christine Norton at Christine@lauthorities.com


Date Posted: August 6, 2014
522 Productions - Internship

Located in the heart of Old Town Alexandria, 522 is a collective of filmmakers and writers who create unique and compelling videos for a variety of Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, government and small businesses nationwide.

We are currently looking to fill our Fall Internship positions. Our program exposes interns to every aspect of video production, providing experience in everything from concept development, location scouting, production, post-production, and research. Interns in this position will have a hand in developing innovative marketing videos that allow hands-on learning and one-on-one interactions for a more in-depth learning experience.

Why Intern at 522?

Wide range of projects, resulting in a variety responsibilities and experiences.
Exposure to every facet of professional video production
Ability to choose your own path and work alongside talented individuals who are interested in helping you develop new skills
Flexible work environment
Key skills include, but are not limited to:

Strong computer skills, proficiency with Adobe Premiere
Basic technical knowledge of the production and post-production process
Ability to work as part of a team and also complete projects independently, without constant supervision
Strong time-management skills
Ability to work under tight deadlines and ever-changing environments
Reliability and a sense of humor
Check out what past interns have to say: http://youtu.be/IaqrN6dEXOQ

We strive to give our interns as much experience and opportunity for growth as possible.

If you feel this position is for you, please send your resume and reel (if applicable) to: work@522productions.com


Date Posted: August 6, 2014
Nirvana Marketing - Graphic Design Internship (Unpaid)

Interested candidates should have hands-on design experience via school and/or work, with a portfolio showcasing their work. If accepted, you will work directly with the Sr. Creative Director. You will get hands-on education and experience that will prepare you for your future career. Come learn from us the things that you need to know to succeed as a designer in the real world.

The internship can be part-time or full-time.

Requirements:

-Have a solid portfolio
-Be dedicated to doing great work
-Meet deadlines
-Be a good communicator – this is even more important when working virtually
-Be responsible and organized - need to be able to organize yourself and get things done independently, particularly when working remotely
-Be fluent in industry standard programs such as Adobe Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign,
-Own his or her own computer with necessary software and have the ability to work remotely
-Some web design experience a plus

APPLYING: Those interested in applying should send an email to internships@getnirvana.com

Include the following in your application:
- The URL you saw this internship posting on (i.e. send us a link to this job ad with your application)
- A link to your online design portfolio. APPLICATIONS THAT DO NOT INCLUDE SAMPLES OF YOUR WORK WILL NOT BE REVIEWED.
- A statement that you understand that this Is an unpaid internship (you can just put “I understand that this is an unpaid internship” in your application).

- Tell us whatever else you want to about yourself. This could include: how this internship could benefit you, why you would be a good fit for this internship position, what your favorite type of design project is, your career goals, and/or what part of the design industry you would most like to work in, etc.

Nirvana Marketing is a marketing agency focusing on direct response design. This makes us a valuable place to do an internship, as you will be able to learn advanced methods and techniques for designing marketing pieces that really work. Future employers will find you incredibly valuable because of this type of experience. www.getnirvana.com


Date Posted: July 28, 2014
Behavioral Health and Technology - Web Designer

Behavioral Health and Technology (www.bht.virginia.edu), a research group in the Department of Psychiatry and Neurobehavioral Sciences at the University of Virginia dedicated to the development and testing of clinical interventions delivered over the internet, seeks a Web Designer to be responsible for the creation of the design and layout of developed programs as well as the creation of graphical assets used throughout the sites.

This is a unique opportunity to use your graphic design skills to create innovative programs that improve the health of others.
The ideal vendor is self-directed, detail-oriented, organized, a good communicator, and possesses strong graphic skills. The successful contractor needs to be able to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment, bringing energy and enthusiasm to projects.

This person will work closely with our Instructional Designer to create meaningful and useful programs for end users.

This is a contract position only and not a university employment position.

Responsibilities:
Prepares work to be accomplished by gathering information and materials.
Plans concept by studying information and materials.
Illustrates concept by designing rough layout of images and copy; resolving issues of arrangement, size, type size and style, and related aesthetic concepts.
Obtains approval of concept by submitting rough layout for approval.
Completes work in a timely manner coordinating with design, clinical, & development teams.
Works on email & mobile designs.
Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related tasks as needed.

Experience:
2+ years of Web Design experience
Demonstrable graphic design skills with a strong portfolio
Solid experience in creating wireframes, storyboards, user flows, and process flows
Proficiency with Adobe CS to include Photoshop & Illustrator (Flash a plus)
Excellent visual design skills with sensitivity to user-system interaction
Ability to solve problems creatively and effectively
Up-to-date with the latest Web trends, techniques, and technologies
Not required, but preferred experience developing in Word Press, and HTML5 a plus
Not required, but preferred some experience working in Articulate Storyline
Not required, but preferred some experience with HTML, CSS, and JavaScript for rapid prototyping


To Apply:
Please send resume, cover letter, link to website portfolio or similar and hourly rate to Christina Frederick at ccf7u@virginia.edu.


Date Posted: July 28, 2014
Meridian Hill Pictures - Media Education Manager

ABOUT THE POSITION:
MHP is hiring a part-time Media Education Manager to join the studio's team in early September 2014. The Media Education Manager will assume a range of management responsibilities to support the studio's youth media residencies and professional development programs for educators. The position is ideal for a talented, creative, exceptionally detail-oriented and organized educator who is passionate and proficient in media arts education and documentary storytelling. Strong applicants will have a proven track-record as a teaching artist, demonstrated experience in education program management, proficiency with digital media arts, excellent sense of documentary storytelling and an ability to work with diverse groups of people.

CORE DUTIES INCLUDE:
- Facilitate Professional Development Programs in media arts integration and documentary filmmaking with elementary and secondary education classroom teachers, pre-service teachers and community leaders

- Facilitate media arts and documentary storytelling residencies with youth, seniors and other community members

- Develop and adapt media arts and documentary filmmaking curriculum to achieve the greatest impact in school and after-school setting while meeting national and local standards.

- Develop and maintain strong partnerships with schools to achieve high impact media arts integration within existing school curriculum and arts programming. Supervise freelance teaching artistsand education interns in media arts residencies

- Provide mentorship and ongoing support to youth and community member alumni of our education programs. Manage logistics, scheduling, impact and evaluation of MHP's education programs

QUALIFICATIONS:
We are looking for a person who is interested in not only filling the immediate need but someone who is interested in continuing to cultivate new skills and grow within the company. Ideally seeking a candidate with a Bachelor's Degree in related field and at least one year teaching media arts or experience managing education programs, ideally with a focus on digital media arts and/or non-fiction storytelling.

- Proven track record facilitating media arts or documentary filmmaking residencies with youth in school and/or after-school settings and building strong relationships with young people. Experience facilitating professional development workshops with K-12 teachers, ideally in media arts or arts integration.

- Innovative thinker and creative problem-solver, talent for thinking outside of the box and learning new skills and information quickly, able to recognize problems early and develop creative solutions. Ability to build trust and meaningful relationships with youth and diverse populations

- Familiarity with national and local education standards and experience working in K-12 settings, both public and charter schools. Experience building and implementing evaluation processes for arts education programs.

- Strong documentary storytelling sensibilities and demonstrated interest in Meridian Hill Pictures' mission, participatory and community-based approaches to documentary filmmaking, an understanding and commitment to social-impact storytelling. Command of documentary production and editing processes particularly using 'grassroots' technology (iPhones, iPads, etc). Working knowledge of Final Cut Pro Suite, Adobe CS required;cloud-based project management tools (including Basecamp and Dropbox) highly desirable

- Highly organized, meticulous, expert planner and strategic thinker, an excellent project manager and coordinator, able to plan ahead, motivate others and keep team members on-track. Highly adaptable, flexible,understanding of opportunities and limitations of media arts in school settings, not afraid to get hands dirty in the project management details and systems (schedules, travel, equipment, logistics) to serve broader project and studio goals

- Thrives developing and improving systems to manage workflows,not afraid to get into details, logisticsand maintain the highest level of organization and communication. Highly-collaborative team-player with a positive attitude and able to work with diverse populations.

OTHER DETAILS:
Position reports to the Artistic Director. Salary will be commensurate with experience and includes health benefits after a six month trial period. Position will start at part-time (20 hrs/week). We are looking for an entrepreneurial candidate interested in a part-time position now, and eager to eventually grow into a full-time position. MHP is committed to a diverse workplace and is an enthusiastic equal opportunity employer.

HOW TO APPLY:
Send a cover letter explaining your relevant educational and professional background and interest in working with MHP, along with a resume and writing sample (no more than 2 pages) and/or link to video portfolio (if available) to jobs@meridianhillpictures.com. For video portfolios, please include links to any creative work produced by students or community members. For video portfolios, please be very specific about your role on each project (i.e. I co-facilitated this residency with another teaching artist). Also include contact information for three references.

We will be accepting applications through August 4 and interviews will begin immediately.


Date Posted: July 17, 2014
Asian Fortune magazine - Editorial Internship

Location: 1604 Spring Hill Rd. #365, Vienna VA 22182
Compensation: college credit and payment for articles
Duration: 12-weeks, 3 days/week, 5 hours per day
Openings: 1
Reports to: Editor

Duties: Are you interested in how newspapers are adapting to the new online environment? As the Editorial Intern you will help the Editor conduct research and interviews for articles, fact-check articles (both print and online), copy-edit articles, track SEO, upload online content, manage blog content and assist with social media.

Qualifications: You must be a junior or senior in college with previous journalism experience. You must be dependable, independent, creative, and eager to learn. Video and social media experience a plus, but not required.

To Apply: Send your resume, a cover letter or video introduction, and two writing samples to editor@asianfortune.com

About Us:
Asian Fortune is an award-winning news-magazine in the DC area for English speaking Asian Americans. Our internship program is committed to giving you a hands-on, independent, and rewarding learning experience. You will have a chance to participate in all staff meetings and events. Our internship program offers you a chance to see what working in the changing media environment is like and also a chance to network with area Asian American professionals.


Date Posted: July 17, 2014
Vocus - Design Intern

Vocus provides leading cloud-based marketing and public relations software that enables companies to acquire and retain customers. The company offers products and services to help clients attract and engage prospects, capture and keep customers, and measure and improve marketing effectiveness. More than 16,000 annual subscription customers across a wide variety of industries use Vocus software.


The company is headquartered in Beltsville, MD with offices in North America and Europe. For more information, visit http://www.vocus.com or call (800) 345-5572.

We are looking for a design intern to join us in our Beltsville, MD office. The design intern will provide graphics support for the Marketing Consultant team. The position is full-time through August, with the opportunity to become part-time with flexible hours through October.


Responsibilities:

Design of relevant and professional social media graphics for a wide range of clients
Creation of landing page graphics and layout
Creation of email template graphics and layout
Ability to conduct industry research/analysis as needed

Qualifications:

In-Depth Proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite
Course of study in design
Strong sense of typography
HTML/CSS knowledge a plus
Infographics experience a plus
Ability to work on multiple projects under a tight deadline
Demonstration of exceptional time management skills
Great communication skills and a talent for collaboration


Date Posted: July 10, 2014
Mack-Sumner Communications - Design Intern

Mack-Sumner Communications (MSC) seeks a highly motivated individual to join our design team as an Intern. MSC, based in Alexandria, VA, is MSC is the go-to strategic communication and direct mail firm for the progressive community. We work with the nation’s top progressive organizations and candidates to craft innovative, creative and highly-tested communications programs. Our clients include everyone from powerhouse organizations like the AFL-CIO, AFSCME, NEA, League of Conservation Voters, Sierra Club and Planned Parenthood, to targeted local, congressional and statewide campaigns across the country. We bring a blue-collar work ethic to everything we do because we believe our clients deserve nothing less.

This is an excellent opportunity to gain hands-on design experience working with a highly motivated team in an entrepreneurial environment. MSC is constantly seeking to improve and evolve, and our best work is driven by teamwork, the open sharing of ideas and the evaluation of our work through testing and advanced analytics.

ABOUT THE JOB

The Design Intern, working closely with our Senior Designers and Operations Team members, will assist in image management, client modifications, and general office tasks. This individual will be given the opportunity to design logos, direct mail and collateral pieces based on submitted concepts and copy. Specific job responsibilities include:

Cataloging, categorizing and managing the internal image library
Designing engaging, on-point print pieces
Assist members of different teams as needed
This is a hands-on position with the opportunity to be creative within a collaborative, team environment.

We are looking for candidates to work with us part-time through May with the opportunity to continue full-time through the 2014 political season (roughly through the end of October). Candidates must be available to work in the local office. Candidates should send a resume and cover letter to lsuchy@macksumner.com.

MSC is an equal opportunity employer.


Date Posted: June 11, 2014
Okay Yellow - Graphic Designer

The Graphic Designer is responsible for maintaining Okay Yellow’s high-level brand quality standards during the production of various advertising and branding projects for print, web and TV. The Graphic Designer is responsible for taking direction from the Creative Director, Project Manager and/or Client and managing and producing branding and advertising projects from concept to completion on time and on budget. The Graphic Designer is required to work with the Project Manager and Creative Director to design a wide range of materials for different brands. The Graphic Designer is responsible for learning and adapting to different styles and techniques to achieve the optimal outcome on projects.

Daily Duties, Functions, Responsibilities
• Develop new print & web ads for new & existing clients from concept to completion
• Create new print & web ads based on previous layouts and existing artwork for current clients
• Layout print files for packaging such as cans, bottle labels, six pack carriers, case boxes, cartons, etc.
• Design point of sale advertising to support product launches, including: print ads, posters, banners, etc.
• Work directly with printer to deliver files, modify files for print, provide pantone suggestions and handle other print related challenges that may arise
• Basic website maintenance both inside and outside the context of a content management system, including: web banners for client websites and 3rd party websites, landing page design to support ad campaigns, basic content and layout changes, more complex content, layout & functionality changes, and other web based projects that may arise
• Design & code email based newsletters
• Create static graphics for TV – ability to animate these graphics in After Effects will get you bonus points
• Website Design – ability to create webpages in HTML/CSS will get you bonus points
• Communicate ideas through rough concept sketches and/or digital mock ups
• Manage wide range of projects of varying degrees of difficulty to ensure all projects are completed on time and within budget
• Create concepts for logos and branding materials and develop them to completion based on feedback from various sources
• Illustrate a concept based on a sketch, artistic style and direction, and new or existing brand
• Digitize and color hand illustrated artwork
• Communicate through email, direct messaging, text messaging, in person meetings, Skype, and phone calls with Creative Director, Project Manager, Freelancers and Clients
• Generate consumer insights and intelligence to inform strategy
• Other duties as assigned

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
• Proficient in Adobe Creative Suite, specifically Illustrator and Photoshop
• Thorough understanding of the relationship between Illustrator and Photoshop and the appropriate time to use each one
• Working knowledge of Adobe CS shortcuts
• Ability to organize and maintain organization of Adobe project files
• Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with employees and customers.
• Basic to Intermediate level proficiency in office-related software.
• Ability to follow oral and written instructions – take direction, comprehend it and turn it into action
• Comfortable working under extremely tight deadlines
• Effective time manager and multitasker
• Experience providing accurate time estimates for projects
• Ability to visualize and produce projects from concept to completion
• Able to work autonomously – self motivated and hard worker
• Attention to detail
• Experience working with pre-flight & pre-press preparation of art files & working directly with printers to ensure accuracy of final print
• Basic understanding of web design & designing for responsive websites
• Working knowledge of HTML/CSS
• Experience working with content management systems, preferably Wordpress
• Desire to undertake & solve problems
• Strong desire to learn new job related skills & grow professionally
• Love of print & package design
• No set design style - Experience working with multiple brands and styles
• Ability & desire to learn & adapt to new styles
• Ability to analyze brand materials & create new materials that fit branding style
• Talent for illustration & ability to mimic illustration styles
• Knowledge of pantones & color theory
• Eye for typography & layout
• Thick skinned – ability to use criticism from clients, co-workers and supervisors to improve performance
• Experience with Premier or After Effects a plus
• Copywriting Experience a plus
• Marketing coursework or experience a plus
• Ability to communicate effectively through visuals, verbal and print
• Familiarity & Understanding of the craft beer industry a plus
• Experience in packaging design, particularly for wine, beer or spirits also a plus
Education and Experience
• Bachelor’s Degree in Graphic Design or equivalent experience
• 0-3 years graphic design experience

To apply, please email the following information to hello@okayyellow.com:
• Cover Letter & Resume
• Link to portfolio (digital portfolio is preferable)
Please visit our website at okayyellow.com to see our work and learn more about our company. We appreciate your interest and look forward to reviewing your information. We will be in touch with you to discuss the next steps if we feel you are a good fit for the position.


Date Posted: June 4, 2014
GiveMore.com - Web Developer

Love your work.

We're looking for a bad@ss web developer to help people smile, wake up, and love their work.

The work...

Code beautifully - that's it. The work might be a web page, a blog, an entire website, a wonderful html email, or something amazing that you create because you rock at web work.

Join us and you'll have the opportunity to become essential to people ... those working here and the hundreds of thousands (literally) of people who will visit your work on the web.

We're GiveMore.com (est. 1998) and are located in Richmond's design district ... top floor of the Canal Crossing building on 15th Street between Cary and the canal (overlooking Main Street Station).

To become a member of the team, you'll need (really)...
-2+ years of experience in a web developer position
-Experience with HTML & CSS (3+ years)
-Hands-on work with PHP, Javascript or jQuery (2+ years)
-Knowledge of legacy browser (IE8 and below) quirks and support
-Familiarity with Photoshop and Illustrator
-To love all things front-end and have a desire to stay current with new technologies
-Knowledge of user experience including social media
-A service-oriented attitude
-To be extremely organized about your code and attentive to details and deadlines
-A positive attitude and strong work ethic

Bonus points if you have...
-Coded responsive designs
-Experience with CSS preprocessors
-Up-to-date knowledge of SEO structures
-Hands-on experience with an ecommerce site
-Experience with cross email client compatibility
-Command-line knowledge

We'll pay you well (salary, health insurance, 401k contribution, and other fun perks) and help you become even better at what you do (while you help us become better).

To become a part of this team is a wonderful opportunity for the right person. If you're the right individual, it's also a wonderful opportunity for us.
If you're confident you'd be a great addition to the team, please email Emily@givemore.com using the subject line 'beautiful code'. That's important. It helps us organize things and illustrates attention to detail.

In your email, tell us a little about yourself (your background, links to your portfolio, examples of your work on the web) and all of the ways that you'd make an amazing addition to our team. Please also include your resume so that we can get an idea of your past (and present) experience.

We can't wait to hear from you (really).


Date Posted: May 30, 2014
WDBJ7 - Roanoke - Production Assistant (part-time)

WDBJ Television has an opening for a part-time Production Assistant position. This position is responsible for operating broadcast production equipment for producing newscasts and other special programming. The successful candidate will be responsible for camera shots, audio, and technical direction of the newscasts.

We’re looking for someone with 6+ months of experience in a related field, with previous news operation experience in a live broadcast environment preferred. Some college or vocational school is also preferred.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Basic knowledge of television production
• Photoshop and After Effects experience a plus.
• Must be able to maneuver studio cameras and pedestals to different heights, locations and angles
• Must be able to perform routine studio and set maintenance, including regularly checking and changing studio lights.
• Working knowledge of studio cameras, Final-Cut Pro, Chyron, and Photoshop
• Basic knowledge of audio levels
• Strong initiative and attention to detail is required
• Must be able to follow written and verbal direction
• Excellent listening skills, good communication skills required
• Proficient in Microsoft Office and Google
• Must be flexible to work other shifts
• Must be able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines
• Must be able to work with other departments and work well in a team environment
• Ability to work independently with little supervision
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment
• Must have an energetic attitude and be able to represent all TV stations in public in a positive, professional manner

The position offers a competitive salary/bonus package, as well as a comprehensive benefit plan, including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k). WDBJ is owned by Schurz Communications, Inc., a privately-held, national multi-media company.

Interested candidates please visit www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1941 to learn more about the position and apply.




Date Posted: May 30, 2014
WDBJ7 - Roanoke - Master Control Operator

WDBJ Television has an immediate opening for a Master Control Operator. Responsibilities include maintaining the high quality of WDBJ7's on-air signal(s), on-air switching, and maintaining the daily operations log. Must pay close attention to details. Previous master control experience is a plus. The candidate must be willing to work a flexible schedule including nights, weekends and some holidays.

We’re looking for someone with 1-3 years of master control operation experience and/or experience in engineering. A high school diploma/GED equivalent is required, with some college course work or an Associate’s degree preferred. A valid driver’s license with a good driving record is also required. SBE certification is a plus.

Essential Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
• Basic knowledge of TV video production
• Video tape experience - must be familiar with multiple tape and tapeless formats
• General knowledge of TV broadcasting
• Working knowledge with Crispin Automation
• Ability to follow written and verbal directions, able to communicate clearly
• Must be able to operate analog and digital broadcast equipment, software, broadcast video tape recorders, video servers, audio/video routers, audio and video control consoles, satellite receivers, and television transmitters
• Proficient use of computers including Microsoft Office and Google
• Basic knowledge of station programming schedule
• Ability to stay focused while monitoring signal quality and programming accuracy
• Must be able to handle high stress situations and pressure deadlines
• Able to react quickly to changing circumstances while remaining calm
• Attention to detail is required
• Must have good problem-solving skills
• Leadership skills needed
• Ability to work independently with little supervision, initiative to address issues immediately
• Able to work well with others in the department as well as other departments
• Must be flexible to work any shift including, weekend, overnights and holidays
• Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment

Essential Functions:
• Operate the master control boards
• Anticipate/prepare for breaking news.
• Monitor multiple program streams to ensure correct programming and commercial run times, record any discrepancies
• Prepare the electronic playlist that facilitates program streams
• File commercials, programming, and other material into automation system for broadcast - input and trim spots
• Assist the production department running studio cameras and/or audio boards when needed
• React quickly and appropriately to any issues with equipment and breaking news
• Communicate any issues with detail; communicate with producers before live newscast on unusual changes.
• Interact with other departments to obtain missing broadcast material, clarify instructions, and/or resolve technical issues
• Work weekend and weekday shifts
• Perform other job-related duties as assigned
• Must be able to operate station vehicles as the need and situation dictate

The position offers a competitive salary/bonus package, as well as a comprehensive benefit plan, including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k).

Interested candidates please visit www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1940 to learn more about the position and apply.



Date Posted: May 29, 2014
SOS International LLC - Marketing Intern

SOS International LLC (SOSi) is seeking an intern to support its Marketing Communications and Business Development efforts at the company’s operational headquarters in Reston, VA.

Essential Job Duties:

• Create a monthly e-Bulletin for SOSi staff, clients and prospects and manage the development, production and roll-out of the e-Bulletin, including sourcing content and writing articles
• Manage SOSi social media accounts and increase engagement within social media channels as well as on SOSi web properties
• Assist in the coordination and production of video interviews of SOSi executives for use on SOSi web properties and social media channels
• Conduct research for corporate communications, marketing and business development
• Perform other duties and/or completes special projects as required

Minimum Requirements

• High School diploma required
• Interest in journalism, public relations and/or corporate marketing
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Ability to organize and prioritize work
• Ability to work independently
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

Additional Information

Desired Qualities:

• Some college education

Work Environment:

• May require ability to lift/and or move objects or packages of up to 25 lbs


Date Posted: May 27, 2014
Cabaret at The Merc - Internships

Cabaret at The Merc’s Internship Program provides workforce training to early-career artists and art managers. Apply for a Cabaret at The Merc internship and develop essential workforce skills by studying and working alongside our professional team of producers and artists. Work behind the scenes at The Merc, one of the regions most vibrant Cabaret scenes. We currently have two open positions for the 2014 season, a Production Intern and a Social Media/Marketing Intern.

PRODUCTION INTERN
The Production Intern will be an integral member of Cabaret at The Merc’s production team for its 2014 scheduling. From assisting in the monthly performances, to working on the inaugural Summer Season with 3 fully staged immersive productions. This intern will gain valuable and practical theater production experience in a rapidly growing and thriving new company.
(6 month time commitment) The internship is non-paid, but will provide college credit.

Skills Required
Cabaret at The Merc is seeking an individual with the ability to communicate effectively in person, on the phone and in writing, and to interact in a fast-paced theatre environment. Candidates should display a love of musical theater, willingness to learn, resourcefulness,
patience, lots of energy, and a professional demeanor. Candidates must have strong computer skills . Experience with stage management is a strong plus. This individual must have a flexible schedule (particularly with regard to rehearsals for the Summer Series), love challenges, and enjoy being part of a dynamic, growing team.

SOCIAL MEDIA/MARKETING INTERN
The intern will function as an associate within the Marketing department, assisting with the research, creation and distribution of marketing material for Cabaret at The Merc’s season. The intern will also assist with show-specific outreach. They will help to maintain a presence on all Cabaret at The Merc social media accounts with a focus on developing the audience through rigorous use of our current Social Media outlets. The Intern will create social media connections using our archives to reach out to past artists and audiences, creating a more consistent audience return to The Merc. There will also be opportunities to work on the Summer Series and to participate in all sides of the theater process. (6 month time commitment) The internship is non-paid, but will provide college credit.

Skills Required
The Intern must be a critical thinker and an ambitious self-starter. They must be articulate, motivated, willing to learn, have good written and verbal skills and must be inclusive to all types of people in all walks of life. They must be familiar with PC or Mac computers and software. Knowledge of Photoshop or other photo-design programs is a plus. They must have some knowledge of basic social media - Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Tumblr. They must have a commitment to the Arts.

Application Materials & Process

All applications are due by June 1, 2014, although interns may be selected prior to that date; applicants are encouraged to submit materials early. Every applicant must submit an official Cabaret at The Merc Internship Application and a customized cover letter detailing why you are interested in this specific internship at Cabaret at The Merc. Please include both items as PDF attachments to your email. We will acknowledge receipt of all applications. Do not submit multiple copies of the same application. Submit all materials via e-mail (preferred) to casting@CabaretatTheMerc.com

Internship Application

http://www.cabaretatthemerc.com/Cabaretatthemerc.com/Interns_files/Cabaret_Internship2014.pdf

Click here to download a PDF of the Cabaret at The Merc Internship Application. Every applicant must submit this document. You will need to download Adobe Reader, a free program, to fill out the PDF. Mac users: using the default Mac PDF viewer, Preview, corrupts the file and will result in a blank application. Download Adobe Reader to avoid this issue. We encourage all applicants to please close and re-open the Internship Application prior to submission to ensure the document is not submitted blank.

Eligibility
The Production Intern must be available on the last Sunday of every month and also for the duration of the Summer Series rehearsals and performances. Social Media Intern must be available on the last Sunday of every month for our regularly scheduled performances and up to four additional days per month. Read each position’s description carefully to ensure your eligibility. Please do not apply for a position for which you are not eligible. Contact info@CabaretatTheMerc.com with any questions or for clarification. Please note: Cabaret at The Merc Internships are highly competitive. We strongly suggest you take your time and submit a thoughtful, concise application.


Date Posted: May 6, 2014
PTC Therapeutics, Inc. - Corporate Communications

This individual provides support for public/investor relations and corporate communications-related activities as assigned. Responsibilities include, but may not be limited to, drafting written communications and presentations for a variety of internal and external audiences, implementing communication materials using a variety of delivery mechanisms (e.g. documents, PowerPoint presentations, posters, on-line media, etc.) and meeting/conference planning. This individual works under the supervision of the Senior Director of Corporate Communications and in collaboration with internal and external customers and audiences.

Knowledge/Skills/Abilities
Bachelor's degree in a related discipline (e.g. English, Communications, or a life science) and 0-1 year of related experience.
Demonstrated success researching, writing and editing communications materials.
Demonstrates the ability to multitask without compromising quality or attention to detail.
Motivated, independent, highly organized self-starter able to work effectively in a fast-paced environment.
Familiarity with scientific/medical information (academic or professional) sufficient to exhibit an understanding of the Company's business.
Strong interpersonal skills and integrity.

Please send resumes to: careers@ptcbio.com


Date Posted: May 5, 2014
Rick Whittington Consulting - Inbound Marketing Specialist

Rick Whittington Consulting is looking for a full-time, salaried Inbound Marketing Specialist to execute inbound marketing programs for clients.

Our Inbound Marketing Specialist will be responsible for planning and execution of inbound marketing strategies for our clients. Candidates must have familiarity with modern online marketing tactics like search engine optimization, paid search marketing, blogging, business analytics, conversion optimization, lead generation, social media, email marketing, etc. This position is based in our Richmond, Virginia office.

We take an agile approach to marketing, so the Inbound Marketing Specialist will partner with our Inbound Marketing Manager and clients to monitor results in order to shift campaign tactics. Our marketing programs require that we achieve measurable results (positive ROI) for clients. As such, web analytics and business analysis is a critical aspect of the position.

This position will devise and execute client inbound marketing strategy and create monthly reports. You'll work directly with clients, so you'll need to be detail oriented, a relentless problem solver and have a positive attitude.

We encourage new college graduates in Marketing and PR to apply.

Responsibilities
-Analyze client websites and business situations quickly and accurately using tools like ---Google Analytics and HubSpot.
-Manage a wide range of projects and tactics, including organic optimization, paid search marketing, blog implementation, social media, email marketing, etc.
-Develop insightful, thorough recommendations to improve conversion and lead generation.
-Manage day-to-day client relationships through conference calls, meetings and presentations.
-Handle day-to-day execution of strategies with designers, developers, writers and partners.
-Be responsible for client results and satisfaction.

Ideal Candidate Qualifications
-BA or BS, ideally with emphasis in communications, marketing, PR or related field.
-Knowledge and interest inbound marketing and business analytics.
-1 year of internet marketing experience preferred.
-Relentless desire to learn new things.
-Willing to be trained, certified and ready to contribute within 30 days of hire.
-Must have some knowledge of inbound marketing techniques.
-Excellent presentation, verbal, and writing skills are required.
-Excellent organizational skills and ability to manage multiple simultaneous projects and resources.
-Attention to detail.
-Entrepreneurial spirit, can-do attitude.

To apply, email your resume and cover letter to careers@rickwhittington.com with subject "Inbound Marketing Specialist."


Date Posted: May 5, 2014
James Madison University - Special Collections - Interns

The Special Collections of JMU Libraries is looking for interns for Fall Semester and, the Summer session. Work involves customer relations in serving the patrons who come to the reading room, but we also have assignments that involve research, writing, public relations, archival processing and event planning. We will also continue to work with the Digital Collections Librarian on some ongoing digitization projects. More info available at http://www.lib.jmu.edu/special/services/internships.aspx


Date Posted: May 5, 2014
Good360 - Marketing/Communications Intern

Good360, the leading nonprofit in product giving, is looking for a marketing and communications intern to assist with a national public launch event this spring. This Fall, Good360 will publicly release its new online technology platform, the GivingPlace, an innovative approach to the work that we do. The event, called 50 States of Giving, will include launch events around the nation, media promotions and an interactive web site, as we pledge to distribute product donations in all 50 states in one day.

In the coming months, Good360 will be working in overdrive to prepare for that launch—pitching to major news outlets, publishing press releases, planning social media campaigns, and preparing for the launch-day events we will be hosting.
We are looking for a hard-working, self-driven individual with strong written and oral communication skills that is interested in being a part of the action this spring. Candidates should be studying or interested in marketing, communications, English, writing or another related field. Interest in nonprofits or corporate social responsibility is a plus. Design skills are also a plus.

The GivingPlace Internship will take place between June and August/September 2014, and requires a commitment of 10-20 hours per week. We offer a flexible working schedule, a hands-on, resume-building experience on an exciting national campaign, and a $500 stipend upon completion.

Interns will gain experience in:
-Drafting web content for the GivingPlace website
-Marketing of events (materials, mailings, email communication)
-Media pitching
-Social media
-Communicating with nonprofits, and training others to use the new website
-Writing short impact articles, and coordinating stories written by nonprofits
-Assisting with multimedia production (promotional video)
-Other duties as assigned

Qualified candidates:
-Current undergraduate students, preferably with a focus on English, Communications, or Marketing
-Have strong written and oral skills. Interns must be able to effectively communicate instructions over the phone. Design skills and social media experience are preferable, but not required.
-Be able to work 10-20 hours per week at our Alexandria, VA office (directly adjacent to the Braddock St. Metro station)

If you’re interested in applying, submit a resume, a cover letter detailing why you’d like to work for Good360, and 1-2 writing samples to Justin Rattey at Justin@Good360.org by May 15th. Applications will be reviewed as they arrive.


Date Posted: April 29, 2014
SpectrumCareers - Marketing and Research Internship (Paid)

The Marketing/Design professional is responsible for developing, maintaining and leveraging the most complete database of accounting and finance professionals in the Greater Metropolitan DC area through our website, social media and email campaigns. This role is critical for our brand expansion and for business development and recruitment. This individual will be responsible for developing our online, social media presence and brand, leveraging our database, contacts and relationships.

The Marketing and Research department is also responsible for coordinating our marketing efforts to this database. This includes the monthly newsletter, direct mail, networking events, and business development and recruitment calls.

The Marketing and Research Department is the leading edge of the company. Accordingly, this group must stay on top of emerging client targets ( VC activity, IPOs, etc), identify companies of opportunity ( bankruptcies, distressed companies, acquisitions) and significant personnel appointments ( new CFO, controller).

Internship includes marketing, client development and candidate development tasks.

Contact Daniel Dziuba (JMU Class of '13) at 703-738-1230 or ddziuba@spectrumcareers.com


Date Posted: April 28, 2014
The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. - Web and Mobile Content Specialist (Temporary). [Position #547]

The Thomas Jefferson Foundation, Inc. has a temporary position to assist with our Mountaintop Project. Located in Charlottesville, Virginia, the Foundation is the private nonprofit organization that owns and operates Monticello, the home and plantation of Thomas Jefferson, as well as a museum and visitor center, library and academic center, and conference/education center, all to advance its mission of preservation and education. Monticello annually attracts nearly 450,000 visitors onsite and more than 2 million web visitors.
The Foundation is seeking a Web and Mobile Content Specialist to work with its webmaster and other internal departments to create and update web pages and to support the development of a mobile app focusing on Mulberry Row, the principal plantation street at Monticello that was the center of work and domestic life for dozens of people. The positions work will be multi-disciplinary. Responsibilities will range from day-to-day updating of the main monticello.org website to helping to plan, develop and implement a Mulberry Row-focused mobile app. Project timeline is early spring through late fall 2014.

Qualified candidates will have: Excellent communication, writing, and interpersonal skills. Familiarity with web and mobile development, content management systems (such as Drupal, Joomla or WordPress), and scripting languages. An interest in user experience design and enthusiasm for American history. Ability to assist colleagues in the use of a content management system and to maintain a flexible work schedule in order to meet adjusting deadlines. Willingness and ability to collaborate with colleagues possessing a wide range of interests and expertise. High energy level. Bachelor's degree. Desire to work with a non-profit, cultural organization. Applicants for this position must submit a cover letter, resume, and salary history by email to resumes@monticello.org, ATTN: Beth Lazen. Candidates are highly encouraged to learn more about Monticello and the Mountaintop Project at www.monticello.org. Open until filled.


Date Posted: April 28, 2014
James Madison University - Alumni Relations - Two Internships

JMU's Office of Alumni Relations has two student intern positions available for the 2014-15 school year. Students each work about 12 hours a week. One position works with web/email marketing and one works in graphic design. The positions are listed at joblink.jmu.edu. Students can apply there. https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1396977975046 and https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/jsp/shared/frameset/Frameset.jsp?time=1396977975046


Date Posted: April 24, 2014
James Madison University - Student Affairs - Technical Services - Digital Communications Specialist

Are you looking for an employment opportunity and a rewarding experience? Student Affairs Technical Services is hiring a Digital Communications Specialist for this upcoming fall and spring semester. The position's core responsibility is to consult with Student Affairs personnel to help them implement or improve a digital communications strategy for their department. Consultations will typically focus on developing effective web content and social media marketing campaigns. If you are interested, please apply through JobLink at joblink.jmu.edu.


Date Posted: April 9, 2014
JMU Office of Admissions - Student Web Developer

The Office of Admissions is hiring a Student Web Developer to assist in our office with web site design, maintenance, and management of online event registration. This position is 10 hours per week during the academic year.

Duties and Responsibilities include:
- Manage and update basic existing web pages as needed.
- Design basic graphics for the web.
- Manage online registration for admissions sessions/tours and major visitor events.
- Send HTML emails as needed.
- Assist with the implementation of new software and databases.
- Attend training sessions required for job duties.
- Assist staff with maintaining and updating office iPad content.

Qualifications:
- Previous experience with HTML and CSS preferred.
- Candidates should have proficiency with the Adobe Creative Suite (notably Dreamweaver, Photoshop, and Illustrator).
- Must be able to work independently and as a part of a collaborative team.
- Candidates should have a willingness to learn new skills and software.

Students will need to apply for the positions at JMU JobLink. The position is called Student Web Developer and can be found by searching job openings in the
Division of Access and Enrollment. Questions? Contact Leigh Williams in the JMU Office of Admissions at willialq@jmu.edu.


Date Posted: April 9, 2014
Sliverchair - Two Positions

User Interface Developer

Summary A Silverchair User Interface Developer is an active participant in a fast-paced, collaborative, and iterative design and development environment providing best-in-class user experiences and interfaces. This individual is able to understand complex business requirements and their effects on UI, is innately curious and has a forward-thinking approach to development, is comfortable collaborating with designers and developers alike, is fluent in web standards, web and mobile human-computer interaction guidelines, modern UI development languages and techniques (especially Responsive Web Design), and is committed to continuously evolving the quality of Silverchair products.

Key Responsibilities
Analyze specifications and business needs to determine appropriate technologies and configurations to meet those business needs
Maintain and enhance current UI architecture to improve usability, performance, and scalability
Maintain and enhance current UI standards and libraries
Work with documentation and internal teams, including Product and Project Management, Design, Business Analysis, and Quality Assurance to deliver high-quality, complete software releases
Work with Support & Enhance teams to maintain and improve current software to meet customer and project needs

Skills Required
Proficiency in UI development languages and methodologies including HTML5, CSS3, JavaScript, Ajax, XML, XSLT, Progressive Enhancement, and Responsive Web Design
Experience utilizing frontend UI frameworks, such as Zurb Foundation and Twitter Bootstrap, and preprocessed stylesheet languages, such as SASS and LESS
Strong knowledge and experience with object oriented design and programming concepts
Ability and desire to learn new tools and technologies
Excellent technical, problem solving, and communication skills both verbal and written
Capable of collaborative iteration in a fast-paced environment with short product life-cycles

Education and/or Experience
Bachelors in Computer Science or related experience preferred
Experience in software development companies building complex, commercial, enterprise-class products
To apply, send resume and portfolio examples to jobs@silverchair.com


User Experience Designer

A Silverchair User Experience Designer displays excellence in the areas of experience design, interaction design, information architecture, visual design, and usability. This individual is capable of collaborating with all organizational roles to conceive of and execute interface solutions for complex data-driven web-based applications that meet user, product, and branding needs. The User Experience Designer is innately curious, has tremendous visual design acuity, is fluent in web standards and web and mobile human-computer interaction guidelines, is familiar with the technical and design concepts of Responsive Web Design, and is committed to continuously evolving the quality of Silverchair products.

Key Responsibilities
Identify the requirements, tasks, and goals of target audience(s), as well as conceptualize how they might be addressed in functional components and interactive concepts
Produce physical and digital artifacts including sketches, diagrams, wireframes, and highly-polished visual designs using a flexible design process
Ensure faithful execution of designs through iterative design reviews with developers
Understand and promote where appropriate evolving web standards and technologies, usability best-practices, and emerging interactive design trends

Skills Required
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Excellent collaboration skills
Obsessive attention to detail
Ability to convey design and interaction concepts through freehand sketch
Impeccable visual design aesthetic that incorporates a strong understanding of proportion, hierarchy, grid, typography, and color
Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
Understanding of basic front-end development languages including CSS3, HTML5, and Javascript
Ability to handle multiple simultaneous projects

Education and/or Experience
Formal Design Education (Bachelors degree in design-related field or equivalent combination of experience and education)
Experience with Agile development methodology
Experience designing for mobile and tablet devices
Experience with usability testing
Online or physical portfolio required
Apply online: http://www.maxhire.net/cp/?E85465361D0B605E0752182E77501E6202627D4B or send resume and portfolio examples to jobs@silverchair.com


Date Posted: April 9, 2014
JMU Office of Public Affairs - Internships

The JMU Office of Public Affairs will be hiring four or five students for paid internships for the 2014-2015 academic year and would like your help in spreading the word. Feel free to recommend students to us as well. Students will need to apply for the positions at JMU JobLink. The position is called Public Affairs Assistant and can be found by searching job openings in the
Division of Advancement.

The Office of Public Affairs promotes the university brand by communicating with its key audiences
We communicate with these audiences in a variety of ways, including social media, the JMU website and traditional media. Our interns receive hands-on experience with the tools we use and the strategies we employ. We are looking for students who have an interest and experience in the following areas:

newspaper/press release/magazine/Web writing

video shooting and editing

using social media for PR/strategic communication

interviewing sources for stories

Our interns this year have written bylined articles for the JMU website; written press releases; used Cascade, the university's content management system, to post content to the JMU website; created videos to accompany our written Web content; and worked with our community affairs manager on projects involving the Harrisonburg community.

Thank you for helping us build our team for 2014-2015.

Questions? Contact James Heffernan in the JMU Office of Public Affairs at: hefferjm@jmu.edu


Date Posted: April 4, 2014
Kline May Realty - Website Designer

TeamWorks Realtor Group with Kline May Realty is seeking someone with web design experience to create a team website. The site should be professional, and will serve as a representation of the company. TeamWorks currently has a Pinterest, Facebook page and Twitter account, and wants a team website that we can promote via each of these social media sites.

TeamWorks is a real estate group comprised of individuals that work hard to provide the best service to their clients. We also cultivate a comfortable work environment that allows our team members to grow and learn from each other. Working with a skilled group of Realtors will allow you to learn about the real estate world, as well as how to market and brand a new company.

The website should include Home, About, Contact Us, Listings, Buyer Information, and Blog pages. We would like to utilize a Lead Capture System in order to retain viewers' information and contact them. We also want to use IDX for searches.

This is a paid project, and will look great on any resume. You will be consulting collaboratively with two TeamWorks Realtors/team members, as well as with two JMU student interns working for TeamWorks. Please contact us with a description of previous experience, and preferably an example of past website design work. Please email suzanne@teamworksrg.com if you are interested in the position.


Date Posted: April 3, 2014
522 Productions - Summer Intern

We're filmmakers who specialize in connecting with your audience - because we focus on what matters.

Were located in Old Town Alexandria, where our Summer Internship program exposes you to every aspect of video production. Because of our smaller size, you can experience everything from Pre- to Post Production.

While this is an unpaid internship, we always strive to give our interns as much experience as possible, and allow our interns the opportunity to choose their own career track within the production industry. After all, we were all interns at one point ourselves...

Here's a link to a brief video about interning at 522 - featuring a couple recent JMU grads: http://youtu.be/IaqrN6dEXOQ

Key Skills:

- Familiarity with Adobe Premiere
- Basic Technical knowledge of the Post-Production process
- Reliability with strong time-management skills
- Team player who can complete projects independently without supervision
- Ability to adapt to changing deadlines

Please send resume and reel (if applicable) to: work@522productions.com


Date Posted: April 2, 2014
K2M - Marketing Assistant Media Design

K2M, a medical device company located in Leesburg, Virginia is looking for a Marketing Assistant Media Design. This individual will be responsible for assisting the Marketing Communications group with the development, implementation, maintenance, and analysis of digital and print media design initiatives to effectively promote the corporate brand and products. This is your chance to put your design skills to work for a company committed to helping improve the lives of patients affected by spinal disorders!
Essential Duties & Responsibilities

Assists with the design, development, approval, and production of digital and print marketing materials.
Communicates with external graphic designers, web developers, animators, video production companies, industry publications, advertising agencies, public relations firms, promotional product distributors, and translators.
Uses knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, and Photoshop) and Autodesk Maya 3D animation software to produce graphics for digital and print marketing materials.
Assists with drafting, proofreading, and editing copy for marketing literature, press releases, website, advertisements, etc.
Assists with administration of the marketing collateral routing process.
Assists with the printing, distribution, and inventory control of marketing literature through the fulfillment center.
Assists with maintenance of the K2M Marketing Library of logos/images and the K2M Style Guide to ensure consistency with branding and messaging.
Meets with product management teams and other marketing managers to discuss marketing communication and graphic design needs.
Assists with development, implementation, and analysis of the overall marketing communications strategy/budget.
Remains abreast of technological advances and trends in digital/print marketing media and applies acquired knowledge to job functions.
Required Skills

Certification or equivalent experience in Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop) and Autodesk Maya 3D animation software.
Must be familiar with commonly-used graphic design and print production terms and concepts.
Must demonstrate high attention to detail, as well as superior organization and multi-tasking skills.
Must have the social skills to interact with various personalities in a global business environment.
Send rsums and salary requirements to: gpreuss@K2M.com. Full job description: http://k2m.com/en_us/careers/careers/view/118/marketing-assistant-media-design


Date Posted: March 28, 2014
Verizon Wireless - Wireless Retail Sales Representative

Are you interested in an exciting career opportunity? Verizon Wireless is hiring qualified candidates who are looking to start a career with a fun and innovative company! Once your application is complete, forward your confirmation email to Andrew.Leckrone@VZW.com so it can be processed ASAP!

Responsibilities
You're focused on your future - on finding the right fit for your talent and charisma, and making your presence known. And when you join Verizon Wireless, you'll find unlimited opportunities to evolve, excel and amplify your success with a company that's continually redefining the communications industry. If you're ready to make your mark with a team that thrives on collaboration, you need to consider a future as a Verizon Wireless Retail Sales Representative.

Your record is defined by meeting challenges head-on and always striving for excellence. And it's that tireless drive, coupled with your strong interpersonal skills and natural instinct to see opportunities at every turn, that sets you apart - and makes you a perfect fit for our team.

Qualifications
We're looking for someone who has what it takes to close sales, beat quotas and rack up commissions. You should have at least 1-2 years of sales experience in a commission environment. A college degree and bilingual Spanish skills are a definite plus. You must also be able to move throughout the store to actively engage customers, demonstrate products, and effectively execute the sales function.

In return for your talent and dedication, we'll proudly support you with comprehensive benefits worthy of the name Total Rewards, including: award-winning training, a competitive salary, medical/dental/vision from day one, 401(k), work-life programs, phone discounts, generous tuition assistance, and unlimited opportunities to maximize your career potential.

Take a giant leap toward a career for everything you are. Visit us at careersatverizonwireless.com.

Equal Employment Opportunity


Date Posted: March 27, 2014
522 Productions - Summer Internship

At 522 Productions, we're filmmakers who specialize in connecting with your audience - because we focus on what matters.

Were located in Old Town Alexandria, where our Summer Internship program exposes you to every aspect of video production. Because of our smaller size, you get to experience everything from Pre- to Post Production. Our Interns typically assist us in production coordination, help out on shoots, and edit, among many other things.

While this is an unpaid internship, we always strive to give our interns as much experience as possible, and allow you to do as many things as possible. After all, we were all interns at one point ourselves...

Here's a link to a brief video about interning at 522 - featuring a couple recent JMU grads: http://youtu.be/IaqrN6dEXOQ

Key Skills:

- Familiarity with Adobe Premiere
- Basic Technical knowledge of the Post-Production process
- Reliability
- Work as part of a team, or complete projects independently without constant supervision
- Strong time-management skills
- Ability to adapt to changing deadlines

Please send resume and reel (if applicable) to: work@522productions.com


Date Posted: March 27, 2014
WDBJ7 - Roanoke - Account Executive

WDBJ7, the CBS affiliate in Roanoke, VA, is looking for a dynamic Account Executive with strong negotiation and presentation skills to grow an established account list, develop new direct business, and increase web sales. College degree preferred. Minimum of three years broadcast sales or equivalent experience preferred. Candidates must be self-motivated with a proven track record of success, and have a valid drivers license with a good driving record.
Background and pre-employment drug screen required.

WDBJ Television, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Interested candidates please visit the following web site:
www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1838 to learn more about the position and apply.


Date Posted: March 24, 2014
Shenandoah Living magazine - Interns

Shenandoah Living magazine, a 20,000-circulation lifestyles magazine that covers Winchester to Lexington, seeks writing and photography interns for the bimonthly publication and its related special editions. Interns will write stories and/or take photographs, as well as other assignments as needed and relevant to the student's abilities. We seek students who can capture a subject through vivid storytelling, both for department pieces (600-800 words) and longer features (1,200+ words). Interested candidates should send a resume and three to five samples of work to Brad Jenkins at brad@shenandoahmagazine.com.


Date Posted: March 24, 2014
James Madison University - Center for Instructional Technology - CIT Consultant (Fall 2014)

Build your demo reel and resume making high definition training videos that JMU faculty will use in their classes.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining experience in a multimedia work environment. Consultants will be working in a state of the art High Definition Video studio developing projects with faculty.

The primary responsibility of the CIT Consultant is to monitor day-to-day activities in the CIT walk-in computer lab and provide assistance to customers in the use of software and equipment supported by the CIT including audio and video production.

The CIT is open Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday, 9am-4pm, in Rose Library.

This position is only for current JMU students. We are looking for students to work during the Fall 2014 semester.

Details and application information are available at JMU Joblink at: http://joblink.jmu.edu. Posting Number: 0405904.


Date Posted: March 21, 2014
Move This World - Numerous Open Positions and Internships

Move This World is hiring and seeking interns.

1. MARKETING & PARTNERSHIPS ASSOCIATE

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Implement organization-wide marketing plan and social media strategy
Launch individual giving campaigns strategy
Design and create marketing materials and branding experience across global movement
Lead event gala planning, liaise with Young Trustees
Build global movement through creation of US leadership council, corporate engagement and other donor groups

QUALIFICATIONS:
Have marketing and graphic design experience and ability to apply it to MTWs global programs
Be a highly creative individual who possesses self-confidence, flexibility, and energy, and who thrives working in a dynamic environment
Be a highly personable and friendly individual, who enjoys planning and participating in social events, and who can serve as a representative of Move This World
Be a strong mentor and team leader, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to inspire those working with him/her toward accomplishing common objectives
Be a quick learner who can pick up skills and projects in a fast-paced environment
Strongly recommended: HTML coding skills and Photoshop design experience
Have, at minimum, a Bachelors degree and at least 1 to 3 years of professional experience.

Apply by sending an email to iwantto@movethisworld.org with subject line Marketing Partnerships Assoc- Your Name, resume, and a letter to us describing why you want to join Team MTW. All attachments must be in PDF format. Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis; final deadline to apply: March 31, 2014.

2. DIRECTOR OF DEVELOPMENT

Move This World (MTW) is seeking a Director of Development to join its team and provide leadership, strategic direction and overall management of the daily operations of the fundraising efforts of MTW. Reporting to the CEO, the Director of Development is responsible for all activities that identify, secure, nurture and engage the individual, corporate and institutional donors of MTW. The leadership team will look to this executive to develop strategies that continue to build MTWs financial resources, strengthen the organizations relationships with a growing pool of philanthropic and business leaders, reflect an understanding of and collaboration with other MTW departments, and manage and inspire the staff to create new opportunities for funding partnerships in support of MTWs mission.

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Supervise and lead members of the staff by providing strategic direction and motivation to achieve annual fundraising goals
Act as lead fundraiser in sourcing and interfacing with high net worth elite donors
Develop and monitor annual Development budgets and operating plans, including but not limited to online, writing and texting campaigns
Be personally responsible for the management of a strategically selected major donor portfolio as well as cultivate new prospects
Act as primary contact for key Corporate and Institutional giving and work with staff and the Board to research, identify and qualify new prospects
Develop, write and submit grant proposals; maintain a grant calendar and submit required reports for existing grantors
Cultivate and engage all Board of Directors on an ongoing basis, with a strategic approach toward deepening their relationship and philanthropic engagement with MTW
Cultivate and engage all Young Trustees on an ongoing basis and staff all MTW and Young Trustee events
Build the Development Committee and then act as staff liason, working with the Committee to plan and prepare meetings, engage Committee members, and advance and follow up on Committee initiatives
Develop a communications and social media plan and build a Marketing Committee consisting of non-Board members
Manage newsletter and media distribution channels
Implement policies, procedures and best practices to ensure efficiency and accuracy of reporting in conjunction with the Director of Operations and accountants

QUALIFICATIONS:
Have a background and proven track record of success in the cultivation and solicitation of major individual, corporate, and institutional donors, and the management of successful development programs, including staff and volunteer management and event planning
Be a highly creative individual who possesses savvy, self-confidence, flexibility, and energy, and who thrives working in a dynamic environment
Be a highly personable and friendly individual, who genuinely enjoys frequent participation in social events, and who relishes taking an active, public role in the cultivation and solicitation of donors, and as a representative of Move This World
Be a strong mentor and team leader, with excellent verbal and written communication skills and the ability to inspire those working with him/her toward accomplishing common objectives
Have, at minimum, a Bachelors degree, at least 5 to 7 years of relevant nonprofit development experience at a senior level, and preferably significant experience in or familiarity with the New York City philanthropic marketplace

Apply by sending an email to iwantto@movethisworld.org with subject line DIR OF DEVELOPMENT- Your Name, resume, and a letter to us describing why you want to join Team MTW. All attachments must be in PDF format.

3. SUMMER 2014 INTERNSHIPS IN NEW YORK CITY

RESPONSIBILITIES MAY INCLUDE:
Programs and Partnerships: research new potential partners (including schools, universities, companies, etc.) and donors in respective hubs, research current events and articles for PeaceMover resources, assist in the planning and execution of PeaceMover trainings
Communications/Social Media: manage MTWs social media accounts including Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Youtube, etc.; manage, update, and create content for MTW Blog; mobilize movement and support within the internal community through our social media outlets
Operations/Management: financial management and processing, research potential foundation leads and relevant grants, send thank you letters and emails for donors

QUALIFICATIONS:
Current student pursuing a BA or advanced degree
Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
Acute attention to detail
A self-starter and problem solver
Strong independence and ability to take initiative in project follow-through
Area-specific experience through coursework or professional opportunities
Proven leadership experience
High ability to think creatively and critically
Ability to work a minimum of 30 hours per week
Access to personal laptop

Apply by sending an email to iwantto@movethisworld.org with subject line Summer 2014 Internship- Your Name, resume, and a letter to us describing why you want to join Team MTW. All attachments must be in PDF format. Deadline: April 20, 2014.


Date Posted: March 14, 2014
JMU Career & Academic Planning - Communications Coordinator

Interested in a job where you get to live and breathe social media, marketing strategy, graphic design, publications, web design, and video? Or know someone who fits that bill? Spread the word; JMU's Career & Academic Planning department is hiring a full-time Communications Coordinator!

General Information
The Department of Career & Academic Planning at James Madison University is accepting applications for a Communications Coordinator. The Communications Coordinator will be in charge of editorial content, marketing and social media for the Department of Career & Academic Planning. The mission of Career & Academic Planning is to "provide opportunities and support that engages students in the process of exploring, evaluating and choosing academic programs and careers." The Communications Coordinator will bring forward new marketing and branding ideas and drive compelling campaigns that will increase key constituents' engagement with our department. Constituents include students, parents, employers, faculty and alumni.

The Communications Coordinator reports to an Assistant Director and receives a full-time, 12-month Administrative and Professional Faculty appointment.

Duties and Responsibilities
The Communications Coordinator will be responsible for:
Promoting the services of JMU Career & Academic Planning through print, web, social media and other outlets.

Developing and implementing a comprehensive marketing strategy for the department.

Managing and editing print and online resources (such as guides for students/employers, handouts, newsletters and promotional materials).

Overseeing our departmental website's content and usability.

Supervising and establishing editorial processes for the team of media student assistants who provide graphic design, publicity, photography, website and video content for the office.

Forming a network of university, local and regional media contacts to communicate with and build interest in feature stories.

Managing departmental marketing budget and calendar.

Creating style guides for departmental content and following university visual identity guidelines.

Researching and developing feature stories that highlight students' academic and career success, upcoming departmental programming, trends in the field, etc.

Participating in department meetings, professional development and committees as needed.


Required Qualifications
Master's degree or 3-5 years related experience in writing, media, communications, graphic design, marketing or related fields. (This position is not an appropriate entry-level position for a student graduating with their undergraduate degree in Spring 2014.)

Experience working across multiple platforms (print, web, social media and video) and expressing ideas in many formats (long-form editorial copy, feature stories, taglines, promotional materials, website content, mixed media, etc.).

Ability to perform under tight deadlines and in a fast-paced environment; flexible, with an ability to deal with change and multiple assignments at once.

A strong portfolio of ideas and work that demonstrates problem solving, innovative thinking, originality and creativity, technical writing skills and an understanding of audience and branding.

Experience writing, compiling, editing or proofreading content for publications.

Experience with Adobe InDesign, Microsoft Publisher or similar programs for publication layout.

Experience with HTML and website content management systems like Cascade.

Organizational and project management skills and attention to detail.

Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with staff, students and the community.


Optional Qualifications
Experience working in higher education or career services.

Experience maintaining social media communities (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, YouTube, etc.) for associations, departments or brands.

Experience with Adobe Captivate or Presenter or similar programs to create educational videos with narration.

Experience with Adobe Illustrator, Photoshop or similar programs for graphic design.

An understanding of recent trends in social media branding, relationship marketing and use of analytics to track campaign success.

Experience with Google Analytics, Hootsuite, CSS or Java.

Supervision experience in a prior position.


Applications will be reviewed starting April 5th, 2014. Position is open until filled.

For more information, and to apply online visit https://joblink.jmu.edu/applicants/Central?quickFind=60875.

Contact Chandra Lane with questions at lanecm@jmu.edu.


Date Posted: March 10, 2014
WillowTree Apps Inc. - UX Designer

Do you want to design best-in-class web and mobile software for a wide array of projects and platforms? Do you obsess over the details of exceptional interface design? Do you want to work with an experienced team of analysts, designers, and engineers making software people will love to use?

If youve answered yes to a few of the above questions,
wed like to talk to you. The UX design team at WillowTree Apps plays a central role in helping our clients envision and design the experience of their mobile products. As a UX designer, you'll participate in research, concept design for potential clients, wireframing & visual design for clients, and production design.

Successful applicants...
are proficient with the normal Adobe tools
are all about the details
have experience wireframing mobile or web software
can clearly communicate their designs or ideas in meetings or in writing
keep up with trends, best practices, and technology as they relate to mobile

Preferred...
Experience with client communication and leading mobile or web projects

The WillowTree Apps office is a fun, exciting place to work. Check out http://www.willowtreeapps.com/jobs/ to see some of the perks of working with us. We are one of the largest and most respected mobile development companies in the US one of only two app development companies on the 2012 Inc. 500 list. The company has won numerous industry awards including being named a Top 3 Global App Development company by both Best Web Design and SourcingLine. Weve won numerous Webby awards, and have had our apps repeatedly selected by Apple to feature as top apps in various categories.

Our entire 60+ person team is located in our Charlottesville, VA headquarters. Nothing is outsourced. Our open office environment is designed to facilitate collaboration among our team. Our team members are frequent speakers at mobile design conferences. We hire the best in the industry.


Date Posted: March 5, 2014
ERP International, LLC - Freelance Photography Job

Location: Laurel, MD

ERP International, LLC is a nationally respected provider of healthcare, scientific, and technical services supporting clients in the government and commercial sectors. We provide comprehensive strategic sourcing and management solutions to DoD and federal civilian agencies in 28 states. ERP has recently been named #33 as one of the top companies in the Washington, DC Metro Area on the 2013 Inc. 5000 list.

Description
The photographer will conceptualize and photograph 10-12 images to be used in an upcoming business magazine for a spring issue. The photographer must provide direct creative support to marketing team. Must execute portrait and multi photographs from conception to completion: including directing ERPs CEO and other staff members, lighting techniques, problem solving and final photo illustration.

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES/ DUTIES
Photograph and retouch images to be used for the use of magazine spreads, web pages, and brochures. Works directly with Communication Analyst at ERP to produce creative images. Art directs, builds and photographs products in elaborate and complex environments in order to demonstrate work culture at ERP International. Trouble shoot technical problems.

QUALIFICATIONS
Education: Photography/ Photojournalism or equivalent experience.
Photography portfolio and or online resume.
Core Skills
- Ability to balance artistic approaches with practical business requirements
- Solid command of lighting concepts
- Has a high level of technical intelligence and aesthetics for all photography created and distributed
- Problem solving
- Excellent customer service
- Time management

Functional Skills
- Knowledge in the Macintosh operating system, Photoshop and color correction software.
- Expert working knowledge of lighting and retouches
- Significant experience in managing a variety of projects

To apply for this position or seek more information, please send a cover letter, resume, link to online portfolio with design samples and hourly rate requirements to:
Erika Petty
HR & Communication Analyst
603 7th Street
Laurel, MD 20707
epetty@erpinternational.com
301-775-6889 (Cell)


Date Posted: March 4, 2014
JMU Football Team - Assistant Video Coordinator

Responsibilities
Film and edit the footage for daily practices and games
Practices are generally Monday-Thursday 3:15-6:00 (allow 20 mins after practice to break down film)
Away games require traveling on Fridays and would come back Sat evening.
Traveling expenses such as hotel food transportation all accommodated and taken care of.
Maintain a proprietary database of all the footage of the team's performance and production.
Set up video equipment for team meetings for travel games
Meet with and a Mentor twice a semester to go over my own performance and discuss ways in which I could further improve as a student manager.
Not afraid to climb camera towers.

Perks

The Student Manager program is a scholarship based program that provides an opportunity to be directly involved with college athletics
Receive a small stipend (typically $1,250 but that is pending from year to year) will be added to towards your Tuition
Receive JMU Football apparel to be worn at practices and Games
Gain Experience in working in a college athletic environment alongside the Football staff.

For more information, contact Ryan Sehrer at sehrerrt@dukes.jmu.edu.


Date Posted: February 28, 2014
WillowTree Apps Inc. - Marketing Intern

WillowTree Apps Inc. (Charlottesville, VA) is seeking a detail-oriented and ambitious student to join us for the Summer of 2014.
The Marketing intern enjoys working with others and is comfortable talking with a variety of developers, designers and technically inclined minds.The ideal candidate should be able to jump from one task to the next quickly, and be open and willing to learn. Tasks may include:

Competitor research/general research based on what comes up on a given day
Writing (press releases, app descriptions possibly blog posts)
Special project to be determined by WTA Marketing Coordinator

Technical Skills
Adobe Creative Suite* (Preferred)
Microsoft Office Suite
Comfort using Google Drive
Strong writing skills (mobile/technology related topics)

Background
Currently enrolled undergraduate or graduate student in Communications, Marketing, Technical Writing, English, Studio Art, Business.

The WillowTree Apps office is a fun, exciting place to work. Check out
http://www.willowtreeapps.com/jobs/ to see some of the perks of working with us. We are one of the largest and most respected mobile development companies in the US one of only two app development companies on the 2012 Inc. 500 list. The company has won several industry awards including being named a Top 3 Global App Development company by both Best Web Design and SourcingLine. Weve won numerous Webby awards, and have had our apps repeatedly selected by Apple to feature as top apps in various categories.

Our entire 60+ person team is located in our Charlottesville, VA headquarters. Nothing is outsourced. Our open office environment is designed to
facilitate collaboration among our team. Our team members are frequent speakers at mobile design conferences. We hire the best in the industry.


Date Posted: February 25, 2014
E-N Computers - Web Design Internship

E-N Computers in Waynesboro, VA is currently searching for a web designer and developer to join their team as an intern. The intern would be part of a small team that builds websites and develops online marketing strategies for clients in the Virginia and DC area.

This internship is part-time and unpaid. The hours are flexible to work around students class schedule and interns have the option of frequently working from home. This internship will help students build their resume as well as provide them with work for their portfolio. They will gain experience in design, development, and SEO optimization as well as experience working directly with clients. The potential for academic credit is available.

With questions, or to apply, please contact Liz Twilley at ltwilley@encomputers.com.


Date Posted: February 25, 2014
Kennedy Center - IT- Web Development Internship (Summer)

The Web Development Intern will be responsible for supporting the existing web infrastructure as well as developing new pages. The ideal candidate must display superlative coding, written, and design skills with demonstrable interpersonal and organization abilities. A candidate for this position must be able to work in a split personality creative-artistic/ logic oriented, deadline driven, fast-paced business environment. Flexibility, a sense of humor, and a tolerance for the unexpected are required.

Application Deadline: March 14, 2014
Program dates: June 2 August 8, 2014

For more information and the online application visit our website: http://www.kennedy-center.org/education/artsmanagement/internships/


Date Posted: February 25, 2014
The National Fisheries Institute - Summer Communications Intern

The National Fisheries Institute (NFI) is a non-profit organization located in Tysons Corner, Virginia, dedicated to education and advocacy about seafood safety, sustainability, trade and nutrition. From vessels at sea to your favorite seafood restaurant, NFIs diverse member companies bring healthy, delicious fish and shellfish to American families.

NFI is seeking a summer communications intern (unpaid) to assist with media efforts.

Key Responsibilities:
Creating content for NFI social media platforms
Writing and editing scripts for in-house video production
Developing editorial calendars
Media monitoring
Assisting with the creation & production of a quarterly newsletter
Crafting press releases & targeted press lists
Proactive outreach to dietitians, food bloggers and key opinion leaders
Research and data-gathering

Desired Skills & Experiences:
Strong writing skills for multiple formats (I.e. both press releases and tweets)
Strong editing skills and attention to detail
Experience using social media platforms
Familiarity with metrics and analytics
An eye for visual elements to enhance a story (in video production and infographics)
High degree of creative energy

The communications intern will work in-stride with NFIs media team, as well as the rest of NFI staff. Although unpaid, the internship provides excellent experience in both the proactive and reactive side of media relations at the nations largest seafood trade association. The intern will gain experience in technical skills like writing, editing, and designing, as well as broader skills like understanding the integration between government affairs and communications strategy.

The hours and time-frame of the internship are flexible. Intern must commit to a minimum of 20 hours per week.

Questions, or to apply, please submit resume and cover letter to Lynsee Fowler at lfowler@nfi.org.

Interested candidates can visit NFIs website at aboutseafood.com


Date Posted: February 25, 2014
Performics - Digital Media Training Program

Opportunity for upcoming May graduates.

Performics, digital marketing agency based in Chicago, will be hiring recent grads for their summer training program. It is a paid internship/training program. The opportunity is recommend any SMAD or Business Students to apply. There are 6 positions total to be filled; 4 in Chicago and 2 in New York City.

http://www.performics.com/careers/internships/


Date Posted: February 24, 2014
Cambridge Associates - User Experience Designer/UX Designer Intern

Cambridge Associates is seeking a highly skilled, creative and energetic web professional to join our application development team. As a UX Designer Intern you will provide web design expertise on a collaborative team, using your skills to improve our website user experience and reinforce brand consistency across multiple websites and other new media projects.

Proven aptitude and interest to develop these skills:
Creative passion and talent for designing and delivering user friendly and intuitive information architecture, interaction design and layout for primarily complex data-rich financial applications
Thorough detail-oriented attention in creating and notating wireframes, site maps, and process flows
Moderate Photoshop and Illustrator skills
Knowledge of industry standard wireframe software: Balsamiq or similar tools
Understanding of current web standards and limitations (HTML5, CSS3, and jQuery)
Good HTML skills
Excellent communication skills with the ability to work collaboratively with business and software development team members
Knowledge of the wide range of viewports from desktop, slate to mobile and the impact the viewport has on usability and architecture
Work closely with UX manager to produce final mockup designs/comps
Work collaboratively with Front-end Developers, Software Developers and Business Analysts to produce prototypes and applications
Understanding of user research, usability testing, web analytics
Able to consult on complex information architecture issues and usability

This position requires some course work and projects that can be shared and discussed, working towards a bachelors degree with a concentration in Web Design, Interactive Design or a related field. Any additional experience working with Javascript, WordPress, iOS development, AngularJS would be beneficial, but not required. Interest in finance and investing is also beneficial.
Cambridge Associates is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


Date Posted: February 21, 2014
The Brooks Group - Junior Marketing Content Developer

Do you enjoy producing content that educates readers? Do you have an eye for layout? Do you simply love marketing? The answer yes to all these questions is what were looking for.

The Brooks Group is a globally recognized B2B corporate sales training company based in Greensboro, NC and were in rapid growth mode.

A key component of our growth is inbound lead generation via Internet Marketing. Were currently seeking a junior writer to help us develop loads and loads of Internet-friendly content to help educate and compel our potential customers to reach out to us for our products and services.

The Brooks Groups marketing team is growing and redefining what it means to plan, produce, distribute, and analyze B2B content. Weve already launched tons of flagship, fun, and in-depth content. A junior writer on our team would help extend the life of that content by producing similar snackable bites for our readers.

For example, a flagship ebook on corporate sales training could be extended with an sales training checklist, a best practices guide, or educational video. Todd Henry once said, "Innovation is the collective grasp for 'next,' and it's always built on the work of those who went before."

The junior writer will also be responsible for interviewing internal subject matter experts on an ongoing basis about topics involving sales effectiveness and will take the information uncovered to develop ebooks, blog posts, Tweets and LinkedIn posts.

Weve built the foundation, apply to lead the innovation of it!

The role requires:
A passion for writing, writing, and more writing.
An ability to package your writing uniquely, not just in paragraphs blog-style but other formats, too (whether by designing your own templates or taking ours and getting creative in storytelling)
The ability to publish at high volumes (think 6 - 8 pieces a month).
A drive to learn B2B lead generation methods tied to inbound marketing.
A natural interest in all things digital -- social, email, landing pages, etc.
Attention to detail. Test: use the word transform in your cover letter.
Be able to work independently or collaboratively as each project requires.
A high degree of entrepreneurial spirit and creative energy.
Presence in the office -- hours negotiable based on other projects/classes.

It would be nice if you have:
InDesign experience
U/X experience

To Apply:
Submit a resume, cover letter, and two writing examples to showcase your creativity and writing prowess.
Only applications with strong writing samples will be considered.
(TIP: Its not about where the content was published, its about how well that content is written and/or designed/presented).
You will receive an online assessment to complete as part of the selection process.
Submit application materials to abennett@thebrooksgroup.com



Date Posted: February 21, 2014
News Producer - WDBJ7, Roanoke, VA (DMA)

WDBJ7, Your Hometown News Leader, is searching for a News Producer with excellent writing and journalism skills to join our award-winning news team.
Were seeking some to produce memorable newscasts, overseeing and executing all editorial and production elements of broadcasts, including editing, writing, ordering/creating graphics, and coordinating live shots. The successful candidate will engage in and produce for social media to help promote digital products, communicate information to viewers and receive tips from them.

Were seeking someone with 1-3 years of news producing experience. A Bachelors degree in a related field, and a valid drivers license with a good driving record, are required.

Essential Functions:
Prioritize, organize, and produce newscasts
Maintain working knowledge of current events, community issues, and local contacts
Search wire services, network feeds, websites and others sources to find relevant material for newscasts
Work with news management to determine which stories to air during evening newscast
Coordinate story assignments with assignment manager
Collaborate with news operations staff to build graphics
Act as leader in facilitating teamwork of staff members
Accurately edit video with an eye for visual elements that make stories understandable to the viewer
Work with directors and anchors on presentation of stories
Assist reporters on story development, story expectations, and accurately gathering information under pressure
Write creative headlines and teases
Research and brainstorm story ideas, present ideas in editorial meetings
Generate promotable story ideas daily
Post and update stories to station website and social media sites, engage viewers
Communicate with the web staff during breaking news
Perform other job-related duties as assigned
Write news stories
Monitor competitions shows and websites for missed leads
Assist producers in formatting other newscasts

Essential Skills & Abilities:

Clear, concise, conversational writing skills
Excellent communication skills
Demonstrate solid news judgment
Maintain strong journalistic ethics
Strong initiative and attention to detail
Be creative and create compelling and memorable newscasts
Knowledge of newsroom software
Knowledge of web posting software
Strong research skills, including online research using various search engines
Ability to stay current with national and local news/weather
Intermediate-level knowledge of social media
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Demonstrate leadership through training and mentoring less experienced staff members; guide others to get the desired outcome
Ability to remain positive and foster a positive work environment; work well with co-workers
Edit video and audio on industry standard equipment
Build graphics and use effectively in shows
Handle and adjust to last-minute changes
Make quick, accurate decisions during the on-air process

The position offers a competitive wage and comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, paid time off, 401(k) and more. WDBJ is owned by a wonderful parent company, Schurz Communications, which is headquartered in Mishawaka, IN. More information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following link:
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7OuMd2ikx7k&feature=youtu.be

Interested candidates please visit the following web site:
www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1793 to learn more about the position and apply.


Date Posted: February 21, 2014
WDBJ7, Roanoke, VA (DMA) - Digital Sales Supervisor

WDBJ7, the #1 television station serving the Roanoke/Lynchburg, VA markets, is seeking a supervisor for its digital sales team. With a variety of desktop, mobile, social and video products in hand, WDBJ7's Digital Sales Supervisor will help the company achieve digital revenue goals and position WDBJ7 as the top local choice for digital marketing services.
Prior media and/or online sales experience is preferred.
A Bachelors degree is preferred, preferably in Marketing, Advertising or a related field. A valid drivers license, and a good driving record, are required.

Essential Functions
Selling online advertising consistent with station policies and rate guidelines; responsible for rate negotiation with clients
Create streamline processes for effective selling practices
Provide input to local management regarding market conditions, competition and effectiveness of the digital sales plan
Manage the performance of the digital sales team
Develop, recommend and execute actions to gain market share in digital revenue and active accounts
Responsible for cultivating and maintaining client relationships at all levels
Prospect new advertisers
Apply creative marketing plans to generate new revenue opportunities
Maintain current working knowledge of interactive products and their functions
Prepare and present proposals to advertisers
Perform research and develop leads for new online revenue opportunities
Service existing accounts and create special sales opportunities specific to each client
Assist in creating presentations, sales materials and online creative ads
Maintain accurate record-keeping of all digital sales inventory
Perform other job-related duties as required
Essential Skills & Abilities
Understanding of digital advertising methods and concepts, web/internet sales
Knowledge of interactive products and how they function
Ability to communicate and negotiate effectively
Able to create creative marketing plans for advertisers
Strong organizational and prioritization skills
Proficient with Google and Microsoft Office Suite
Ability to effectively cold call
Ability to make sound business decisions
Able to quickly build and maintain relationships
Ability to follow up and adapt quickly in fast-paced digital industry
Maintain effective interdepartmental relationships and foster a positive workforce environment
Able to multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
Able to quickly, accurately and calmly handle decision-making process
Must represent the company with professionalism and integrity
Fluent in the current digital advertising landscape
Proven track record in new business development
Ability to manage projects, products and people
Hold IAB Digital Sales Certification, or be able to achieve certification within first year of employment

The position offers a competitive salary/bonus package, as well as a comprehensive benefit plan, including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k).

WDBJ is owned by Schurz Communications, Inc., a privately-held, national multi-media company. Schurz owns television, cable, radio and newspaper properties across the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link:
http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k

Interested candidates please visit the following web site:
www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1790 to learn more about the position and apply.


Date Posted: February 19, 2014
Museum of the Moving Image - Summer Internship

June 9 August 15

Museum of the Moving Image offers full-time, paid summer internships. Under the supervision of department heads, interns have the opportunity to learn about the full range of Museum operations. Undergraduates entering their senior year in fall 2014, college graduates, and graduate students are eligible to apply.

Part-time, unpaid internships are also available for qualified undergraduate and graduate students, as well as recent college graduates; interns should be able to commit to a minimum of ten hours per week.

The Museums offices are open Monday through Friday, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.

Collection Curatorial: Interns will assist in the acquisition and research of objects for the Museums collection, and on pending donations.

Development: Interns will assist with the administrative needs of the development and membership department, including but not limited to research, data entry, and mailings, as well as event planning.

Digital Media: Interns will assist with the planning and production of digital media related programs, interactives, and exhibitions.

Film: Interns will assist in research, preparation, and implementation of film screenings and discussion programs, and will assist with various web projects and publications. Interns will also provide support for marketing and publicity initiatives to promote Museum programs.

To apply, complete the online application form at movingimage.us/intern2014, then submit email the following documents to internships@movingimage.us:

A single PDF that includes: 1) a cover letter indicating your department of interest and 2) your resume.
One letter of recommendation from a current or past professor or employer, which may be submitted with the rest of your materials or separately.
Applications must be received no later than March 28.

Finalists will be interviewed in person or by phone. Successful applicants will be notified no later than May 5.


Date Posted: February 17, 2014
Valley League - Sports Media Relations

Approximate start and end dates: May 22-Aug. 7 (11+ weeks)

If you love baseball, this is the internship for you. The Valley Baseball League, a summer collegiate league sponsored by MLB, seeks a sports media relations intern for the 2014 season.
VBL was formed in 1923 and became an NCAA-sanctioned league in 1961. Four former players recently participated in the MLB divisional play-offs, and the league boasts a considerable alumni roster of professional players.
The league consists of 11 teams (one in West Virginia and 10 in Virginia), from Charlestown to Covington. Each team plays a 44-game schedule, concluding with two four-team divisional play-offs and a championship series. Players come to the Valley League from colleges and universities around the country. The hub of the league is its website, which uses Pointstreak software to provide statistics and results to fans and also MLB scouts.
The interns daily duties will include preparation and posting of game summaries to the league website, as well as weekly features. While social media is not an emphasis, this internship would provide the opportunity to evaluate and develop the leagues social media presence. The intern will also represent the league as a media professional in contacts with coaches, players, media, and athletic directors. Other duties will include helping with weekly and end-of-season recognition awards (Player of the Week, All-Valley Team, All-Star teams), and contributing to media-related preparations for the mid-season All-Star Game.
Above all else, candidates for this internship must love baseball. This position requires the ability to interpret baseball statistics, knowledge of baseball rules and terminology, and sports writing experience. The intern should be willing to work nights and/or early mornings on a daily basis (games are played seven days a week through the entire season). Attendance at games is not required.
To apply, include a resume, cover letter stating your relevant baseball and journalism experience, and two sports-related writing samples.
Questions can be addressed to Lauren Jefferson, Valley League Sports Media Director, at lxjefferson@earthlink.net.


Date Posted: February 10, 2014
Fivestone Studios - Paid Internships

Fivestone Studios (http://fivestonestudios.com/), a boutique motion design studio in Nashville, TN, is holding a contest to find interns for the Summer. Fivestone Studios is a design driven boutique located in the heart of Nashville. Through motion and sound, we create innovative experiences for broadcast, film, events and the web.

Here is a link to information about the contest:
http://fivestonestudios.com/intern/

Eligibility
Who can apply? Anyone 18 yrs or older and is authorized to work in the United States

Selection Criteria
- Overall creativity, design, & aesthetic
- Process

Winner Notification
- Winner will be notified by email no later than Friday 3/14/2014
- Winner has until 3/18/2014 to accept the internship offer.

Ownership- Each artistic submission is the property of the artist. By submitting your artwork you give Fivestone permission to show your work and promote it on our website and by any other marketing methods we choose.


Date Posted: February 8, 2014
WDBJ7 - Roanoke - Reporter/Anchor

WDBJ7, the most watched television station in Southwest and Central Virginia is looking for a dynamic Reporter/Anchor to be a part of hard working news team. The successful candidate will anchor daily newscasts and serve as a general assignment reporter.
Three or more years of reporting and/or anchoring experience is preferred . Candidates should also have experience with web writing and social media posting, and excellent broadcast writing skills/experience a must. Editorial leadership skills are a plus, and candidates should have experience with many platforms, including television, web, mobile and social networks.
A Bachelors degree is required, preferably in broadcast journalism or a related field. A valid drivers license, and a good driving record, are required.
Essential Functions
Develop, investigate, write, report and edit stories of interest to WDBJ7 viewers
Anchor newscasts in a clear, energetic and informative manner
Maintain contacts and knowledge about assigned beats and conduct regular beat checks
Conduct interviews in the field and on-set
Works in conjunction with photographers to deliver reports of high visual and ethical standards
Enterprise and produce packages for sweeps period
Attend and contribute in daily editorial meetings
Post and update stories on the web
Post extended interviews, raw video and photo galleries to station website
Interact with viewers through social media such as Facebook and Twitter
Communicate with web staff during breaking news
Represent the station at public events
Substitute anchor when needed
Perform other job-related duties
Essential Skills & Abilities
Ability to tell complicated stories with live ability
Possess a strong understanding of daily newscast content, and work in conjunction with producers to develop a dynamic product
Strong initiative, attention to detail, and advanced ethical decision-making skills
Ability to write in a clear, concise, and conversational manner
Intermediate level knowledge of I-News or other newsroom software
Commanding and personable anchor presence
Must be able to report "live" and ad-lib during breaking news
Ability to meet tight deadlines and work well under pressure
Ability to work independently with little supervision
Ability to shoot video
Basic knowledge of web posting
Intermediate level knowledge of social media

The position offers a competitive salary, as well as a comprehensive benefit package, including group health & dental, PTO and 401(k).

WDBJ is owned by Schurz Communications, Inc., a privately-held, national multi-media company. Schurz owns television, cable, radio and newspaper properties across the country. Additional information on Schurz is available at www.schurz.com, and via the following video link:
http://youtu.be/7OuMd2ikx7k

Interested candidates please visit the following web site:
www.schurz.jobs and search Requisition Number WDBJ1767 to learn more about the position and apply.


Date Posted: January 31, 2014
Wolf Trap - Internships

Experience the Arts with a Paid Summer Internship at Wolf Trap Applications for Summer 2014 are due March 1. Apply now!

Positions are paid, full-time, and typically 12-weeks long

Gain project-based training and experience

Work with staff and other interns on meaningful projects as an integral part of the Wolf Trap team

Interact with Wolf Trap board members, patrons, and business leaders

Flexible start and end dates

Housing is the responsibility of the student

Wolf Trap Foundation is not accessible by public transit. Interns must have a car.

Wolf Trap Summer Internships are offered in the following areas:

Accounting

Communications and Marketing
Advertising Sales/Group Sales, Creative Copywriting, Graphic Design, Marketing, Photography, Public Relations, Social Media, Web Communications

Development
Annual Fund, Major Gifts, Special Events

Education

Human Resources

Planning and Initiatives

Program and Production

Ticket Services

Wolf Trap Opera Company
Administrative, Costuming, Directing, Prop Painting, Scenic Arts, Stage Management, Technical Theatre, Videography

Application deadline for Summer 2014 Internships is March 1. Apply now!

For more information, email internships@wolftrap.org or call 703.937.6304.


Date Posted: January 31, 2014
Center for Instructional Technology (JMU) - CIT Consultant (Fall 2014)

Build your demo reel and resume making high definition training videos that JMU faculty will use in their classes.

This is a great opportunity for those interested in gaining experience in a multimedia work environment. Consultants will be working in a state of the art High Definition Video studio developing projects with faculty.

The primary responsibility of the CIT Consultant is to monitor day-to-day activities in the CIT walk-in computer lab and provide assistance to customers in the use of software and equipment supported by the CIT including audio and video production.

The CIT is open Monday-Thursday, 9am-5pm and Friday, 9am-4pm, in Rose Library.

This position is only for current JMU students. We are looking for students to work during the Fall 2014 semester.

Details and application information are available at JMU Joblink at: http://joblink.jmu.edu. Posting Number: 0405769.


Date Posted: January 13, 2014
isportsweb.com - Sports Correspondents

We are seeking students who want to build their resume and potentially obtain college credit by writing for a nationally recognized website. On top of students who want to publish their work, we are searching for passionate and knowledgeable sports minds who desire to write about the one team that they truly love. We have full and partial openings for a host of major pro and college teams. The correspondent position comes with the opportunity to have the students writing reach a national audience as isportsweb.com feeds into Google News, ESPN, and FoxSports.

As a Sports Correspondent, interns at isportsweb.com will be assigned to cover a sports beat for a team they have interest in. As that teams correspondent, interns are expected to generate multiple stories per week about that team. These stories can and should be opinionated, and we give our writers freedom to pick topics they find relevant to their particular team. While our interns are unpaid to start, we do help all writers gain media credentials to games. This is not guaranteed, but we have been able to gain media access in the NFL, NCAA basketball and NCAA football.

With questions, or to apply, email Joe White at contact@isportsweb.com.


Date Posted: January 10, 2014
Popinjay - Social Media Intern

In this role, you will be responsible for developing the content strategy of the brand across all social channels and Popinjay.co. You will also develop our strategy for online community building. Engagement and brand loyalty are our primary concerns when developing a strategy. You will work in-stride with our creative team, social media team and branding team to create integrated campaigns. An understanding of SEO and other analytics is a huge plus.

Key Responsibilities

Develop concepts for seasonal marketing campaigns as well as day-to-day content for customer engagement
Develop unique content strategies for Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, and Tumblr
Work with creative team on all product launches and transparency storytelling
Work with offline branding team to ensure 360 approach with all campaigns
Engage with social community to build authentic relationships
Support offline activities to build the brand such as pop-up shops, press- related events, trunk shows etc.

Desired Skills & Experiences

Previous branding and/or content development experience for a fashion label
Penchant for story telling and a passion for Popinjays mission
An understanding of retail, and of the premium to high-end customer
Excellent communication and presentation skills
Proactive, energetic, results-driven

To be considered for this position, send your resume to team@popinjay.com. Be sure to include the job title in the subject.


Date Posted: January 10, 2014
Popinjay - Graphic Design Intern

We are looking for a Graphic Design Intern with strong typography skills to help elevate the brand message through all visual communications online and offline.

The ideal graphic candidate has a passion for Popinjays aesthetic and mission, but also has their eye on the latest web trends. Candidates should be able to design within an established brand identity system, while pushing the direction forward. Daily projects would include marketing emails, designing lookbooks, printed material for events and press, photography selection.

Key Responsibilities

Collaborate with creative team to articulate and execute design decisions for Popinjay
Create web graphics and marketing collateral consistent with our brand image
Assist in photography selection for new product launches and campaigns
Photoshop retouching and image selection for product launches
Design fashion-forward email campaigns weekly.

Desired Skills & Experiences

Expert knowledge of typography and grid systems
A solid creative portfolio that features typography work and creative branding projects
Advanced Adobe skills
Proactive, energetic, results-driven

To be considered for this position, send your resume to team@popinjay.co. Be sure to include the job title in the subject.


Date Posted: January 6, 2014
Lockwood Broadcast Group - Creative Services Producer

Lockwood Broadcast Group seeks a Digital Video Editor to promote its growing group of television stations from its central operating facility in Richmond, Virginia. Candidates will have strong writing & design skills, proficient in HD video editing, and knowledge of motion graphic design for broadcast television. Other skills include analytical, interpersonal and organizational abilities, as well as attention to detail, and the know how in creating and executing effective broadcast marketing media. College degree and experience with the latest versions of Final Cut Studio, Adobe CS, and Mac OSX is preferred.


Please provide production reel, creative samples and resume to:
Danny Woodruff : Creative Director
3914 Wistar Road Richmond, VA 23228.
E-mail: dwoodruff@lockwoodbroadcast.com
No phone calls please. EOE. Drug Free
www.lockwoodbroadcast.com


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