Job ID: 2021-12693 Type: Temporary # of Openings: 1 Category: Administrative Support
Communications Intern:This communications internship is a full-time paid summer internship. The intern will assist the Communications and Marketing Outreach Manager within Princeton University’s Office of Corporate Engagement and Foundation Relations by developing and posting content to social media, websites and other communications channels and assisting with administrative tasks.
The content is focused on Princeton research (primarily science and engineering) and business.
This position will be remote.
Depending on skillset, this individual will assist with communications tasks including, but not limited to: writing and editing website posts; photo and video production and editing; web and social media analytics; social media content; graphic design; digital asset management; email newsletters and list management; event coordination; and other communications and administrative support tasks as assigned.
This role requires a creative, curious and flexible person who is detail-oriented. Some background in science or research or interest in science communications is helpful. This individual is a team-player with an entrepreneurial spirit, willingness to learn and ability to manage multiple tasks while adapting to shifting priorities. This person wants to learn about communications and how it can strategically assist an organization reach its goals.
If this sounds fun and exciting to you, this is the right position!
Applicants will provide support in the following areas. No single applicant is likely to have all of the following skills: Applicants with experience in at least 2-3 of these areas, and a willingness to expand their skillset should feel comfortable applying. Thoughtful, attentive to detail and curious is better than experience.
Draft and organize social media content to promote posts, videos and media coverage on Twitter, Facebook, LinkedIn and Instagram
Contribute to social media quantitative and qualitative analytics reporting.
Create and coordinate content for social media campaigns and observances
Monitor and research related accounts.
Source content from staff across the University and at events.
General social media planning, research, reporting and coordination as assigned.
Writing and Editing:
Press releases and media advisories
Basic Photo, Video and Graphics:
Edit and format photos and videos for social media and web
Photo, video and audio editing
Photography and videography
Gifs, animations and graphics
Digital asset management
Miscellaneous Communications and Administrative Support:
Create and manage PowerPoint presentations
Report preparation for meetings and presentations
Event planning and coordination
General administrative and communications support as assigned.
Ideal candidate is an undergraduate/graduate student or recent graduate with some experience – and definite interest – in journalism, communications, public relations, marketing, digital filmmaking, digital media, or graphic design.
Be advised that you will be contacted only if there is further interest in your application. Your candidate dashboard may not display status updates for this requisition.
Princeton University is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law. EEO IS THE LAW
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