Intern with Landmarks!

28 March 2019

Job Description: Communications Intern (PAID)

Appointment: Summer 2019; $12 hourly, avg 10 hours/week, flexible within M-F 9-5p

Overall purpose of the position:

This position is responsible for assisting the Communications Coordinator with public relations and content management. This includes collecting press related needs, strategizing and scheduling social media, website/technical support and promoting ongoing events.

Key Responsibilities:

General Public Relations and Marketing:

  • Post Landmarks’ events on university and local event calendars
  • As requested, accompany Communications Coordinator to represent Landmarks in university-wide communications meetings as well as peer group meetings on and off campus

Media Relations:

  • Social Media
    • Gather content and prepare posts
    • Develop strategies to increase social media engagement
    • Regularly track and report metrics for technological platform performance
  • Work with administrative assistant to maintain press book and clipping archive
  • Filter specific press inquiries including images, captions, quotes, etc.

Design:

  • Maintain Landmarks’ brand and style guidelines throughout all materials
  • Maps
    • Track printed map and brochure inventory and oversee distribution to campus and community partners

Photography and Video:

  • Provide photography and video with captions to media outlets and stakeholders
  • Photo & Video Archive
    • Maintain Smugmug archive for all Landmarks image content
    • Title files in accordance with Landmarks standards and tag

Technology Platforms:

  • Support technology for event registrations and visitor check-ins

Administration and Assessment:

  • Contribute to dashboard tracking to include press, website interaction, and social media reach
  • Additional duties upon request

Qualifications:

  • Be an undergraduate or graduate student with a major in COFA
  • Demonstrate financial need
  • Strong writing and verbal communication skills and experience crafting messages to engage an audience
  • Adept in social media (Facebook, Instagram, Twitter, etc)
  • Ability to multi-task and manage deadlines
  • Enthusiasm to learn new things

applications due by Friday, april 19:

​To apply, please email the following to Kathleen Stimpert at kbstimpert@austin.utexas.edu:​

  • Cover letter
  • Resume
  • Three references
  • 250-300 word statement explaining how the internship will further your professional goals
  • 250-300 word statement of financial need
    • Because this position is partially funded by the College of Fine Arts Intern Scholarship, students must demonstrate financial need with a written statement
  • Additional information available here