IMPORTANT NOTE: This is a temporary summer position expected to end on or about August 31, 2017.
The Office of Communications, Marketing, and Strategic Initiatives is seeking two summer casual interns to offer staff support by assisting with the development and implementation of communications and marketing projects.
Assisting staff draft content and track metrics for promotional campaigns
Participating in office meetings and contributing to departmental goals by offering ideas regarding methods to improve current marketing and communications
Assisting with writing and updating JHU-SAIS branding guidelines
Assisting with developing processes in compliance with University standards, policies & guidelines
Assisting with public outreach and event coverage
Monitoring media mentions
Creating and updating media contact lists
Assisting with drafting press and media releases and databases
Assisting with mailings and print production
Compiling press clippings
Monitoring, posting and replying on social networks and assisting with online outreach and promotion using Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter, and more
Contribute to website and social media optimization research
Assisting with editing and producing videos
Assisting with updating the Johns Hopkins SAIS website and departmental pages
Assisting with writing web content
Managing the website's event calendar
Assisting departments with resolving web page issues
Preparing data for public reports and media outreach efforts
Special projects as needed
Note: This position posting should not be construed to imply that these requirements are the exclusive standards of the position. Incumbents will follow any other instructions and perform any other related duties, as required. The university has the right to revise this position description at any time. This position description is not be construed as a contract for employment.
HS Diploma/GED required; plus two years related experience. Additional education may substitute for required experience, to the extent permitted by the JHU equivalency formula.
Candidate currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program, highly desired. Strong oral and written communications skills and attention to detail necessary for writing and editing assignments in print and on the web, as well as for communicating effectively with the office's internal and external constituencies.
Knowledge of and/or experience in the workings of a communications office (media relations, special events planning and publicity, publications development, social media, web/multimedia content development and marketing/advertising), news organizations and preferably, international affairs.
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