Friday, February 15, 2013

KU Professional Writing Program: Internship (Fall 2013)

The Kutztown University Professional Writing Program is looking for a part-time social media coordinator for the Fall 2013 semester to maintain its online network and extend its brand presence across a variety of social media platforms.

This will be a 6-credit internship. The successful applicant will work a minimum of 20 hours a week and will have experience and expertise in strategic communication and social media. She or he will be able to leverage the program’s existing social media accounts and develop a presence for the KUPW program on additional social media channels.

This internship is unpaid.

RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Create and maintain relevant social media
  • Develop innovative and creative media content across social media platforms
  • Collaborate with Professional Writing faculty to ensure a cohesive social media identity
  • Propose creative strategy in collaboration with site supervisor
  • Set up daily tasks and activity for all social media outlets
  • Keep track of social media trends and competition
  • Develop a file of future social media postings through Hootsuite to ensure a consistent social media presence
  • Deliver weekly reports with statistics and results for each account  

NECESSARY QUALIFICATIONS
  • Experience with New Media
  • Willingness and ability to make creative suggestions in the interest of KUPW
  • Excellent written communication skills with emphasis on proofreading and grammar
  • Self-starter
  • Organized
  • Punctual, professional, and reliable
  • Passion for strategic communication, public relations, and social media
  • Understanding of the KUPW program
  • Successful completion of WRI 216 (Writing for Public Relations) and/or WRI 321 (Information Design)

To be considered for this position, please send letter of interest, resume, and two writing samples to Dr. Amy O’Brien, aobrien[at]kutztown[dot]edu