Employment and Volunteer Opportunities
Intern/Volunteer - Marketing Communications Department
The GLCVB's marketing communications team is looking for a part time intern to volunteer with the Greater Lansing CVB. Position is unpaid but available for class credit. Hands on experience. Great resume and portfolio builder. Position details are outlined below.
Position: Intern/Volunteer, Marketing Communications
Reports to: Vice President, Marketing Communications
Job Summary: Tactically supports the marketing communications department with its strategies to effectively promote Greater Lansing as a destination.
Schedule: Part time, flexible hours during work week Mon.-Fri. 8:30 am - 5 pm.
Location: Physical office is located at 500 E. Michigan Ave., Suite 180, Lansing. However team is currently working remote so candidate will need computer, internet, etc.
- Utilizes graphic design skills to support the creation of GLCVB and GLSA promotional materials.
- Works in conjunction with MarCom staff to capture and catalog photos/videos.
- Works in conjunction with MarCom staff to maintain content and appearance of GLCVB & GLSA websites and e-marketing projects.
- Supports promotional efforts for special events such as: Restaurant Week, Be A Tourist In Your Own Town, etc.
- Work in collaboration with MarCom staff to help support engagement to Bureau’s social media outlets.
- Supports media relations efforts. Write press releases, ensures that all media lists are up-to-date and maintains relevant MarCom contacts in Simpleview database.
- Administrative duties including: mailings, printing/copying/collating, data entry and maintenance of Simpleview database.
- Performs other duties as assigned.
Physical and Environmental Requirements:
- Requires extensive computer and telephone use.
- May require lifting, pushing and/or pulling objects over 25 pounds.
- Knowledge of marketing and public relations as they relate to the hospitality industry.
- Possess exceptional verbal and written communications skills and excellent time management and organization skills.
- Ability to exercise judgment and diplomacy and maintain confidentiality internally and in a variety of public contact situations.
- Ability to work as a team member to meet the strategic objectives of the organization.
- Excellent computer skills. Proficiency in graphic design software (Adobe Creative Suite), social media platforms and Microsoft Office software.
Education and Experience:
- At least Junior status at institute of higher learning with an emphasis in communications, marketing, or related field preferred. Reliable transportation is required.
- Submit cover letter, resume and design/writing portfolio to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please put "intern" in the subject line.
There are many ways to contribute and get involved with the Greater Lansing Convention & Visitors Bureau. Volunteers are needed for events throughout the year such as, Be A Tourist In Your Own Town. For more information, email Julie Pingston.
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