High Five Events | Marketing/Communications Intern (Fall 2017)
High Five Events is looking for a marketing/communications intern for the Fall of 2017, ideally ending with the 2018 Austin Marathon.
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Intern (Fall 2017)

Intern (Fall 2017)

Please direct all inquiries to intern@highfiveevents.com

Provide resume, three references, and a writing sample (release, blog, article, etc.)

Responsible for assisting the Marketing and Communications Managers on various day-to-day activities, including writing press releases, assisting with social media implementation, content creation, athlete services, marketing campaigns, event production, and other duties as assigned. Ideal candidate’s internship will begin in the fall of 2017 and conclude following the Austin Marathon (2/18/18). Work with other events during that time frame is required.

Job responsibilities include but not limited to:

  • Communicate with public via social media, email, in-person
  • Assist with publications like newsletters, releases, email announcements
  • Write press releases for events, sponsorship, and partnerships
  • Create content for social media
  • Write blog posts relevant to the events
  • Research trends in marketing and communications
  • Complete various marketing and communications projects as assigned
  • Work with sponsor activation onsite at events

Qualifications and Expectations

  • Minimum commitment of 10 hours per week
  • Ability to work on event weekends and some additional weekend hours outside of events
  • Junior, senior, or graduate student working towards marketing, communications, or sport management degree
  • Must understand the use of social media for business; previous experience a plus
  • Proficient with computers; Microsoft Office and Adobe Suite; Google Drive knowledge a plus
  • Fast learner and interested in the world of events and event promotion
  • Strong critical thinking, creativity, and verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to build and maintain relationships with partners, affiliates, and vendors
  • Organizational skills, hard-work-ethic, attention to detail, and respect for deadlines
  • Previous experience in endurance events is a plus, but not required for the position
  • Must have own laptop and transportation

Perks

  • Internship can count towards school credit if needed
  • Sweet, open office with snacks and drinks
  • Company parties and events
  • Opportunity to learn about highly successful business
  • Fun people and atmosphere
  • Chance to be part of a great team
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