INTERNSHIPS

Samm Sawyer Media is geared towards providing a hands-on digital marketing and media experience to local businesses and creators looking to start and grow their brand Wilmington, NC. Interns will work side-by-side with both clients and marketing director to create content and craft marketing strategies to ease communication between the SS Media client and their customer. In addition to attending regularly scheduled meetings with the marketing director, projects/tasks are selected to aid in the intern’s professional growth, allowing for an opportunity to apply what they have learned in the classroom to real-life writing and composing situations. 

OUTCOMES:

  • Learn how to work as a team, establishing collaborative writing experience and knowledge of team-management programs 

  • Real-world experience in client relations and presentation of self and business in meetings 

  • Training in website and eCommerce design

  • Learning the ropes of content creation 

  • Understanding of event marketing and planning  

  • Creation of a content portfolio summarizing work completed at the end of term

  • Conceptualization of the media/marketing side of starting and maintaining an business presence 

  • Have an understanding of teamwork and the strengths a team effort and collaboration bring to the creative process and a final product.

  • Increased understanding of types of copywriting for various media/audiences and design applications

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Show an active interest in digital marketing/media 

  • Display excellent time management 

  • Have an appreciate for technical/professional writing and display ample copy editing skills 

  • Have experience or an interest in learning how to create and distribute digital content 

  • Possess skills in writing, presentation, interpersonal relations, and customer management

  • Performs well in a structured, creative environment with shifting client demands

  • Displays enthusiasm and adaptability while possessing a desire to create to fit a specific audience. 

  • Demonstrates interest in social media and how media and communication strategies can continuously engage the online community  

  • Prefers challenges in a fast pace working environment with a future oriented focus

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Works closely with marketing director to create content calendars  for various media platforms 

  • Creates engaging content and research into business branding, market analytics and demographic definition

  • Production and distribution of monthly newsletters 

  • Interaction with web hosting and eCommerce sites for minor edits 

  • Copyediting of sites, posts, marketing materials and content

  • Connect with clients and potential clients in an interpersonal manner 

  • Collaborate with vendors on projects and assignments 

  • Participate in strategic marketing creative sessions

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