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Media Solutions - Books Program Intern
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Advisors Excel | Topeka, KS
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Job Description

Position: Books Program Intern

Department: Media Solutions

Job Overview

The Media Solutions Group Book Program Intern is responsible for helping team members craft compelling stories, apply laserlike editing, design retiree-friendly layouts, and bring a level of service to publication and general marketing that may make producers cry with euphoria at the level of satisfaction they find in the finished product.


* Weigh in with well-thought-out discussion points about design templates, editing and style guides
* Learn to critically edit content in a way that allows producers to tell their stories in an accurate and compliant way
* Bring a level of unparalleled customer service to the production and marketing piece of the publishing equation, with proactive communication and spunk
* Genially articulate Books Program offerings and goals to the internal AE audience as well as to AE's clients
* Take initiative in scheming up program improvements and new offerings
* Learn basic industry knowledge and use it to slay jargon
* Learn not-so-basic industry details about Social Security, annuities, insurance, and other finance minutiae and apply knowledge to detangling complex text into more easily understood prose
* Write and edit thoughtful and exciting radio ads and shows on an as-needed basis
* Write and edit effective press releases, blogs and social media posts on an as-needed basis

Skills and Experience Needed

* College-level course work in mass communications with an emphasis on writing
* Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail
* Ability to write and edit error-free content for distribution through various media
* Ability to vary tone and messaging based on medium, target audience and product
* Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously with frequent interruptions while meeting deadlines, producing high quality work and projecting a positive attitude
* Strong organizational and time-management skills
* Ability to collaborate effectively with a team or work in total isolation
* Familiarity with Microsoft Office Suite
* Confidence navigating new online publishing technologies
* Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator & Photoshop) is ideal

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

* While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to:
* Sit or stand for extended periods of time.
* Read computer screens and mail, email, talk on the phone.
* Unpack and move supplies up to 25 lbs.
* Work occasional evenings and weekends and attend events required.

Work Environment

* Professional and deadline-oriented environment in an office setting
* Frequent interaction with staff
* Frequent interaction with customers (i.e., advisors)

About Advisors Excel

We have built our marketing organization around the three common traits that we have discovered most top advisors share: A constant stream of new prospects An effective selling system Money invested into their business When it comes to prospecting and selling systems for our agents, we don't like to take chances. The systems we offer have been developed by some of the top producers in the country, producers that are still active in the field producing millions of dollars in sales. We also like to invest more money into our advisors business. We know we will not achieve the level of success we are striving for without your help, which is why we believe in rewarding the people who help us reach our goals. We would love for you to be a part of our success story. Call us toll free at (866) 363-9595.