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Marketing Communications Intern
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University of Kansas | Lawrence, KS
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Job Description

The KU School of Business is hiring for a student hourly position. Job duties include (but are not limited to):

* Write news and feature articles, weekly blog posts and other strategic writing as needed. Research and interview contacts for articles. Pitch story ideas to communications team. (45%)
* Write and brainstorm social media content. Curate social media content. Assist in community management and social media strategy. (35%)
* Provide event marketing and logistic support. (10%)
* Assist in editing and proofreading collateral. (5%)
* Perform other marketing and PR tasks as assigned. (5%)

Required Qualifications

* Enrolled in at least 6 credit hours.
* Journalism (both news & info and strat comm tracks), marketing, and/or communications studies major.
* Strong social media skills (creating content, community management, ability to tailor messages for each platform).
* Writing and interviewing experience.
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
* Strong editing/proofreading skills.
* Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite.
* Basic photography skills.
* Willingness to perform a variety of duties.
* Ability to handle multiple tasks and meet short deadlines.
* Working knowledge of AP style.

Preferred Qualifications

* At least two semesters left prior to graduation.
* Basic photography skills.
* Knowledge of business journalism.
* Knowledge of Google and/or other web analytics platforms.