The Stilly Valley Chamber of Commerce seeks a Marketing/Communications Intern to join our team for an internship opportunity. We’re looking for a smart, creative individual looking to gain professional experience and who will bring fresh ideas and contribute to the Stilly Valley Chamber team. Your efforts will inject personality into how we promote the place we love in the Arlington area!

Working under the direction of the Chamber’s marketing team, you can expect to gain experience in:

  • Writing and editing press releases, articles and blog posts for news sites & other marketing materials
  • Researching industry publications and pitching editorial content
  • Creating social media campaigns including scheduling and tracking analytics
  • Collaborating with team members on new projects, stories and ideas
  • Other duties as assigned

As an intern at the SV Chamber, you will:

  • Experience a semester (or quarter) of practical work as part of our communications team
  • Write material that will be published online and pitched to media outlets
  • Work in an office environment where you’ll gain teamwork and project management skills
  • Begin to build your network of professional contacts

Job Requirements:

  • Background in communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or other related disciplines
  • Ability to write and edit in AP style
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite (Word and Excel)
  • Ability to show initiative, multi-task, prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Experience with social media marketing and working with Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn & Instagram for business
  • Working knowledge of Hubspot, Adobe Design Suite is a plus
  • An ability to convey compelling messages, both in person and in writing to tell a story
  • A positive attitude and willingness to work with the team to achieve departmental goals
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Internships require working a minimum of 12 hours per week
  • You must be at least 18 years of age with a degree in a related discipline or be a graduate or undergraduate student entering your junior or senior year
  • This is an unpaid internship



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