Laramie Main Street Alliance Marketing Internship

Laramie Main Street Alliance (LMSA)

Marketing/Outreach Coordinator

Spring 2017 Internship

Job Description: The LMSA Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will assist in the development and distribution of LMSA’s promotional material including a monthly e-newsletter, press releases, brochures, event posters, kiosk layout and social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube).

Working with our Marketing Director, event committees and community partners, the coordinator will help plan, organize and distribute information about events hosted downtown using traditional and social media outlets.

The coordinator will also assist with personal outreach to downtown businesses in order to share information about upcoming events and gather information about in store retail promotions.

The coordinator will work along side our Marketing Coordinator and Executive Director, board members and volunteers to accomplish the above tasks.

Qualifications: The Marketing/Outreach Coordinator for the LMSA should be thoughtful, value relationship building, posses strong verbal and written communication skills, work well with others (especially volunteers and business owners), be patient, self-motivated, willing to try new things and bring fresh ideas to the organization, visually creative, dependable yet flexible.

This position reports directly to the Executive Director.

The position is 10 to 20 hours per week, Monday through Friday and as needed for special events, which may occur on weekends and evenings.

The Laramie Main Street Alliance is a 501(c) 3 non-profit that strives to preserve historic Downtown Laramie while enhancing its economic and social vitality.

For more information about the Alliance, visit www.laramiemainstreet.org.

Contact Jessica Romero at downtownlaramie@gmail.com for more information.

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I'm a faculty member in Communication & Journalism at the University of Wyoming. At UW, I have taught online journalism, advanced new media, introduction to mass media, politics and media, and alternative media. At Ohio State, where I got my PhD, I taught research methods, news reporting and writing, visual communication, and persuasion. My reserach focuses on political communication, emerging media platforms, and entertainment media. In my spare time, I love to play with my daughters, hang out with my family, cook, hike, jog, read, and blog.