Summer Internship Opportunity

See below for a summer internship opportunity. You can earn COJO upper division credit for this internship. Please talk with Dr. Cindy Price Schultz about summer internships, if you are interested.

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Laramie Beautification Committee (LBC)

Marketing/Outreach Coordinator

Summer 2018 Internship

Job Description: The Laramie Beautification Committee Marketing and Outreach Coordinator will create a new website and advise on the use of social media as well as develop promotional materials including a letterhead, brochure, poster template and brand visuals to tell the story of the Laramie Beautification Committee.

Working with the committee, the coordinator will develop traditional and social media marketing material to introduce the community to the mission, projects, goals, fundraising strategies and members of the LBC.

The coordinator will work along side the Chair, Vice Chair, Secretary and board members to accomplish the above tasks.

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

This internship, although unpaid, can be applied for class credit. The hours are anticipated at 10 to 15 hours per week, Monday through Friday.

The mission of the Laramie Beautification Committee is to identify and facilitate beautification projects that will benefit economic development and enhance the quality of life in the City of Laramie and Albany County. The LBC works closely with the City, the County, the Laramie Public Art Coalition, Laramie Main Street and is housed in the Laramie Chamber Business Alliance.

To apply, send a cover letter and a resume to Bailie Scott at bscott@laramie.org by May 18, 2018. Questions? Call 307-745-7339.

About The Author

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.