Social Media Production Intern!

Sostento, a nonprofit consultancy for frontline public health workers is recruiting a Social Media Production Intern. This will be a completely remote, paid position (minimum stipend of $750 a month, final stipend determined by number of hours dedicated to the internship) for a duration of 3-6 months.

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Media Relations and Social Media Specialist

Summary: The media relations and social media specialist is responsible for assisting the director of public relations and media with managing ASTHO’s social media channels, triaging media requests, and providing editorial and content support to the organization. In addition, this role will provide project management support to the public relations team and will work closely with staff, members, and external partners.

Principal Functions:

  • Manage ASTHO’s social media channels, including Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, overseeing an editorial and observance calendar, developing overall content strategy, and posting and scheduling items using relevant hashtags.
  • Develop and lead specific social media campaigns for large products or events, working across programmatic teams at ASTHO.
  • Develop shareable graphics, and other engaging pieces of content for sharing.
  • Monitor and engage with ASTHO members and target audiences on social media.
  • Track and analyze social media metrics.  
  • Respond to media requests and track weekly clips.
  • Write blog posts, press releases, factsheets, toolkits, and other communications deliverables.
  • Monitor national news/current events related to public health issues.
  • Assist with managing ASTHO’s speakers bureau.
  • Schedule experts for and promote ASTHO’s daily newscast.
  • Provide support to director of public relations and media on projects and other deliverables.

Qualifications:

  • 2-4 years of experience in media relations and social media.
  • Bachelor’s degree in communications, journalism, public health, or related field, preferred.
  • Strong written and oral communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and in a team environment, manage multiple priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent time management, writing, copyediting, and organizational skills.
  • Prior experience working for a membership association or other relevant public health or public policy non-profit organization preferred.

ASTHO is the only national, nonprofit organization representing the nation’s state and territorial public health officials and the agencies they serve. ASTHO’s members, the chief health officials of all 50 states in the United States, the District of Columbia, the five U.S. territories, and the three freely-associated states, are dedicated to formulating and influencing sound public health policy, assuring excellence in public health practice, and advancing health equity and optimal health for all. ASTHO is headquartered in Arlington, Virginia and opened a second office location in Atlanta, Georgia in 2017. ASTHO was incorporated on March 23, 1942 with the goal of helping health officials navigate a rapidly changing public health landscape and remains a strong voice in governmental public health to this day. ASTHO’s mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the public’s health and well-being.

Vision

State and territorial health agencies advancing health equity and optimal health for all.

Mission

ASTHO’s mission is to support, equip, and advocate for state and territorial health officials in their work of advancing the public’s health and well-being.

SALES & MARKETING COORDINATOR INTERNSHIP

OPENINGS: 1

LOCATION: PLYMOUTH, MI

Quantum is looking for a high-energy and enthusiastic individual for the Sales and Marketing Coordinator Internship. This position will contact and establish relationships with prospects for Quantum’s GHS conversion service. The coordinator will also work with the marketing team to execute marketing strategies and create marketing materials.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND DELIVERABLES:

• Demonstrate Strategic thinking with tactical execution and hands on creating content, messages and programs.

• Understand the market trends and competitive landscape

• Works in close collaboration with Product Development and Sales to communicate the value proposition of the products to the sales team and develop the sales tools that support the selling process.

• Create and distribute content, assets and tools including: white papers, articles, blogs, sales presentations

• Utilize Salesforce to track and maintain leads.

• Responsible for working with the team to build a strong, and consistent pipeline of leads.

ORGANIZATIONAL ALIGNMENT:

• Reports to Managing Director

• Builds and maintains relationships with cross functional teams within the organization

QUALIFICATIONS:

Candidates should have the following qualifications:

• working toward or possess a Bachelor’s Degree Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communications, Business, or a technical specialty.

• 1-3 years work experience

• Eager to learn how to develop strategies for positioning, messaging, competition, go to market strategy and developing pricing models for a fast-paced, high growth technology market.

• High energy individual and ready to grow with a highly motivated and dedicated sales/marketing team.

• Proven ability to establish goals and set clear expectations, prioritize activities, and follow through with timely execution in a cross functional team environment.

• Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

• Detail-oriented and analytical nature.

• Innovative, self-starter work ethic and eager to learn

• Proficient in Microsoft Office (Word, PowerPoint, Excel)

Send resume to deb.davis@logicsolutions.com or contact Deborah Davis directly (info below). Interviews begin immediately.

Deborah Davis

Account Manager/Office Administrator

Logic Solutions, Inc.

(734) 306-0706 Cell

(734) 930-0009 Office

Climate Science Research & Communication Fellowship

Organization: U.S. Environmental Protection Agency, Climate Change Division, Washington, DC

Full posting: https://www.zintellect.com/Opportunity/Details/EPA-OAR-2021-01

Reference Code: EPA-OAR-2021-01

How to Apply

A complete application consists of:

  • An application
  • Transcript(s) – For this opportunity, an unofficial transcript or copy of the student academic records printed by the applicant or by academic advisors from internal institution systems may be submitted. All transcripts must be in English or include an official English translation. Click here for detailed information about acceptable transcripts.
  • A current resume/CV, including academic history, employment history, relevant experiences, and publication list
  • Two educational or professional recommendations. Click here for detailed information about recommendations.

All documents must be in English or include an official English translation.

Application Deadline: 11/18/2021 3:00:00 PM Eastern Time Zone

Description

*Applications may be reviewed on a rolling-basis and this posting could close before the deadline. Click here for information about the selection process.

EPA Office/Lab and Location: A research opportunity is currently available with the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA), Office of Air and Radiation (OAR), Climate Change Division (CCD) located in Washington, DC.

CCD’s mission is to assess and address global climate change and the associated risks to human health and the environment. The research opportunity is sponsored by CCD’s Climate Science & Impacts Branch (CSIB). CSIB is responsible for:

  • developing and leveraging climate change-impacts analyses (www.epa.gov/cira).
  • highlighting climate change impacts and risks through the development of communication tools such as climate change indicators (www.epa.gov/climate-indicators) and coordinating climate science and impacts communications (www.epa.gov/climate-change).
  • collaborating with the U.S. Global Change Research Program (USGCRP) and its federal members on assessment reports, expert workgroups, and associated products.   
  • coordinating and partnering with other EPA offices, government agencies, external stakeholders, and the public on climate change issues.

Research Project: The selected participant will have the opportunity to learn about the latest climate change science and participate in a variety of challenging and rewarding projects and tasks with a collegial team of skilled professionals. The selected participant will learn about and support the interpretation and communication of climate change science and related programmatic activity at EPA. Under the guidance of a mentor, potential research activities include, but are not limited to:

  • opportunities to make complex science accessible to the public by integrating evolving science into a portfolio of science-communication products
  • use of the latest science-communication techniques and technologies (e.g., data-visualization tools, Web-based  applications) to improve public understanding of climate science, impacts, health effects, adaptation, and mitigation efforts
  • identification and development of relationships with a range of science stakeholders at federal agencies who also conduct science

Learning Objectives

  • Developing understanding of climate change science and impacts to society including confidence and uncertainties.
  • Gaining applicable climate science-based research experience.
  • Researching alongside a team that develops a range of scientific and communications products.
  • Deploying practical approaches and techniques used in communicating information about the latest science to improve public understanding of climate change and its impacts, including on the health of vulnerable populations and environmental-justice communities.
  • Learning about the latest generation of Web and other communication tools, e.g., visualizations, multimedia, social media, Web platforms.
  • Learning about and collaborating with EPA research and data partners, e.g., U.S. Global Change Research Program, NOAA, NASA.

Mentor(s): The mentor for this opportunity is Kevin Rosseel (rosseel.kevin@epa.gov). If you have questions about the nature of the research please contact the mentor(s).

Anticipated Appointment Start Date: Fall 2021. All start dates are flexible and vary depending on numerous factors. Click here for detailed information about start dates.

Appointment Length: The appointment will initially be for one year and may be renewed up to three or four additional years upon EPA recommendation and subject to availability of funding.

Level of Participation: The appointment is full-time.

Participant Stipend: The participant will receive a monthly stipend commensurate with educational level and experience.At this time, Bachelor’s degrees ~$49,000/year and Master’s degrees ~$60,000/year. Click here for detailed information about full-time stipends.

EPA Security Clearance: Completion of a successful background investigation by the Office of Personnel Management (OPM) is required for an applicant to be on-boarded at EPA.

ORISE Information: This program, administered by ORAU through its contract with the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) to manage the Oak Ridge Institute for Science and Education (ORISE), was established through an interagency agreement between DOE and EPA. Participants do not become employees of EPA, DOE, or the program administrator, and there are no employment-related benefits. Proof of health insurance is required for participation in this program. Health insurance can be obtained through ORISE. ORISE offers all ORISE EPA graduate students and Postdocs a free 5 year membership to the National Postdoctoral Association (NPA).

Questions: Please see the FAQ section of our website. After reading, if you have additional questions about the application process please email ORISE.EPA.REG@orau.org and include the reference code for this opportunity.

Qualifications

The qualified candidate should have received a bachelor’s or master’s degree in one of the relevant fields. Degree must have been received within five years of the appointment start date.

Preferred skills:

  • Relevant coursework, experience, and a strong interest in climate-science research and the effective communication of scientific information
  • Superior writing skills
  • Experience with communications tools including Web-based multimedia applications and social media 
  • Enjoys operating in a team environment

Eligibility Requirements

  • Citizenship: U.S. Citizen Only
  • Degree: Bachelor’s Degree or Master’s Degree received within the last 60 month(s).
  • Discipline(s):
    • Communications and Graphics Design 
    • Computer, Information, and Data Sciences 
    • Earth and Geosciences 
    • Engineering 
    • Environmental and Marine Sciences 
    • Life Health and Medical Sciences 
    • Mathematics and Statistics 
    • Nanotechnology 
    • Other Physical Sciences 
    • Physics 
    • Social and Behavioral Sciences 
  • Veteran Status: Veterans Preference, degree received within the last 120 month(s).

VIRTUAL INTERNSHIP AND JOB FAIR

The Minneapolis  Star Tribune is hosting a virtual internship fair Oct. 20, a chance to learn about opportunities in our newsroom while receiving one-on-one advice for résumé, clips and interviewing skills. Click link below for more information.

Digital Breaking News Reporter and Producer

The Texas Newsroom is seeking a digital breaking news reporter/producer to tell critical statewide stories on multiple digital platforms to audiences across the Lone Star State. The Texas Newsroom is the landmark regional news collaboration of public radio stations across the state and NPR.

Position summary: This is a new, full-time position focused on telling the most important Texas stories of the day to digital audiences across the state. The reporter/producer will write and curate quick-turn breaking news stories based on original reporting and on reporting from partner stations. Assignments may range from writing a breaking news story on a key Texas Supreme Court ruling to pulling together a sweeping story on how debates over mask mandates are playing out in schools around the state. The ideal candidate knows how to spot a great statewide story, write clearly and quickly, infuse breaking stories with context that matters to audiences and prioritize sourcing that reflects the diversity of Texas. This is a highly collaborative position that involves working closely with editors and reporters at multiple public radio stations.

Salary Range: $50,000 to $60,000, depending on experience

How to apply: Complete the application on KERA’s employment page and attach a resume. Include a cover letter summarizing how you’d approach this position, as well as links to 3-5 examples of your best digital stories.  

Bloomingdale’s Career Fair!

Interested in working in retail? Sign up to join Bloomingdale’s at the virtual career fair via Handshake this Friday, October 8th. Opportunities available for current juniors looking for internships and seniors looking for full time positions in the retail industry upon graduation.

Feel free to check out this link for more info on Bloomingdale’s: https://ebwh.fa.us2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1002/pages/2002

Part-Time Copywriter

WHO WE ARE:
Banza reimagines your favorite comfort foods, like pasta, pizza, mac & cheese and rice, using
chickpeas. Why? Because we know chickpeas aren’t just delicious, they’re also one of the most
nutritious and sustainable foods. Yet 80% of the country isn’t eating enough of them. Our mission is
to inspire people to eat more chickpeas and other beans, making a positive impact on human health
and the environment. Banza is the fastest-growing pasta brand in the country, and our products are
available in over 17,000 stores nationwide. We’ve been named TIME Magazine’s Best Invention of
the Year, Adweek’s Best Food Brand, and are proud to have fans at Good Morning America, The
New York Times, Food & Wine, Bon Appetit and more.

DETAILS:
Location: Anywhere works for us!
Time: 15-20 hours a week

WHAT YOU’LL DO:
Banza is looking for a part-time Copywriter to bring the witty, quirky, pasta and pizza loving Banza
brand voice to life across our key touchpoints. Responsibilities will include working with the marketing
team to:

  • Create, write, and edit engaging and compelling copy that encapsulates the Banza brand
    personality and tone
  • Conceptualize and develop all copy across social media, customer service, our website,
    packaging, and campaigns
  • Keep an eye on cultural and social trends that Banza can authentically tap into in a fun and
    distinctive way
  • Contribute to the ideation of big brand ideas and help bring them to life in an impactful way

WHO YOU ARE:

  • You love making people laugh through your writing, and can write articulate, creative, and
    grammatically correct copy
  • You bring energy and passion to your work and when copy doesn’t hit the mark at first, will
    try even harder to make it perfect
  • You’re passionate, detail-oriented, and focused on creating best-in-class customer
    experiences
  • You keep up with internet culture and are always the first of your friends to circulate fun
    trends
  • Outside-the-box thinker who goes the extra mile to ensure ideas are unique and distinctive
  • Must love Banza!

SOUND LIKE YOU?
Email Morgan Manchester (morgan.manchester@eatbanza.com) with your resume and a sample of
recent work.

Communications and Social Media Job!

The Coalition For Property Tax Justice is seeking applicants to assist with communications and social media related to the tax foreclosure crisis. The Coalition’s work focuses on the following problem:

From 2011-2015, 1 in 4 Detroit homes have been subject to property tax foreclosure. We have not seen this number of property tax foreclosures since the Great Depression. More troubling, a recent study found that over this period the City assessed between 55%-85% of Detroit homes at rates that violated the Michigan Constitution, placing the unprecedented number of property tax foreclosures in disrepute. For more information, read this op-ed in the New York Times: https://www.nytimes.com/2020/06/11/opinion/coronavirus-cities-property-taxes.html 

Applicants can expect to do impactful communications work directly related to solving the ongoing property tax foreclosure crisis in Wayne County. Projects include but are not limited to: Developing media and social media strategies to effectuate Coalition goals, drafting press releases and communicating with press contacts, creatively framing the issue to bring in a variety of audiences, exploring storytelling strategies to communicate the human impact of the issue, utilizing a variety of web tools to implement Coalition priorities, supporting community organizers and providing online event logistic support, and more. The applicant can expect to work on a small, collaborative team and bring their own ideas to the table. 

Requirements: Applicants must have stellar research and writing skills, who are able to work independently and meet deadlines. Applicants with basic design skills, such as making flyers and social media posts on Canva, preferred. Please submit a cover letter and resume to Marie Sheehan at msevelyn@umich.edu as soon as possible. Please indicate in your cover letter the number of hours per week and the time period during which you would be available to work.