CKC Agency is a dynamic, highly respected, results-oriented public relations and marketing services firm that excels at strategically collaborating with clients to showcase their businesses, build their brands and achieve their goals. Our experience lies in local, regional and national business-to-consumer brand leaders in various industries: restaurant, medical, mental health, culinary venues, music, entertainment, literary, retail, legal, service, fashion, convention and events and nonprofit.

We are looking to fill a fall (September – December 2021) public relations intern position with someone eager to gain experience in an agency setting, work on projects for a variety of clients and build a strong professional portfolio. If you feel you meet our qualifications (stated below) and would like to become a part of our team, please submit your resume, cover letter, and two writing samples to info@ckcagency.com.

We encourage you to browse through our website [www.ckcagency.com] and our social media platforms to learn more about us.

Internship Qualifications:

  • Must be a college student (may or may not be for college credit) or a recent graduate
  • Must have availability to work a minimum of 30 hours per week
  • Must have some prior public relations experience or internship
  • Must have a positive and self-starter attitude
  • This is an unpaid position, but may be for used as college credit
  • Work related travel expenses are reimbursable
  • Start/end date is flexible
  • Internship is fully remote

Marketing Research Internship

Division:Marketing Research
Position Type:Internship
Job Description:Hour Media, the publisher of Hour Detroit, DBusiness, Detroit Home, Metro Detroit Wedding magazines and more, is proud to offer a marketing research internship for the Fall 2021 term alongside Hour’s sister research company, Professional Research Services. Ideal candidates will work a minimum of 20 hours per-week. Schedules are negotiable, but a four month commitment is required. Interns must be enrolled in a university and receiving college credit to be eligible for the position. PRS works with several city and regional Magazines nationwide in providing them solid research methodology for their publications. Interns will assist the marketing research department in day-to-day tasks including, tracking survey results, fact checking professionals, assisting with marketing campaigns and communicating with potential clients. Requirements: Qualified students will have a GPA of 3.0 or higher with strong Microsoft Excel skills. Hour Media offers its interns substantial projects and significant opportunity for skill-development. We are looking for hard-working individuals who enjoy a fast-paced environment and are willing to take on new tasks. Professionalism and responsibility are a must. Note: This is an unpaid internship
Salary:Unpaid internship
Required
Documentation:
Cover Letter, Resume
Contact:To apply for this position, please contact giden@hour-media.com or apotter@hour-media.com with the required documentation listed above.
No phone calls, please. Only qualified candidates will be contacted for an interview.

Communication Coordinator

IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY AND YOGA

Communication Coordinator

IGNATIAN SPIRITUALITY & YOGA (ISY) is looking for a Communications Coordinator to assist with virtual and in-person programs, communicate with the email listserv, and coordinate digital media and marketing efforts. This includes managing, implementing, and promoting the ISY digital media strategy and online presence. 8-10 hours per week (hours may vary based on programming). 

Application deadline: Thursday, August 12

Hourly pay: starts at $15/ hour 

Note: The ignatianspiritualityandyoga.com website is currently under construction and will replace the current ignatianyoga.com website by the end of August 2021. 

Duties and Responsibilities:

Program Support

  • Coordinate registration process, pre-program support, and post-program follow-up / surveys
  • Set up and manage technology for events – Zoom, music, audio, video
  • Host Zoom sessions 
  • Edit and share videos with participants 

 Email Communications

  • Develop email newsletter strategy to continually improve current monthly newsletter 
  • Format and edit email marketing campaigns for retreats, programs, and fundraising campaigns 

Social Media 

  • Maintain and build social media presence 
  • Use social media analytics to drive the development of a comprehensive and effective social media strategy that builds community and engagement
  • Design and maintain consistent social media content (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)

Website 

  • Maintain website with the Elementor WordPress design platform – programs, blog posts, resources

Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with Ignatian spirituality and/or yoga 
  • Proficient in Adobe products or similar programs
  • Spanish language preferred 
  • Exceptional writing, collaboration, and communication skills
  • Knowledge and experience in:
    • Marketing, communications, digital media, graphic design
    • Social media (Facebook, Instagram, YouTube)
    • Audio and video editing 
    • Website management and email marketing platforms (Mailchimp, Elementor, WordPress)

To apply, please submit a completed application.  Apply here.

Marketing and Communication Internship

The Department of Civil & Environmental Engineering is seeking a marketing intern.  We are looking for a creative, organized and detail-oriented student with strong writing skills to assist the Marketing Communications Specialist with a variety of tasks, including:

          writing news stories

          writing funding appeals

          drafting social media copy

          updating websites

Internships are part-time, paid hourly, and generally 5-10 hours per week during the academic year.  (Summer hours can be increased to a mutually agreed upon level depending on workload.)  This will be a hybrid in-person / remote position, with the potential to transition to fully remote upon demonstrated success in the role.

If you are interested click here to apply.

Benefits of an International Internship: How It's Different And Why Do One

DPSS Internal Communications Specialist

Job Posting# 201367 – Posting dates 7/22 to 8/5/2021

Working Title:                        Internal Communications Specialist

Job Title:                                  Communications Specialist (job code 103287)

Hours/Week:                           M-F, 40 hours

Salary Range:                          $48,000 – 52,000 50,000 – 60,000

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Strategic Communications Director, the DPSS Internal Communications Specialist develops and executes an effective internal strategic communications plan as well as assists with external communication efforts. 

The primary focus of the position is to create and disseminate content that informs DPSS employees about Division news and updates and helps to ensure that members of the Division are working collaboratively towards common goals. This includes collaborating with leadership and assigned staff to gather information, write and edit content, and produce a divisional newsletter. This position will also be responsible for implementing employee satisfaction surveys and polls, organizing dynamic employee engagement activities and pursuing innovative methods to communicate. Our goal is to increase internal communication efforts across the division to aid in accomplishing our external goal of partnering with our community to prevent the predictable, protect where vulnerable and prepare for the unexpected.

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Create an internal communications strategy in conjunction with the current DPSS strategic plan
  • Ensure organizational initiatives and projects are successfully communicated to employees and stakeholders
  • Plan, edit and write content for a variety of internal communications mediums, such as a staff intranet, newsletter or regular email bulletin according to DPSS & U-M guidelines and creative strategy
  • Manage the communication and coordination efforts between Strategic Communications and selected divisional staff at each department level to provide departmental updates for division-wide dissemination
  • Coordinate with the Content Specialist to take advantage of opportunities to utilize external communication modes, like social media, to highlight and showcase staff
  • Ensure internal communications messages are consistent across all mediums and for different departments of the organization
  • Administer employee satisfaction surveys, responds to feedback from staff and adjusts communications content accordingly
  • Organize dynamic employee engagement activities that promote service and foster relationship-building
  • Report monthly KPIs & analytics for DPSS leadership
  • Create and maintain editorial calendars
  • Facilitate the approval process of written content
  • Review content for errors before seeking approval, printing or publishing
  • Creating other communications collateral, reports, presentations and other assignments as necessary
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, political science or related field required 
  • Minimum of at least three years’ experience in a progressively responsible writer, editor, digital marketing, or related position, preferably in higher education and/or other safety and security setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style necessary
  • Demonstrated success in communicating and creating for websites,  social media and/or internal newsletters
  • Capacity for brainstorming and contributing to creative problem-solving among colleagues representing a variety of disciplines, including subject matter experts, editors, videographers/photographers, graphic designers and web developers
  • Ability to give and receive feedback, while keeping an open-mind
  • Success at setting and managing priorities (for self and for projects), handling multiple assignments and deadlines, while operating in a flexible, professional manner
  • Experience with Google Apps for work and web content management systems required
  • Detail-oriented, but able to see the bigger picture
  • Occasionally available outside normal business hours
  • Ability to complete projects by applicable deadlines

Desired Qualifications

  • An advanced degree or comparable certification, training or educational experience in  communications, English, creative writing, journalism, marketing or other related field is preferred
  • Passion for communications, innovation, and safety and security topics
  • Experience working with law enforcement and/or security personnel as well as photographers, printers, writers and marketing specialist is also preferred
  • Well versed in safety and security issues
  • Accustomed to the strategic use of social platforms for awareness, education, reputation management and customer service
  • Knowledgeable about and able to report on current trends and best practices in social media, digital content, and emerging technologies
  • Capable of creating content for a variety of platforms, including, but not limited to: website, social media, leadership presentations, reports, newsletters and educational print materials
  • Familiarity with the University of Michigan brand and working knowledge of university policies and procedures

Organizational Status

This position reports to the DPSS Director of Strategic Communications.

DPSS Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security supports the mission of the University as a partner serving to ensure a safe and secure environment while improving the quality of life for all those living, learning, working, healing and visiting within our community.

If you missed the deadline, email your resume directly to dpss-hiring@umich.edu.

DPSS Content Specialist

Job Posting# 199857 – Posting dates 7/22 to 8/5/2021

Working Title:                        Content Specialist 

Job Title:                                  Writer (job code 100508)

Hours/Week:                           M-F, 40 hours

Salary Range:                          $35,000 – $45,000

Job Summary

Under the direction of the Strategic Communications Director and UM Social Director, the DPSS Content specialist assists in executing an effective strategic communications plan with the aim of communicating with a wide and diverse University of Michigan community. The primary focus is to create content for the DPSS website and U-M social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.). The content specialist also may assist in creating other marketing collateral, reports, presentations, videos, images, and other assignments as necessary. This position has the specific responsibility for creating, editing, and in some cases publishing written and visual content online, which enhances how we serve our community. Our goal is to inform, educate, and engage with our community on safety and security topics by providing accurate,  timely, and engaging content and information.

Roles & Responsibilities 

  • Design, curate, and/or manage safety and security content for DPSS and U-M’s online websites and social media accounts
  • Craft grammatically correct, well-worded, and engaging web articles, social media posts, and occasionally other marketing collateral according to DPSS & U-M guidelines and creative strategy
  • Responsibility for creating, editing, and in some cases publishing graphics, images, content, and videos
  • Works collaboratively to develop a variety of content, including, but not limited to: web pages, photos, graphics, memes, gifs, infographics, videos, and print items (posters, brochures, annual reports, etc.)
  • Meets with DPSS personnel to determine the scope of a project and provide advice on visual elements
  • Researches and gathers information on safety and security topics to improve understanding and ensure the accuracy of written content
  • Meets with DPSS subject matter experts, key stakeholders, and community partners to create and revise the content
  • Occasionally attend and take photographs and/or videos at special events. 
  • Create and maintain editorial calendars
  • Facilitates the approval process of written content
  • Reviews content for errors before seeking approval, printing, or publishing
  • Provide insight into web and social media opportunities based on strategy and historical results
  • Report monthly KPIs & analytics for DPSS and UM Social leadership
  • Author best practices, summaries, and evaluations of emerging technologies and trends 
  • Serve as a liaison to intern staff, back up to the DPSS Strategic team members, and assist the Director of Social Media as needed
  • Perform other duties as required or assigned which are reasonably within the scope of the duties enumerated above

Required Qualifications:

  • Undergraduate degree in journalism, communications, political science, or related field required 
  • Minimum of at least three years’ experience in a progressively responsible writer, editor, digital marketing, or related position, preferably in higher education and/or other safety and security setting
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills, proficient in spelling, grammar, punctuation, and style necessary
  • Demonstrated success in communicating and creating for websites and social media
  • Capacity for brainstorming and contributing to creative problem-solving among colleagues representing a variety of disciplines, including subject matter experts, editors, videographers/photographers, graphic designers, and web developers
  • Ability to give and receive feedback, while keeping an open-mind
  • Success at setting and managing priorities (for self and for projects), handling multiple assignments and deadlines, while operating in a flexible, professional manner
  • Experience with Google Apps for work and web content management systems required
  • Detail-oriented, but able to see the bigger picture
  • Occasionally available outside normal business hours
  • Ability to complete projects by applicable deadlines
  • Knowledgeable about and able to report on current trends and best practices in social media, digital content, and emerging technologies

Desired Qualifications

  • An advanced degree or comparable certification, training, or educational experience in  communications, English, creative writing, journalism, marketing, or other related field is preferred
  • Passion for social communications, innovation, branding, and promotions
  • Experience working with law enforcement and/or security personnel as well as photographers, printers, writers, and marketing specialist is also preferred
  • Well versed in safety and security issues
  • Accustomed to the strategic use of social platforms for awareness, education, reputation management, and customer service
  • Capable of creating content for a variety of platforms, including, but not limited to: website, social media, leadership presentations, reports, newsletters, and educational print materials
  • Familiarity with the University of Michigan brand and working knowledge of university policies and procedures

Organizational Status

This position serves a dual functionality, reporting to the DPSS Director of Strategic Communications and residing under the guidance of U-M central social unit (UM Social) located within the Office of the Vice President for Communications.

To Apply:

As part of the hiring process, you will be asked to create a sample of social media collateral and a writing sample of a web article (400 words or more). Further instructions will be sent after your application is received. 

Candidates will also be required to submit a video presentation answering pre-screening questions through a third-party vendor (at no cost to the applicant). 

This position requires the candidate to successfully pass a thorough background investigation.

DPSS Mission Statement

The University of Michigan Division of Public Safety and Security supports the mission of the University as a partner serving to ensure a safe and secure environment while improving the quality of life for all those living, learning, working, healing, and visiting within our community.

If you missed the deadline email your resume directly to dpss-hiring@umich.edu

Leadership Positions for Student Audience

The DMUM Directors’ Council is so excited to announce that our 2021-2022 Steering Application is live today!!

The Steering Body is composed of coordinators who have the opportunity to work with a specific committee chair from June 2021 – April 2022 (minimal summer commitments). Each committee is a part of one of the four Associate teams: Planning, Operations, Internal, or Communications. Together, the chair and the coordinators will work towards our DMUM goals. The committee chairs comprise our Central Planning Team and will be interviewing applicants with their Associate Team Director. The Steering Application, a google form, will be due by Friday, May 21st at 7pm. Later that evening, applicants will receive an email with a link to sign up for an interview time slot for the following week. More detailed instructions can be found in the application description. If you have any questions, please email dmum.directors22@umich.edu

Steering Application: https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSe4z9Eq4d2dEGGvEmh2FbdCJHDsUm3jBa-qC–kYAbZ0Q-ksA/viewform

Steering Descriptions: https://docs.google.com/document/d/1_3y05a-uY1nVX486Gt1kJwCsj5XgK0fozvPRWO1ntFg/edit?usp=sharing