Communications Internship - Fall Internship (Fall River)

  • Fall River, MA


: $146,240.00 - $146,240.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time


: Media

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The UMass Presidents Office is seeking a part-time intern to work with the communications team for Fall of 2019.

The UMass Presidents Office communications team works to tell the universitys story of service and impact in a compelling and purposeful way to local, national, and global audiences. The department is responsible for the UMass systems marketing and communications efforts and works closely with the campus communications teams.

The communications intern will be an integral part of the departments daily activities and will gain valuable experience and exposure to established and emerging external relations practices.

Duties and responsibilities will likely include:

  • Write and edit university marketing copy for a variety of formats, including, but not limited to: print, emails, web, display, and social media
  • Assist with the development and management of university marketing materials, including, but not limited to: emails, brochures, print ads, and campaign assets
  • Post stories and other content to the universitys website
  • Support university marketing efforts
  • Conduct general research and compile background materials
  • Assist with the implementation of a new digital asset management (DAM) system, including filing, cataloging, and adding metadata to photos, documents, and other assets utilized by the communications team
  • Complete research assignments, drawing on internal and external source materials, and provide analysis as appropriate
  • Provide general administrative support to the department
  • Other duties as assigned
  • This position will be based at the UMass Presidents Office at One Beacon Street in Boston.

    The candidate should be a current undergraduate or graduate student with interest in any combination of the following fields: marketing, public relations, journalism, higher education, and public service. The right candidate will be an experienced writer and a perceptive researcher with a strong eye for detail and a working knowledge of best practices for social media management and content creation.

    The candidate will be expected to contribute 30-40 hours per week between business hours. The office is open from 8:30am-5:00pm.

    Pay: $16.00 per hour

    Associated topics: intern, internship, semester, trainee

    * The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.

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