Social Media + Events Intern

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VGC Foundation
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Burbank, CA
Posted: November 02 2015
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 8 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

VGC Foundation Brings "History, Safety, Gaming for a Better World"

The Video Gaming Community Foundation is a nonprofit organization 501 (c) (3) dedicated to consistently providing education on the history of video game and computer technology, and providing education on video game safety. VGC maintain's a friendly creative work environment that respects diversity, ideas, and hard work.

VGC Foundation puts on events at many Video Game Expos throughout Southern California, VGC shows guests the history of video games and computer gaming technology. Guests not only get an opportunity to play every game console ever made for the last 50 years, they also get an educational experience from it. Workshops and panel discussions educate guests on video game safety, time management, and sportsmanship. Workshops will also feature educational experiences in game design, computer programming, computer building and repair, voice acting, and animation.

We also hold small workshops and panel discussions throughout the year with local schools, youth organizations, video game clubs, and conventions on video game and computer game safety.

Currently we're looking for a smart + creative intern, who is preferably working for school credit, and who can commit to a minimum of 2-3 days per week.

Responsibilities

Interns will have a hands-on learning experience and will gain skills
+ conducting market research, following trends, and discovering insights.
+ cultivating brand identity, developing awareness strategies, and building meaningful campaigns.
+ brainstorming and creating engaging branded content.
+ managing content on social channels for both for the company and for clients.
+ assisting with the planning of special events and cool experiences.

Requirements

The perfect intern
+ is working towards a degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations, Business, Media, Social Enterprise, or a related field.
+ is a self-starter who takes pride in getting things accomplished and seeing good results.
+ has excellent written and verbal communication skills, and also enjoys outstanding visual presentation.
+ is a problem-solver, and loves being at the helm of creative ideas.
+ is confident, enthusiastic, and a fast learner.
+ loves collaborating and being a team player, but is also responsible enough to work alone from home at times.
+ is excited to work for a nonprofit and gain experience in every aspect of the company.
+ is looking to intern for school credit.

Skills

Required - Microsoft Office 2007, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram
Preferred - Adobe CS5, Weebly, Tumblr

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