MARKETING and COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP in Life Sciences & Health Care

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Health Connexions
 Virtual
Posted: September 27 2016
Company Location: Brighton, MA
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: 10 Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

Unique Opportunity to Learn New Skills and Gain Experience – JOURNALISM AND MARKETING INTERNSHIP in Life Sciences and Health Care - ANY LOCATION (Global Opportunity)
Health Connexions is seeking Interns for 5 to 40 hours per week. This is an unpaid Internship in life sciences and health care (3 to 6 months) where we will take your core skills and experience and build some amazing results, together! Want more strength in your resume? We will train you and give you exposure to a ton of great projects! This internship opportunity will increase your marketability in today’s competitive job market … and help you make a career transition – or land your first full-time job!
Are you interested in writing and communication, marketing, social media, building on-line communities, helping to bring new scientific discoveries to the world and learning sales skills, all while keeping all of this organized through the discipline of project management!? If so, please apply!
JOURNALISM and MARKETING INTERNSHIP IN LIFE SCIENCES and HEALTH CARE
General Purpose: Preparation of materials and completion of specific projects, while ensuring consistency with company strategy, commitments and goals. The intern will learn best practices in marketing and communications from experienced staff.
Responsibilities include:
• Writing, editing, and sending out press releases
• Marketing support
• Social media engagement
• Updating and creating content for online communities
• Assisting with email marketing campaigns
• Event coordination support (“virtual” and real-time)
• Database updates

Responsibilities

ere are some of the main projects we are looking at having you get involved in. Overall, you would get lots of experience in writing newsletters and press releases, do webinars, social media and other promotional activity for any number of these activities.

• Write, edit, and send out press releases from both of our companies
• Identify centers of innovation and technology transfer offices, government people and employers in your area – involved in life sciences and health care (and/or use our list of 5 million+ contacts)
• Inform them/market to them about our programs:
o Webinars, press releases, emails to share their science with the world
o Helping them raise capital to fund their new business ideas
o Our Marketing-Communications ‘Kick Start’ Program for small companies
o Application process to have us help them for free
o Government money we can help them obtain to grow their business
o Our marketing communications services that they can purchase (e.g., white papers, user meetings, trade show help)
o Our market research and strategic planning services
o The unique Signature Square™ program – to help promote, rate and rank new science, technologies and services
o The unique Technology Evaluation Consortium™ for hands-on validation of new science, technologies and services
o Holding and promoting local events to promote science

Requirements

Candidate should possess:
• Bachelor’s degree (or candidacy) in the fields of marketing, science, English or communications
• Interest in Marketing, Communications, Writing and Social Media
• Strong organizational skills
• Proficiency in Microsoft Office, basic database knowledge
• Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
** We are specifically looking for interns with STRONG WRITING ABILITIES to help write and edit press releases.

Key competencies
• Writing, proofreading and editing
• Critical thinking and problem solving skills
• Planning and organizing
• Attention to detail
• Knowledge of project management techniques and tools
• Decision-making
• Communication skills
• Teamwork
• Adaptability

Skills

Preferred - Article Writing, Biomedical Sciences, Social Media, B2B Marketing

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