Social Media Internship for Legacy Broadcast Media Leader #RealWorldExperience

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Description

Are you interested in a fun, challenging, fast-paced internship where you will learn to market award-winning legacy media content to new media and digital platforms? Or maybe learn what the heck that means? Are you a good writer who loves social media? Can you listen to a podcast and choose the quote most likely to entice others to listen? Can you write with a warm, professional and informative voice? Can you distill the essence of a story to 140 characters? Can you be funny and provocative without being offensive? Can you match up images to ideas? Can you easily create connections & relationships between ideas, people and current events? You might be interested in helping us to:
* Create & curate content for websites, blogs & social media pages
* Cross-promote our program guests’ books, causes & projects while introducing our programs to their fans & followers
* Transcribe & post weekly stories, pulling out interesting quotes & facts
* Develop strategies for reaching out to affiliates and creating a community of listeners
* Build awareness of our podcasts on several platforms

MTC is an award-winning producer of two public affairs programs: Radio Health Journal and Viewpoints, heard each week on iTunes, Stitcher and over 800 radio stations nationwide. We seek interns who want to work side by side with industry experts to gain real-world experience in writing, editing, blogging, social media, communications, marketing and broadcast media in close-knit, casual working environment with a team of eight. Our interns have gone on to work for NPR’s All Things Considered, KNX-AM Los Angeles, WAND-TV, ESPN, ABC News, Disney and us.
Check us out:
www.mediatracks.com
www.radiohealthjournal.net
www.viewpointsonline.net

Responsibilities

In this internship you will:

* Create & curate content for websites, blogs & social media pages
* Cross-promote our program guests’ books, causes & projects while introducing our programs to their fans & followers
* Transcribe & post weekly stories, pulling out interesting quotes & facts
* Develop strategies for reaching out to affiliates and creating a community of listeners
* Build awareness of our podcasts on several platforms

Requirements

We are looking for sophomores, juniors and seniors who live in the Chicago area, able to work 2 days per week, for 8-12 weeks, from 9am-4pm. Ideal start date September, 2015. You must have excellent verbal/written communication skills, including grammar and proofreading. Be a bright, hard-working self-starter with a professional demeanor and high regard for deadlines, a quick learner, already familiar with WordPress, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, etc.

Email your resume, 2 writing samples & a few paragraphs of introduction to efleming@mediatracks.com Tell us about your relevant coursework, projects, experience, what you’d like to learn, future plans, & what days/times work best. You can include links to online work.

Skills

Required - Microsoft Word, Facebook, Twitter
Preferred - Macintosh Applications, Google Drive, LinkedIn, Hootsuite, Pinterest, YouTube, WordPress

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