Marketing & Communications Intern

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Company Name: 
Greater Phoenix Economic Council
Company Location: 
2 N Central Ave, Suite 2500 Phoenix, AZ 85004

Internship Description: 

GPEC Overview:
Located in downtown Phoenix, GPEC is the regional economic development organization dedicated to attracting quality employers to Greater Phoenix and supporting programs and policies that increase the
competitiveness of the region’s economy. Services provided include:
• International and domestic business relocation and expansion services
• Regional marketing
• Economic research and analysis
A public/private partnership, GPEC works with 22 cities throughout Maricopa County and has more than 160 private investors. Its board of directors is made up of some of the region’s most distinguished business
leaders.

Intern Overview:
Marketing & Communications internship responsibilities may include:
• Developing content for marketing materials
• Helping to coordinate and assist with day-of-preparations for a variety of events
• Pitching and creating content for the blog
• Assisting with capturing and analyzing department metrics
• Supporting with writing press releases and other public relations activities as assigned
• Researching and compiling news stories relevant to GPEC’s mission
• Utilizing content management system to update websites/microsites (training provided)
• Monitoring and interacting with social media channels

Internship Details
Hourly wage begins at $11.75 per hour and increases after 6 months. We prefer internships last at least 6 months (one semester). We review applications on a rolling basis as positions become available. We are
flexible in accommodating students' schedules.



Desired Qualifications: 

Undergraduate juniors and seniors with some previous work or internship experience preferred, but any interested applicants will be considered. Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however,
individuals concentrating in marketing, communications, public relations or related fields are most successful. Candidate qualifications include:
• Knowledge of social media platforms and content production apps (ex. Spark, Canva, etc.)
• Strong writing skills, knowledge of AP Style
• Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite is not required, but is a plus
• Organizational skills and attention to detail, ability to tackle multiple projects at once and meet deadlines
• Highly motivated to learn, grow professionally and work in a team environment
• Open to giving and receiving feedback
• Have special interest in marketing, communications and/or media relations



Preferred Majors: 
Candidates studying any major are encouraged to apply, however, individuals concentrating in marketing, communications, public relations or related fields are most successful.

Compensation: 
Paid
Hours Per Week: 
15-20
Closing Date: 
December 7, 2018

Application Instructions and Contact Info: 

Qualified candidates should respond by sending a confidential resume to hr@gpec.org. No phone calls please.