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Current Job Openings:
Communications Coordinator – JAXPORT – Jacksonville, FL
Under the supervision of the Sr. Director of Communications, this position is primarily responsible for assisting the Sr. Director in the researching, producing and dissemination of information between JAXPORT and the constituencies. This includes employees, the public and its representatives, the news media and all those served by JAXPORT. This position requires effective communications, community and public relations skills, and the ability to effectively use writing skills to convey ideas and explain issues. This position is also responsible for research and support work of a complex nature.
The position requires a Bachelor’s degree in journalism, public relations or communications plus a minimum of five years of professional experience in a communications capacity. Media relations and social media experience preferred. Proficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, and Adobe is mandatory. Excellent written and verbal communication skills are required. Experience in proofreading, HTML and web technology, videography, photography and/or desktop publishing is desired. Exceptional organizational skills and ability to work efficiently in a fast-paced environment are required. Must be able to think independently, work effectively with people at all levels of the organization and work without close supervision. Valid driver’s license is required.
Ability to sit or stand for extended periods. Ability to climb, kneel, reach, lift and carry up to 15 pounds. Ability to use standard office equipment (e.g. copy machine, computer, printer).
External applicants meeting the minimum qualifications for this position must apply online at www.JAXPORTJOBS.COM by the closing date.
AN EO/EA, ADA AND VETERANS PREFERENCE EMPLOYER
Marketing & Communications Intern – Downtown Vision – Jacksonville, FL
Reports to the Director of Marketing.
About Downtown Vision, Inc. (DVI):
Downtown Vision, Inc. is a not-for-profit organization whose mission is to build a vibrant and healthy downtown and to promote downtown as an exciting place to live, work, and play. Downtown Vision, Inc. was formed in 2000 at the request of downtown property owners to provide enhanced services within the Downtown Improvement District.
The marketing/communications intern will be responsible for the valuable support functions of the marketing/communications department. He/she will maintain a time sheet and a log of projects and activities. The preparation of initial drafts of required paperwork for school reporting is his/her responsibility.
Specific Duties (subject to change):
- Make calls to update database information
- Assist with Art Walk paperwork for artist registration
- Conduct media scans and maintain clip binder and clip report
- Data entry
- Research website directory listings and event calendar listings
- Facilitate collateral distribution and restocking
- Take photos for the website
- Copy and collate materials for mailings
- Prepare new retailer packages
- Track stats and conduct surveys for events
- Assist with collateral requests
- Provide status updates on projects and activities
- Participate in staff meetings and marketing team meetings
- Additional projects and responsibilities assigned based on intern capabilities and desire
First Wednesday Art Walk, Movies in the Park, The Core promotions and additional events (tbd).
The unpaid internship may be full or part time. Minimum of 15 hrs/week.
Environment & Qualifications:
DVI maintains a professional office environment. Candidates must have the solid oral and written communication skills necessary to communicate effectively with all levels of staff, stakeholders, and the downtown community. He/she must have good time management skills and be proficient in Microsoft Windows, Microsoft Office and Excel. He/she must also be able to work collaboratively as a team and be a self-starter. Knowledge of design programs and/or social media platforms are desired but not required. A love and desire to be Downtown is a plus!
Candidates working towards a Marketing, Communications, or Public Relations degree are encouraged to submit a resume and cover letter to Katherine Hardwick, Director of Marketing, firstname.lastname@example.org.