Communications/Writing Internship- Chattanooga Area Chamber of Commerce

Communications/Writing Internship

Our communications/writing intern will handle a range of editorial, public relations and marketing assignments with an emphasis on writing content for our Business Trend publication (chattanoogatrend.com).

Our intern should have the ability to write effectively in a variety of editorial and marketing formats including magazine articles, news releases, social media posts, emails, video scripts, etc. Interns will also assist with proofreading, supporting Chamber events as needed and other varied assignments.

Our intern will need:

 Excellent writing and proofreading skills

 A detail- and deadline-oriented work style

 The ability to work on multiple projects in a given time frame

 Proficiency in Microsoft Office

It’s a plus if you have experience with:

 Strategic use of social media

 Adobe Creative Suite

 Video editing/production

 Podcast editing/production

What you’ll get from us:

 Internships are paid hourly

 Excellent sample projects to bolster your portfolio

 Strong experience with a supportive team who can suggest local job leads (read about some of our past interns’ experiences here, here and here)

 Opportunities to attend Chamber and community events with stimulating speakers

 Coffee that you don’t have to get as part of your intern duties (most of the time)

Reports to: Amanda Ellis, Marketing & Communications Manager

Scheduling/hours: 20 hours/week during Spring 2019. We’ll work with intern to set a weekly schedule around school/other commitments, but intern should have availability to work shifts of at least 4 hours between 9 a.m. and 5:30 p.m. Monday through Friday.

To apply: Submit resume and three writing samples or portfolio link. Also include brief cover email explaining why you’re a good fit and what you’d like to learn through an internship experience with us. Please send application materials to aellis@chattanoogachamber.com. No phone calls please.