Marketing and Social Media Internship

Internship Description
Are you looking for a chance to build your portfolio and gain experience in the nonprofit, media and
event industries? The Cable Center is seeking a motivated Marketing and Social Media Intern for the fall
school term. The internship will provide the opportunity to learn about the multi-faceted cable industry.
The marketing department supports the efforts of five diverse mission focus areas and a vibrant events
business, allowing the intern to grow their skills in a multitude of areas.
The individual selected will work closely with and be mentored by the Marketing and Communications
Manager to gain real life experience in the following areas:
 Developing strategic social media strategy
 Gathering and analyzing media mentions, website and social media analytics
 Social media monitoring and updating
 Creating marketing collateral
 Planning marketing events
 Writing and editing
 General department administration
Hours and Compensation
 Academic credit provided as compensation, this is an unpaid position
 Flexible scheduling during standard working hours of 8:30 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., working 12-20 hours
per week
 Great location! Adjacent to the University of Denver campus, The Cable Center is within walking
distance for DU students and located directly across from the University Light Rail station.
 Minimum internship duration is 8 weeks (preferably starting the beginning of September)
 Excellent work environment and ability to create a professional network

Requirements
 Current student –pursuing an undergraduate or graduate degree. Undergraduate students must
have completed a minimum of 3 classes in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or
similar field of study.
 Proactive – be eager to learn, unafraid to speak up and prepared to ask questions
 Strong writing and editing abilities – you will be writing social media copy, assisting with
marketing collateral and helping compile analytic reports. You’ll also be a part of the proofing
team helping us catch our mistakes. Knowledge of AP style preferred, but not required.
 Social Media and Measurement Skills –we are working to grow our social media and online
presence. Knowledge of Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and Instagram required, previous
experience using HootSuite and Google Analytics ideal.
 Demonstrated organizational and multi-tasking skills – The Cable Center is a small team and we
juggle many different projects at the same time and need our intern to hit the ground running.
About The Cable Center
The Cable Center is the nonprofit educational organization serving the cable telecommunications
industry. We tell the story of the cable industry. The Cable Center is home to the Cable Hall of Fame,
recognizing individuals for their outstanding contributions to the industry, and of the Barco Library, the
world’s largest collection of cable-related information and resources. The work of The Cable Center
focuses on five core areas: The Cable Hall of Fame, The Cable History Project, Cable Today &Tomorrow,
Academic Community Programs and Customer Experience Central. For more information, please visit
www.cablecenter.org
Additionally, The Cable Center rents event space in our contemporary three-story building. Our special
events team coordinates all types of events in multiple sectors, including: weddings, corporate,
nonprofit, social and academic. The events business supports the efforts of our mission. For more
information, please visit www.cablecenterevents.org
To Apply
Please send a cover letter and a resume to Emily Gibson, Marketing and Communications Manager,
egibson@cablecenter.org, 720-502-7532. In your letter, please address what attracted you to this
particular internship, what you can offer as an intern and what skills and experience you would like to
gain.

The Cable Center
2000 Buchtel Blvd.
Denver,CO 80210

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