Internship Opportunity for credit- East Carolina University College of Fine Arts and Communication– Apply Now!! Fall 2018

Paid Internship Opportunity

East Carolina University College of Fine Arts and Communication


Background: The College of Fine Arts and Communication was founded in 2003, drawing the Schools of Art and Design, Communication, Music and Theatre and Dance under one administrative umbrella. The Institute of Outdoor Drama, the S. Rudolph Alexander Performing Arts Series, Family Fare and the Arts Smart series have since joined the CFAC family.

The task at hand: The College seeks a self-directed globally-thinking multi-tasking team member who can enact a marketing/PR schedule. Specific duties will include:

  • Maintaining college-level social media accounts (including the research and creation of content, both written and visual),
  • Researching and preparing content for the website (written and visual),
  • Working with the College staff to maximize efforts with other publicity outlets
  • Establishing and exponentially increasing the number of followers,
  • Collecting content (video, photo, interviews, etc.),
  • Adding events to sites as requested,
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


Work schedule: The work schedule is flexible. The ideal candidate will commit to a weekly schedule of approximately ten hours per week, with an in-office presence throughout the majority of the week.


Skills desired: Superior organization skills and ownership of the project is a must, as are exemplary skills in writing for media. Accuracy and integrity are integral to the success of the project. Experience with video production and/or photography, plus a working knowledge of Commonspot, InDesign, Photoshop, Localist, and/or editing software are desired. Excellent writing skills and a fluent understanding of social media is the essence of this position.


Desired area of study: Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, Media Writing, Media Production, Technical Writing, Marketing


Credit: The successful candidate receives significant appreciation, unofficial rock star status and membership on Team CFAC along with 3 hours of university credit by enrolling in COMM 4091 or COMM 4092 ( Contact Dr. mary Tucker-Mclaughlin at about earning credit)


Reporting: Michael Crane, Associate Dean of Research, Marketing and Outreach., 252-328-5386.

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