Summer Communications Associate

Design Connect Create

We are looking for an upbeat, goal driven, and creative individual to join our summer team as Communications Associate. This position is ideal for an advanced university student seeking a summer internship opportunity, or for an independent contractor. This individual will develop ways to increase brand awareness across all media platforms in addition to creating content to amplify DCC’s programs. 

Responsibilities include:

  • Curate story-driven written, graphic, audio and visual content from our summer camps in the DFW area. 
  • Execute distribution across multiple channels including print, email, and Internet 
  • Manage multiple social media accounts posting content to YouTube, Instagram, Twitter, LinkedIN, and Facebook.
  • Draft communication (letters, scripts, social media posts, etc.)
  • Follow up and respond to newly posted comments
  • Conduct research on our target market and develop a marketing plan to drive business
  • Engage followers and target prospects on social platforms while leveraging influencers
  • Build relationships with bloggers and influencers who can review and post about our programs
  • Perform additional administrative duties as delegated

Skill Requirements:

  • Must possess creativity and bring fresh perspective
  • Professional, friendly, polite, responsible, reliable, and resourceful
  • Take initiative without being directed
  • Ability to work flexible hours
  • Must be punctual and have a reliable form of transportation
  • Demonstrated competence with video and photography
  • Must be detail oriented and coach-able
  • Superior and versatile writing ability across a variety of content styles with attention to audience and brand voice
  • Expert ability to synthesize information and write clearly and concisely, while conveying complex subject matter to various audience groups and demographics
  • Working knowledge of WordPress. Experience with Salesforce is a plus.
  • Proficient in Social Media Targeting and Communication
  • Experience with Adobe Create Suite graphic design and tools, with demonstrated creative design experience
  • Pursuing or completed bachelor’s degree in STEM, marketing, or related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Familiar with SEO is a plus
  • Solid understanding of the principles of branding and brand marketing
  • Portfolio must demonstrate high level of creativity

Employee Pay:

  • The Summer Communications Associate is a part-time and flexible position based in and around Dallas, Texas. 
  • The position begins ~ June 3 and ends ~August 2, 2019.
  • Expected ~20 hours per week.
  • Total earnings of $2400 
  • This position reports to the Executive Director

How to Apply

  • Please prepare a cover letter addressed to Dr. Meagan Pollock, resume, and a list of three references with contact information.
  • In your letter, please let us know what interests you in the job and why you think you’d be great at it. 
  • If you have questions, please feel free to contact us with questions. 
  • Applications accepted until position is filled.

Equal Employment Opportunity:

We’re proud to be an equal opportunity employer – and celebrate our employees’ differences, regardless of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, or Veteran status.