Archive for September, 2013

Internship Alert: The Lincoln Theater

September 26th, 2013 in Jobs

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The Lincoln Theater

Internship Opportunities

 

The historic Lincoln Theater, originally built in 1950, is undergoing significant reconstruction to restore the Baton Rouge monument to its original state. To ensure the success of the restoration, as well as the daily operations of the building, the theater is seeking interns. The Lincoln Theater internship program is designed to give students a broad exposure to the organization and provide real-world experiences through working on purposeful projects and tasks under the guidance of experienced professionals.

 

Qualifications:

Students must be currently enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate program. Internships are unpaid, however course credit is available and encouraged. Interns will work 10-20 hours/week.

The ideal intern is professional, highly motivated, and looking to effectively contribute to a fast- paced environment. The candidate must be organized; detail- oriented, and demonstrate excellent written and verbal communication skills. Proficiency in Microsoft Office is necessary, as well as fluency with social media. Graphic design experience is a plus.

Internships are offered in many areas of the theater’s operations for students majoring or concentrating in Theater, Mass Communication, Graphic Design, History, and Art History.

Theater Intern:

Theater interns will assist in theater management at the Lincoln Theater with performance-related activities including but not limited to: general theatre operations; customer service; patron and member service support; preparation of performance reports.

Communications Intern:

Communication interns will work in all facets of communication including media and public relations, marketing, brand development, event planning, donor relations, office operations, and social media. The student must demonstrate the ability to undertake public relations writing assignments, have an understanding of basic media relation skills, ability to interact professionally with clients, and possess a high comfort level with social media platforms.

Graphic Design Intern:

The graphic design intern will work closely with the communications department to assist in the development of a promotional campaign to help raise awareness of the Lincoln Theater. The intern must demonstrate the ability to develop clear and engaging graphic communication for print and web. The student should be proficient in Adobe Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop or other design applications.

History and Art History Intern:

History interns will work throughout the theater on a variety of projects. They will work to effectively showcase the rich history housed in the local monument through research and the development of in-house and web content.

Please send resume and cover letter to info@sgicares.com. For more information please e-mail info@sgicares.com or call 225.330.4924.

Job Alert: Sales and Marketing Coordinator

September 24th, 2013 in Jobs

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Employment Opportunity

Sales & Marketing Coordinator (Part Time) 

Solid Ground Innovations seeks a Sales & Marketing Coordinator responsible for developing initiatives that support execution of marketing and sales strategies. The position demands strong leadership, organizational, and interpersonal skills and will offer a stimulating work environment. Applicant must be out going, self-motivated and enjoy working in the community.

Position Description

The Sales & Marketing Coordinator will lead in the strategy and execution of key marketing initiatives including creative development, client recruitment, and account management for the purpose of increasing sales and clientele. The Sales & Marketing Coordinator will work closely with clients, the Director of Development and Director of Operations to ensure a successful integrated campaign execution.

Essential Duties:

– Execute annual sales and marketing plans that will meet or exceed internal goals by working collaboratively to design print, web and media advertising, collateral materials, direct mail and promotional pieces

– Must be capable of gaining an in-depth knowledge of services offered in order to develop and facilitate sales & marketing objectives

– Identify high value potential clients/business opportunities and establish relationships that are mutually beneficial

-Develop proposals based on client needs

-Review proposals with key staff

-Submit and follow up on proposals in a timely manner

-Engage, inspire and galvanize the organization around the brand vision, position and strategies

– Participate in brand strategy discussions and clearly define target market

-Conduct analysis and periodical reviews of the brand to enhance the brand’s equity and marketplace performance

Knowledge, Competencies, and Skills

We are seeking a candidate with strong writing and interpersonal skills, who will enjoy working in a fast- paced environment with multiple shifting priorities. The ideal candidate will be self-confident, self- motivated, personable and possess capability to execute deliverables without supervision.

–  Ability to clearly and effectively conceptualize, plan, communicate and execute ideas

–  Excellent interpersonal skills
–  Close attention to detail
–  Demonstrated sales experience
–  Commitment to meet deadlinesQualifications

Associate’s degree is required. Bachelor’s degree preferred. Adobe Photoshop/Illustrator experience a plus. Coursework emphasis in business/marketing is strongly preferred. Sales & Marketing experience in a related capacity is ideal.

$15/hour
20 hours per week w/potential for growth

Please submit a current resume and cover letter describing suitability for the position, as well as motivations for applying & portfolio of completed ad design work (if applicable) to info@sgicares.com or to:

Sevetri M. Wilson
CEO
Solid Ground Innovations 227 Florida Street
Baton Rouge, LA 70801

For any questions, please call 225-330-4924 or email, info@sgicares.com.