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2012-04-18 14:36

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Contact
Christine Moline
christine.moline@austin.utexas.edu

Posted April 18, 2012

Pay: Unpaid

Skills Required
See Description

Include in Application
Letter of Interest, Resume/CV, Writing Samples (2)

Internship Type
Copywriting

The Institute for Urban Policy Research & Analysis [IUPRA] at the John L. Warfield Center for African and African American Studies in the College of Liberal Arts at The University of Texas at Austin conducts and promotes the production of policy relevant research with the aim of enhancing the lives of African Americans and other communities of color beginning in the state of Texas.

Duties

- Develop communications plan and assist in selection of preferred marketing channels
- Write and edit copy for press releases, newsletters, email campaigns, brochures, social media, and website
- Assist in management and content development for Twitter and Facebook accounts; propose content for YouTube

Skills

 

- Strong writing and editing skills 
- Undergraduate or graduate student level
- Proficiency in Microsoft Office and social media channels
- Must possess ability to work independently as well as collaboratively 
- Ability to proofread and handle multiple tasks, priorities, and deadlines 
- Exercise initiative to present opportunities for exposure and partnerships
- Flexible and proactive in taking on assignments and responsibilities, and willingness to learn
- Major in journalism, communication, political science, public policy or public relations