SAS Internship Information

Summer is slowly coming to an end, and the Student Advertising Summit is gearing up for another year. The summit cannot be complete without its committee, though! That’s why we are now in the process of hiring interns. If you are at all interested in being a part of the event’s committee, email your resume to studentadvertisingsummit@gmail.com!

The committee is made up of a team of leaders and their interns that include: Design/Copywriting, Account Management, Project Management, PR/Social Media, Media Planning, Analytics, and Brand Ambassadors. The following descriptions will give you a nice idea of each.

Design/Copywriting Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist in one of the following capacities: creative design, layout, copy, theme, development and overall execution of any creative materials needed for promoting the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) event.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for meetings from August  2015 – March 2016
  • Submit resume upon application
  • Portfolio presentation during interview
  • Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
  • Internships are available in the following areas:
    • Graphic Design
    • Interactive Design/Developer (both skills preferred)
    • Copywriting

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Workload consists of 10-15 hours per week
  • Applicants must demonstrate independence and self-motivation
  • Ability to manage time and meet deadlines
  • Exhibit positive attitude and ability to take constructive criticism
  • Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications, English, or similar field

Responsibilities:

  • Create promotional and event materials, including: posters, print ads, business cards, letterheads, web design, event signage, event program etc. (design, web and copy)
  • Work with committee to plan creative concept and event theme
  • Develop and present work to committee members
  • Event coordinating responsibilities during the Student Ad Summit

Account Management Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) Committee in all account management facets including but not limited to: bringing structure and organization to all event related projects, maintaining SAS related documentation, and contacting sponsors, schools and event speakers.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for meetings from August 2015 – March 2016
  • Internship is unpaid
  • There are two Account Management internship positions available

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly, Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and work 10-15 hours per week
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26
  • Exhibit excellent organizational, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Must be a strategic thinker, independent and self-motivated
  • Has the capacity to project the desired outcome of projects with regards to timelines
  • Undergraduates, graduate students, and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications or English

Responsibilities:

  • Contact college professors and students for the recruitment of event attendees
  • Contact professionals for speaker support
  • Reach out to agencies and corporations to secure event sponsorships
  • Bring structure, consistency and organization to an array of event planning projects including; venue communication, catering needs, equipment rental, hotel reservation set up, event signage, event surveys, etc.
  • Assist in managing and monitoring budgets
  • Prepare written documentation to deliver to the committee when necessary, including: timelines, meeting agendas and event related documents
  • Work with internal resources to assign tasks, follow up on deadlines, etc.
  • Event coordinating responsibilities during the Student Ad Summit

Project Management Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) Committee in all project management facets including but not limited to: bringing structure and organization to all event related projects, maintaining SAS related documentation, and contacting sponsors, schools and event speakers.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for meetings from August  2015- March 2016
  • Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
  • There are two Project Management internship positions available

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly, Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and work 10-15 hours per week
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Exhibit excellent organizational, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Must be a strategic thinker, independent and self-motivated
  • Has the capacity to project the desired outcome of projects with regards to time-lines
  • Undergraduate or graduate students, and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications or English

Responsibilities:

  • Contact college professors and students for the recruitment of event attendees
  • Contact professionals for speaker support
  • Contact agencies and corporations to aid in fundraising efforts
  • Bring structure, consistency and organization to an array of event planning projects and committee meetings
  • Assist in managing and monitoring budgets
  • Prepare written documentation to deliver to the committee when necessary, including: timelines, meeting agendas and schedules
  • Work with internal resources to assign tasks, follow up on deadlines, etc.
  • Event coordinating responsibilities during the Student Ad Summit

Analytics Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) Committee in all data and analytics related facets including but not limited to: reporting on the SAS website, blog and social campaigns. Intern will gather, analyze and implement findings from the data found.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for meetings from August 2015-March 2016
  • Submit resume upon application
  • Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
  • There are two Analytics internship positions available

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly, Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and work 10-15 hours per week
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Exhibit excellent organizational, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Have a strong interest in media, data, analytics and math. Must be proficient in Microsoft Excel.
  • Knowledge and experience using quantitative methods and tools
  • Undergraduate or graduate students and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications or English

Responsibilities:

  • Contact agencies and corporations to aid in fundraising efforts
  • Monitor and report on data collection and analysis for SAS social media content and PR campaigns
  • Track and compare digital traffic drivers and usage trends on SAS social channels and website
  • Recommend site enhancements where appropropriate to improve user experience, increase traffic, and overall value
  • Digital event survey implementation and reporting
  • Event media responsibilities during the Student Ad Summit

PR/Social Media Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) Committee in all media and PR related facets including but not limited to: bringing structure and organization to all media and PR related projects, maintaining SAS media related documentation, and contacting sponsors, schools and event speakers.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for Wednesday evening meetings from August  2015 -March 2016
  • Submit resume upon application
  • Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
  • There are two PR/Social internship positions available

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly, Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and work 10-15 hours per week
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Exhibit excellent organizational, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Have a strong interest in media and current events
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely while demonstrating excellence in grammar, punctuation and blog ideas
  • Undergraduate or graduate students and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications or English

Responsibilities:

  • Contact agencies and corporations to aid in fundraising efforts
  • Write weekly blog posts which will be published on the SAS blog and social channels
  • Plan, execute and manage social media content and posting schedule, with attention to grammar, punctuation and spelling accuracy
  • Write Press Releases for the media planning team and post event details for other AdFed/Ad2 events on SAS media
  • Meet with gold sponsors and write blog posts regarding their agency history and their tips for succeeding at SAS
  • Post SAS updates on all social channels, i.e. seeking sponsorships/speakers, event details, registration info, etc.
  • Write ‘Thank You’ blog posts thanking each of our monetary and in-kind sponsors
  • Manage day-of-event media responsibilities, including creating and monitoring social campaigns and prize giveaways

Media Planning Internship – 

Description:

This internship requires you to assist the Student Advertising Summit (SAS) Committee in all media and PR related facets including but not limited to: determining which media platforms would best advertise the SAS event, maintaining SAS media related documentation, and contacting sponsors, schools and event speakers.

Parameters:

  • Live in or near the Twin Cities to be available for Wednesday evening meetings from August  2015 -March 2016
  • Submit resume upon application
  • Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
  • There are two PR/Social internship positions available

Qualifications:

  • Ability to attend weekly, Wednesday night meetings from 6 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. and work 10-15 hours per week
  • Ability to work the SAS event: Friday, February 26, 2016
  • Exhibit excellent organizational, detail-oriented and multitasking skills
  • Have a strong interest in media and current events
  • Ability to seek out innovative ideas solutions in coordination with budgets
  • Undergraduate or graduate students and recent Alumni may apply
  • Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications or English

Responsibilities:

  • Contact agencies and corporations to aid in fundraising efforts
  • Develop relationships and communicate with local publications
  • Plan, execute and manage media materials and budgets
  • Write Press Releases to send to local media
  • Must have strong writing and communication skills
  • Must use factual analysis to develop appropriate strategies to ensure that campaigns reach our target audiences as effectively as possible
  • Will work with press, TV, radio, online publications and internet bloggers to promote the SAS event

Brand Ambassador Internship – 

Description:
Do you love advertising, marketing, or public relations? Help spread the word about the Midwest’s largest networking event for students interested in the creative industry: the Student Advertising Summit! Join the Student Advertising Summit planning committee as a Brand Ambassador (BA) by educating students and professors about the advantages of attending the SAS, creating event awareness on your home campus, and recruiting event attendees. Enhance your resume and boost your networking skills while helping draw attendees to the Student Advertising Summit!

Parameters:
● Internship is from August 2015 – March 2016
● Internship is non-paid, non-credit, and not being offered as work study
● There is at least one Brand Ambassador Manager position available at each school

Qualifications:
● Ability to commit 5 hours of work per week
● Ability to work the SAS event in Minneapolis: Friday, February 26, 2016
● Must exhibit an energetic and enthusiastic attitude
● Has tremendous interpersonal communications skills – must be a “people person”
● Demonstrate ability to communicate effectively in both face-to-face and group presentations
● Independent and self-motivated
● Undergraduate or graduate students may apply
● Major in or show interest in the following fields: Marketing, Advertising, PR, Business, Communications, English or similar field

Responsibilities:
● As a Brand Ambassador, it is your responsibility to be the liaison between the Student Ad Summit Committee and your college community (students, professors, advertising and marketing professionals and local publications)
● Educate and maintain relationships with professors, career counselors, student groups and local publications
● Create event awareness: hang posters, hand out business cards and give class presentations
● Create and update a SAS Facebook page for your home college
● Weekly check-ins and progress reporting with your BA Team Lead
● Event coordinating responsibilities during the Student Ad Summit event

Please e-mail Brand Ambassador resumes to natalie.bergstrom.ad2sas@gmail.com.

Well folks, there you have it! This is an amazing event, and we would love to have you be a part of the planning that goes into it. Applications are open until August 12th.

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