Social Media/Small Business Internship at Columbus Chamber

Expires March 31, 2013

The Columbus Chamber provides connections, resources and solutions to help businesses thrive. Founded nearly 130 years ago, the Columbus Chamber has evolved to become the largest business services organization and primary advocate for the Columbus Region business community. Leveraging a customized, consultative approach to support members that range from small businesses to Fortune 500 enterprises, the Columbus Chamber is helping to grow the Columbus Region economy one business at a time.

 

Specific Purpose of the Unpaid Internship:       

Provide an experience for one (1) Junior or Senior undergraduate college student, with major in business or marketing, to develop, initiate and manage a social media/marketing campaign for an established business resource website.  Website is targeted for women and minority business owners – typically less than 3 years in business – and currently has 700 active website users.

Project’s purpose would be aimed at attracting new companies and organizations towards site by leveraging proven models of marketing strategies (within the social media world). By end of project, all activities and strategies should have components of self-sustainability that requires minimal user interface.

 

Professional areas of career development include:

·         *Business Development (sales)

·         *Market Research

*Marketing 

 

Expected Outcome (Intern):                  

1) Understand social media and how to create marketing campaign for Twitter, Facebook and Linked – eventually integrating all three platforms. 

2) Mid to high level of experience utilizing spreadsheets and formulas on Microsoft Excel. 

3) Establish a sustainable model of marketing strategies that exists in the digital media world.

 

 Special requirements:

Results-oriented, focused, ability to work with minimal supervision and the ability to step outside the box. 

This is a Part-time internship offered for a term of 1 to 2 Months


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