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Community Relations

Student Intern Position

Summer 2014 Ramblin’ Around Project Manager and Advertising Consultant

 

Type of job: Paid Internship

Hours: 10-15 per week

Pay: $1,750 stipend 

 

About the position:

The Ramblin’ Around Guide is a business directory produced by the Department of Community Relations to connect first-year and transfer students with and increase purchasing and foot traffic in the larger business community surrounding Loyola’s Lake Shore and Water Tower Campuses. The guide is exclusively funded by the advertising sales generated within the guide. Intern works collaboratively with several partners including Business Engagement Intern, University Marketing Communications, Office of Sustainability, Edgewater Chamber of Commerce and Rogers Park Business Alliance on content, layout and design features and map designed to educate students while encouraging public, bicycle and pedestrian transportation options. Development and distribution of the guide has a 12-week schedule from late May through August 2013.

 

Promoting our New Ramblin’ Around Blog

In addition to the printed guide, we will launching the Ramblin Around Blog, which will be linked directly from the Rambler Buzz web app. The new blog will provide updated information regarding students discounts/specials, events, etc. happening the local communities of Rogers Park and Edgewater. The new blog presents an opportunity for local businesses to purchase ad-space and offer special student-oriented promotions. In effect, the blog is designed to support the local business community and encourage LUC students and staff to practice sustainable shopping and dining patterns.

 

 

Learning Goals

 

*Student will work closely with Community Relations Specialist to ensure learning goals are met.

 

What we’re looking for:

The ideal candidate will be an extremely effective communicator and display enthusiasm and confidence in-person, on the phone and via email while initiating dialog with new people of varying ages and backgrounds; possess ability to multi-task and prioritize with keen attention to detail; be a team player; be highly self-directed; possess ability to negotiate and problem-solve effectively.

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

 

Job Function:

Sales, Web Development/Design, Advertising, BUS - Marketing, Digital/Social Media, Economic/Community Development, Administrative/Support Services

 

Qualifications:

Skills Required:

•Strong ability to edit for web or print

•Basic knowledge and proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite

• Basic knowledge MS Publisher  

•Basic knowledge with print, layout, and design

•Ability to understand Loyola’s web publishing software

• Exceptional time-management skills

•Exceptional customer service skills

•Ability to develop relationships with local business owners

Loyola

Community Relations
6330 N. Sheridan Road · Castle House - 3rd Floor
Lake Shore Campus · Chicago, IL 60660 · Phone: (773) 508-7450

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