Thanks to Katie Downtain, a JMU Marketing Alum, for sharing this internship opportunity. Katie graduated from the JMU Department of Marketing in 2009 and currently works as an Account Coordinator at Belmont, Inc. Learn more about Katie’s JMU Experience by watching her on Duke Dog’s TV Channel.
Belmont, Inc. is a small business (7 full-time employees) that focuses on creating ties between branding (generally external) and culture (generally internal). We are seeking a driven student interested in gaining professional experience through an internship with a smart, fun group of dedicated professionals. Our atmosphere is customer centric, team oriented, and creatively charged. The right person will be an ultra motivated self starter with the desire and ability to learn many aspects of the branding and design world. As a part of the Belmont team, the marketing intern will be given full responsibility for numerous projects and deadlines, and will be given the opportunity to become involved in any number of company initiatives and client projects.
The intern will primarily be responsible to execute on a short-term visibility campaign.
Primary duties include:
• Creating speakers bureau packet
• Promoting new “brand culture” concept
• Developing and re-positioning case studies for the organization
• Performing various research and writing assignments for the organization
Additional duties will include:
• Provide coordination on special projects and events for the CEO.
• Support Belmont’s outward message through coordinating and implementing Belmont’s social media presence, managing website/blog updates, organizing speaking engagements, coordinating public relations efforts and supporting newsletter development
This is a great opportunity for an intern who is interested in public relations, branding, marketing and design. The perfect person will work very closely with the CEO and Brand Strategist, and will learn from knowledge leaders in the field of brand- and culture-building.
A friendly and positive attitude and adherence to deadlines and timelines is a must. Proficiency in Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Powerpoint are required. Must demonstrate a strong capacity to work in a team environment, as well as independently. Must be able to adjust to multiple and shifting priorities, be meticulous and organized, thorough and detailed; be able to meet deadlines and manage time effectively. Must have excellent verbal and written communication skills, including proof reading, grammar and spelling.
This is an unpaid internship. Length and schedule of internship are negotiable. Please send email with cover letter and resume. No applications will be considered without a formal cover letter. Send resume and cover letter to: