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Student Assistant - PR Intern

Company: University of Florida
Location: Gainesville
Posted on: August 1, 2022

Job Description:

Student Assistant - PR Intern Apply now ( Job no: 522858 Work type: Student Ast Location: Main Campus (Gainesville, FL) Categories: Communications/Public Relations/Marketing Department: 60444000 - AG-PUBLICATIONS/PRINT AREA Classification Title:Student Assistant - PR InternJob Description:UF/IFAS Communications is seeking a part-time student intern interested in media relations and science communication. We are looking for an organized, detail-oriented and creative individual who enjoys writing and learning by doing. This position assists our six-person, state-wide public relations team, which promotes the work and expertise of the UF Institute of Food and Agricultural Sciences in the state of Florida and beyond.Responsibilities+ Creates news releases, media alerts, blog posts, pitches and other written content for web, print and social media+ Assists with various media relations activities, such as pitching stories, scheduling interviews and meeting reporters on site+ Attends and participates in public relations team meetings and other meetings as neededExpected hours worked per week: 10-15.Expected Salary:$12/hrMinimum Requirements:High school diploma or equivalent.Currently pursuing a degree in journalism, public relations, agricultural education and communication or related field.A valid driver license.This position is open to all students who are eligible to work on campus and will be employed through student Other Personnel Services (OPS) and must maintain a minimum 2.0 grade point average. Registered students are employed on a part-time basis, up to 20 hours per week.Preferred Qualifications:+ Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills.+ Interest in media relations and/or science communication as a career.+ Ability to use Microsoft Word and Outlook.+ Familiarity with Associated Press style+ Familiarity with WordPress and Adobe Photoshop+ Familiarity with Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and other social media platformsSpecial Instructions to Applicants:The University of Florida is an equal Opportunity Employer dedicated to building a broadly diverse and inclusive faculty and staff. The University of Florida invites all qualified applicants, including minorities, women, veterans and individuals with disabilities. The University of Florida is a public institution and subject to all requirements under the Florida Sunshine and Public Records laws.Application must be submitted by 11:55 p.m. (ET) of the posting end date.Health Assessment Required: NoAdvertised: 19 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight TimeApplications close: 31 Jul 2022 Eastern Daylight Time

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