Communications Intern

Company:            SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator
Position Title:      Communications Intern
Semesters:          Fall, Spring, Summer (Year-round)
Company Description:  
The SUNY Fredonia Technology Incubator promotes economic growth in the Western Southern Tier of New York by supporting entrepreneurship and the development of new, innovative, technology-based companies into successful business ventures.
General Purpose:  
To support the Incubator in website, social and printed content development. Additionally to support the Incubator in all facets of marketing operations.
Main Tasks and Responsibilities:
Work with Incubator staff to design and implement online and printed content.
Create and manage content for the Incubator web and social media presence.
Learn and utilize previous Incubator marketing materials and practices in order to continue bolstering the Incubator’s presence locally and nationally.
Help with any other Incubator related projects as delegated.
General Qualifications:
Expert organizational and time-management skills
Excellent communication and interpersonal abilities
Excellent use of the English language with a focus on writing and copy editing skills
Knowledge of and familiarity with Content Management Systems (CMS), such as WordPress to update websites
Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
Basic to intermediate photo editing skills with the understanding of how to optimize images for publishing to the web
A team player who can also take on individual projects and meet deadlines
Desired Skills:
Web design
Graphic design
Social media
Preferred Background and/or Major:
Graphic design, Media Arts
Public Relations, Marketing, Communications Studies, English, Journalism
Academic Year:     Junior or Senior
Approximate Hours Per Week:          12 – 16