From Gnosis Arts
If you are interested in working for Gnosis Media Group, please check the list of available positions below.
Gnosis Media Group is currently looking to hire a Communications Intern to assist us with our press release writing and social media initiatives.
Cara Sanfelice & Brittney Walker
of Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario
former Social Media Interns for Gnosis
- Communications Intern
- Location: Telecommute
- Posted/Updated: 9-25-2012
- Internship term: Coincides with fall or spring semester 2012-2013
- Job Status: Closed
SUMMARY: The Communications Intern will work under the Director to implement the firm's press release composition and communications strategy. The ideal candidate will possess a hands-on familiarity with writing press releases and popular social media sites, as well as have experience in utilizing these sites in online marketing and customer relations. This can be a part-time internship consisting of roughly 20 hours per week.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Write and edit press releases
- Participate in relevant Tweetchats on Twitter
- Post a teaching video to our Youtube channel along with a 500-word written commentary
- Assist the PR Manager in her job duties
- Perform other duties, as assigned
MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS: The candidate must be a student in good standing at an accredited college or university. Must have a basic understanding of how to write an effective press release. Must know how to use social media platforms (blog platforms a plus). Must have proficient conversational writing skills with a professional posture. Must be able to work in virtual, remote environment responsibly. Must maintain the Gnosis Media Group ethics in daily work tasks (read our Code of Ethics statement here)
PLEASE NOTE THAT GNOSIS MEDIA GROUP DOES NOT HIRE INTERNS AFTER COMPLETION OF THEIR INTERNSHIP WITH US. The benefit of the social media internship you will receive hands on experience in utilizing social media and networking sites in a PR and online marketing setting as well as college credit from your university.
Federal Regulations on Internships
According to the U.S. Department of Labor, an internship is not required to be paid if,
- The internship, even though it includes actual operation of the facilities of the employer, is similar to training which would be given in an educational environment.
- The internship experience is primarily for the benefit of the intern, not the employer
- The intern does not displace regular employees, but works under close supervision of existing staff.
- The employer that provides the training derives no immediate advantage from the activities of the intern.
- The intern is not entitled to a job at the conclusion of the internship.
- The intern receives college credit (or some other educational remuneration) as a result of completing the internship with the employer.
Gnosis Media Group will strictly adhere to these standards. If you accept an internship with our firm, you acknowledge and accept that you will be required to submit to our educational and vocational oversight and will not conduct yourself in any way that impedes our staff's ability to adhere to the above guidelines. You acknowledge that failure to conduct yourself in a professional manner may result in the termination of your internship and the forfeiture of any letters of recommendation we would write on your behalf.