Applications for Zilker Media’s Summer 2021 Internship Program are now closed. Please stay tuned for updates and announcements about oour Fall 2021 internship positions.

To apply you must be a current college student. These can’t be just any intern candidates: we are looking for people who are fun, have a great attitude and are ready to learn. Perks include breakfast tacos on Thursdays, office DJ sessions, and free books in addition to high-level campaign and project experience. As a student, you may use this position for course credit – as long as we’re able to meet program requirements.

Publicity Intern

YOU WILL HAVE THE OPPORTUNITY TO LEARN HOW TO:

  • Learn how to maintain team-minded approach to campaign work and a willingness to roll up your sleeves and pitch in
  • Experience and actively participate in collaborative strategy sessions to produce the most creative, fresh ideas for media

GENERAL INTERNSHIP DUTIES AND A PERCENTAGE FOR EACH TASK

  • Pitching media – 60%
  • Producing collateral materials such as expert bios, press releases, media alerts, etc. – 30%
  • Assisting publicist with mail outs of collateral materials – 10%

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Strong writing skills and attention to detail
  • Familiar with AP Style
  • Excellent communications skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively
  • Willingness to learn
  • Currently working on a degree in communications, public relations, English, or another related field

EVEN BETTER, BUT NOT REQUIRED

  • Experience working in a public relations field
  • Previously written press materials, expert bios, articles, blog posts, media alerts, etc.
  • Experience with Cision

Paid hourly at 15-20 hours/week

Graphic design/video intern

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:

  • Create successful designs to communicate a client’s message
  • How to implement a visual brand across multiple platforms and uses
  • Experience working in a collaborative agency setting

OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Proficiency in Adobe Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, Indesign)
  • Excellent typography and layout skills
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Ability to work collaboratively

EVEN BETTER, BUT NOT REQUIRED:

  • Experience in video editing
  • Experience in photography

SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:

  • Creating (but not limited to)  social media graphics, one-pagers, digital ads, marketing collateral, slide decks.
  • Capture branding across all materials created for each client
  • Work with Zilker Media on company branding assets
  • Assist creative lead on client projects
  • Present appropriate designs in a preview slide deck or image for client review

     

    POSITION DETAILS:

    • Paid
    • 16-20 hours a week 
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Digital Marketing Intern
The Digital Marketing Internship Program gives students the opportunity to be immersed into all aspects of the digital marketing world with hands-on experience. Each intern receives a semester of one-on-one learning with Brand Strategists and Content Writers on the team. *Must be a current student to apply.
 
WHAT YOU WILL LEARN:
  • Create compelling content that will be shared by influencers
  • Assist Strategists in developing social media plans
  • Collaborate on cross-departmental projects
  • Identify top influencers pertinent to clients’ brand or platform
  • Measure and report on campaign analytics
OUR IDEAL CANDIDATE WILL POSSESS THE FOLLOWING SKILLS/QUALIFICATIONS:
  • Basic understanding of social media platforms (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, Instagram etc.)
  • Very strong attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Fluency with Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and G Suite
  • Ability to work collaboratively with a team
EVEN BETTER, BUT NOT REQUIRED:
  • Experience in social media management
  • Understanding of social media management tools (Sprout Social, Hoot Suite, etc.)
  • Digital advertising on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn
  • Google Analytics and Google Ads certifications and/or experience
SPECIFIC RESPONSIBILITIES INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Writing copy for clients’ social media platforms
  • Analytical research monitoring social metrics
POSITION DETAILS:
  • 16 – 20 hours/week (flexible) spread out over at least 3 days a week
  • Paid

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