Tag Archives: Advertising/Marketing/PR

SENIORS – Group Advising Appointments to discuss searching for Jobs/Internships in Communications

In addition to signing up for 1:1 advising appointments, I’m offering group advising appointments this semester focused on a specific career path. Please continue to check back since we will discuss a different industry during each meeting.

Next week I will be hosting and facilitating two group advising appointments. Please let me know if you would like to attend one or both. I will add your appointment in handshake.

Wednesday, April 15 from 3pm – 4pm EST –Career Path: Advertising, Marketing and PR

Friday, April 17 from 3pm – 4pm EST — Career Path: Journalism and Publishing

These group advising appointments will be a great opportunity for students to learn more about a specific industry, build a career community, and practice peer to peer learning.

I am limiting the number of participants. Therefore, YOU MUST REGISTER WITH ME. Please send an e-mail to agomez@middlebury.edu to let me know you will attend, and I will add your advising appointment to handshake.

Learn how Data Analytics is an essential part of Media, Advertising and Marketing on Friday, March 6!

Careers in Data Analytics for Liberal Arts – Panel Discussion – When it comes to data analytics, it is everywhere and used in a variety of industries and career roles. The panelists will talk about this growing variety, its appropriateness for many different majors, and how the liberal arts support careers in this space. Hear from a panel of Middlebury alumni with a variety of backgrounds who now have careers across a wide spectrum utilizing data analytics.

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 12:30-1:30pm

Location: MBH 220

Click here to RSVP!

Learn about Market Research on Friday, March 6!

Can I pay with a Gift Card in Cairo? Leveraging Qualitative Market Research to Help Amazon Grow in New Markets – Neil K. Bergquist ’01 

Neil K. Bergquist ’01 (French, Geography), Senior Qualitative Research Consultant with IPSOS UU will provide an overview of what qualitative market research is, how it fits into the market research industry, how a liberal arts degree lends itself to the work, and will provide a case study of work for Amazon to illustrate how qualitative market research can support companies that often rely on Big Data.

Date: Friday, March 6

Time: 1:45pm – 2:30pm

Location: Hillcrest 103

Click here to RSVP!

Want to learn about Public Relations and the Communications Industry?

Prosek Partners will share industry knowledge and insight regarding corporate communications, integrated marketing, media relations, crisis & issues communications, and their work with the financial services industry.

In addition, they currently have several internship and job opportunities posted in Handshake!

Prosek Partners is among the largest independent public relations firms in the U.S., and one of the few domestic, mid-size firms that offers global capabilities through its London office and international network. Specializing in providing a full range of communications solutions to financial and professional services companies, the firm delivers an unexpected level of passion, creativity and marketing savvy. Prosek Partners’ “Unboxed Communications” approach brings breakthrough ideas to every client engagement.

Services include digital and traditional media relations, financial communications, investor relations, crisis communications and issues management, digital marketing, creative services, media training, editorial services and publishing, branded entertainment, and graphic design. Prosek Partners has been named an Inc. 5000 Fastest-Growing Company; was ranked No. 5 (by revenue) among U.S. financial PR firms by O’Dwyer’s; and placed No. 11 in the U.S. and No. 20 globally in the merger market League Tables of PR Advisors. The agency was also named a “Top Place to Work in PR” by PR News, and a Holmes Report Agency of the Year. Prosek Partners is a certified Minority- and Women-Owned Business.

Date: Monday, February 24
Time: 1:45pm – 2:45pm
Location: ADK Coltrane

Click here to RSVP for the event in handshake!

Click here to schedule your 1:1 chat with representatives after their session!

Paid Digital Media Production Fellow Job on campus

Essential Functions:
The Communications and Marketing Fellowship Program is for students interested in media production and journalism that want to get hands-on experience creating content in a professional work environment. Fellows are assigned to teams and become experts in digital storytelling. They produce real work that is distributed to our large audience and leave with a strong portfolio.

General Responsibilities:
Digital Media Production Fellows spend their time creating videos and other forms of digital content including podcasting and VR for entities across the institution. This content can vary from short for social media segments for Instagram to long-form in-depth storytelling on a specific class or research project being promoted in the Middlebury Newsroom or MiddleburyMagazine.com.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
● A passion for storytelling through digital media
● Eager to contribute story ideas and new ways of thinking
● A strong understanding and active engagement on social media platforms
● Ability to work quickly and collaboratively with a fast-paced team
● Experience with video editing software — preferably Adobe Premiere Pro
● Experience shooting video on smartphones, DSLR or Mirrorless cameras

Click here to learn more about this opportunity and to apply through the Student Employment Office!

Media and Marketing (Remote) Internship with St. Paul Wellness Startup

Are you visually creative and have strong language skills? Are you self-motivated? Do you enjoy creating and editing film? Do you have experience building website or social media content? Are you passionate about health, exercise, nutrition, or neuroscience?

Mind and Movement Fitness wants you to join our team as a media, marketing, and film editing intern. Even if you didn’t say “yes” to all of the above, but are very intrigued by an opportunity where you can develop these skills, send us your resume! Mind and Movement Fitness is a small, Minnesota-based wellness startup with big aspirations. We are seeking Middlebury College interns who can bring their creative view and problem-solving ideas to the table.

Interns will participate in the following:

  • Filming and editing exercise videos for web publication
  • Writing and editing website content
  • Uploading and managing cloud content
  • Developing and implementing online marketing strategies
  • Contributing to company social media profile
  • Researching neuroscience and health journals and uploading relevant content to website

Anticipate 10-12 hours per week with flexible start and end dates and the ability to work remotely.  Position has potential to become paid in the future if you are a good fit!

If interested, please send your resume and cover letter with relevant video editing, website development, and marketing experience to Alison Weinlaeder ‘06 alison.weinlaeder@gmail.com or mindandmovementfitness@gmail.com

Advertising Educational Foundation’s New Marketing Realities Symposium – watch all presentations on aef.com

AEF recently held its annual Symposium as a kick-off session to ANA’s Masters of Marketing Conference. The topic of “New Marketing Realities: The Intersection of Technology and Culture” was examined by a group of industry pros and academicians. The keynote presentation was given by Neal Arthur, Wieden + Kennedy.  Master of Ceremonies, Paul Kurnit, Pace University also led a panel discussion with Carole Irgang, IBM; Husani Oakley, Deutsch; Lee-An Finlay, Acceleration, a Wunderman Thompson Company; and Kai Wright, Columbia University. Click here to view the full presentations now.