Join the #ChromeCrew! Seeking Marketing/Social Media, Public Relations, & Graphic Design Interns

August 9, 2018

 

 

Chrome City Creative: Internship Description

Job Title: Chrome City Intern
Salary Range: This is an unpaid internship. School credit is available.

Company Overview:

Chrome City Creative is a boutique creative agency & PR firm handling a range of clients in the hospitality, design and lifestyle industries. Chrome City exists to tell the story of Chicago’s creative class and their unique role within the community. Our mission is to provide strategies that create a shift in our current culture by finding new and innovative ways to connect, think and understand. Chrome City is a creative catalyst for businesses to connect with like-minded brands and audiences. We believe creatives hold the power to change, illustrate and elevate what is happening around us. Chrome City’s purpose is to propel this community’s brand story and strengthen its cultural identity by enhancing the way we communicate.

 

Internship Description:

Our team is looking for dedicated individuals who possess a strong work ethic and passion for the local hospitality, design and art culture. We are looking for someone to help execute current client work. Interns will be exposed to some of the best restaurants, designers, creatives and more in the city and all aspects of their communication strategy. Our work ranges from event creation to community outreach, street team marketing and media relations. We are looking for a well-rounded individual who can pull up their sleeves and work on a wide range of tasks and projects. Our aim is to give you as much experience in all facets of communications as possible.

 

 

Marketing & Social Media Intern Responsibilities:

  • Outreach to community groups, potential partners and more

  • Execution of street team marketing to events, business & residential buildings

  • Competitor research, list building and community outreach development

  • Email client promotions to databases

  • Attend client events and assist with day-of needs

  • Maintain client calendars and due dates

  • Day-to-day organization and office assistance

  • Research & coordinate off-site events for clients

  • Assistance with Chrome City blog

  • Organization of client files (ie- Google spreadsheets)

  • Coordinate media & concierge reservations

  • Organizing and analyzing information

  • Compiling community outreach collateral

  • Executing marketing outreach for Chrome City and clients

  • Assist in the development of social media narrative and execution of client posts

  • Assist in the development content calendars on a weekly and monthly basis for clients

  • Research to find articles, stories, or other relevant resources to post to social media

  • Grow social media following across all relevant platforms

  • Maintain and invite consumer interaction across social media platforms

  • Post updates, news, and announcements in a timely manner

  • Thorough research of trending hashtags

  • Influencer and celebrity research for client outreach

Public Relations Intern Responsibilities:

  • Media monitoring & reporting for client clips

  • Competitor research & list building for clients

  • Email client promotions to databases

  • Create updated media lists for PR database

  • Research & coordinate off-site events for clients

  • Coordinate media & concierge reservations

  • Attend client events & assist with day-of needs

  • Maintain client calendars & due dates

  • Day-to-day organization & office assistance

  • Draft proposals, press releases, post-event releases, media alerts, & pitches

  • Copywriting for client assets (ie. website, flyers, etc.)

  • Brainstorming & drafting various pitch angles

  • Create press reports for client updates

  • Research outlets and writers for specific pitching efforts

  • Outreach to community groups, potential partners & more

  • Execution of street team marketing to events, business & residential buildings

  • Assist with writing Chrome City blog posts

  • Organization of client files (ie. Google spreadsheets, Dropbox)

Graphic Design Intern Responsibilities:

  • Experience working with web development platforms (Wix, Squarespace, WordPress)

  • Aptitude and competency in resolving technical issues with websites

  • Assist in execution of photoshoots for clients including: interiors, food, beverage, headshots

  • Assist in execution of photoshoots for social media promotions, website use, and Chrome City Blog

  • Identify client photo needs & coordinate shoot details

  • Editing of photos upon completion of shoot

  • Create Client files

  • Send best selection of photos to client for approval

  • Work in conjunction with Social Media Intern for proper selection and use of photos

  • Designing promotional materials for web, print, and any other marketing collateral using Adobe Creative Suite applications

  • Assist Chrome City’s graphic designer to create client branding materials

  • Source items for preliminary designs

  • Assist in the development of social media narrative and execution of client posts

  • Competitor research, list building and community outreach development

  • Email client promotions to databases

  • Attend client events and assist with day-of needs

  • Maintain client calendars and due dates

  • Consult with Chrome City and client copywriters and marketing teams to coordinate design materials

  • Execution of street team marketing to events, business & residential buildings

  • Day-to-day organization and office assistance

  • Assistance with Chrome City blog

  • Organization of client files (ie- Google spreadsheets)

  • Experience working with HTML, CSS, C++, UX/UI, etc

 

Requirements:
ATTENTION TO DETAIL AND STRONG COMMUNICATION SKILLS ARE A MUST. Students applying for this internship should be pursuing a degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, Marketing or a related field.  All applicants must have an ability to self-police and be responsible for their work with or without supervision.

Majors:

Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, Journalism, Graphic Design, Web Design, Business

Availability:  

  • Office Hours, Monday-Friday, between 9am and 5pm.

  • Length and time period of internship will be decided together (3-4 days a week).

 

How to Apply:
Please email Resume, Cover Letter and Professional References to Anthony Ott, Director of Operations: anthony@chromecitypr.com

 

Interviewing: ONGOING

 

Start Date: ASAP or Fall 2018

 

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