Are you serious about learning about PR and Marketing? Do you feel "called" to help "market the Message" of ministries and Christian authors? Are you trustworthy and have integrity?
Here's your opportunity:
Ministry Marketing Solutions' long-running virtual internship program offers interested undergraduate and graduate students a comprehensive introduction to the book industry and ministry marketing.
Though we do not offer interns monetary compensation, we do supply letters of recommendation and make arrangements for course credit from the sponsoring college or university. Our program is an excellent starting point for anyone interested in the field of book publishing, public relations and ministry marketing. Many of our interns have gone on to successful careers in the communications industry.
MMS is seeking two highly motivated and detail-oriented interns to serve as Marketing Assistants starting in January. College students majoring in communications, public relations, marketing or journalism with interest in ministry marketing are encouraged to apply.
Interns are exposed to all aspects of agency work. Duties range from basic clerical tasks, packing/shipping to reading and evaluating manuscripts and proposals, media research and more. Be prepared for an exciting, fast-paced atmosphere.
The ideal candidates must be organized and possess excellent written and verbal communication skills plus be proficient on the computer. We seek interns that have initiative, humility and are bright, creative and eager to learn. You must be someone who follows through and can work independently (virtual).
Duties will include:
Research - Researching media outlets, marketing trends for all clients who are authors and/or ministers.
Marketing - Administrative marketing assignments, as needed, as well as internet marketing.
Public Relations - Writing press materials, crafting creative pitches, contacting broadcast/print and online media to help secure interviews for authors and clients.
- All interns will work directly with Chief Visionary, Publicists, and Executive Assistant.
- Requires a commitment of 15 to 20 hours per week, generally about 3 months on a quarterly schedule.
- May require light local travel and some event appearances.
Although the program is aimed at students,
Closing date to apply for internship is December 31, 2007.
Interested candidates must have telephone or cell phone & Internet access. Please forward resume/cover letter as to why you would like to work with MMS. Put Internship in the Subject Line of email to: