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Five Marketing and Public Relations Internships Offered Summer 2013 at Nationwide Children’s Hospital

TO APPLY

To apply for a summer internship in Marketing and Public Relations at Nationwide Children’s Hospital, go to www.nationwidechildrens.org/healthcare-career-opportunities. Once on this page, click on “Find a job at Nationwide Children’s Hospital” and then on “All open positions.” Scroll through the open positions to find the internships listed below.

 

POSITION 1: Intern – Media Relations FULL-TIME PAID

This position will assist the media relations team with reactive and proactive media/public relations strategies for Nationwide Children’s Hospital and its entities.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

- Write news releases and media advisories
- Pitch stories to media
- Coordinate media interviews and photo shoots
- Escort media on hospital campus
- Contribute to media relations team by seeking out news story ideas/topics
- Track and compile weekly media activity for hospital’s CEO
- Manage and update media relations activity log
- Participate in media relations strategic planning with team and agency of record
- Manage online News Room (i.e. post news releases, multi-media releases, media advisories, etc)
- Assist team and social media manager with blogger relations and social media

 

POSITION 2: Intern – Physician & Referral Marketing FULL-TIME PAID

This position will work with the physician marketing team to develop and execute comprehensive marketing tactics targeted to local and regional physicians that may include print, online, internal, public relations and/or consumer communication.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

- Develop marketing collateral (i.e. fact sheets, brochures) with project lead and creative services team
- Assist with planning physician recognition events
- Update marketing databases
- Assist with online initiatives and update content
- Interact with all marketing teams
- Report competitive media information or news activity

 

POSITION 3: Intern – Web/Interactive Marketing FULL-TIME PAID

The interactive marketing team is responsible for maintaining the external Nationwide Children’s Hospital website – www.NationwideChildrens.org. This internship position will support team initiatives and will receive hands-on training and real-world web marketing and social media experience.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

- Write web copy for various audiences
- Assist with Search Engine Optimization and Marketing (SEO & SEM) opportunities
- Coordinate data for reporting needs
- Learn web management tools and update the site
- Assist with social media opportunities

 

POSITION 4: Intern – Internal Communication FULL-TIME PAID

This position would work with the corporate communication team to develop effective communication strategies for Nationwide Children’s Hospital’s 8,800-plus employees and external stakeholders.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

- Develop story ideas, write articles and copyedit for publications and electronic channels
- Support the development, planning and implementation of hospital-wide communication campaigns including producing marketing collateral and web content
- Work with the graphic design and photography teams to create print materials, digital signage and coordinate photo shoots
- Plan events

 

POSITION 5: Intern – Consumer Marketing FULL-TIME PAID

This position will work with the consumer marketing team to develop and execute comprehensive marketing tactics targeted to local consumers that may include print, online, internal, public relations and/or physician and referral-source communication.

Opportunities include, but are not limited to:

- Develop marketing collateral materials (i.e. fact sheets, brochures) with project lead and creative services team
- Develop story ideas, write articles and copyedit for publications and electronic channels
- Help with marketing project management of various clinical and administrative departments
- Assist with online initiatives and update content
- Interact with all marketing teams
- Share ideas, input and creativity to other peers as requested

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Position 1 – Media Relations

Students working toward a degree in public relations, communication or journalism. Completion of basic public relations or related courses, and familiarity with Associated Press style required. Excellent writing and communication skills are musts. Previous media relations, public relations or communication internship experience preferred.

 

Position 2 – Physician & Referral Marketing

Students working toward a degree in marketing or communication. Documented completion of basic courses toward degree is required. Must possess strong, concise writing abilities with solid verbal communication and organizational skills. Must be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office, primarily Excel and Word. Web design or content development experience is a plus. This position would provide the opportunity to work directly with physicians and external audiences.

 

Position 3 – Web/Interactive Marketing

Qualified students include those who are working toward a degree in marketing, web communications, public relations or a related communication field. Documented completion of basic courses toward a degree is required. Excellent writing and communication skills are required, and students must be proficient in Microsoft Office. Also required are strong organizational/time management skills. Previous web experience is not required but industry knowledge is preferred.  Students interested in expanding their technical skills and knowledge of web management tools are encouraged to apply.

 

Position 4 – Internal Communication

Students working toward a degree in marketing, communication, public relations, journalism, English or related communication field or new graduates. Excellent writing and communication skills are a must along with the ability to think creatively and to effectively communicate to both internal and external audiences. Completion of journalism/writing courses and familiarity with Associated Press style are required. Content Management System experience preferred. This position has the potential to continue after the summer.

 

Position 5 – Consumer Marketing

Students working toward a degree in marketing, communications or journalism or new graduates. Previous marketing or communication internship experience preferred. Must be able to demonstrate excellent written, oral and electronic communication, including editing and proofreading skills. Must possess strong organizational skills and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team. Must be proficient in all aspects of Microsoft Office, primarily Excel and Word.

Nationwide Children's Hospital
700 Children's Drive Columbus, Ohio 43205 614.722.2000