June 2010 Archives

Paid internship for a Designer in the Twin Cites this summer

The marketing department I work for recently opened a Communications Internship position with a focus on graphic design. The posting description is below should you know of any students in the Twin Cities area this summer that are looking for an internship. This is a paid internship.

Thanks,
Michael Browers


MICHAEL BROWERS
Communications Coordinator
Lake Region Medical
mbrowers@lakergn.com<mailto:mbrowers@lakergn.com>

340 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318-1029 USA
TEL    952.361.2506
FAX    952.448.7012
www.lakeregionmedical.com<http://www.lakergn.com/>




Job Title: Communications Intern
Department: Sales & Marketing
Position Reports To:    Director of Global Marketing

JOB SUMMARY:
The Communications Intern will assist the marketing department in developing marketing communications materials, including layout, design, illustration and pre-press production using computer-aided publishing.

ESSENTIAL JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
Employees are expected to support the quality concepts inherent in the business philosophies of Lake Region Medical, including a variety of job related tasks which may not be specific to this position profile.

Accountabilities include:

1.      Assist in the development of communications materials such as tech data sheets, sell sheets, brochures, PowerPoint presentations, web updates, and e-marketing.
2.      Help ensure quality and accuracy by proofing own work, producing proof copies for review by others, revising materials according to written directions on proofs, and by checking final proofs.
3.      Produce effective layouts from copy, sketches, and notes supplied by Communications Coordinator by applying knowledge of company products and marketing objectives.
4.      Maintain consistency in company marketing materials by adhering to corporate brand standards.
5.       Meet specific deadlines for assigned projects.
6.      Provide easy access to all art, photo, and electronic files by maintaining a consistent, logical and organized filing system.
7.      Perform other duties as assigned.

SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:

1.      Currently enrolled in, or recently graduated from, a 4-year graphic design program
2.      Knowledge of graphic design processes, methods and techniques such as typography, layout, and color
3.      Proficiency in InDesign/Quark Xpress, Illustrator, Photoshop, PowerPoint and Dreamweaver.
4.      Strong verbal and written communication skills.
5.      Ability to work on multiple tasks simultaneously.
6.      Ability to work effectively with project team members, department staff and other internal personnel.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

*         Able to remain seated for long periods of time.
*         Able to use the telephone for long periods of time.
*         Use of computer keyboard.

MENTAL DEMANDS:

*         Able to handle multiple priorities effectively.


WORKING CONDITIONS:

*         Standard office environment.

REPORTING RELATIONSHIPS AND PRESENCE OF SUPERVISION:

This position reports directly to the Director of Global Marketing, and also take directives from the Communications Coordinator.


TO APPLY FOR THE POSITION
Please send a cover letter, resume, and work examples to:

Michael Browers
Communications Coordinator
mbrowers@lakergn.com<mailto:mbrowers@lakergn.com>

Lake Region Medical
340 Lake Hazeltine Drive
Chaska, MN 55318

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