Communications and Marketing Intern

Meridian has been named a Top Workplace in Oklahoma for the past 6 years. The designation is based solely on employee feedback. Meridian employees complete a survey from Energage, a leading research firm on organizational health and employee engagement. Employees evaluate the company's direction, execution of ideas, their personal connectedness to the organization, role satisfaction, supervision and employee benefits. The Top Workplace designation is based on survey outcomes.

Qualifications

Pursuing a degree or certificate in marketing, advertising or a related field, or relevant experience.

 

Experience writing press releases, copy for marketing materials, social media and marketing.

 

Must have knowledge of AP Style with excellent writing, proofreading and verbal communication skills that ensure grammatical accuracy.

 

Demonstrated ability to learn new technology with a strong analytical focus.

 

Must have strong computer application skills including the Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook).

 

This is an in-person position on Meridian’s Main Campus in Stillwater. Applicants need to provide a link to a portfolio, including writing samples, photography or any social media content/posts/ads, etc. when completing the employment application. These may also be emailed to monicas@meridiantech.edu.

Essential Job Functions

The person in this role could be asked to carry out a variety of responsibilities in a fast-paced office that requires attention to detail, meeting deadlines, independence, flexibility, a positive attitude, and strong organizational and problem-solving skills. This supports Meridian’s value of Impact: Deliver personalized service to create a lasting impression.

  1. Write copy for press releases, brochures, print pieces, marketing materials and social media. Develop strong relationships on campus to identify and tell the Meridian story. Must be knowledgeable of AP Style for editing, proofreading and writing with accuracy.
  2. Create content and take photos for posting on social media. Run targeted social media ads. Use analytics to determine the best time to post and best ways to adjust ads to get maximum ROI.
  3. Create graphics using Canva. Graphics will be used in a variety of applications.
  4. Uphold Meridian Technology Center’s Mission, Vision and Values. Support the culture by living out our values of:
  • Relationships – Act in the best interest of others
  • Excellence – Deliver superior services
  • Innovation – Integrate new ideas with courage
  • Integrity – Model honesty and trust in all we do
  • Empowerment – Provide the framework and resources to succeed
  • Impact – Commit to enrich each life we touch.

Candidates may be asked to complete a writing assignment and social media analysis.

 

Work Hours:

Approximately 20 hours per workweek

 

Standards of Performance

The Communications and Marketing Intern will be evaluated on the previously listed responsibilities to determine satisfactory compliance.

Campus Location

Main Campus located in Stillwater, OK.

FLSA Classification

Non-exempt

Salary

$11-$15 per hour and commensurate with experience

Available

Fall Semester 2022