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COMMUNICATIONS CREDIT-BEARING INTERNSHIP OPPORTUNITY


Title Description:
Date Posted: 8/4/2017
Deadline: 08/28/2017
Job Number: COMMUNICATIONS INTERNSHIP
Branch: Communications
Salary: UNPAID INTERNSHIP
Hourly Rate: UNPAID INTERNSHIP
Union Status:

WORK OBJECTIVE:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is a public authority serving Erie and Niagara counties. The NFTA employs 1,500 individuals and owns and operates the Metro Bus and Rail System, the Buffalo Niagara International Airport and the Niagara Falls International Airport. The purpose of the Communications Internship Program at the NFTA is to provide qualified students with practical and valuable project-based learning experiences within their related field of study. All tasks completed within the internship program are aligned with the program’s guidelines and fall under the overall objectives of NFTA’s annual marketing plan.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

DETAILS: Internship Dates: Fall, 2017 Compensation: College Credit or Co-Op (3–6 cr. hrs w/ college approval) Hours Per Week: 18--24 Days: TBD, based on availability* Office Location: Metropolitan Transportation Center, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo Duties: Student interns will assist in supporting company’s public relations strategy and executing it in different phases. Students will assist with tasks associated with campaign development, project management, event planning and cross promotion, advertising, public outreach and customer relations, social media marketing, market research, survey implementation and data analysis. Additional responsibilities may include social media monitoring and other duties as assigned. Qualifications: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and actively pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related business field. Students must have demonstrated writing experience. A high level of organization, attention to detail and self-motivation is necessary. (Position may require lifting of some promotional materials).

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

Position may require lifting of some promotional materials

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Qualifications: Candidates must be at least 18 years of age and actively pursuing a degree in Marketing, Communications, Public Relations or related business field. Students must have demonstrated writing experience. A high level of organization, attention to detail and self-motivation is necessary.

NOTE:

The Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority is an Equal Opportunity Employer

OTHER:

To apply for the internship please send the following:  Resume with cover letter including related experience as well as a writing sample. *Candidates must submit work availability Mon. – Fri. between hours of 8 a.m. – 4 p.m..  Please provide, at a minimum, two academic/professional references (Name, email and/or phone number)  Completed employment application available at www.nfta.com to: Karen Novo, Human Resources Director Niagara Frontier Transportation Authority, 181 Ellicott Street, Buffalo, NY 14203 or email to: Karen_Novo@nfta.com cc: Lisa_Piecki@nfta.com

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