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Marketing and Communications Internship

Major and GPA Requirements

  • Currently enrolled at Michigan Technological University,  pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Marketing, Communication Culture and Media, Scientific and Technical Communication, or a related field
  • Applicants should have a minimum of one semester remaining in their studies after they begin this internship 
  • Cumulative GPA of at least 3.0 

Application Deadline

Early deadline: September 9, 2022

Final deadline: September 30, 2022

Contact

Vienna Leonarduzzi, Human Resources, careers@creativemines.dev 

Companies

This internship will support two companies: Creative Mines and 101 Quincy Coworking. Creative Mines is a software development company located within the 101 Quincy Coworking space in Hancock, MI. Both companies are administered together by the same operations team. This internship position will be a part of the operations team and will report to both the 101 Quincy Coworking Office Manager and Creative Mines Marketing Manager. 

Industries

  • Software Development (Creative Mines)
  • Coworking and Office Space (101 Quincy Coworking)

Location

101 Quincy Street Hancock, Michigan 49930 (second floor)

Duration & Schedule

This internship runs from approximately October 3rd, 2022 through April 21st, 2023. This is a part-time internship position that requires 10-15 hours per week, with a minimum of 2-hour working blocks. We will observe all university breaks and exam schedules.

This role is Co-Op eligible

  • Co-Op 2023 (January 9th – August 31st)
  • Co-Op 2023 (May 8th – December 15th)

Compensation

Internship

  • Part-time (10-15 hours per week)
  • $16 per hour
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
  • You may be provided flexible hours to give you time to be a student
  • Required minimum daily work blocks: 2 hours

Co-Op

  • Full-time (30-40 hours per week)
  • $20 per hour
  • Monday – Friday, 9:00 am – 5:00 pm

About Creative Mines

Creative Mines is a software development agency based in Hancock, Michigan (located within 101 Quincy Coworking), that works with tech companies disrupting their market. We create web and mobile apps for our clients, focusing on security and user experience. Our full-stack dev team delivers full products and augments existing staff to accelerate project delivery.

Through years of experience on ambitious software projects, software professionals at Creative Mines have refined techniques like Agile Software Development, Lean Project Management, and Continuous Delivery which take the guesswork out of software projects. Our technologists continuously learn and improve their craft to more aptly build and maintain complex abstractions in large software products.

About 101 Quincy Coworking

101 Quincy Coworking (1Q1) is a shared workspace located in Hancock, Michigan. A coworking space is an environment that’s designed to accommodate people from different companies who come to do work. Remote workers, vacationers, freelancers, and small business owners can rent office space by day, week, or month. Coworking spaces come in all shapes and sizes – 1Q1 offers open workstations, private phone booths, private offices, and a conference room. 1Q1 is also available to rent for private and public events such as business pop-ups, professional development workshops, business retreats, and more.

About The Role and What You’ll Do

Creative Mines and 101 Quincy Coworking are looking for a Marketing and Communications Intern who is currently pursuing an undergraduate degree in marketing and or communications. This internship is Co-Op eligible for the spring and summer of 2023.

The intern will support both Creative Mines and 101 Quincy Coworking. The intern will be assigned to a mentor and will work closely with our local and remote-based operations team to promote Creative Mines and 101 Quincy Coworking. You’ll also be learning best practices of marketing and communications, and business administration. 

Creative Mines Tasks

  • Assist the Marketing Manager in managing, preparing, and publishing posts for our blog based on audio transcriptions from our recorded videos
  • Design, write, post, and maintain relevant content across website and social media channels ensuring messaging is consistent and supports Creative Mines’ vision and brand
  • Conduct research related to marketing and social media needs; present findings and make recommendations; such as best practices and ideas from other organizations
  • Assist with developing marketing campaigns focused on increasing user engagement and new user growth
  • Create, shape, and elevate social media and other messages for print, electronic, and web purposes
  • Create graphic designs for multiple purposes and audiences as needed (e.g., flyers, brochures, information pieces, etc.)
  • Assist with brand development
  • Assess and track the impact of marketing initiatives
  • Assist in the management of the website
  • Assist with Creative Mines event planning for employees
  • Attend relevant staff meetings (video conference call)
  • Provide support and other duties as needed to grow the company

101 Quincy Coworking (1Q1) Tasks

  • Assist with processing member’s rental requests and reservations
  • Provide 1Q1 tours to prospective members
  • Assist with 1Q1 event planning for members
  • Assist with updating the website as needed
  • Assist the Office Manager in managing, preparing, and publishing posts for our blog
  • Design, write, post, and maintain relevant content across website and social media channels ensuring messaging is consistent and supports 1Q1’s vision and brand
  • Brainstorm ideas to increase engagement for all social media platforms
  • Assess and track impact of marketing initiatives
  • Create graphic designs for multiple purposes and audiences as needed (e.g., flyers, brochures, information pieces, etc.)
  • Provide support and other duties as needed to grow the company

Technology We Work With

  • Google Drive
  • Microsoft Office
  • Asana
  • Canva
  • WordPress
  • Square
  • Hello Sign

Experience and Skills You’ll Need

  • Interested in technology, startups, and learning more about marketing strategies
  • Entrepreneurial at heart; thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Familiarity with major social media platforms (LinkedIn, YouTube, Facebook, etc.)
  • Ability to work with a remote team
  • Strong teamwork and team-building skills
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills – both technical and non-technical
  • Excellent problem-solving and critical thinking skills while showing clear, logic-based decision-making to improve processes
  • High attention to detail and advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple projects
  • Ability to work efficiently and meet deadlines without constant direction or supervision
  • Professional manner and personal maturity
  • You are personable and love talking to people

Additional Skills We are Looking For

  • Experience using WordPress 
  • Experience using Canva
  • Previous marketing brand ambassador and social media skills
  • Experience in conducting online research

What’s In It For you?

  • Gain experience at a reputable company
  • Experience a fun startup company culture
  • Contribute to real-world projects
  • Mentorship and growth opportunities
  • Support and resources to continue learning and building your skills
  • Engage with Creative Mines and 1Q1 team members for both personal and professional development
  • Engage and network with 101 Quincy Coworking members
  • Expand your network

Interested?

If you embrace a start-up environment and are ready to collaborate with a team of skilled developers, we encourage you to apply! If you’re interested in joining Creative Mines, please apply using the form on this page or send a resume to careers@creativemines.dev.

Creative Mines is an equal opportunity employer. We look to add amazing people to our team who will bring diversity across many lines, including race, ethnicity, religion, sexual orientation, age, marital status, disability, gender identity, sex, and country of origin.

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