Digital Marketing & Content Creation Intern - West Acres

Position Title: Digital Marketing & Content Creation Intern  

Status: Hourly (non-exempt) paid internship with a commitment of at least 8-10 hours/week

Team Leader: Senior Vice President, Marketing & Business Development

On-site Supervisor: Digital Marketing Manager


Position Description:

The Digital Marketing and Content Creation Intern will be responsible for assisting the marketing team in the tasks involved in content creation for the West Acres Shopping Center blog, social media platforms and other marketing projects. She/he should have strong skills in social media, photography, and styling, as well as knowledge of blogging and a strong interest in fashion.


Core Functions:

·        Assist with creation of engaging content; including, but not limited to, photography, styling, and

         copywriting that is consistent with the West Acres voice and brand

·        Assist in photoshoot brainstorming and planning

·        Work with stores to pull and return merchandise for content creation and photoshoots

·        Stay up to date on mall happenings including sales and events

·        Assist in other marketing projects and tasks as needed

·        Demonstrate a culture of customer service by interacting with customers, staff, and mall tenants in a

         friendly, engaging, helpful and respectful manner at all times


Qualifications & Requirements:

•          Pursuing a degree in Marketing, Public Relations, Communications, Photography, New Media, Visual

            Arts, Fashion or other related major

•          Social media and styling skills required

•          Photography, video, and editing skills preferred

•          Strong knowledge of social media tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Instagram and Youtube

•          Knowledge of Wordpress or related blogging platform, and knowledge of CoSchedule preferred but not


•          Strong verbal and written communication skills – both for content creation as well as the ability to

            communicate progress of projects and keep open communication with other team members

•          Strong written editing/review skills

•          Strong organizational skills and ability to manage multiple assignments simultaneously

•          Assertive with a "can do" attitude and able to work independently as well as be a team player

•          High level of attention to detail in the creative process

•          Ability to bring ideas to the table

•          Willingness and eagerness to learn


What you will take away:

•          The ability to bring ideas and concepts to fruition in a business setting while working within specific

            brand standards

•          Content creation planning and execution including styling, photography and editing

•          The process behind social media and digital marketing strategy and execution in a business setting

•          The ins and outs of blogging in a fashion/retail setting

•          How to run sample/merchandise pulls and returns

•          How to create compelling and engaging content based on target audience

•          The background of the shopping center industry

To apply, send resume and cover letter to with subject line: Digital Marketing & Content Creation Intern.

Cover letter and resume must include information and experience specifically related to the core functions and qualifications outlined above, including, but not limited to experience/knowledge in:

·        styling (flay lays, outfits, product shots, etc.)

·        photography/editing

·        blogging/writing

·        social media tools

·        interest in fashion