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Intern, Marcom
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HOUSTON,  TX 77010
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Who we are

The Partnership is a place for community-minded business leaders who want to be involved in Houston’s positive growth and influence the direction in which Houston is going. Through the dedicated efforts of our members, the Partnership addresses Houston’s unique challenges and champions the growth and success of our region.
Since 1840, the Greater Houston Partnership has strived to make the region the best place to live, work and build a business. We serve over 1,000 member companies in the a12-county Houston region including Austin, Brazoria, Chambers, Fort Bend, Galveston, Harris, Liberty, Montgomery, San Jacinto, Walker, Waller, and Wharton counties.
Join us as we work together to make Houston greater.
What we are looking for
Internship Purpose: The Marcom Intern will assist the Marketing & Communications department with developing and deploying email marketing campaigns for organizational activities and support in the development of blog content for Houston.org. In the process, the intern will gain experience in writing and designing digital content used for various marketing channels and build the skills necessary to work in a team environment.
Requirements: The ideal candidate is a junior or senior undergraduate student with a strong intellectual curiosity and a desire to better understand the forces driving the local economy. Qualified candidates may have previous marketing and communications internship or similar experience and are currently working toward a degree in marketing, communications, journalism, or general business and be in good academic standing.
Skills: The position requires writing, communication, and analytic skills. Light video editing and graphic design skills also preferred. The ideal candidate can learn quickly and meet tight deadlines.
Duration: The assignment begins Mid-February 2024 and continues through the spring semester 2024, with an estimated ending date of Mid-May (with flexibility).
 Business Casual attire is required. A typical week will require 20 hours of office work, with a specific schedule to be determined.
Assignments: All assignments will be done in conjunction with a mentor/team member in the Marketing & Communications Division. Typical assignments include: 
  • Assist in the deployment of email marketing campaigns for membership, event, program, and other organizational email marketing initiatives utilizing the Partnership’s email marketing platform, Marketing Cloud.
  • Content creation: Drive traffic to the Houston.org website by writing blogs and creating video for our social media channels.
  • Assist with light graphic design of event and membership collateral as needed in conjunction with graphic design and project management team.
  • Support ongoing efforts to track and measure performance of email marketing initiatives.

Compensation: Stipend opportunity available. The Partnership will cover the cost of parking or provide a Metro Q Card to cover bus/light rail expenses.

Academic Credit: To be determined by the student’s school. TO APPLY: Candidates should email their resume and a brief cover letter to Julia McGowen, Sr. Director, Marketing & Communications at jmcgowen@houston.org

The Greater Houston Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Applicants and employees are treated without regard to such factors as race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other reason prohibited by law.
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