Digital Media Communication Trainee

MD - Rockville
Mar 27, 2018
Apr 27, 2018
Full Time

Westat is an employee-owned corporation providing research services to agencies of the U.S. Government, as well as businesses, foundations, and state and local governments. Westat's research, technical, and administrative staff of more than 2,000 is located at our headquarters in Rockville, Maryland, near Washington, DC.

Job Summary:
Westat is seeking a digital media communications trainee who will support and promote interactive practice for several education projects.  The period for this trainee program is 3 months, beginning June 4, 2018 through August 24, 2018. In this position you will be expected to work a maximum of 30 hours a week. Applications will be accepted through April 16, 2018.

Job Responsibilities:

· Content creation and management, social media marketing, community relations, communications and marketing strategy, and analytics. · Manage and promote participation in a wide variety of communications and social media activities, including but not limited to email marketing, webinar management, twitter and other social media channels. · Website content management. · Creative collaboration with graphic designers, videographers, web developers.

Basic Qualifications:

· A current junior undergraduate student enrolled in the ACES program is required. · A minimum 3.0 GPA

Candidates should be highly organized, detail-oriented, able to take initiative, and work in a team environment. Strong verbal communication skills and good interpersonal skills are essential.

Any offer of employment may be contingent upon receipt of acceptable results from a post-offer background screening, if required for the position, based on the specific position which may include, for example, identity verification, employment history, or criminal records history.
Westat is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, citizenship status, genetic information, gender identity, or any other protected status under applicable law.

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