Marketing and Communications Intern

Employer
DCS Corp
Location
Alexandria, VA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Jan 07, 2022
Closes
Feb 11, 2022
Ref
3604
Hours
Full Time
COVID-19 continues to significantly impact our employees, families and communities. With the health and safety of employee as our top priority, DCS is taking action to address the increased risk and uncertainty COVID-19 variants pose in the workplace while ensuring we meet our commitments to national security.

To uphold safety for all employees, we will continue to request vaccination status for all DCS employees, including new hires. All current and newly hired employees who are unvaccinated will be required to adhere to safety protocols applicable to their worksite.

DCS seeks a dynamic, self-starter to provide writing, coordination and administrative support to the company's marketing, branding, and advertising efforts, events, and outreach initiatives.

Essential Job Functions:

Assist in planning and writing press releases.

Assist with creating, and maintaining social media content.

Assist with developing website and intranet content and creating event advertisements.

Assist with conference and trade show coordination.

Assist in developing a graphics library.

Update and maintain social media presence, including daily monitoring, posting, scheduling and reporting Facebook updates.

Provide input for creative marketing strategies and social media campaigns.

Collaborate with staff on new ideas for marketing and communications.

Required Skills:

Due to the sensitivity of customer related requirements, U.S. Citizenship is required.

Completed or working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations).

Excellent verbal and written communication skills.

Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills.

Basic grasp of social media tools and platforms including LinkedIn, Facebook, Instagram, etc.

Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite, including SharePoint.

Knowledge of HTML, website content management and graphic design a plus.

Genuine enthusiasm for creating compelling media content and marketing materials.

Ability to work well independently, and within a team.

Desired Skills:

Experience creating content for social media or other publications preferred (class experience acceptable).

Graphics experience a plus.

Knowledge Hootsuite and PRNewswire/Cision Communications Cloud or related media management platforms a plus.

Deskto p Publishing (Adobe illustrator or similar) skills a plus.

Experience with Wordpress a plus.

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