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Gamecock Newspaper

Organization:
Gamecock Newspaper 
Russell House Rm 343 A 1400 Greene St
Columbia, SC 29208

Supervisor: 
Name: Sarah Scarborough
Title: Advertising Manager 
Email: sarahs@gwm.sc.edu
Phone: 777-5064

Type of Organization:
 Agency  Media Organization  Governmental Agency  Educational  Not-For-Profit  Manufacturer, Retailer or Service  Other

Major Recommended for Position : 
 Advertising  Public Relations  Visual Communications  Broadcast Journalism  Print Journalism  Mass Communications Concentration

Pay:
Advertising Representative 9% commission on all newspaper ad sales. Ad Designer $867 (based on 140 hours at $6.19/hour)

Term: 
Fall Spring

Duties of Intern:
Intern will sell advertising for The Gamecock student newspaper. Advertising Representatives are responsible for servicing existing clients as well as bringing in new business. Ad reps are given monthly revenue goals that they are expected to meet. Creative Services intern will create ads for existing customers as well as design spec ads for potential customers. The intern will have an opportunity to create advertising campaigns, design sales flyers and learn many aspects of production of a newspaper.

Skills Required for Internship:
Advertising Representative intern should be outgoing, organized and motivated. Should be detail oriented and work well under pressure. Creative Services intern should have basic knowledge of Illustator, Freehand, Photoshop and Quark. Creative person with an eye for design. Detail oriented person who can work well under pressure.