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Available Internships

SC Film Commission

SC Film Commission 
1205 Pendleton Street, Room 529
Columbia, SC 29201

Name: Dan Rogers 
Title: Sr. Project Manager 
Phone: 803-737-0496

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

Hours: Approximately 12-15 hours per week. Class credit.


Duties of Intern:
Title: Marketing intern for the South Carolina Film Commission Duties of Intern: What do the films “Forrest Gump”, “The Patriot”, “The Strangers”, “Die Hard III”, and “The Notebook” all have in common? They were all recruited by the South Carolina Film Commission and shot here in SC. The Film Commission, a division of the SC Department of Parks, Recreation and Tourism, is responsible for the recruitment and economic development of the motion picture industry within the state. Our core business is marketing the state of South Carolina to the entertainment industry. We seek a self-motivated individual with strong organizational and marketing skills to develop a memorable coffee table picture book and companion piece as a leave behind after a sales call with Hollywood decision makers. Duties include •Brainstorm and creative development of marketing, advertising, and merchandising this type of property for a specific audience. •Research, collect, and organize beautiful images for fulfillment of final product. •Explore flier/brochure layouts and logo directions to come up with a striking, attention-grabbing picture book that showcases the beauty of South Carolina. •Other duties as assigned and appropriate.

Skills Required for Internship:
Skills Required for Internship: •Actively enrolled in a university public relations, marketing, or related program. •Enrollment at or completion of a sophomore or junior-level college course load. •Knowledge in desktop publishing and print production. •General computer skills and knowledge of modern office procedures and etiquette including attendance, phone skills, and deadline management. •Ability to balance and prioritize multiple projects. •Ability to use and develop imaginative and resourceful means of communicating a message. •Creative thought process and ability to solve problems. •Interest in working in a hands-on environment with a central role in our core business and willingness to participate in every role of this project. •All applicants must submit a resume and cover letter outlining their specific discipline of interest, as well as a portfolio of relevant work, documenting proficiency in that discipline.