Intern

· Lansing, Michigan
Employment Type Intern

Are you a passionate, well-rounded student looking for an internship experience in the communications field? Moonsail North — a full-service marketing communications, public relations, and branding agency — seeks creative and collaborative individuals to join our growing team. #TeamMoonsail offers a dynamic, fast-paced work environment that allows you to use your talents to tell high-impact stories that make a difference for clients in a range of industries.


Moonsail North accepting applications for Interns

 

We are accepting applications for Interns who enjoy supporting others in an array of projects, including marketing, social media, public relations, administrative and more. You’ll gain valuable professional experience by working on a variety of challenging client projects that require both creativity and technical finesse. Our clients look to us for strategic communications guidance, branding, social media and digital marketing, public relations, and capacity building. 

 

The ideal candidate is at least a third year in college and is highly organized, well-rounded, communicative, collaborative, works well on deadline, and is skilled at managing project timelines. We want whoever lands this position to have a passion for storytelling, a desire for continual learning and growth, and an infectious positive attitude. 

 

This position may support Moonsail North account team members in providing a full range of services to clients, including, but not limited to:


  • Project manage fast-moving, complex campaigns.
  • Written deliverables on deadline.
  • Monitor and support social media accounts.
  • Content creation support.
  • Research and other duties as assigned.
  • Ensure that DEI and accessibility are considered and reflected in all of your work.


Platforms that we may expect you to learn how to use (current experience with these is a plus):

  • Project management platforms, such as Trello and Airtable
  • Media monitoring platforms, such as Meltwater or Cision
  • Social media management platforms, such as Sprout Social 
  • E-newsletter platforms, such as Mailchimp and Constant Contact 
  • Microsoft Office Suite 
  • Adobe Creative Suite
  • Content management system, such as WordPress
  • Social media networks (native UI)
  • Customer relationship management databases


 

Desired skills:

 

  • Excellent time and project management
  • Strong, flexible, crisp, and clean writing 
  • Confidence and comfort with handling media databases, pitch calls, online research,
    and developing social media content
  • Skilled in Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to work at a fast pace
  • Collaborative and communicative work style
  • High-quality work that needs minimal editing
  • Bachelor's degree in marketing, communications, public relations or related fields
  • Got some flair for visual storytelling via videography, photography or graphic design?
    That’s a welcome competitive edge.

 

This position is based in Moonsail North's offices in Lansing, Michigan, with flexibility to work remotely a portion of each week.

 

About Moonsail North

 

Moonsail North focuses on storytelling and strategy. An award-winning communications, public relations, and branding agency, we offer a full stack of creative services and tell high-impact stories through branding, marketing communications, public relations, and digital and social media services. Our clients look to us for strategic communications guidance, brand identity development, executive positioning, public relations strategy, media relations, graphic design, social media and digital marketing, media buying, and video creation and distribution.

 

As a woman- and minority-owned firm, we value each of our mission-aligned collaborations with the nonprofit and for-profit organizations we support. We believe strategy always comes first. Decisions should be data-driven. And messages must be nuanced and inclusive.


Moonsail North honors and celebrates diverse experiences, perspectives and identities as part of our commitment to growing a team with representative talents and voices. Together, we co-create and hold space for a work culture that is inclusive, equitable and welcoming.


We’re a hybrid distributed team and work with organizations of all sizes across the nation and internationally. Our HQ in downtown Lansing, Michigan resides in a welcoming red brick building overlooking the Grand River.

 

Our values guide every storytelling journey, and we take coffee, puns, and making work fun very seriously. Learn more at moonsailnorth.com.

 

How to apply

 

If this sounds like a fit for you, apply here. After answering some short-answer questions, you will be asked to submit a cover letter, resume and work samples either as a link to a portfolio or as document uploads. Work samples may be:

  • Writing samples (such as a press release)
  • Social media post (copy and graphic)
  • Visual/multimedia sample
  • If you cannot submit any of these elements, please explain why

 

While we typically offer internship opportunities throughout the year, please contact careers@moonsailnorth.com to confirm that we're currently accepting applications.


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    • Location
      Lansing, Michigan
    • Employment Type
      Intern