Saturday, November 22, 2014

Front Office Receptionist/Intern (Flexible Hours)


Spherion Staffing

Spherion has distinguished itself as a go-to source for skilled talent and rewarding career opportunities. Last year, we helped 3,000 clients acquire the right administrative, contact center, light industrial, non-clinical healthcare and professional talent required to meet their workforce goals. Our business is about connecting with people. For this reason, you will always have a very personal, face-to-face experience when you work with Spherion. While this aspect of our business will never change, technology plays a significant role in the way people connect and relate in today’s world. We have made it a priority to keep pace with the latest innovations and trends hitting the market. When you need a specific candidate, we are able to find that person with precision and speed using a combination of social media, mobile career tools, text job alerts, blogs, Web TV and local networking! Our Spherion office is individually owned and operated by a team of staffing specialists.

Front Office Receptionist/Intern (Flexible Hours)

Monday-Friday 8:00-5:00

$8.00/hr

We are looking for a Front Office Receptionist.  Jobs duties and responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Greeting Applicants
  • Answering Phones and Directing Calls
  • Scheduling Interviews
  • Providing applicants with pre-employment documents
  • Helping fill open orders

This is an entry level position and doesn’t require previous experience.  It is a great way to learn about a Business Franchise and learn the many different types of strategies in Marketing.  We are looking for someone who is reliable, friendly and outgoing, organized, and requires minimal job supervision.  Please submit cover letter and resumes to JulieFlannery@Spherion.com with the subject “UMass Receptionist Intern”.

Wednesday, November 19, 2014

Marketing Internship - Spring 2015

Marketing / Development Internship Opportunity
Junior Achievement (JA) is a 501©3 organization that inspires and prepares young people to succeed in a global economy. Founded in 1919, JA now has 122 national affiliates and reaches over four million students throughout the United States. 

Junior Achievement is the only economics education organization that places volunteers from the business community in classrooms to teach students, grades K-12, about staying in school, personal financial responsibility, their roles as responsible consumers, and skills for the world of work. In short, Junior Achievement empowers young people to own their economic success. 
Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts’ service area covers 16 school districts, including 21 cities and towns within Greater New Bedford, Fall River, Wareham, Taunton and Attleboro. Visit our website at www.jasouthernma.org to learn more. 

The Marketing / Development Intern at Junior Achievement of Southern Massachusetts will walk away with a working knowledge of a non-profit program and its relationship with the community, as well as its day-to-day operations. We take a team approach in our office, and interns will have the opportunity to attend board and committee meetings, learn about various job functions related to running a non-profit organization, and develop skill sets that will be beneficial for future employers. Since we are a non-profit organization, the internships are unpaid, but we will reimburse at the end of each month for mileage expenses (outside of regular office time) that are incurred during the job.

Primary Duties & Responsibilities: 
• Assist with updating JASM website and social media presence
• Determine strategies and tactics for reaching new audiences
• Assist with creation and execution of a TV PSA
• Create e-newsletters that will be sent out periodically
• Conduct observation visits and take photos to be used in marketing outreach
• Design and create content for new JASM marketing materials, consistent with JA branding guidelines
• Assist Development Associate with foundation research and grants
• Submit events to online calendars
• Assist in the preparation and execution of JA fundraising events
• Serve as point person with some event vendors
• Assist with writing and distributing press releases as needed
Qualifications and Skills:
• Must be a sophomore, junior or senior
• Candidate must posses a strong interest in marketing, education or business, and/or non-profit administration
• Must be self-motivated, detail oriented, able to work independently, and able to follow instructions
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Must have reliable transportation
• Excellent computer skills required, including Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint.
• Ability to work independently and juggle multiple tasks at once
• Excellent oral and written communication skills, including ability to take initiative and perform follow up
• Ideal candidate will posses a friendly, outgoing personality

Time Commitment:
Approximately 8-10 hours @ 2 or 3 days per week, between 8:30 am – 5:00 pm (we are flexible with this)
Start / end dates:
Spring 2015 semester

Reports To:
Caroline Paradis, President
Junior Achievement of Southern MA
227 Union Street, Suite 703
New Bedford, MA  02740
508-997-6536
Interested candidates should email a resume and cover letter to Caroline at: caroline.paradis@ja.org

Golf Related Marketing Internship (Spring 2015)

Marketing Internship
A local country club located in nearby Dartmouth has a new Internship position available.
Allendale Country Club
1047 Allen Street
N Dartmouth, MA 02747

Title: Marketing Intern
Qualifications: Junior/Senior status
Start: Spring Semester (January to April)  Stipend of $250 plus Ten Rounds of Golf and Golf Lessons from the Pro.
Approximately 10 to 15 hours/per week, somewhat flexible based on student’s schedule.  Intern will work closely with the Director of Golf and the Membership Committee of the Board.

1. Conduct marketing research and assist in the preparation of a complete marketing plan for the club.
2. Assist in the preparation of a profile of current and past customers.
3. Assist in the determination of the club’s geographical target market.
4. Assist in marketing mailings and electronic communications.
5. Working with Excel or other spreadsheet (Experience required)
6. Learn the nuances of operating a golf course.

Please send your resume along with your Monday - Friday daytime schedule of your availability to Steve Brown, Director of Golf (allendalecountryclub@gmail.com).

Monday, November 17, 2014

Accounting Internship

A local CPA Firm is looking for seasonal tax help. Below are the details:
Candidate needed to fill a junior staff position in a well-established certified public accounting firm.  This is a tax season assistant to input individual tax returns into professional tax software.  Direct supervision and training by an experienced partner.  The partner interviews the clients and scripts computer input sheets for the junior staff person to enter and perform first review of printed tax returns.  Candidate will receive training on individual tax laws including small business and fixed assets.

Eligible candidate is required to have completed at least one tax course and be needed to work at a minimum of 25 hours per week.  The starting date will be January 30, 2015 through March 31 with training hours prior to start date.

The deadline to respond to this position will be December 15, 2014

Send resumes to: Ed Sylvia, CPA - esylvia@edsylvia.com

Friday, November 14, 2014

eCommerce Marketing Interns (Paid)

ATENTION MARKETING MAJORS!

Check out this great opportunity with a company located within commuting distance of UMD and with a national reputation!

e-Commerce Internship
Job Description:
Don’t miss your chance to learn the ins and outs of eCommerce marketing – you will be performing many projects and tasks related to search marketing. Cut your marketing teeth on SEO, web analytics, web merchandising, optimizing a content management system, link building, content marketing and more. From time to time, you also may be asked to pitch in on various marketing projects or related tasks where necessary.

 Requirements:

  • Must be pursuing a degree in Business/Marketing with a GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Strong Excel skills with the ability to do vlookup, pivot tables and use conditional formatting a plus
  • Excellent writer with top-notch grammar, punctuation and spelling skills
  • Ability to work as part of a team and independently
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills
  • Self-starter that is not afraid to ask questions
  • Ability to drive projects to completion

These positions reports to the eCommerce Marketing Director. You will be performing online marketing activities that support our U.S. beauty brands: PaulaYoung.com, EspeciallyYours.com and Wig.com

 Hours: 12 to 16 hours a week. We will work with your schedule.
 
Compensation: $10 @ hour
 
INTERESTED STUDENTS SHOULD RESPONSE ASAP
 
Please send your cover letter and resume to:
Mary Kay Lofurno
Ecommerce Marketing Director
Specialty Commerce Corporation
400 Manley Street
West Bridgewater, MA 02026
 
No Phone Calls Please
 
About Specialty Commerce Corp. 
Specialty Commerce Corp. is one of the nation’s leading multi-channel direct marketers. With a modern, efficient and finely tuned infrastructure we serve the women’s hair fashion, medical hair loss and apparel markets, as well as providing continuing education for professionals. From operations in the U.S. and the United Kingdom, our catalogs, websites and retail stores serve a multi-national cross section of customers around the world.
 About Paula Young 
Paula Young is the world’s leading retailer of wigs, hairpieces and fashion add-ons, with more than two million active customers. For more than 30 years, Paula Young’s mission has been to offer women of all ages beautiful, affordable hair solutions that help them develop the confidence to believe in themselves and their beauty.
About Especially Yours
Especially Yours offers a wide assortment of fashionable, versatile wig and hairpiece styles and apparel for the fashion-conscious black woman. From special occasion to everyday wear, Especially Yours has choices for everyone – easy synthetic styles, human hair designs and weaves, as well as suits, dresses, choir robes, hats and more!
 
About Wig.com 
Wig.com provides the ultimate resource for wigs and quality hairpieces. The collection of beautiful styles offers a variety of wig sizes, styles and colors to help you easily find what you’re looking for. Wig.com is also devoted to the needs of women experiencing medical hair loss and is committed to easing them through this transitional time with a world of beautiful, comfortable wig options. At Wig.com, finding a wig and wig care products doesn't have to be a complicated procedure. 

Thursday, November 6, 2014

Possible Marketing Internship


NYE Lubricants (http://www.nyelubricants.com/ - 12 Howland Rd, Fairhaven, MA 02719) is looking to fill a marketing internship position.  I don’t have a lot of details yet but I encourage any interested junior or senior marketing students to send a cover letter and resume to: Mr. Jason Galary jgalary@nyelubricants.com

 It is extremely important that you have a professional cover letter and a well written resume. UMass Dartmouth Career Services should be able to help with that or if you have a friend, family member or other trusted advisor who could proof read and critique your letter and resume that would be great. Be sure to mention that you are interested in a marketing internship – in the body of your cover letter.

Tuesday, November 4, 2014

Accounting Internship - Westport, MA

James Driscoll CPA - Westport CPA firm looking for intern 

A local CPA firm (Westport, MA), just minutes from UMD, is looking for sophomore (Preferably sophomore) or junior accounting majors to work in the office. Duties will include bookkeeping, tax return preparation, and general office duties. Students should be bright and hard working. There is no minimum GPA required however you should have good to excellent grades. Interested students should email a resume and cover letter to Mr. James Driscoll, CPA at westportcpa@aol.com. These are paid internships and at least one position will be filled as soon as possible. The hope is that the successful candidate will stay on with the firm for multiple tax seasons. Mr. Driscoll is looking for a student who is interested in possibly making this a long-term commitment - multiple years. He provides excellent training

Mr. Driscoll has had many UMD accounting students over the years.  He is a very good friend of CCB.  Students who have worked for him have gone onto very successful careers and have benefited greatly from his mentorship.  He is looking for students who will be very engaged on the job, work hard, be inquisitive, ask questions, and keep the work moving each day.  You must be willing to learn and to work diligently on this job.  This is a good opportunity but be ready to "get the work done" in a busy CPA office - just a few miles from the UMD campus.