Thursday, November 20, 2008

Digital Marketing Intern: Framingham, MA

Digital Marketing Intern
The intern is primarily responsible for projects central to the department's marketing communications programs including updating content on the corporate and U.S. Web sites, supporting external promotions (e-newsletter, print and online advertising and direct marketing) and basic research/fact checking .

Responsibilities include:

* Format and distribute the daily press summary to more than 100 IDG
executives and colleagues. Identify stories to be included in the
summary using Factiva.

* Updating information in our corporate Web site,
<>. Projects will include posting press
releases and IDG news coverage on a regular basis and
designing/creating/populating any additional Web pages that need
to be added to the site. The intern will learn the basics of HTML
and flash to update the site.

* Posting content to our U.S. based Web site
<> using Adobe Photoshop and

* Support current marketing communications program efforts.

* Collect and analyze online analytics in conjunction with our
marketing communications efforts.

This internship will provide valuable experience in activities at the heart of corporate marketing communications. The individual will work independently as well as with a small team and be expected to be a
contributor to weekly projects.

Skills Required

Applicants must have demonstrated experience with Microsoft Excel (workbooks and databases), Microsoft Word, and experience with using the Web as a research tool. Dreamweaver, HTML, Lotus Notes, and Photoshop are a plus. Professional demeanor, ability to work in corporate environment and strong organizational skills are also required. Interest in a range of marketing communications disciplines (Marketing, Web, writing, design), is desired.

Work Schedule

This internship is for up to 24 hours a week. The internship would begin after January 1st and conclude at the end of the spring (with the possibility of continuing through the summer.) The internship may continue for the entire school depending on performance and availability. Schedule is negotiable.

$10 per hour

*About IDG:*
About International Data Group
International Data Group (IDG) is the world's leading technology media, events, and research company. IDG's online network includes more than 450 web sites spanning business technology, consumer technology, digital entertainment and video games worldwide. IDG also publishes more than 300 magazines and newspapers in 85 countries. IDG's media brands include CIO, CSO, Computerworld, GamePro, InfoWorld/TecWorld/TecChannel, Macworld, Network World, and PC World. IDG's lead-generation service,
IDG Connect, matches technology companies with an audience of engaged, high-quality IT professionals, influencers, and decision makers.

IDG is a leading producer of more than 750 technology-related events including Macworld Conference & Expo, LinuxWorld Conference & Expo, Entertainment for All Expo (E for All), DEMO, Storage Networking World, and IDC Directions. IDC, a subsidiary of IDG, is the premier global provider of market intelligence, advisory services, and events. Over 1,000 IDC analysts in more than 110 countries provide global, regional,
and local expertise on technology and industry opportunities and trends.

Additional information about IDG, a privately held company, is available at

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