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Communications Intern

This is a paid internship opportunity offering the ability to work for course credit. This position reports directly to the community director and sits on the marketing team. The part-time position offers up to 20 hours per week and requires a presence in the North Canton Squirrels offices. Availability of at least one year is preferred but not required. 


  • Work with the marketing team to create and implement communications strategies for media relations, social media and community
  • Update and maintain media relations databases and lists
  • Track marketing team initiatives and company media exposure
  • Manage incoming media requests and build relationships with industry publications
  • Assist in maintaining web content and executing social media strategies
  • Assist in the oversight of social media accounts – Facebook, Instagram, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Create and publish relevant, original, high-quality content for media relations, social media and email marketing campaigns
  • Develop and implement strategies to increase followership and engagement
  • Assist with the management of current customer communities
  • Advocate for and represent the Squirrels brand on multiple platforms
  • Engage with customers and followers to build relationships with the community and encourage engagement
  • Participate in and support any ongoing marketing team efforts

Preferred Experience and Skills:

  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in public relations, communications, marketing, journalism or related field
  • Junior- or senior-level student
  • Hands-on experience with social media management
  • Highly motivated
  • Excellent writing and copy editing skills
  • Ability to work autonomously and collaboratively
  • Creative problem solving
  • Attention to detail
  • Passion for connecting with current and future customers

Squirrels is a software-development company that specializes in wireless audio and video transmission. Our technology is used worldwide in more than 100,000 classrooms and millions of homes and businesses. Popular products include Reflector, Ditto and AirParrot.

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