Marketing Week starts October 26th!

Marketing Week 2020 is here! These events are open to anyone, so this is your chance to learn all about different facets of marketing. All event information can be found on Facebook (AMA Gators) or Instagram (@amagator)! There will be prizes for attendance, fun socials throughout the week, and a service event on Friday! Please reach out to Kaley Edmonds with any questions at kedmonds@ufl.edu.

Monday 10/26 6:30pm – The Selling Factory: Figuring out Your Benefits

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/98530533513

Adam Grossman, partner at the Selling Factory in Gainesville, will discuss how to turn the features on your resume into benefits for a company. If you’re preparing for an interview or want to feel more confident in your job search, you won’t want to miss this!

Tuesday 10/27 6:30pm – Imprint Genius: Selling on Amazon and E-commerce

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/91346946209

Isaac Hetzroni and Michael Katz are both entrepreneurs and recent UF alumni. Isaac owns his own promotional company, Imprint Genius, and has previously worked as an Amazon consultant. Michael owns his own e-commerce store and brings in millions of dollars in sales per year. Together, they will talk about entrepreneurship, Amazon, and building an online brand. Come prepared with questions!

Wednesday 10/28 6:30pm – Canva & Resume Workshop

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99812657520

In this 2-part workshop, the first 30 minutes will be dedicated to an intro to Canva, a website that lets you create beautiful graphics. If you have a good eye for design you won’t want to miss it! The second half of the meeting will be a resume workshop led by the CAP Mentors, so bring your resume and learn how to format it correctly!

Thursday 10/29 6:30pm –  AMA X Swamp Records: Music Industry Marketing w/ Sarah Bromley & Blaire Monroe

Zoom link: https://ufl.zoom.us/j/99820368386

The most anticipated event of Marketing Week is here! Sarah Bromley will be speaking on her experience doing marketing within the music industry, first at Columbia Records and now at her own firm, KYN Entertainment. Blaire Monroe will discuss her experience doing Digital Marketing at Keep Cool, a Los Angeles-based record label. They have worked with artists such as Normani, Alicia Keys, and Solange. Come with questions and prepare to be wowed!

Looking forward to seeing you there!

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Internship Opportunity – Aha Pure Foods

Aha Pure Foods is a Gainesville based vegan soup company with the goal to inspire and educate people about the healing powers of whole, plant-based foods. We currently have a remote internship position open for the Summer, and are looking for someone who has strong written skills and would be interested in writing blog posts and newsletters. More details about the internship position and the company are included, here, in the application.

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Summer 2020 Student Assistant Position – Heavener School of Business

The Heavener School of Business is looking for an energetic, highly motivated individual who is personable, works well with others, demonstrates initiative and is able to work with minimal supervision. You must be able to comprehend and follow academic policies and regulations set forth by the University of Florida and Heavener School of Business. General computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Office including Access, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel. Preferred applicant will have strong customer service skills on the phone and in person.

Position is a 10-20 hour per week commitment.

Application Process
Interested candidates should email the following documents as attachments to both Alex Gauthier at alex.gauthier@warrington.ufl.edu and Lily Huddleston at lhuddleston@ufl.edu by Sunday, March 8th at 11:59pm EST:

  1. Current resume
  2. A brief narrative (250 words or less) that:
    • Explains why you want to become a student assistant in the Academic and Career Advising Office
    • Describes the most positive customer service encounter you have experienced
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Harn Museum of Art Summer 2020 Internships

Have you ever wondered what it is like to work in an art museum? Harn internships are offered with the goal of providing professional experience, growth opportunities and guidance from museum professionals. Interns have gone on to careers ranging from marketing to retail management at institutions such as the Guggenheim, Christie’s Auction House, and LACMA.

Summer internships are available in Marketing & PR, Development and more! The deadline for applications is March 15, 2020.  Interested candidates can find instructions, applications and project descriptions at www.harn.ufl.edu/intern. Questions? Contact Paige Willis, Early Learning, Intern & Family Programs Coordinator, at 352.294.7062 or pwillis@harn.ufl.edu.

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Volunteer with GRACE Grows

In partnership with the University of Florida Doctor of Plant Medicine Program, we conduct a vocational training program for individuals to learn about horticulture and gain job skills. Participants of the program have the opportunity to become Certified Horticulture Professionals after completing the course. For individuals that have experienced trauma, spending time in the garden also promotes mental and physical health. Volunteer gardeners and GRACE Marketplace guests work together to grow fresh fruits, vegetables, and herbs to be prepared in the GRACE Marketplace Café 131 where individuals experiencing homelessness may come to enjoy nutritious food produced with tender love and care.

We gladly welcome all students, staff, or faculty interested in volunteering, but are especially looking for:

  • Board Members
  • Photographer
  • Social Media/Community Engagement/Marketing
  • Gardeners (no experience necessary!)

You can read more about these positions on serveGNV: http://bit.do/GRACE-grows

If you are a student organization interested in organizing a day of service, please contact us directly.

Thank you for considering the impact you can have in our Gainesville community!

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Business – a Force of Good?

Are you interested in using the power of business as a force for good?

Spring 2020 – Mod 4 – UF Business for Good Lab: Social Impact & Sustainability Consulting

ENT 4934 – Special Topics – class # 26042 / section #1E88 T,R | Period 7 – 8 HGS 140

B Corps—like Patagonia, TOMS, and Ben & Jerry’s —are “for-profit companies certified by the nonprofit B Lab to meet rigorous standards of social and environmental performance, accountability, and transparency.”

B Corporation certification is to business as Fair Trade is to coffee, USDA Organic to apples, or LEED to green building.

UF’s Social Impact & Sustainability Initiative (https://news.warrington.ufl.edu/entrepreneurship/importance-of-the-social-impact-sustainability-initiative/) in the Entrepreneurship & Innovation Center is launching a collaborative program, in partnership with Florida for Good (https://floridaforgood.com), to help Florida companies achieve B Corp certification by working with teams of UF student consultants. This program is designed to connect students to aspiring B Corporations, including startups in the greater-Gainesville community and other Gator-grown businesses across Florida. The Business For Good Lab offers students an opportunity to engage in experiential learning projects (earning credit for ENT6930) to deepen their knowledge of social impact & sustainability.

You’re invited to join us at our Launch event to learn more about the power of B Corps, the certification process, and the companies that will be involved in this exciting experiential learning opportunity.

Tuesday March 10th, 2020 2:45-3:45pm
Hough Hall room 140

Contact Dr. Kristin Joys at businessforgoodlab@warrington.ufl.edu for more information.

http://bit.ly/ufbusinessforgoodlab-2020-launchevent

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Hartfield Insurance Group Marketing Internship Opportunity

MARKETING INTERN POST

Hartfield Insurance Group, Inc. is an independent insurance agency that concentrates on life and health insurance, focusing on client risk awareness and management. We are seeking undergraduate marketing majors to work with the owner of the company, Larry Hartfield. Applicants must have basic knowledge of Microsoft Office, Excel, Adobe, and have excellent communication skills. We are looking primarily for someone with a fun personality who enjoys answering people’s questions, sharing useful information over various media, and be able to work independently with meeting deadlines. Responsibilities and duties for this position include:

  • Promoting the Hartfield Insurance Group’s business through community outreach, social media, and newsletters
  • Educating the public by posting relevant articles about news in the insurance industry
  • Helping to plan educational seminars and events
  • Promoting and coordinating a martial arts-based fundraiser that benefits a local charity – Stop Children’s Cancer
  • Researching, developing and implementing innovative marketing strategies

The internship will consist of two to three 4-hour shifts per week (9:30am-1:30pm or 1:00pm-5pm). This is an unpaid internship that will help you gain professional experience, expose you to an active office setting, lets you stay in Gainesville, introduce you to insurance and financial products, and allows you to exercise marketing campaigns and ideas. Candidates should send résumés and/or questions to admin.dir@hartfieldinsgroup.com. Potential candidates will be contacted to schedule an interview. ​

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AMA Marketing Week

Come out and participate in Marketing Week presented by the American Marketing Association!

Marketing Week will be showcasing what AMA is all about; providing tangible and soft skills to business students. This event is open to everyone and a great opportunity to expand your skillset and gain new perspectives from companies of different types and sizes.

The schedule for Marketing Week is as follows:

Monday 10/14 6:15pm STZ101: The Ultimate Digital Customer Experience with Phos Creative

Tuesday 10/15 6:15pm LIT109: Building Transferable Skills Through Sales Opportunities

Wednesday 10/16 5pm WEIL 408A: Intro to Photoshop and Google Analytics

Thursday 10/17 12pm STZ101: Gymshark: Influencer Marketing

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SCORE needs Volunteers for Marketing, Media Relations and more

SCORE, a nationwide non-profit whose mission is to foster vibrant small business communities through mentoring and education, needs your help. We are looking for about 10 volunteers to help with marketing, media relations, fundraising, technology, and workshop execution. If you’ve got a few extra hours per month to help your local community, we need you. Volunteering for SCORE looks great on your resume, and we can even help you launch your own business ideas!

For more information, check out https://www.score.org/volunteer, or email jeff.greenspan@scorevolunteer.org

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Marketing Internships at UF Health Communications – Spring and Summer 2019

UF Health Communications is interested in business students for paid marketing internships.

Internship Summary:

  • Writing and editing content for internal/external audiences.
  • Assists marketing coordinators with development and implementation of social media plans, blog writing and website content
  • Assists marketing coordinators in writing/editing patient education materials
  • Assists marketing coordinators in collecting patient stories, repurposing existing content for internal and external communications channels
  • Assists marketing coordinators in writing and creating physician bios.
  • Shadow or help with media assists, client meetings, photo/video shoots, special events, project management and budgeting.
  • Helps inform and engage diverse audiences by telling compelling stories that illustrate UF Health’s commitment to quality patient care, innovative research and health education to improve quality of life.

Requirements

  • 15-20 hrs./week
  • Candidates must be enrolled as a university junior, senior or graduate student in a marketing, advertising or communications program
  • Experience writing for multimedia communications tools using Associated Press style
  • Ideal candidates will have already successfully completed a marketing internship

To apply and/or for more information, contact Alisha Katz @ kinmaa@shands.ufl.edu

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