Company Information: Multi-faceted business (including real estate, travel, information, recreation, automotive, business coach/consultant, author, marathon runner and speaker) headquartered in western Montana and run by a President/CEO who is an entrepreneur with 20+ years of business experience.
Objectives:To build the interns verifiable skills and give them hands-on communication experience as they are working to promote and market the President of the company as a public speaker, and schedule speaking gigs for the President in order to share a message that will help those struggling business owners attending the presentations (who have been hit hard by the recent economic swings) to attract more clients in order to build and rejuvenate their businesses, while at the same timeimproving our overall visibility within the marketplace.
Areas of Primary Focus:
- Promote and market the President as a public speaker.
- Make key contacts and maintain relationships with event coordinators/meeting planners (both locally and nationally) in order to schedule gigs for the President.
- Research, Review, and Study information regarding public speaking, speaking venues and creation of signature talk content.
- Assist President in creating a series of signature talks.
Benefits: Internships at entrepreneurial companies like ours have several advantages:
Real world, hands-on experience you don’t often get at a larger company
Direct interaction with executives
Instantly becoming an integral part of a focused team
Mentorship from dynamic leaders
Get hands-on business experience in creating and coordinating an in-house internship program.
You will benefit the business by assisting in and creating opportunities for the President to expand her signature talk services aimed at helping our clients build and renew their businesses. You will develop your writing, communication, public speaking, event scheduling and coordination, management, marketing, promotion, and research skills by working topromote and market the president of the company as a public speaker. You will make connections and build relationships with the company’s target audience, schedule speaking gigs and help to create a series of signature talks.
You will be able to work virtually from home with daily email check-ins and once-a-week phone meetings so you won’t have to spend time or money on commuting. You will be able to attend Training/ Workshops/ Teleclasses/ Events to further enhance your expertise in the Public Speaking and Scheduling arenas.
You will get to work directly with the President, honing your professional skills and getting exposure to the inner workings of a growing company. Not only will you have gained vital mentoring and invaluable work experience to position you head and shoulders above your competition in the tight job market, but at the end of your successful internship, you will also have bona fide materials showcasing your talents and experience to use in your portfolio, as well as a reference letter from the President/CEO, a President who understands first-hand the position of an intern because she was able to successfully complete not one, not two, but three different intern positions throughout the course of her career.
Timeline: Minimum of 8 hours per week, up to a max of 36 hours per week dependent upon your schedule. Prefer at least 13 to 14 week commitment, but will consider shorter or longer terms.
Compensation: Unpaid internship. Academic credit will be arranged for those
Ideal Candidate: Looking for 1 or 2 PSL interns - local or virtual. For this position, we are seeking enthusiastic, organized, outgoing, self-directed “communicator” looking to improve their public speaking skills and knowledge. Someone who has writing skills, people skills, communication skills, and general and internet-based computer skills (Ex: familiarity with word processing, spreadsheets, Google searches, Social Networking Platforms like Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, etc.). You do not need previous experience in Public Speaking because we will train you, but obviously a general familiarity with basic public speaking and communication concepts will be of tremendous benefit in getting you off to a fast start in your new internship position. Must be available at least 8 hrs/week and have a reliable computer and internet access. Most Communication, Journalism, Public Relations, English, Business and Marketing majors will find this job exceptionally rewarding! Please have the ability to follow directions, communicate via email and phone daily, employ excellent phone skills, work independently, either locally or virtually, and stay organized. Your background, work experience and major are not as important as your demonstrated commitment, enthusiasm and positive attitude.
Note: Deadline is the 25th*
Step 1. Submit cover letter (indicating why you’re a great fit for this internship position) and resume highlighting your related skills & experience. Also please answer the following question: “Where do you hope to be in the next 5 years?"Please submit in the body of an email (not as an attachment) to internship@ABetterYouCoach.com
Step 2.Then go to http://abetteryoucoach.com/internship-application/ to fill out the application form.
*We are always creating and offering new internships and many of them can be filled at any time during the year. Apply anytime at http://abetteryoucoach.com/internship-application/ to be considered for future opportunities. Thank you!