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2017 Summer Internships

Ready to get your foot in the door and jumpstart your career?  The Sells Agency, a full-service advertising, marketing and public relations firm with offices in Little Rock and Fayetteville, is looking for full-time interns to work in its Little Rock office during the Summer 2017 Career Clarity program. We’re offering students a chance to gain agency experience and start building portfolios they can be proud to call their own.

To be eligible for participation in the Career Clarity program, students must be a junior or senior in a related field: advertising, public relations, marketing, journalism, graphic design, art, etc. Interns will gain invaluable exposure to agency life and receive hands-on experience while receiving a stipend for their work. Students who wish to receive college credit for their internships will be responsible for informing their supervisors of the necessary requirements.

Public Relations:

The ideal candidate for this position is someone who loves to write, is a good communicator, can take direction and then take the bull by the horns, is organized and will manage any project we give them with a great attitude and the desire to learn.

You'll work with our PR team and possibly some with our account executives. Every day around here is different, and that's what makes it fun!

Duties may include: writing, research, assisting with proejct management, social media and taking part in anything else the PR team does.

Graphic design: 

Using your skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator to develop brand identity and logos, and execute them in various media including print, digital, social, collateral, outdoor, direct mail and television.
 
Duties include: Using your skills in Adobe Photoshop, InDesign and Illustrator to develop brand identity and logos, and execute them in various media including print, collateral, outdoor, direct mail and television.

Additional qualities:  Above we've listed the bare minimum qualifications. Bonus points if:

___You have an amount of initiative that falls somewhere between automatically re-filling the empty paper towel holder and spearheading our building's long-overdue recycling program. 
 
___Your mind is a steel trap. You easily recall the birth dates of your family members and the license plate numbers of evildoers … and everything in between.
 
___You're an overachiever. But you don't brag about it. 
 
___You know you're not perfect, but you don't have to like it. 
 
___You Google first. Ask questions later.
 
___You tremble at the awesome power of deadlines. 
 
___You never lost your child-like enthusiasm for learning.
 
___You have hobbies and pursuits and musings about the world that inspire and enrich your work. 
 
___You treat others with respect because everyone has something to teach you. Even if it's only patience. 
 
___You use humor to cheer yourself up. It usually works on other people, too.

Dates:

The 2017 internship dates are June 5th through July 14th. Interns will receive a $500 stipend for their work. Work hours will be 9:00am - 3:00pm Monday through Friday.

Students interested in the public relations internship should include a writing sample, preferably three, with their application.

Graphic Design candidates must include at least three pieces of work with their application materials.

If you have any questions feel free to contact Ginger Daril at ginger@sellsagency.com.

Application Deadline:
Applications, resumes and writing/work samples are due to the Sells Agency by April 1, 2017.

We look forward to hearing from you!

*This internship is for our Little Rock office only. 

APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED.

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