Open Position – Austin, TX, Portland, OR, or Asheville, NC

Intern, Strategic Partnerships

Please Note: Applicants must be based in Austin, Texas, Portland, Oregon, or Asheville, North Carolina. To support a sense of ease between work and life, our team members work remotely with the optional usage of our office spaces.

Are you passionate about using your talents and skills to make an impact for a mission-driven organization? Are you looking for a team where you can be seen, heard, and encouraged to bring new ideas to the table? Ready for an environment where leadership demonstrates and supports a true sense of ease between work and life? 

Bloom may just be the place for you. 

Bloom Communications got its start in 2012 and has grown considerably over the years. We are a fast-growing, research-based, integrated communications agency connecting marketing, public relations, crisis management, and creative services for clients across the U.S. and around the world with teams based in Austin, Texas, Portland, Oregon, and Asheville, North Carolina.  Partnering exclusively with mission-driven organizations dedicated to growing and impacting their communities, we leverage the diverse expertise of our team, providing unparalleled experience and services with the personal touch of a boutique agency. 

Due to our growth, we are looking for an intern to join our team for Summer 2022 to support our Director of Strategic Partnership in identifying, researching, and securing new interesting and diverse clientele that share our same mission-driven values.

We are continually refining our services to ensure we remain competitive, but more importantly, we do so in order to offer exceptional, relevant, and effective marketing services for our clients. In order to offer exceptional services, we know we have to have an exceptional team and to do so, our focus is to ensure we provide our team with a great company to work for and one with growth opportunities so they are learning and growing personally along with the company. 

You’ll fit in perfectly with us if you are a positive team player, mission-minded, a trail-blazer, achiever, self-motivated, and eager to grow a career in integrated communications.


More About the Role

You’ll work with the Director of Strategic Partnerships on prospecting, researching, and helping to secure a wide range of clients across a variety of industries.

Our ideal next team member will be excited about the industry and understand the importance integrated communications brings to an organization’s success. No prior experience is needed, but we look for the skills that will complement our team, such as attention to detail, creativity, forward-thinking, and that extra special interest and drive for what we do.

Bloom exposes Interns to a broad range of potential clients across a variety of industries. An Intern’s work helps to identify potential companies and organizations that would benefit from any of the services Bloom provides including research, PR, marketing, and/or creative. The work also helps to track all outreach efforts through timely and accurate data entry alongside the fun tasks of prospective client ideation, identification, and research on Bloom’s client wishlist, desirables, and qualifiers. 

To be considered for this position, the ideal candidate will be going into or is completing the final year of their bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience, and possess the desire to work in an agency setting post-college. In your cover letter, please outline specific training or skills you possess that make you a great fit for the position.

If you are interested in working in a fast-paced, creative, and strategic environment alongside an experienced and approachable team, this may be just the role for you.


What You’ll Be Doing

The below tasks are ways an intern can help support new business and our strategic partnerships.

  • Maintain Bloom’s customer relationship management (CRM) database
  • Conduct prospect research based on our agency’s areas of focus
  • Manage prospect marketing campaign
  • Conduct desktop research
  • Responsible for quality assurance of proposals
  • Assist with project management of estimates

Leadership

We expect every team member to exemplify leadership in our core values that are so important to us. 

They are: 

  • Invested in Talent and Heart: Our team members are our greatest asset. We hire and retain people from diverse backgrounds who are not only able to create a big impact for our clients, but also demonstrate our core values daily.
  • Believe in true partnership between agency and client: We value and prioritize trusting and positive relationships with our clients that always include respect, transparency, honesty, and genuine friendliness.
  • Committed to reliability follow-through excellence: We follow through on our commitments 100% of the time. If we say we’re going to take care of something, you can rest assured we’ll deliver on-time, on-budget, and with excellence.
  • Practice fiscal responsibility: We always find unique ways to do more with less. We work hard to conserve client financial resources as if they were our own, and will only recommend additional business when it best serves the client.
  • Fueled by a passion for the greater good: We take an active role in our communities by working with mission-driven organizations because we believe it’s imperative to serve others.
  • Our passion and experience fuel our dedication and creativity: We don’t believe in a one-size-fits-all approach. Each of our team members brings a unique set of skills and insights, and we leverage each of them for your benefit.

More About Bloom Communications 

Bloom Communications is a research-based, integrated communications agency connecting research, marketing, public relations, and creative services. Partnering exclusively with mission-driven organizations dedicated to growing and impacting their communities, we leverage the diverse expertise of our team, providing unparalleled experience and services with the personal touch of a boutique agency. Established in 2012, we support organizations across the U.S. and the globe from our locations in Austin, Texas, Portland, Oregon, and Asheville, North Carolina.

We base our core success measures on the desire and mission to see every employee, “Bloom” (v) to flourish; to thrive. Dedicated to the growth of nonprofits and socially conscious for-profit companies, our mission is simple: You win. We win. The world wins.  

Our pace is fast and we are incredibly dedicated to our clients. The perfect fit for this role is an individual who is a trail-blazer, achiever, self-motivated, and eager to grow a career in integrated communications. 

We are an inclusive, passionate, and mission-driven team that cares deeply about the growth of our people, the success of our clients, and the collective impact we can make to create positive change in the world. Bloom Communications is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer, welcoming everyone to our team. 

We strongly encourage applications from people of all identities and backgrounds and those who are members of marginalized communities. We are proud to celebrate all attributes and perspectives that make us unique. Bloom recruits, employs, trains, compensates, and promotes without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status.


 

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