DESA, Inc. is a professional services firm based in Columbia, South Carolina. It is important that the work we do has a positive impact on our world. We do this by being committed to our clients and our community, and by trying to make each life we encounter better.


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MarCom Internship Opportunity

Marketing Communications Intern Job Summary
DESA, Inc. is seeking an enthusiastic, creative, and dependable intern to support the marketing and communications efforts for the MBDA Business Center. In this paid internship position, you will collaborate with the director, marketing communications manager, and graphic designer to bring awareness to the Center and its clients. Your work will include developing success stories for our clients and promoting them through traditional and social media channels.

Marketing Intern Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Support the marketing team
  • Interview clients to write articles and press releases
  • Create and manage email campaigns
  • Develop social media content and manage campaigns (Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn, etc.)
  • Monitor social channels and respond to feedback, quqestions, and concerns
  • Assist in planning and facilitating onsite and offsite events
  • Provide administrative support to management when required

Marketing Intern Requirements and Qualifications

  • Ideal candidate is an undergraduate (junior or senior) or graduate student in public relations, marketing, communications, digital communication for business development.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong work ethic
  • Extensive knowledge of business social media best practices and platforms
  • The ability to work independently and with others
  • Able to work 20 hours a week
  • Graphic design experience/knowledge is favorable

Start Date: Position available now; Requires 3 to 6-month commitment
Available work hours: 8:30 am to 5:30 pm; at least 20 hours per week
Compensation: This is a paid internship
To Apply: Please a send cover letter and resume to