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Duties/Responsibilities:

  • Contribute posts to multiple sites including Peopletv.org and www.MyMoviepot.com
  • Design and or edit images to accompany blog posts
  • Optimize social media pages
  • Research keywords for content development
  • Develop meta and title tags
  • Research topic-related websites to create multiple inbound and outbound links for multiple sites.

Press Release: People TV and Digitize Us launch internship to save People TV

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:

PEOPLE TV BOARD OF DIRECTORS LAUNCH SUMMER INTERNSHIP PROGRAM WITH DIGITIZE US – WEB & GRAPHIC DESIGN AGENCY TO SAVE PEOPLE TV

ATLANTA, GA – April 27, 2017
People TV and Digitize Us’ Summer Internship
– Save Atlanta’s Public Access Television
Digitize Us- Web and Graphic Design agency is seeking interns to participate in an opportunity to raise funds, market programs, and increase awareness of Atlanta’s Public Access Television, People TV, a nonprofit organization established in 1985 that is losing financial support from the city of Atlanta.

Graphic designers, web developers, videographers, social media strategists, and others are invited to apply for positions at www.DigitizeUs.com to join a team tasked with redesigning People TV’s site, producing publications, launching an email marketing campaign, and more. The citizens of Atlanta will be able to chose from options and vote upon a redesign of People TV’s website, www.PeopleTV.org.

Board member at People TV and Founder of www.DigitizeUs.com, Crystal Finlay states, “We are facilitating the construction of a project done by the people and for the people of Atlanta. We are seeking the city’s most creative and passionate students who are in need of real-world experience with an established entity and staple in the community.”

President of the Executive Board of People TV and long time producer of the Patricia Crayton Show, states, “This project is the launching pad, a sort of a shot in the arm for the people of Atlanta. We will shine a new light on People TV and keep the voice of the people alive.” I am looking forward to being a part of this initiative because People TV has served as a staple in Atlanta’s community for decades and should remain in existence. This is an opportunity to get the city’s most talented students to gain experience while advocating for a noble cause.”

Vice President of the Executive Board of People TV, Terry Emeka Thomas states, “Freedom of the Press and Free Speech are essential to our liberation.”

Remote applicants, full time, and part time are welcomed to apply. This internship will operate at the People TV headquarters located at 190 14th Street NW Atlanta, Georgia from May 17 – July 17th. . The deadline for all applications is May 11. Interviews will be held the week of May 11th.
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MEDIA CONTACT:
Crystal Finlay
404-795-2110
Crystal_Finlay@DigitizeUs.com
www.DigitizeUs.com
www.PeopleTV.org
Instagram and Facebook: DigitizeUs

3 reasons why Wix is an abominationation

Wix is a content management system that is growing in popularity because of its ease of use, low cost, and support resources. The WYSIWYG (what you see is what you get) drag and drop platform appeals to users who have little to no code experience and are interested in having a website as soon as possible. However, Wix has limitations that compromise its benefits unless a professional Wix designer is hired. Here are five reasons why Wix is more harmful to business and why WordPress is a more effective solution.

  1. Wix is inflexible and is not truly mobile-friendly/responsive

The drag and drop builder provides layouts in which users can customize. Wix users are forced to choose a template and stick with it. These templates often confine the builder’s design options and are not mobile friendly. Although there is a mobile site editor, it is not effective. Users who access Wix websites via cell phones, tablets, or other mobile devices do not experience responsive design in which the content is displayed in a clear, plain to say way. Instead, users are discouraged from exploring Wix sites because they are built to accommodate users who access the sites via desktop computers.

On the other hand, WordPress is an open source platform in which developers are allowed to publish plugins, themes, scripts, and other solutions for responsive design. There are options available to submit WordPress sites to Google Play which creates a greater user experience. The design possibilities are endless with WordPress. The possibilities end with the builder options in Wix sites.

  1. E-Commerce payment restrictions

Wix users are limited to Paypal and Authorize.net as payment solutions for online stores. WordPress users can install any gateway or payment solution onto sites. These limitations create obstacles for users who desire to customize checkout experience. Furthermore, most of the online Wix store templates look identical.

  1. Site migration is impossible

    Users are confined to Wix’s hosing forever. In the event that a user grows tired of the previously mention limitations, there is no way to migrate the content to Worpress or any other platform that offers more benefits. All content has to be manually transferred unless the receiving hosting account is from Wix. This is in part because of the link structure that is unique to Wix and is not supported by other platforms which attributes to the fact that Wix does not accommodate search engine optimization (SEO). Managed WordPress Hosting accounts from GoDaddy have migration tools that make the process simple and available across platforms.

In conclusion, Wix is a poor investment for any individual who is serious about establishing a reputable web presence. Wix users who desire a unique experience for their visitors will eventually convert to another solution which will mean an additional investment. WordPress is a comprehensive solution that is open source and offers unlimited flexibility.

Database Administrator and Network Support Position

Position Title: Database Administrator
Position Type: Fulltime unpaid – Employment Qualifying
May 11, 2017 Application deadline - Interviews to follow
Duration: May 17 – July 14

Database Administrator Summer Internship Application:

Digitize Us' Summer 2017 Internship is seeking focused, goal oriented students who desire real-world experience as database administrator. This team member will assist in developing and maintaining a master email list for People TV's that updates as electronic publications are released.
All interns are required to report to People TV to perform duties. Duties and Responsibilities:
Develop and maintain work flows of Mailchimp electronic newsletter subscriber registration for People TV
Develop Wordpress web pages, applications, and software
Utilize SQL for database development

Preferred Skills:
SQL
JAVA Programming
Excel
Mailchimp

Applicants are required to send 2 letters of recommendation to Crystal_Finlay@DigitizeUs.com and to complete the following form:

Upload Resume

Applicants must submit a short response (400) describing reasons for interest in this opportunity

Public Relations, Marketing, Business Management Intern

Position Type: Fulltime unpaid – Employment Qualifying
May 11, 2017 Application Deadline - Interviews to follow
Duration: May 17 – July 14

Public Relations Internship
Digitize Us is seeking Public Relations intern who desires to gain hands-on experience in developing and maintaining relationships with current and prospective clients in the Metro-Atlanta area including People TV – Comcast Chanel 24. Desired candidates will work to construct deliverables that reflect the knowledge gained in Public Relations course work.

Responsibilities:
Create press releases, social media posts, and other shareable content
Build relationships with prospective clients
Keyword research for blogging
Back-linking for blog sites
Create and build contact database (Excel)
Manage and maintain Mailchimp campaigns
Research market trends and analyze activities
Coordinate, attend, and advertise events

Required skills:
Strong written and verbal skills
Punctual and diligent work ethic
Microsoft Word proficiency
Affiliation and understanding of social media networks

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Graphic Design Internship Position

Position Title: Graphic Designer
Position Type: Fulltime unpaid – Employment Qualifying
May 11 Application Deadine - Interviews to follow
Duration: May 17 – July 14

Digitize Us' Summer 2017 Internship is seeking creative, goal oriented students who desire real-world experience as graphic designers for logos, flyers, business cards, and email campaigns for reputable Atlanta-based entities such as People TV.

Students will utilize Adobe Photo Shop and Illustrator to design layered frameworks for web pages, newsletters, and social media sites. Additionally, students will utilize Mailchimp, Go Fund Me, and article directories to increase awareness of products, programs, and business innovations in the Metro-Atlanta area.

All interns are required to work and report to People TV to perform duties.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Use Adobe Photoshop and Illustrator to design layered PSD versions of layouts, banners, etc. of web pages and mobile sites
Utilize Adobe Illustrator for logo design
Flyer design for Atlanta-based businesses
Design event flyers
Manage social media and email marketing campaigns
Upload JPEG and PNG files into WordPress content management system

Required Skills:
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Photoshop and Illustrator proficiency
Punctual and diligent work ethic

Applicants are required to send 2 letters of recommendation to Crystal_Finlay@DigitizeUs.com and to complete the following form:

Upload Resume

Applicants must submit a short response (400) describing reasons for interest in this opportunity