Communications and Community Relations Internship-Salt Lake County

Website Salt Lake County

5001-10000

Req Number: 20-7816

Minimum Qualifications

Candidates should be self-motivated. Students with a focus in Communications, Social Sciences, Political Science, Behavioral Science, or Humanities are preferred; but, all applicants are welcome. Preferred candidates will have completed sophomore-level status in a Bachelor degree program OR be enrolled in a graduate degree program.

Excellent writing and communication skills. Proficient in Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, and Excel. Social media platform experience and knowledge also a plus.

Essential Functions

The following duties and responsibilities are intended to be representative of the work performed by the incumbent(s) in this position and are not all-inclusive. The omission of specific duties and responsibilities will not preclude it from the position. Applicants must be prepared to demonstrate the ability to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation.

  • Assists in oversight of the Salt Lake County Mayor’s Office Outreach work, including updating important contact lists.
  • Researches community events and calendars throughout the county.
  • Develops, organizes, and executes outreach events.
  • Updates information on the community engagement and outreach website and posts on the platform Nextdoor or on other media.
  • Composes general letters, spreadsheets, e-mail, and memoranda from rough drafts or general instructions.
  • Assists the Salt Lake County Boards and Commissions Manager and Volunteer Services Coordinator in promoting civic engagement throughout our community.
  • Participates in the Internship Leadership events, which are most often luncheons with leaders from within the County. The purposes are to help interns build leadership skills and to provide networking opportunities.
  • Assists the Communications team with social media strategy and outreach.
  • Helps in the development of press releases, the execution of press conferences, and other communications-related activities.
  • Assists the Communications team with social media strategy and outreach.
  • Helps in the development of press releases, the execution of press conferences, and other communications-related activities.

MAYOR ADMINISTRATION-1182Administrative Program1020000100$12.00/hrJul 20, 2020 02:10 pmAug 1, 2020 01:59 am

Working Conditions And Physical Requirements

  • Intern will work at the Salt Lake County Government Complex. He/She will be provided with a computer, email account, and desk phone. Intern may be asked to attend meetings off-site, at other government facilities, or in the community.

Paid Intern Positions

  • Are not considered merit employees.
  • Are not guaranteed employment following their internship.
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