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Communications Specialist Intern

Description

The City of Brooklyn Park, Minnesota is looking for a communications specialist/intern who can assist the communications coordinator with the following duties:

  • Serve as the city’s webmaster
  • Serve as the employee intranet coordinator
  • Write the employee newsletter
  • Write feature stories for the city’s media
  • Assist in media relations efforts
  • Monitor the city’s social media sites 24/7

The position is 20 hours a week, flexible hours and includes night and weekend work and attending and reporting on community events. This is not a “get coffee and run errands” job. You will leave with a portfolio that other employers will love! Past interns have all found full-time jobs upon graduation. You must enjoy working with diverse populations, as more than 50 percent of our residents are people of color.

Requirements

The minimum qualifications are as follows:

  • Pursuing a bachelors degree with coursework in any area of strategic communications, journalism or marketing
  • Proficient in MS Office Suite
  • Ability to determine priorities, handle multiple tasks and work independently
  • Ability to present a professional postive image
  • Ability to work evening and weekend hours
  • Ability to provide a high level of customer service
  • Ability to relate and work with individuals who represent a wide variety of diverse cultural backgrounds

Desired qualifications include:

  • Fantastic creative storyteller
  • Video shooting and editing skills
  • Knowledge of social media sites
  • Knowledge of html and search engine optimization

Job Information

  • Location:Brooklyn Park, Minnesota, 55443, United States
  • Job ID:32848721
  • Posted:February 13, 2017
  • Position Title:Communications Specialist/Intern
  • Company Name:City of Brooklyn Park
  • Industry:Government/Military
  • Specialties:Government Relations/Public Affairs
  • Entry Level:Yes
  • Job Type:Internship
  • Job Duration:Indefinite
  • Min Education:H.S. Diploma/Equivalent
  • Min Experience:None
  • Required Travel:None
  • Salary:$14.00 – $14.00 (Hourly Wage)

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