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Sunday, November 25, 2012

School District # 622 - North St. Paul, Maplewood, and Oakdale - Communications/Marketing Intern


Communications/Marketing Intern

LOCATION: District Education Center

Start Date: ASAP

SALARY: $10.00/hour

Hours: 15-20 hours per week

North St. Paul-Maplewood-Oakdale School District is seeking a communications intern to handle a variety of tasks.

This is a hands-on internship that will support the communications department and will work with a variety of communications platforms.

Position Detail:

The Communications Intern will be nearing completion of or a recent graduate of a university communications, public relations, marketing, journalism or other related program.

The individual must demonstrate the ability to undertake basic writing assignments, possess an understanding of public relations and marketing skills, interact professionally with all stakeholders, and have overall good judgment.

Job Duties:

1. Assist with the writing and editing of media releases

2. Assist with the research, writing and editing of articles for a variety of internal and external publications.

3. Provide digital photography support.

4. Provide graphic design support for print and electronic publications.

5. Assist with general media relations.

6. Assist in creating an online presence beyond the district website using social media.

7. Track and compile media clips and media reports.

8. Assist with development and analysis of stakeholder surveys.

9. Provide administrative support.

10. Other duties as assigned.

Required Qualifications:

Proficient in basic computer applications, including Microsoft Office

Excellent command of grammar, sentence structure and spelling

Ability to work independently and as a part of a team

Ability to communicate to a variety of audiences, e.g. parents, general public, elected officials, staff and outside agencies

Excellent verbal communication skills

Desired Qualifications:

Knowledge of news writing style and familiarity with a variety of communication platforms (print, Web, social media, video, etc.)

Familiar with professional desktop applications such as Adobe Creative Suite

Proficient in Adobe Photoshop

Proficient in social networking tools and comfortable using the Web to communicate ideas and generate dialogues

Proficient in AP Style

Working knowledge of digital photography

Experience working with social media marketing campaigns

Prior experience working in communications

Apply online now.