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Communications Program Intern - City of Kirkland ( Job # 14-0019)
Minimum Salary: $13.40 per hour
Maximum Salary: $17.34 per hour
Employment Type: Internship
Department: City Manager's Office
Closes: February 23, 2014 at 11:30 PM
(Open to current employees and the general public.)
Obtains information about and exposure to city management, government communications and public outreach by assisting with the communications functions of the City Manager’s Office. Under the direction of the Communications Program Manager:
Hours of Work
Assist in story research, script writing, and on-camera standup for city-produced video productions
Assist in the research and development of policies related to city government
Assist with the implementation of communications related programs, projects, and events
Assist with the preparation of communications materials about the City of Kirkland based upon City goals and Department priorities, including editorials and speeches
Assist with preparation and edit of city news releases, city newsletter articles, brochures, guides, and other city-produced publications
Assist in posting city information on city websites and city-endorsed social media sites
Perform other functions as needed
To be mutually agreed upon at time of job offer. Work days/hours are flexible, depending upon student class schedule. Up to 20 hours/week available.
Current enrollment in a community college, undergraduate, or graduate program focused on public administration, communications, broadcasting, journalism, public relations or marketing or related field of study.
Junior or senior university standing or graduate student preferred.
Working Conditions & Physical Activities
Duties are typically performed in office environment. Requires standing or sitting for long periods of time, up to two hours. Work involves computer use and occasional lifting of objects up to 50 pounds. Some video production duties performed in a television production environment and on-site outdoors.
Applicants who are invited to participate in the interview process will be notified by phone or email.
123 5th Ave
Kirkland, WA 98033