Communications Assistant Internship

Unpaid Internship

Full Year

Job Summary:

The Communications Assistant will work with the Office of Communications to meet deadlines for multiple projects and assist the Vice President of Communications in delivering the mission, vision, and values of Community Partnership of the Ozarks. They will have the ability to shape the internship around areas of interest including graphic design, video work, public relations, media relations and marketing. Interns will have the ability to work with the Vice President of Communications on a number of projects and grow a portfolio of work during their internship with Community Partnership of the Ozarks.

Reporting Responsibilities:

The Communications Assistant reports to the Vice President of Communications.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Post content to the organization’s multiple websites
  • Post content to the organization’s social media networks
  • Assist in the design of posters, flyers, and various other forms of print advertising
  • Assist in the scripting, shooting, editing and overall production of video projects
  • Attend planning meetings with the DOC
  • Ability to work with people from all socio-economic levels and backgrounds
  • Adhere to the values set forth by Community Partnership of the Ozarks and understand that you may be acting as a representative for the agency at any time

Essential Qualifications/Skills:

  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to communicate with others and show respect to their ideas and needs
  • The ability to work cooperatively with different types of personalities
  • Commitment to Community Partnership’s mission, values, and goals
  • Public speaking skills
  • Ability to meet deadlines, work both independently and within a team, and collaborate with other agencies
  • Able to manage multiple tasks/projects/programs
  • Computer and internet literate; experience with Microsoft Office, Desktop Publishing software and internet research; email communication a must
  • Graphic design experience a plus
  • Experience with the Adobe Creative Suite including Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere Pro is a plus
  • Experience with WordPress is a plus

Position Clarification:

The Office of Communications is a fast-paced environment where duties changes from one day to the next. Being able to think fast while staying organized is critical to the success of this department. A normal day may include writing a press release, making web updates, designing print materials, shooting/editing/producing video series, updating social media, appearing at events held by the organization, and more. Getting the job complete on deadline is also very important to the work that is done in this office. If you are a self-starter and are looking for a great place to build your resume or portfolio, you are encouraged to apply. This is a non-paid, volunteer position. Community Partnership is an Equal Opportunity Employer