Communications Intern

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Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce
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Company Location: Oak Brook, IL
Application Deadline: Available Year-round
Position: Part-time, Unpaid

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Description

The Oak Brook area is a premier location for all kinds of businesses, from Fortune 500 companies like McDonald's Corporation and Ace Hardware to nearly 2,000 small and mid-sized companies. All benefit from Oak Brook's standing as a prestigious national and international corporate center, as well as its enviable proximity to Chicago, to major expressways and airports, and to Oak Brook's dynamic corporate corridor spanning east and west along 22nd Street/Butterfield Road.

The Greater Oak Brook Chamber of Commerce is seeking a communications intern to help develop and execute a successful communications program to grow the chamber’s membership, advertising and other sales revenue.

Responsibilities

- Write effective copy, excelling in correct spelling, punctuation, and grammar.
- Use alternate forms of communication (including graphic arts), resulting in improved interactions.
- Edit and proof other team members' work and provide constructive feedback; meet deadlines.

Requirements

- Possess skills at initiating innovative ideas, writing professional articles for publications, judging correctly what will appeal to target audiences; must have strong writing and editing skills to effectively promote organization's pro-business information.
- Prefer challenges that involve communication and advocacy on behalf of business.

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