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Silicon Valley Leadership Group
2001 Gateway Place, 101E
San Jose, CA
Posted: February 17 2016
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DescriptionSilicon Valley Leadership Group: Communications Coordinator
The Leadership Group is looking for a college intern for the fall semester interested in public affairs communications . The position is unpaid. A minimum of 12 hours a week is expected during the school year; a minimum of 20 hours per week during the summer.
Compensation: This is a volunteer internship position. College credit may be available through your school.
About: The Silicon Valley Leadership Group is a public policy business trade organization. The Leadership Group was founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard and represents more than 390 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues, programs and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in Silicon Valley, including energy, transportation, education, housing, health care, tax policies, economic vitality and the environment. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley and contribute more than $3 trillion to the worldwide economy.
The Leadership Group's office is located at 2001 Gateway Place, Suite 101E, near the San Jose Airport. A laptop is required.
Additional information: http://svlg.org/about-us/internships.
To apply: Please send resume to email@example.com.
ResponsibilitiesThe Communications Coordinator will work directly with the Vice President, Strategic Communications and Communications Associate. Duties include delivery of a news (newspaper stories) recap to staff; support work on Leadership Group events (about 12 major ones per year), support to Communications Committee made up of member companies, public service announcements and press release drafts, social media, website updates and content for e-newsletters. Other duties may be added or replaced depending on individual areas of interest.
RequirementsProficiency in Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint. Comfort with social media platforms is a plus. A laptop is required.
Commitment: Interns must commit to a minimum of 12 hours a week during the school year; a minimum of 20 hours per week during the summer for approximately three months. Individual circumstances will be considered on a case-by-case basis.
SkillsRequired - Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint
Preferred - Social Media