Communications Intern (Fall 2013)Bookmark This
5121 Van Nuys Blvd., Ste. 208
Sherman Oaks, CA
DescriptionVICA is currently seeking a part-time communications intern to assist the Communications Manager with media relations, marketing and communications tasks.
ResponsibilitiesThe communications intern will report to the Communications Manger and be expected to help with a range of daily needs at VICA’s Sherman Oaks office and off-site events. Duties include, but are not limited to, providing support for events and conferences, answering phones, assisting with drafting press releases and marketing materials, helping manage VICA’s media clippings, updating the VICA website and other duties as assigned.
RequirementsThe ideal candidate is pursuing a degree in marketing, communications, public relations or a related field. The candidate should also have an interest in government and public policy. Familiarity with Microsoft Office (Word, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.) and strong written and verbal communication skills are a must. Experience with design programs (Photoshop and InDesign) are a significant plus. This internship will provide the candidate with real-world communications experience and a portfolio of relevant work.
The internship is unpaid, but college course credit is available. There will be opportunities to attend interesting programs featuring top opinion leaders and to learn public policy issues and advocacy skills from some of the area’s public policy experts and insiders.