Public Relations Intern

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Description

This position is responsible for assisting the external relations department with various tasks and projects related to public relations and promotions at Minnesota Children’s Museum.

How to Apply:
Please submit a resume, cover letter and online application to Kim Nienstedt, Volunteer Services Specialist at knienstedt@mcm.org. Applications are accepted on a rolling basis until July 18th, 2014. Online applications can be found on the MCM Internship page at www.mcm.org/internships.

Position is 10-12 hours per week for 3-4 months (September-December, some flexiblity on dates). 120 hour commitment in fall 2014.

Responsibilities

This is an estimate of the duties to be included in the internship. The exact duties and projects will be determined by mutual agreement of the intern and museum staff. All duties will be carried out with the direction and supervision of marketing and communications staff members.

% of Time
25% Assist with the creation and placement of community calendar listings
25% Copyedit and format content for the Museum various email newsletters
25% Coordinate the fulfillment of donation requests
15% Survey coding and database entry
10% Other duties as assigned

Requirements

1. Ability and willingness to work independently.
2. Formal education in related field (marketing, communications, journalism or related experience) and some experience with social media tools.
3. Ability to organize time, follow directions and complete tasks in an effective manner.
4. Skill in coordinating tasks and projects.
5. Excellent written and verbal skills.
6. Computer skills, including MS Office Suite (especially Word and Excel).
7. Comfort with speaking on the phone.
8. Ability to work well with people.

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