Communications Intern

internship - full time, unpaid

University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
Closed
Posted 30 Days ago
University of Kansas
Lawrence, KS
internship - full time, unpaid
Posted 30 Days ago

Description

Job Information University of Kansas Communications Intern in Lawrence, Kansas Position Overview This position provides communication support for KU Libraries Office of Communications & Advancement through a variety of efforts including: writing and editing for news releases, social media planning and implementation, as well as web and multimedia content management. Additional responsibilities include assisting with libraries events, outreach activities and marketing. Job Description Under the supervision of the Communications Coordinator, the intern may: * Research, write and edit news releases and articles * Assist in planning and developing copy for print materials, including invitations, postcards, flyers, brochures, signage, posters, ads, donor materials, and programs * Assist with the implementation of social media initiatives, including drafting and scheduling posts * Work with other interns and staff in the Office of Communications & Advancement on time-sensitive efforts * Update and create content for library websites * Provide support for outreach activities and events (invitation mailings, event set up, event staffing, etc.) * Other responsibilities as assigned Required Qualifications * Must be enrolled in at least six credit hours * Effective interpersonal communication skills as demonstrated by application materials * Excellent organizational skills, accuracy, and attention to detail as evidenced by the application material Preferred Qualifications * Knowledge of AP style * Previous work experience demonstrating front-office professionalism * Experience performing basic office tasks (answering phones, making photocopies, etc.) Additional Candidate Instruction Attach a resume, cover letter and three references. Work Schedule To be determined by supervisor. Disclaimer The University of Kansas prohibits discrimination on the basis of race, color, ethnicity, religion, sex, national origin, age, ancestry, disability status as a veteran, sexual orientation, marital status, parental status, gender identity, gender expression, and genetic information in the university's programs and activities. Retaliation is also prohibited by university policy. The following persons have been designated to handle inquiries regarding the nondiscrimination policies and are the Title IX coordinators for their respective campuses: Executive Director of the Office of Institutional Opportunity & Access, IOA@ku.edu, 1246 West Campus Road, Room 153A, Lawrence, KS 66045, 785-864-6414, 711 TTY 9for the Lawrence, Edwards, Parsons, Yoder, and Topeka campuses); Director, Equal Opportunity Office, Mail Stop 7004, 4330 Shawnee Mission Parkway, Fairway, KS 66205, 913-588-8011, 711 TTY (for the Wichita, Salina, and Kansas City, Kansas medical center campuses). Advertised Salary Range: 11.00/hour Application Review Begins: 24-Jul-2019 Work Location: University of Kansas - Lawrence Reg/Temp: Temporary Anticipated Start Date: 01-Aug-2019

Skills

social media, event management, advertising, ap style, web content, content management, media planning, multimedia, interpersonal communication, writing news releases, research, marketing, organization, policy, microsoft access

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