Communications Fellowship

Posted on May 21st, 2016

Fellows will assist in the development of a communications campaign to help raise awareness of the agency’s mission of Serving the American Dream through its diverse services. Fellows will work closely with the Colorado Department of State’s communications director, Lynn Bartels, who has worked for both the Rocky Mountain News and The Denver Post. Ms. Bartels has been named as one of Colorado’s best political reporters by the Washington Post. This is a rare fellowship opportunity for students in the fields of communications, marketing, journalism, political science and public policy. We may also consider individuals in other degree programs who have a strong interest in communications.

Tasks include:

Maintaining contact lists and databases for public outreach to the media and stakeholder organizations.
Special projects coordination.
Developing content and researching topics to support public communications.
Editing documents and communications for public release.
Assisting the communications director as needed.
Eligibility requirements:

At least a sophomore in college, or recently graduated with a degree in communications, marketing, journalism, political science, or public policy. We may also consider individuals in other degree program who have an interest in communications.
Strong creativity.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Good social media skills.
Ability to work independently as needed.
Familiarity with Microsoft Office is required