Communications Intern

Posted on December 4th, 2017

Job title: Communications Assistant
Department: Public Engagement & Special Projects
Location: 900 Jefferson County Parkway, Golden, CO 80401
Position: Part-time; hourly
Salary Range: $16.00 to $17.50/hour
The Communications Assistant will execute and assist in development of multiple forms of communication and event planning to support various department programs and engage the public.
Essential Functions:
• Understanding the audiences for programs/events assist in executing communication plan to inform and engage participants
• Participate in committee meetings; capture communication needs and develop a communication plan
• Maintain and build engagement on social media accounts (Facebook, Twitter, You Tube and Instagram)
• Schedule social media posts, create images and graphics, take video to support posts
• Ensure messaging aligns with strategic communications plan and multiple platforms
• Support communication activities including writing articles for Inside Jeffco and other publications, website content, presentations, and other materials as required or needed
Education and Experience:
• Completion of two years of coursework toward a bachelor degree in a related degree program (e.g. Communications, Public Administration, Social Work, English, etc.)
• Prior work experience requiring organizational skills and timeliness
• Strong written and oral communication skills
• Strong computer skills including video editing
• Flexible, self-motivated and dependable person
Jefferson County Department of Human Services is committed to being an Employer of Choice, an organization where employee actions are directly aligned with customer success, employees feel appreciated and valued for their hard work, and where employee contributions are acknowledged and rewarded.
Jefferson County Culture of Inclusivity is driven by the talents of many and the uniqueness of all. As an inclusive agency, Human Services has built inclusive values into every aspect of the agency. For over six years, Human Services has committed time and resources to staff and programs in the area of inclusivity and is committed to fully supporting, actively participating in, and contributing to achieving inclusive goals and objectives.