Government and Public Relations Summer Intern Larimer County Clerk and Recorder

Posted on April 6th, 2015

Dates of Employment: Expected June 15 – August 10 with possibility of extension
Schedule: M-F, 8am – 12pm or 1pm – 5pm
Total Hours/Week: 20 hour/week
Compensation: $12/hour

Description of Duties
The Public Relations intern will report to the Administration office of the Larimer County Clerk and Recorder. The intern will be responsible evaluating current public outreach strategies and creating a marketing/media plan with the goal of increasing the quality of public outreach and engagement for all departments within the office.

Specific duties may include but be not limited to:
• Gather information about each department and learning how it can better communicate services to the public
• Develop a clear PR or Marketing plan and/or strategy utilizing existing or new social media and communication tools
• Write press releases
• Assist with implementation of the plan

Qualifications and Experience
• Enrolled in a four degree program in the field of Public Relations, Communications or similar field
• Demonstrated ability to produce clear, concise and accurate copy
• Experience with social media
• Excellent organizational skills and ability to meet deadlines
• Experience with public sector a plus

To Apply: Please email a cover letter, resume and 2 references in one pdf file to Kristen Rieger @ Krieger@larimer.org.

Closing Date: May 5, although position may be filled earlier if suitable applicant is found