Journalism intern

Posted on November 7th, 2012

Journalism Intern – Job Requirements

• Provides research, writing and editing information for use in news releases, advertising copy, newsletters, web pages, brochures and other formats.
• Compiles and prepares spreadsheets and reports.
• Proofreads and edits print and web content.
• May participate in development of general public information and marketing of projects or programs.
• May help coordinate distribution of information to employees, the media and/or the general public.
• Tracks completed projects for inclusion in quarterly office reports.

The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the necessary functions of this position.

• Excellent phone and general communication skills
• Ability to research and write in a variety of formats.
• Ability to proof and edit written materials.
• Ability to use personal computers and a variety of software packages, especially Microsoft Access and Excel.
• Ability to access and utilize Internet.
• Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.
• Ability to work cooperatively with supervisor, co-workers and other City staff
• Ability to handle multiple work assignments, schedule work hours and meet strict deadlines.
• Ability to develop and maintain computerized spreadsheets, charts and graphs.

Candidate will be expected to behave and dress in a professional manner and serve as a good representative of the City and Utilities through interactions with community members and other City departments.

15 hours/week during typical business hours of 8-5, M-F