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Intern – Corporate Communications

Metropolitan Utilities District

Marketing Communications

Job title:
Intern – Corporate Communications

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Job description:


Position Summary
Under general supervision, supports communications functions at the District. Responsible for writing, videography, graphic design, and photography for publications, and other Communications projects. Provides support for employee and customer events. Supports District social media channels as needed.

Essential Functions
•Create content (writing, video, photos) for District communications, including website, presentations, social media, etc.
•Provide planning support for employee events, including design, promotion, execution and photography.
•Assist with District’s fundraising efforts, including campaign strategy and planning, material design, and event coordination.
•Provide support to Communications Specialist and Digital Media Specialist, as directed.
•Various administrative tasks, including but not limited to data entry, mailings, department inventory.

Required for All Jobs
•Perform a variety of other duties as assigned.
•Understand and comply with all District policies and procedures.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
•Strong organizational skills; attention to accuracy and details.
•Must be a self-starter.
•Ability to work with limited supervision.
•Ability to work on several projects at one time and meet deadlines.
•Writing skills, with emphasis on using active verbs; use of Associated Press writing style.
•Strong skills and experience in Adobe Creative Suite, including InDesign, Photoshop and Illustrator.
•Skills and experience in visual storytelling including writing, shooting and editing.
•Experience in social media content creation. (Entry proficiency)
•Proficiency in computer software such as Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and knowledge of enterprise software. (Intermediate proficiency)
• Ability to learn new or upgraded computer software as required.
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills to assist internal and external customers,
co-workers and management professionally, regardless of provocation.
• Occasional evening and weekend hours may be necessary.

• One (1) year of college completed with a study emphasis in journalism, communications,
public relations or a related field. If a recent graduate, must be pursuing post graduate hours.

Licenses and Certifications

• Have and maintain a valid driver’s license Upon Hire Required

Physical Demands
• Stationary Position – Occasionally
• Move/Traverse – Occasionally
• Stationary Position/Seated – Constantly
• Transport/Lifting – Rarely
• Transport/Carrying – Rarely
• Exerting Force/Pushing – Rarely
• Exerting Force/Pulling – Rarely
• Ascend/Descend – Rarely
• Balancing – Rarely
• Position Self/Stooping – Rarely
• Position Self/Kneeling – Rarely
• Position Self/Crouching – Rarely
• Position Self/Crawling – Rarely
• Reaching – Rarely
• Handling – Occasionally
• Grasping – Occasionally
• Feeling – Rarely
• Communicate/Talking – Constantly
• Communicate/Hearing – Constantly
• Repetitive Motions – Frequently
• Coordination – Frequently
Additional Physical Demands

Occasional evening and weekend hours may be necessary.

Physical and Environmental Requirements
• Office: Work is primarily performed in an office setting amid normal conditions of dust,
odors, fumes, office lighting and noise.

*Please ensure the application is filled out thoroughly to be considered for this position
An Equal Opportunity Employer “Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation”

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Posted on:
March 18, 2024

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