The Social Media and Communications Intern will assist with the day to day management and use of Scott County Fiscal Court communications channels. This position will support the overall communications strategy by understanding and implementing best practices to support the county governments social media presence. Primary function will be to generate news, features and engaging informational content for internal and external communications. The ideal candidate will be able to: monitor the county’s social media and online presence while helping to manage the content creation; monitor and update all online/digital channels; proactively schedule, develop, update and enhance the communications within digital communication channels; create successful social media campaigns that yield increased engagement. The individual selected may also assist with updates to the main website and support efforts to create departmental webpages to aid in communication with external and internal constituents.
Preference will be given to applicants who are pursuing a related degree and entering their junior or senior year. Any volunteer or work-related experience is a plus. An ideal candidate will be;
• an effective communicator, both written and oral,
• able to communicate in a professional manner with press and community contacts,
• self-motivated, well-organized, and detail-oriented,
• able to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines.
We anticipate the person selected will work approximately 12-20 hours per week and will be contingent upon academic workload. The position may continue into the summer with an opportunity for more hours. Pay for the position will be $8.50/hr. This is an excellent resume building experience. Anticipated start date: mid-September. Visit the employment opportunities link at www.scottky.gov to apply.
Scott County Fiscal Court is an equal opportunity employer.
High school diploma or GED
Screening Requirements: Criminal Background Check
This job reports to the Secretary
This is a Coop/Intern position School Hours.
Number of Openings for this position: 1