Intern - Environmental Resources Communications

Organization
Olmsted County Environmental Resources
Organization Summary

Olmsted County is dedicated to an inclusive, welcoming environment where you are celebrated and valued.

Mission:  Building a sustainable foundation for a safe, healthy, and welcoming community through public service excellence.  

Vision:  A vibrant community where everyone thrives.

Pillars:  Thoughtful, Principled, Inclusive, Service-Focused, Collaborative

Posting Date
Closing Date
Location in MN
Southeast
Job type
intern-paid
Salary

$17.00 Hourly

Hours

Monday through Friday, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.

Primary Duties

Olmsted County has earned the 2023 Best Places to Work - Southeast Minnesota designation.

Minimum Qualifications of Education and Experience

Actively enrolled in a university or college public relations, public affairs, marketing, advertising, communications, project management, business management or related program. OR Graduation from an accredited college within the last six (6) months.

Nature of Work

Under general supervision, assists with recycling and waste management related education projects, such as research and data collection, implementing a multi-family recycling program, education and outreach events, and the development of informational materials for public consumption. Assists with project research, promotion and event planning, project logistics including timelines, tracking outcomes & milestones, compiles information and drafts feature stories and web content, and assists other staff with projects as needed.

Examples of Work

  • All work is performed under the direction of a supervisor with work assignments that are designed to provide a meaningful technical, trade and/or professional training experience while completing daily and special project workloads that are related to academic studies and/or career goals.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

  • Knowledge of social media
  • Ability to communicate effectively including written, oral and interpersonal communications
  • Skill in the use of computers and technology
  • Skill in organization
  • Ability to complete basic writing assignments
  • Ability to work independently
  • Ability to accept responsibility
  • Ability to understand and follow written and oral instructions
  • Ability to establish and maintain effective working relationships with others
  • Ability to exercise some independent judgment and to meet deadlines
  • Ability to use office equipment required for performing the job
  • Ability to work in diverse settings and with diverse communities

Persons with disabilities: the above is a general listing of job duties. Essential and non-essential functions may vary by individual position. Reasonable accommodations may be available for both essential and non-essential job duties. 

Experience

Actively enrolled in a university or college public relations, public affairs, marketing, advertising, communications, project management, business management or related program. OR Graduation from an accredited college within the last six (6) months.

How to Apply

Apply online:  https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/olmsted/jobs/4387806/intern-environmental-resources-communications  

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