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Communications Intern Fort Sumter National Monument

By Nicole Russo
Posted on 31 January 2019 | 10:02 am — 

Description:

Fort Sumter National Monument seeks a dynamic intern to assist outreach and communications efforts. This internship is a great opportunity for personal and professional growth while working for the National Park Service, a federal agency that the American public holds in high esteem.

Responsibilities:

Assist with:

  • Creation of social media posts; analyze and report social media analytics
  • Creation of external stakeholder contact database, which will support Fort Sumter National Monument’s outreach
  • Graphic design, including the creation of posters and flyers for the interpretation division
  • Organization of photos and images we frequently utilize for community outreach, which will result in photo libraries for each site
  • Creation of an e-newsletter, updating park volunteers, partners, stakeholders, and supporters on programs, projects, events, etc
  • Administrative duties as needed

Qualifications:

  • Mandatory: Successful candidate must go through a federal background investigation process to gain network/computer access
  • Enrolled in second or third year of an undergraduate degree in Communications or History; available 4-5 hours per week
  • Self-motivated, detail-oriented; professional and effective communications, both written and oral
  • Excellent computer skills with experience in social media, Adobe (Illustrator, Photoshop, InDesign), and Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work independently and with team members
  • Enthusiasm for the mission of the National Park Service

To apply, email your resume to Thomas Sobol, Volunteer Program Coordinator, Thomas_sobol@nps.gov

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