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The County of DuPage
Wheaton, Illinois

Employment Opportunity: Seasonal/Internships

Title: Water Quality Communications Intern

Posting No.: 1412

Closing Date: Until Filled

Department: Stormwater Management

Hours: Temporary: Monday-Friday 37.5 hours per week between the hours of 8:00 a.m.-4:30 p.m., evening and weekend hours as required

Salary: $12.00/hour for interns completed freshman year; $12.50/hour for interns completed sophomore year; $13.00/hour for interns completed junior year; $14.00/hour for interns completed senior year $1.00 increase for returning interns ($15.00/hour maximum)

DuPage County’s Department of Stormwater Management is seeking an Intern for the Spring/Summer of 2018 to assist with public outreach and communication on behalf of the Department. Under supervision, this position will perform professional communications duties, including event coordination, social media management, publication development and other marketing/public relations related tasks.

Duties include:
•    Write and edit various publications and communications including press releases, newsletters, brochures, social media, etc. under direction of staff
•    Maintain and update department’s webpage under the direction of staff
•    Assist with managing community events for the department, including scheduling, preparation and staffing of events
•    Assist with the production of short videos, such as public service announcements and interviews
•    Work on special projects that may require data development and analysis, report preparation, presentations, fieldwork and/or project reporting
•    Assist with general office duties

Requirements include the following experience or equivalent combination of training and experience:
•    Actively taking undergraduate or graduate level courses at an accredited institution to obtain an Associate’s, Bachelor’s, Master’s or Doctorate degree, or a recent graduate (within the past year)
•    Working knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
•    Strong written and verbal communications skills, as well as organizational and time management skills
•    Strong analytical and interpersonal skills
•    Ability to work outdoors

The preferred candidate will have:
•    Experience with Adobe Creative Suite
•    Experience with video editing software

A pre-employment background check is required.

Applications accepted until position is filled.

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DuPage County is an Equal Opportunity Employer