Media Relations Intern

Job length: 12 weeks
Reports to: Community Engagement Manager
Academic Credit: Upon request
About the Job
The Anoka County Library Media Relations Intern is an unpaid internship that supports the Community Engagement Manager with day-to-day responsibilities managing marketing, media, and promotional initiatives. Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
Public Relations
• Building and maintaining media lists
• Drafting and editing copy for press releases, newsletters, and other media materials
• Reviewing incoming HAROs and Google Alerts
• Tracking all press coverage, clipping press hits, and creating monthly press hit reports
Social Media
• Drafting and posting Facebook posts and tweets on behalf of Anoka County Library
• Writing and editing website articles as needed
Marketing
• Maintaining events/awards/speaking engagement calendars for management team
• Researching industry trends and staying up-to-date on current events
• Drafting web copy, brochures, and other marketing materials
• Contributing toward strategic positioning and messaging documents
Misc.
• Attending meetings and taking notes
• Additional tasks as needed
Required Skills
• Strong writing and proofreading skills
• Database management experience
• Social media savvy
• Professional demeanor
• Eagerness to learn
• Proficient multitasker, organized, and keen attention to detail
• Resourcefulness and drive to succeed
How to Apply
Please send cover letter, resume, and writing sample to Karly Hall at karly.hall@co.anoka.mn.us.