Public Affairs and Outreach


Communications, Outreach and Marketing

​Intern Program

The City of Dallas Office of Communication, Outreach and Marketing (COM) is seeking creative and motivated college students to serve as Remote/Virtual Multimedia Communication Interns. These students will play an integral role in assisting COM with efforts to effectively communicate with City of Dallas residents, stakeholders and employees.

Internship Duration – June 2020 to August 2020
Summer Application Deadline – June 9, 2020 at 11:59 p.m.

Essential Functions Duties may include but are not limited to the following:

• Assist with writing social media content, news releases and online articles
• Produce original content including online articles, graphics, photos, video, gifs, animation etc.
• Assist COM staff with special projects, educational campaigns, news conferences and special events
• Assist with public information queries and gathering daily news clips and/or recap media reports
• Support the office’s community outreach efforts

Working Conditions
Selected candidates must have the ability to work remotely. Computers and laptops will not be provided. Selected candidates will be required to virtually check in with COM staff via video regularly throughout the duration of the internship.

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities
• Comfortable writing in AP Style
• Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite (Photoshop, Illustrator, InDesign, Premiere).
• Comfortable writing in AP Style
• Experience using various social media and digital platforms and knowledgeable of engagement strategies
• Strong creative writing, editing and proofreading skills.
• Ability to maintain an effective working relationship with all levels of management, City officials, vendors, partner entities, employees and the public.
• Ability to work with general direction and exercise independent judgment

 
How to apply 
Interested candidates should email their resume and work examples to anastasia.reed@dallascityhall.com  
Students must be able to work 14 hours a week between the hours of 8 a.m. and 6 p.m. Monday through Friday.