Communications Intern

Springfield Public Schools

About Springfield Public SchoolsSpringfield Public Schools (SPS) is located in the southern end of the beautiful Willamette Valley, just 15 minutes from the University of Oregon campus. Located in the growing town of Springfield, SPS has 25 schools, 1300 employees, and teaches more than 11,000 students. SPS enjoys a partnership with University of Oregon and Lane Community College. Responsibilities: o Research and write briefs for Internet and Intranet publication. o Author emails for distribution to community and staff members. o Maintain community and staff mailing lists. o Represent SPS at community events. o Author articles for the Chamber of Commerce magazine and community based newsletters. o Other duties as assigned. Unpaid internship includes many opportunities to write briefs for publication and to assist the Community Relations Coordinator in the day-to-day running of a dynamic communications program. Upon successful completion, the candidate will receive a letter of recommendation and portfolio materials. Interns will have the opportunity to enhance their skills and work on long-term projects. Interns have flexible hours and work in a pleasant office setting located in the historic SPS administration building.

Monday, August 1, 2011