PermaCityLife is seeking an Communications Intern to help support outreach management and social media activities. We are seeking a highly motivated and talented student, or recent graduate, who is interested in serving as an intern and providing support for communications activities, including public relations, social media, writing, editing, research and events management. Intern will learn new skills and obtain broad-based communications experience. This position will also provide an opportunity to learn about economic development and the non-profit sector.

20 hours per week | Unpaid

  • Experience in graphic design

  • Ability to create photo and video productions as they relate to the PermaCityLife’s marketing objectives

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, as well as Microsoft Office to include Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent written and oral communication skills

  • Ability to work and maintain productivity with minimal supervision

  • Interest in sustainable economic development, business marketing or marketing research

  • Ability to offer new ideas, concepts, solutions, etc.

  • Must be a team player that works well in an adapting environment

  • Exceptional people skills with an outgoing personality

  • Excellent verbal and communication skills

  • High level of professionalism


  • Develop creative and compelling content for the web, newsletter and media

  • Communicate across all channels with media, the public and donors

  • Assist in updating content on the website as projects progress

  • Create contact lists and develop relationships

  • Assist in content creation and management for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, etc.

  • Assist in creating and managing social media ad campaigns

  • Generate weekly and monthly social media reports

  • Identify insights and opportunities based on social media performance


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