Communications and Design Intern

Summary of program:
The Strategic Engagement Team is the communications and design team for the Department of County Human Services. We oversee writing, design, website, social media, multimedia, presentations and new technology initiatives for the Director’s office and dozens of programs across the Department that serve people across the lifespan.

Specific duties or major tasks:
The primary duties of the position will be working with the members of the SET team and DCHS program staff to devise campaigns and design collateral for print, display and web.

You may also be asked to perform some writing duties, participate in multimedia and digital campaigns and projects.

Graphic design, extensive experience in the Adobe Creative Suite, writing skills, the ability to meet deadlines, and work collaboratively with a large and diverse set of human services stakeholders.

The ability to speak Spanish (or another language other than English), experience with racial equity projects, illustration, experience creating accessible documents, video shooting and editing and digital communications are a plus.

Conditions of the job: (location, specific time commitment degree of supervision, and other pertinent information).

Flexible hours and schedule. Downtown office space or telework available. Must commit to at least 6 month for at least 8 hours a week. You will have an opportunity to learn about processes within a complex, collegial work environment and get feedback on projects. Individuals who consider themselves, creative, curious, independent workers will do best on this team.

Benefits of Internship:

The Intern will have an opportunity to:
● Build a portfolio
● Work with a team experienced in government communications and design
● Gain skills working with subject matter experts in human services
● Positively impact the lives of marginalized community members
● Have an opportunity to experiment
● Increase campaign development skills
● Learn about creating accessible projects for people with disabilities
● Connect with a large variety of communications professionals at the county

To Apply:

Please email Monalisa.diamond@multco.us and attach a current resume for consideration.