Position SpecificsPosition: Communications Intern Salary Range: $15 per hourBusiness Unit: Government & Community Relations Department: CommunicationsReports To: Outreach & Communication Manager Posted: September 9, 2020 – September 23, 2020About Philadelphia Works, Inc.Philadelphia Works, Inc is the City’s Workforce Development Board. We are a quasi-public, non-profit organization serving both career seekers and employers. We invest public resources in a variety of workforce solutions. These solutions connect Philadelphia residents with employment and training opportunities and help employers find, grow, and retain local talent. For more information about our dedicated board members and staff, workforce news, labor market data, services, innovative initiatives, and current opportunities to connect, please visit www.philaworks.org. Role SummaryPhiladelphia Works, Inc. (PhilaWorks) seeks a dynamic, self-starter to assist its Communications team with a variety of internal and external communication efforts. This internship is an excellent opportunity to operate as a communications professional within a mid-size nonprofit organization, while gaining valuable skills to progress the impact of a mission and vision serving a large and complex public workforce system. This position will be responsible for the following duties:• Assist in planning PhilaWorks’ internal and/or external newsletter• Organize Contact Management System (CMS) lists to streamline internal and external communication efforts• Organize content, graphics, and other outreach collateral for quick access (e.g., logos, photos, boilerplate text, style guides, templates, checklists, publication archives, guidelines, etc.)• Ensure the continuity of PhilaWorks’ online/digital presence.• Support at least two major upcoming outreach projects/campaigns and/or virtual events for various PhilaWorks teams including, but not limited to community outreach, business engagement, and apprenticeship. Education/Professional ExperienceCurrently enrolled and attending a full-time undergraduate degree. Having completed sophomore year in a four-year college/university. Applicant may be enrolled in any course of study with a minimum of 2.5 GPA.Or, any combination of education and experience determined to be acceptable. Additional Eligibility Qualifications• Completed or working toward a college degree, preferably in one of the following fields: Digital Marketing, English, Communications, Journalism, or Public Relations• Previous internship or related work experience in communications and/or a strong desire to go into the Communications, Marketing, Advertising, and/or Digital Marketing field. • Must have intermediate – expert level experience using MS Office applications including, but not limited to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint). Typing skills preferred (75+ WPM). • Proficient in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired. Knowledge of HTML and graphic design a plus• An effective communicator, proofreader, with strong written and oral communication skills• Ability to communicate in a professional manner• Self-motivated, good organizational skills, detail-oriented, ability to prioritize, multi-task, and meet deadlines• Enthusiasm for nonprofit, mission-driven work.Equal Opportunity EmployerPhiladelphia Works is an equal opportunity employer and complies with all laws prohibiting discrimination based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, transgender status, and gender identity), gender, creed, age, national origin, ancestry, familial status, religion, physical or mental disability, veteran status, sexual preference, political affiliation, or any other basis protected by federal, state or local laws, in all matters pertaining to recruitment, selection, compensation, training, advancement and promotion, retention, discipline, and termination.