Salt Lake City

City Council


City Council Communication Internship

Communication Intern:
Salt Lake City Council Office
451 S State Street, Room 304
Salt Lake City, UT

Paid part-time position: $16 per hour
Date of closing: Wednesday, October 19, 2022 at 5 p.m.

The Salt Lake City Council Office is looking to add a Communication Intern to their team to help amplify public engagement efforts. The Council leverages various platforms and outlets—including social media and print and email newsletters—to engage constituents across the City’s seven districts.

If you have an interest and background in producing creative work, solving problems, welcoming feedback from team members, meeting project deadlines, and being flexible and proactive, this internship is for you.

Strong accountability and communication skills are essential in this role. Spanish or other second language fluencies, including American Sign Language, are a plus.

The position is hybrid with a minimum of two days in the office and the remainder remote/work from home. The position requires 20 hours of work each week, with a predictable, regular schedule. We are open to identifying work hours around your school schedule.

This is a three-month internship with the potential of an extension.
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Position Overview:
Under the direction of a Policy Engagement & Communications Coordinator, the intern supports the team in community outreach efforts for city residents, businesses, and employees


  • Collaborate with the team to produce content with the ‘tone’ of local government
  • Brainstorm and create effective communication materials
  • Attend bi-monthly communications meetings to give updates on projects in progress
  • Assist with website content management

Minimum qualifications:

  • Self-starter who can work with little supervision
  • Strong writing, editing, and verbal communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Ability to multitask while meeting deadlines
  • Understanding of current marketing trends
  • Thorough research and analysis ability
  • Ability to excel in a fast-paced team environment
  • Potential to identify improvement of current team processes
  • Basic HTML knowledge

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Familiarity with project management software (Asana, Monday, etc.)
  • Proficiency in Adobe Creative Suite
  • Skilled at CMS software such as WordPress and Squarespace
  • Proficiency in another language such as Spanish and American Sign Language

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