We’re Looking for a Communications Assistant!

Austin Young Chamber of Commerce
Communications Assistant (Internship) Job Description

Job Title: Communications Assistant

Date: Position available May 28, 2018 through August 17, 2018 (Flexible)

Employment/Benefits: Part-Time (15-20 hours/wk); Paid Intern (Contract Position); Flexible Schedule; Perks from our Partners; Networking Opportunities

Reports to: Events and Marketing Coordinator

About the Austin Young Chamber of Commerce (AYC):
AYC is a 501c6 membership association founded in 2009 with over 600 individual members in the Central Texas area. By joining the staff of the AYC you will have the opportunity to expand your network, gain valuable experience, and be part of a small but thriving team.

General Summary:
The Austin Young Chamber is seeking a Business, Marketing, Communication, or English Writing major who is interested in a paid internship for the Summer 2018 semester. The intern will assist the Event and Marketing Coordinator in developing marketing materials, posting on social media, planning/attending/helping at Austin Young Chamber events, and assisting with other communication-related projects as assigned. The intern will gain great professional experience for his or her resume while experiencing the daily activities of a thriving Chamber for young professionals.

Essential Responsibilities and Duties:

  1. Assist with marketing activities for email, social, website.
  2. Assist with social media (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram) posts as needed.
  3. Assist with the planning and execution of events.
  4. Research and Development as needed.
  5. Other related duties as assigned.

Preferred Skills:

  1. Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite, Canva, or other design software.
  2. Familiarity with MailChimp, WordPress software.
  3. Ability to generate copy for social, emails, etc.

Physical Demands and Environment:
The Communications Assistant will be expected to have daily transportation. The position requires a flexible schedule as events and meetings may occur in the evenings or occasionally on weekends. He/she will spend some time in the office that could involve intermittent physical activities including bending, reaching, sitting and walking. Additionally it is anticipated that the person may spend several hours of each day seated at a PC. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable a person with physical disabilities to perform the job. Because we are a dynamic and changing organization, responsibilities and duties included in this job description are subject to modification as the needs of the organization change.

To Apply:
Applicants should submit a resume and a cover letter explaining why they are interested in the position and how their background and experience qualifies them to be a Communications Assistant at the Austin Young Chamber. Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled. Please send application materials to our Executive Director – alyssia@austinyoungchamber.org.