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Home > City Departments > Citizens Services > Urban Fellows Internship Program > Public Relations Intern

Public Relations Intern

The Division of Citizen Services was created within the Executive Department to establish and maintain a centralized computer based system and procedures for receiving, processing and responding to inquiries, service requests, complaints and suggestions from citizens in a timely, accurate and professional manner by developing a centralized response center for citizen complaints, requests for services, and making referrals to appropriate departments, agencies and other service providers. Since its inception, the Division has acquired several ancillary programs aimed at working with residents, block clubs and organizations to better service the community.

General Statement of Duties:

The Public Relations Intern must be able to handle all public relations activities for the Division of Citizens Services.  Duties include:  produce and edit quarterly newsletter, produce press releases for Division to publicize all ancillary program events, produce brochures, flyers and other media tools, produce and prepare Policy & Procedures handbook, assist in the development of databases for ancillary programs and act as liaison for the Division.

Supervision:

The Public Relations Intern will be under close supervision of the Administrative Assistant.  He/she will be given specific and detailed instructions to assist in completing the task assigned, but still should possess the ability to work independently.

Experience:

Understanding of public relations, general knowledge of Microsoft Office Software is required.  Will train.

Education:

Minimum of college level courses required.  Advertising, Public Relations and Communications majors welcomed.

Equipment:

Requires knowledge of standard office equipment.