Communication Intern

Vi Lyles for Mayor – Internship Program
Communications Intern Job Description

Job duties include:

  • Primary responsibility for communications strategy implementation and generating press coverage for the campaign
  • Occasionally serving as on the record spokesperson for the candidate
  • Building and maintaining relationships with reporters, (traditional and digital)
  • Drafting copy for internal and external communications, including press releases, email blasts, and social media
  • Pitching stories to media outlets
  • Preparing talking points with the campaign team for interviews and press conferences. Planning and executing press conferences and other campaign events
  • Maintaining the campaign’s online presence, including social media and websites

Successful candidates will have the following qualifications:

  • Excellent, fast write
  • Proficiency with social media platform
  • Self-starter
  • Some on the record experience
  • 1-3 years of experience in political, government or communications positions

Application Procedure:

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