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Employer: Sedgwick County
Department: County Manager
Job Title: Management Intern - Communications Focus
Salary: $35000.00 Annually

Job Description:

Usual working days/hours: 8am to 5pm; M-F

Location of work: Primarily 525 N. Main, however will be at multiple County facilities.

Job Objectives:
The Sedgwick County Management Intern – Communications focus position offers a one year opportunity to explore public communications, administrative career fields, gain valuable insight into local government, and procure future leadership positions. This Management Intern experience has proven to be an excellent training ground for higher level administrative and managerial positions at all levels of government.

Essential Job Functions:
The Management Intern – Communications focus position involves research and analytical work on communication strategy and multi-media outlets. The Intern will assist in creative ways for the organization to tell it's stories to stakeholders. They are given work assignments involving meaningful participation in a wide variety of problems facing the Sedgwick County metropolitan area. Interns attend County Commission meetings, other management level meetings, and public events. They are given in-depth experience with communicating and management of all facets of County government including, but not limited to: Public finance, public health, public Safety, public works, human resources, and other County functions.

Job Standards:
Applicant should be a recent master's level graduate or nearly complete in graduate level course work. Prefer a Master Degree from an accredited college or university in Corporate or Strategic Communications, Mass Media Communications, Public Relations, Marketing, Journalism, or a related field. Related graduate level studies and/or work experience can be taken into consideration. Transcripts are required. Writing or work product sample is required. Must be from the last 4 months. Transcripts and writing/work samples must be sent to Jessica.ostmeyer@sedgwick.gov or mail to:the County Manager's Office at 525 N. Main, Suite 343, Wichita, KS 67203.

Testing/Screening Requested:

Standard office equipment including, but not limited to computer, printer, scanner, copier, fax, shredder, multiline telephone. Photography, video, social media outlets, and graphic design programs will also be used.

Work Environment:
Primarily office, but may include occasional outdoor assignments with exposure to weather.


Vacancy Number: 20001863

Open Date: 3/17/2017 12:00:00 AM
Close Date: 4/7/2017 11:59:59 PM