Organization: Salem Public Library
Position: Marketing/PR/Communications Intern
Location: Salem, OR
Deadline: July 31, 2014

Salem Public Library seeks an intern with marketing, communications or similar major to help launch the new “Did You Know” program alerting the public to lesser-known services and programs at the library.

The program will benefit the community by widening awareness and usage of the library’s technical, educational and entertainment offerings. Target audiences include both current users and under-served groups.

This is a paid internship. In addition to a small stipend, staff will assist with academic credit. Pay is $10 per hour, limited a total of 300 hours. A flexible schedule will accommodate both intern and library needs.

Under the direction of a library administrator, the intern will use various media to raise public awareness of many features available at the library. Work may include writing for publication, posting to website, speaking to groups, helping with radio or community TV presentations.

Required Qualifications:

  • Major in a relevant discipline
  • Good written, verbal and organizational skills
  • “New media” skills
  • Knowledge of Salem-Keizer area

How To Apply:

Send the following to:  Salem Public Library, Attn: BJ Toewe, P.O. Box 14810, Salem, OR 97309

  • Resume
  • Cover letter describing your experience in promoting a product, service or event. Explain your role and responsibilities in the project and what you learned from it.
  • Reference from a faculty member


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