Yolo County Parks Marketing Internship

Yolo County Parks Division - Woodland, CA (30+ days ago)


Summary: The intern will assist Yolo County Parks Division staff to create a social media outreach program, cultivate unique Parks branding, and design materials for the Parks Division website, as
well as participate in and coordinate a variety of additional communications and marketing tasks
for the Parks Division, such as tabling at community events and developing multimedia materials
like photos and/or videos. Candidates can expect to gain a wide range of recreation and parks
programming experience while working on a variety of Parks activities.

Wage: $15.00 per hour – no benefits. Must be able to pass Yolo County employment screening,
including, but not necessarily limited to: Livescan, background check, and drug test.

Timeframe: Temporary, part-time position of 10-15 hours/week. Required commitment of a 3- month internship, with the potential of extending the term. Preferred start date is June 11, 2018.

Required Qualifications: Must be enrolled in a college or university (two- or four-year program) or a recent graduate to be considered.

  • Flexible schedule, in office and field settings; must be available some evenings and weekends for Parks events
  • Strong social media skills (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, YouTube, etc.)
  • Ability to work under supervision as well as independently
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite and Adobe Suite or similar
  • Valid driver’s liscense and ability/willingness to drive a County vehicle for work-related tasks

Key Responsibility Areas: Responsibilities may include, but are not limited to:

  • Managing and engaging in a variety of social media platforms to promote Parks Division activities, resources, and destinations
  • Developing and writing material for brochures, flyers, press releases, website, and social media
  • Assisting Parks staff in community outreach events, presentations, and/or public meetings for residents and organizations as needed
  • Creating a social media toolkit to cultivate a unique Yolo County Parks brand to promote to residents and organizations
  • Assisting with administrative duties as needed

Additional Preferred Qualifications:

  • Background in or pursuing degree in Parks and Recreation and/or Advertisement and Marketing
  • Experience with graphic design and creative tools
  • Web design, photography, and/or videography skills
  • Spanish speaking/writing skills is a plus

To Apply:
Complete and submit an Extra Help Employment application at https://www.governmentjobs.com/careers/yolococa and then email a cover letter and an optional two examples of previously developed marketing materials by May 31, 2018.

Applications will be reviewed on a continuous basis until the position is filled. Applicants will be screened according to past experience and those most qualified will be invited to interview.

Equal Opportunity:
County of Yolo Parks Division is an equal opportunity employer committed to a diverse workforce. We encourage and consider all qualified candidates regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, sex, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, or political affiliation.

Job Types: Part-time, Internship

Salary: $15.00 /hour