Communications Specialist Intern - County Administrator's Office - Libertyville

  • Lake County, IL
  • Waukegan, Illinois
  • Jul 08, 2019
Full Time Administration and Management Information Technology and Communication Services Internship

Job Description

Are you looking for a challenging role within an organization that provides flexible hours, rewarding compensation and an excellent benefit package? If so, Lake County Government is the place for you. Comprised of nearly 3,000 employees, it is our goal to positively serve the residents of Lake County while working with a purpose. We believe our employees should take pride in the work they accomplish while truly respecting a collaborative work environment. Do you have a background in Communications and multi-media? If so, this position could very well be for you:

Position: Communications Specialist Intern - County Administrator's Office

Full-Time (Maximum 1000 hours)

Location: 500 W. Winchester Road, Libertyville

Salary: $14.15

Job Summary:

Responsible for supporting the Lake County Communications team with a variety of communication and multi-media projects, including writing, designing and developing content for various communication channels. Additional responsibilities may include graphic design and video production.

The Communications team is committed to communicating and engaging with residents to build relationships and trust– and our contributions can truly make a difference to our employees and residents. Becoming an intern with the Lake County Communications team would allow you to work with dedicated communications professionals who excel in their roles. You will also have the opportunity to interact with leaders within local government, ranging from administrators to elected officials, and staff across 30 departments and divisions.

In order to be successful in this role you should have recently earned your Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Digital Media, Public Relations or Journalism, or Graphic Design; candidates in their junior or senior year of college will also be considered if their schedule allows for at least 30+ of work per week.

Individuals should have excellent verbal communication skills and possess the ability to effectively multi-task and problem solve, as well as have the ability to work both individually and in a team atmosphere.

Visit our Prospective Employee page to get additional information on why you should work for Lake County!

To learn more about Lake County government and the content the Communications Division curates, follow us on Facebook @LakeCountyILGov, Twitter @LakeCountyIL and connect with us on LinkedIn. You can also visit our award-winning website at

Any offer of employment is conditioned on the successful completion of a background screening, drug and alcohol testing and may include a pre-employment medical exam.

Lake County is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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