City of Huntington Beach, CA Huntington Beach, California, United States
Jun 05, 2021Temporary
Do you enjoy working in a fun and team-oriented environment? Are you enthusiastic about promoting City programs and services? Do you enjoy creating captivating marketing material? If so, then we encourage you to apply for the for College Intern III position at the City of Huntington Beach! The City of Huntington Beach is looking for the "right people" to join our team and who possess the following skillset: Strong communication, organizational, and project management skills who follows through on all facets of work, A "self-starter" mindset and eager to take on new challenges, and Unparalleled optimism, interpersonal skills, and drive to provide excellent services to the City. The Community & Library Services Department is searching for one (1) part-time College Intern to assist with the City's marketing and programming efforts across multiple platforms including social media and print. Note : This recruitment may close at any time, and will close once the hiring manager determines that enough qualified applications have been received. This is Part Time, Non Permanent position. Temporary/part-time employment does not qualify to receive City benefits, except those required by law. The City does not belong to the Social Security system. However, enrollment in an alternative retirement program is mandatory which requires an employee contribution of 7½% of base earnings to the Public Agency Retirement System (PARS). There are no rights to employment and employment may end with or without cause or advance notice. Further restrictions apply to CalPERS retired annuitants. Examples of Essential Duties With direction from the Community Services Recreation Specialist: As part of the Department Marketing Team, assist with a variety of marketing projects including, but not limited to: Develop a marketing schedule and content calendar, Make recommendations for content to promote Department and City initiatives, Assist in the development and execution of a Department-wide marketing plan, Create marketing material including social media posts, print advertisements, and other promotional material, and Research and compile City events and activities to post to online calendars and suggest post content for the City's social media sites. Maintain the SANDS Production Schedule. Gather content for the SANDS magazine, and monitor email marketing efforts (department newsletters, emails, social media posts, etc.) for Community & Library Services Programs. Edit websites, activity guides, and other marketing collateral for clarity and City style. Provide administrative support to the Contract Class Program by helping with registrations, reporting, instructor badges and correspondence, and marketing. Perform other duties as assigned. The preceding duties have been provided as examples of the essential types of work performed by positions within this job classification. The City, at its discretion, may add, modify, change or rescind work assignments a needed. Qualifications Knowledge of : Business English, spelling and grammar; modern office practices, procedures and equipment; personal computer operations; Microsoft Office Suite, specifically Word and Excel; basic math principles; effective public relations/customer service principles, practices and techniques. Ability to : Utilize general office equipment such as telephone, fax, printers, copiers, and computers; learn and apply City policies, procedures, rules and regulations; conduct basic research, research, compile and analyze data and prepare accurate reports and correspondence; reason logically, draw valid conclusions and make appropriate recommendations; maintain work effectiveness and meet deadlines with frequent changes in workload and the priority of assignments; understand and carry out oral and written instructions; communicate clearly and concisely, orally and in writing; establish and maintain cooperative working relationships with those contacted in the course of work; provide quality customer service. Education : High School Diploma (or GED) and current enrollment in junior or senior college level courses at an accredited college or university in Communications, Marketing, Public Administration, or a related field. Experience : General office, public contact, and/or government-related experience highly desirable. The incumbent will demonstrate strong writing skills. Other Desirable Qualifications: Experience in Adobe Products - InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator, and Premiere Pro Experience with front-end web development - HTML, CSS, WordPress Knowledgeable in Hootsuite Excellent writing skills License: Must possess a valid California Driver license and an acceptable driving record by time of appointment. Employees regularly assigned/required to drive a city or personal vehicle in the course and scope of work shall be required to participate in the DMV Employer Pull Notice program due to the performance of field duties that may require operation of a City vehicle. APPLICATION AND SELECTION PROCEDURE: An official City of Huntington Beach online job application must be filled out in its entirety. Please submit a portfolio of three (3) marketing materials (any type of media) that has been prepared for a job or school projects. If your portfolio contains files that cannot be attached to your application, please post your content online and upload a Word document to your application that contains the direct link(s) to the site. Applications will be closely reviewed for relevant experience, education and training. Applicants best meeting the City's needs will be invited to an oral interview. Upon a conditional offer of employment a drug screen, TB Screening and California Department of Justice (DOJ) Live Scan fingerprinting must be completed with acceptable results. Other background reports may also be conducted depending on the position. Upon hire, employee is subject to further reporting from DOJ via subsequent arrest notification. Please Note: Our primary means of communication with applicants is sent via email; therefore, please include a valid email address on your application. Physical Tasks & Environmental Conditions SPECIAL CONDITIONS Public Employee Disaster Service Worker: In accordance with Government Code Section 3100, all Huntington Beach city employees are required to perform assigned disaster service worker duties in the event of an emergency or a disaster.