Employment - Central County Fire & Rescue

Employment

Central County Fire & Rescue (CCFR) seeks a Public Relations/Social Media Intern.

CCFR is the largest fire department in St. Charles County, serving approximately 90,000 residents over 72 square miles. With over 80 full-time employees and six fire stations, the department continues to grow and constantly strives to be proactive and innovative, working together with the community to keep everyone safe.

Internship Job Description

We are seeking a Public Relations/Social Media Intern who is eager to contribute. The intern will gain visibility, knowledge, and experience into all aspects of the public information field, will provide concrete deliverables and will participate in developing content utilizing their writing, photography and videography skills.

Responsibilities

  • Fully support CCFR’s PR strategy and execute tactics as needed to fulfill the mission
  • Create and curate engaging content for the CCFR website, newsletter, blog and social media channels
  • Communicate and build relationships with internal, as well as external audiences
  • Assist in creating and distributing news releases
  • Build and update media lists and databases
  • Schedule, coordinate and attend various events
  • Perform research and market analysis activities as needed

Skills/Requirements

  • Strong desire to learn
  • Solid understanding of all social networks, photography, and videography
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Efficiency using MS Office
  • Efficiency using Adobe Creative software and Sprout Social
  • Passion for the public information industry and its best practices
  • Current enrollment in a related BS at a local university/college majoring in public relations, communication, social media, or related field

This is a paid internship as an independent contractor. We will work with your university if you are required to enroll in an internship course as part of your curriculum.

Interested candidates should submit their completed application and a copy of all credentials via email to:

Jason Meinershagen, Public Information Officer

jason@centralcountyfire.org

The application can be found HERE.

For questions, contact Jason Meinershagen at 636-970-9700 ext. 112

  • CCFR is an equal opportunity employer