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Communications Internship

The Marketing department of The Greater Kansas City Chamber of Commerce is seeking writers who can help develop, write, and edit content for distribution to our 2000 member companies. Our internships will provide valuable experience, quality work product, exposure to regional media and business leaders, and college credit in exchange for time and talent. The KC Chamber provides a very intern-friendly environment. The intern would assist our marketing team, which serves as an internal creative agency for our departments of public policymembershipWorld Trade Center, and programming.
Internship duties will vary, but may include the following:
  • Develop content for publications, website, and marketing collateral, including Grow KC, Your Chamber at Work, and news releases (research, interview, and writing)
  • Update regional media contact list and assist in securing television, print, and radio coverage for KC Chamber and its members in local and national media
  • Write, edit, and proofread projects across all departments for KC Chamber
  • Develop social media content
  • College degree in relevant field
  • Proficient in AP Style
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Reliable transportation
  • Experience working in a corporate environment preferred
  • Ability to work with all levels of staff, media and Chamber members
  • Self-directed, possess effectual critical thinking and problem-solving skills
  • Organized, and able to manage multiple responsibilities and deadlines
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products, specifically Word, Excel, and PowerPoint
This is an unpaid internship opportunity.