Communication Intern @ APA Florida

The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association (APA Florida) seeks a Communications Intern in its Tallahassee office. This in-person position would report to the Communications Manager and assist in helping implement the communications strategy for the organization’s 12 geographical sections and committees.

The applicant must be savvy with Canva, Adobe, PowerPoint, Sprout Social, YouTube Studio, MailChimp, Survey Monkey, JotForm, Zoom, GoToWebinar, and all social media platforms. Finalists will be asked to submit proof of expertise. This position will work with section and committee leaders to devise a cross-promotional content-sharing process to enhance the membership value of the organization’s more than 3,000 members.

The position tasks include but are not limited to:
• Updating section/committee websites and social media platforms
• Crafting branded and well-designed mass emails in MailChimp
• Assisting section/committee with event marketing
• Creating social media videos/graphics and fliers in Canva
• Updating membership rosters in MailChimp
• Assisting section/committee with webinars set up, production
• Creating event registration forms in JotForm
• Creating surveys in Survey Monkey
• Editing videos and uploading on YouTube
• Cross-promoting of section/committee online and in-person events
• Hosting trainings when required
• Monitoring Google Alerts

We want a creative self-starter who knows when to ask questions in a fast-paced non-profit environment. The ideal applicant is a well-organized multitasker who can handle changing priorities on a whim. Knowledge of standard branding principles is an advantage. General knowledge of the planning field is a bonus.

Does this sound like you? Apply here.

Hours: 12-15 a week | Pay: $15 / hour | Duration: One year | Start date: May 1
Contact with questions only: Patti Shea, or 850-201-3272

About APA Florida
The Florida Chapter of the American Planning Association is a non-profit organization of professionals, students, and allied professionals providing vision and leadership for Florida communities’ future development and redevelopment. We are the state affiliate of the American Planning Association and have more than 3,000 members, making us the second-largest APA Chapter in the country. We have a diverse membership in expertise and focus in Florida and nationwide. APA Florida members work both in the public and private sector; for federal, state, and local government; for firms both large and small; in long-range planning and development review; in master planning, as well as site planning; in transportation planning, land use planning, environmental planning, design, and in many other capacities.