Communications Intern

at Tarrant Regional Water District (view profile)
Location Fort Worth
Date Posted January 13, 2020
Category Corporate Communications
Job Type Intern


Position summary:

The Communications Intern is responsible for helping implement goals, ideas and events for the Communications and Planning department.


Qualifications required:

  • Previous job experience in Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or other related fields


  • Sophomore, Junior, Senior or Graduate-level students available to work during the Spring of 2020 full-time or part-time, Monday – Friday, 8AM – 4:30PM at our Fort Worth, TX location.
  • Students pursuing a degree in Marketing, Digital Marketing, Marketing Analytics, Journalism or Social Media, Communications, Advertising, Journalism, PR, English, or related field.
  • Must be detail-oriented, organized, and have the ability to oversee small projects through to completion with excellent time-management for on-time delivery.
  • Proficiency in social media management (Facebook Business Manager, Facebook Ads Manager, Instagram)
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills.


Qualifications desired:

  • Understanding of marketing strategies, digital advertising, branding, and industry trends
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite software.
  • Proficiency in some or all Adobe Creative Suite software.
  • Basic to intermediate level of proficiency with photography.
  • A basic understanding of WordPress is a plus.


Essential functions and responsibilities:

  • Monitor social media accounts, respond to questions, and engage with followers.
  • Write and post content for social media platforms under the direction of the Communications Strategist.
  • Help write new blog posts for TRWD’s website and Trinity Trails mobile app.
  • Photograph TRWD assets and events that can be used for digital marketing, including Twin Points Park events.
  • Assist the Creative Media Manager with video projects, as needed.

Nonessential functions, skills and experience:

  • Performs other duties as required.
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