Community Relations Intern, Part-time (Temporary, Paid Internship)

Company Name: 
Richland Library
Columbia, SC
Job Description: 

Richland Library seeks to hire a dependable, organized and motivated intern to assist in the Community Relations Department at Main in promoting the library and increase stakeholder support. The ideal candidate has Public Relations and/or Marketing experience, works well with others in a team environment, and possesses the ability to work independently and to manage numerous projects simultaneously. He/She has the goal to work at a development or non-profit sector. Creativity and commitment to uphold Richland Library’s standards of customer service to both external and internal parties are a must! Here are some of the things you would be doing in this position: * Assimilating and coordinating relevant information. * Generating, sharing and following through on creative ideas. * Providing and upholding Richland Library’s standards of customer service to both external and internal parties. * Developing, writing and distributing approved press releases. * Posting content to internal and external websites and online calendars. * Monitoring all forms media content and press clippings. * Planning and executing special events. * Writing material for external and internal publications. * Creating or updating community stakeholder databases. Please visit our website at for further details.


* Current enrollment in a related Bachelor’s or Masters degree program at an accredited university/college. * Public Relations and/or Marketing experience. * Data entry and event planning experience. * Ability to create social media content. * Ability to perform job functions.

How to Apply: 

APPLY IMMEDIATELY at The Library desires to fill this internship position as soon as possible. No application deadline is presently established for this vacancy. Open until filled. Applicants will be notified by email once the position is filled. Please do not send your resume/cover letter separately; only materials submitted through our online system are reviewed. All applicants must submit an online employment application using our online system. In addition to the online application, you may also attach your resume and/or cover letter; but the resume and/or cover letter will not be acceptable as an alternative to completing the online application fully. Keep in mind that if you are applying for multiple positions, you will need to submit an application for each position.