New Media Internship | Office of Information Technologies
Please submit cover letter, resume and at least two digital samples that demonstrate writing and digital creativity to the attention of Elisa A. Esasky, New Media Manager at firstname.lastname@example.org.
This paid position is a temporary, part-time, hourly internship.
Start date flexible.
15 to 20 hours per week based on availability.
Full-time summer hours possible.
Internship may be used towards credit at a college, university or equivalent institution if applicable.
Primary Functions & Objectives
The Web/New Media intern will assist the New Media Manager and Web Content Developer with day-to-day operations of the diocesan Internet and Intranet, as well as some diocesan social media. This involves content creation, design, as well as photography, audio and video creation. These functions will include working with diocesan staff, including but not limited to the Office of Information Technologies team, clergy, and parish and school personnel.
All Pennsylvania clearance and background screens will be required upon hiring.
Candidates need not be Catholic, but have knowledge of the Catholic faith.
Interested candidates will be ready to contribute on day one with the ability to work hard and learn quickly. We are seeking a student in an undergraduate or post graduate degree program in communications, digital media, mass media, journalism or its equivalent academic field. Candidates must possess strong writing and design, interpersonal, organizational and time management skills. You must work well in a team setting, and speak well in front of others.
Writing and design skills must be fully demonstrated with samples submitted with resume. A proven knowledge and experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Adobe Photoshop CS5 or greater are a must. Some knowledge of Adobe Illustrator, Adobe Flash and Microsoft SharePoint is also helpful.
Candidates must be willing to travel for projects scheduled off campus; some of which may include off hours.
Your primary responsibilities will be to support the New Media/Web Team, which will include projects for other diocesan entities.
On a day-to-day basis you will help create, design and produce content on the diocesan, parish and school websites. This would include general usage content, event coverage, breaking news, departmental requests, registrations, panels, logos, video and audio content. Assistance and assignment of web related Help Desk tickets will also be required.
You will assist in content migration for new website projects, web and social media training, documentation creation and quality assurance and posting of diocesan social media, i.e. event coverage and breaking news.
Candidates may maintain contact and collaborate with parishes throughout the developmental stages of parish website builds; as well as create, design and produce content on these websites.
You will work with the New Media Manager and Information Technologies team to maintain the necessary security surrounding access to its sites and ensure adherence to diocesan policies concerning usage and maintenance.
Other duties as assigned.
Director of the Office of Information Technologies and New Media Manager of the Office of Information Technologies.