ICC | International Code Council
  • 26-Feb-2018 to 01-May-2018 (EST)
  • Communications
  • Washington, DC, USA
  • Hourly
  • Seasonal

Job Title: Communications Summer Intern

Department: Communications

Reports To: Director of Communications

Location: Washington, D.C.


Position Summary:

The Communications Intern provides support to the Communications Department, including assistance with media research, maintenance of media lists, support for special events and writing articles for our electronic newsletter.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Research media contacts. Support the Communications Assistant in the maintenance of media lists.
  • Monitor news for ICC mentions and industry-related topics through Meltwater. Through this research, suggest articles and topics for inclusion in the Daily Digest email to staff and for organizational social media accounts.
  • Help in the maintenance of electronic newsletter distribution lists.
  • Periodically attend staff speaking engagements and write articles about the events for electronic newsletters.
  • Conduct interviews and write first drafts of articles for our digital members-only publication, Building Safety Journal, on an as-needed basis.
  • Research and write articles for the internal staff newsletter on various topics such as employee spotlights and events.
  • Work with the Social Media/Website Editor to update the external website and social media sites.
  • Provide support for special projects such as Building Safety Month in May and the fall annual conference.
  • Answer phone calls and route callers to the appropriate staff person.
  • Sort the office's mail and distribute to appropriate staff members.
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.


Essential Skills, Education, Experience:

  • A. candidate in Junior or Senior year of study with GPA of 3.0 or higher.
  • Major concentration in Communications, Public Relations, Marketing or related field.
  • Interest in nonprofit communications and/or public affairs.
  • Strong communications skills, both written and verbal, required.
  • Detail-oriented and the ability to multi-task required.
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