City of Raleigh Office of Strategy & Innovation

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Position Title:

Innovation Storyteller Intern~

Company Description:

City of Raleigh’s employees are bold thinkers who are driven by impact. We seek to gather, spotlight, and generate excitement about their stories. We’re looking for someone who takes initiative, has excellent attention to detail, perseveres, is energized by learning about others, and stays curious..

https://raleighnc.gov/strategy-and-innovation

Internship Job Description:

Are you passionate about innovation and love spotlighting creativity? Are you excited about Raleigh’s flourishing innovation ecosystem (startups, social enterprises, universities, and non-profits)? Are you interested in learning more about how innovation is cultivated through public/private partnerships? Come join the City of Raleigh’s new Office of Strategy & Innovation (aka Yes, And!) as our Innovation Storyteller Intern and help us spotlight and build our culture of innovation.

SKILLS / COMPETENCIES:
Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, PowerPoint, Office, Excel), internet browsers, and web search engines

Active knowledge of Social Media channels: Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, LinkedIn, Twitter, Tik-Tok

Language skills: Fluent in English

Soft skills: Organized, detailed driven, self-motivated, responsive, and able to multi-task in a timely manner, strong interpersonal skills, excellent oral and written communication skills, ability to collaborate, strong work ethic and positive attitude, ability to learn quickly, collect and synthesize information easily 

EDUCATIONAL REQUIREMENTS:
Current student at a university or recent graduate – preferred fields of study: Business Administration, Entrepreneurship/Social Entrepreneurship, Communication, Psychology, Marketing & related fields 

QUALIFICATIONS: Your set of application documents should contain a cover letter, a resume, and if available, contact information for 3 professional references.
   
CITY OF RALEIGH VISION: To pursue world-class quality of life by actively collaborating with our community towards a fulfilling and inspired future for all.

DIVERSITY COMMITMENT:     To harness the power of innovation, City of Raleigh invests in the development of its diverse employees. We aspire to leverage the qualities and appreciate the unique competencies that each person brings to our team.

WORK HOURS: Part-time, in-person (20-hours/week), 8-10 weeks starting mid-May.

SUPERVISOR: Intern reports to the Senior Strategy Analyst

COMPENSATION: $15-18/hour

Type and Timing of Internship:

Part Time, during Summer

Approximate Start/End Dates:

2022-05-15 —

Internship Location:

Raleigh, NC

Paid?

Yes –

Application Instructions:

Deadline: 2022-03-31
Email relevant materials to heather.mcdougall@raleighnc.gov. Review of applicants is now open and continues until March 31st.

Primary Contact Email:

heather.mcdougall@raleighnc.gov