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Marketing/Graphic Design Intern

City of Spokane Valley
Employment Opportunity

POSITION: Marketing/Graphic Design Intern

ABOUT THE CITY: Spokane Valley is a city with a population of over 98,000 located on the eastern border of Washington State in the heart of the Inland Northwest. We pride ourselves on quality neighborhoods and schools, along with strong business and retail centers. Friendly people, natural surroundings and beautiful weather are part of what makes our community a favorite destination. Spokane Valley is a high-performing organization, and employs the use of best practices. We are a workforce based upon loyalty, accountability and professionalism. We place a high value on customer service, and take a team-oriented, collaborative approach to the way we do business. If working for a fast paced, evolving organization appeals to you, and you desire a work environment that is intellectually stimulating, respectful and rewarding, complete an application.
ABOUT THE POSITION: The City of Spokane Valley is seeking a highly skilled and enthusiastic employee to serve our City for a limited term of 6-8 months, at 15-20 hours per week as a Marketing/Graphic Design Intern. Specific days and hours to be arranged. The ideal candidate will assist Economic Development team members in the development of professional level graphic design solutions, website and social media projects, along with marketing and public relations initiatives.  
SELECTED EXAMPLES OF DUTIES: This position will create brochures, newsletters, magazines, postcards, presentations, advertisements, social media and website elements and other related graphics. Skills in photography are also recommended, although not required. Position will coordinate with printers, mail houses, and local advertising organizations along with assisting as needed on special events.
DESIRED MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS: Current senior-level college enrollment in or degree completion in the fields of graphic design, marketing, or visual communications required. Must possess skills in Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, and Illustrator. Strong familiarity with MicroSoft® Office applications, including WORD, Excel and Outlook is preferred. This position is state work-study eligible.
SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS: Must possess a valid State driver’s license or have the ability to obtain one prior to employment. Successful completion of a background check, including a criminal check.

SALARY: $13.00 per hour. This position is not eligible for benefits.
TO APPLY: Interested and qualified persons are invited to submit a complete City application, résumé, cover letter and list of three (s) work related references (name and phone number) via our Online Application System at www.spokanevalley.org – click on Jobs.
APPLICATION DEADLINE: Apply immediately. Position open until filled. First review on
August 26, 2019.
The City of Spokane Valley has a policy of limiting tobacco use in the workplace. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer.