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Communications Intern

Are you passionate about event planning, design work, and marketing? If so, the Utah Inland Port Authority seeks an enthusiastic Communications Intern to join our team and support the Communications Director.

As a Communications Intern, you will collaborate closely with our communications team to assist in the development and execution of various marketing and communication strategies. This opportunity is ideal for individuals looking to gain hands-on experience in event planning, graphic design, social media management, and marketing support within a dynamic and fast-paced environment.

Principal Duties

As the Communications Intern, you will:

  • Assist in planning, coordinating, and executing events and outreach activities.
  • Contribute to the design and production of marketing materials, including digital content, brochures, and presentations.
  • Support the Communications Director in managing social media platforms, creating engaging content, and tracking analytics.
  • Help draft correspondence, reports, newsletters, and other written materials for both internal and external audiences.
  • Collaborate with various departments to gather information and assist in communication efforts.
  • Conduct market research and analyze trends to support marketing strategies.
  • Participate in team meetings and provide input on communication strategies and campaigns.

Ideal Candidate

  • Is currently enrolled in or a recent graduate of a degree program in Communications, Marketing, Public Relations, Graphic Design, or a related field.
  • Has a keen interest in event planning, marketing, and design work.
  • Possesses strong writing and communication skills.
  • Is proficient in using digital marketing tools and social media platforms.
  • Has basic knowledge of graphic design software (e.g., Adobe Creative Suite).
  • Is a proactive, creative thinker with the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

Why You Should Join Our Team

Interning with the Utah Inland Port Authority offers a unique opportunity to contribute to significant projects that impact the state of Utah and beyond. You will gain invaluable experience and insight into the communications and marketing operations of a major port authority, all while working in a supportive and mentorship-focused environment. Join us to kickstart your career in communications and make a difference through your work.

The Agency

The Utah Inland Port Authority is dedicated to developing a modern, sustainable, and efficient inland port that enhances Utah's economic capabilities. We are committed to fostering growth, improving supply chain efficiency, and creating jobs while being mindful of environmental and community impacts. For more information on the Utah Inland Port Authority, please visit our website!

Supplemental Information

This internship is open to students currently enrolled in a degree program relevant to the position or recent graduates. The position is based in Salt Lake City, Utah, and may require occasional travel to event locations. Interns must be able to commit to a minimum number of hours per week (to be determined based on availability and project needs - approximately 25-40 hours per week). The estimated length of this internship is 3-6 months, and it is set to begin in the middle of May (approximately May 13).