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Communications Internship

Posted 2014-01-17
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Keene Housing
831 Court Street
Keene, New Hampshire

Job Type:
Internship (Part-Time)

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Job Description

The Keene Housing Communications Internship provides the opportunity for students to gain experience in helping manage the public image of one of the nations most respected housing authorities. Keene Housing is nationally recognized as a leader in the areas of housing policy reform and affordable housing development. The Communications Intern helps make sure that the Agencys communication efforts support its reputation as leaders in the affordable housing industry.

The Communications intern will work on a variety of projects as assigned by the Executive Director. The ideal intern will have the ability to work independently and as part of a dynamic team, depending on the nature and duration of any specific project.

This is a paid, credit internship for 15-20 hours per week. Interns may have the option to continue into the following semester.


Responsible for the draft of articles and design layout for various publications.
Develop a multi-media presentation for prospective tenants which will include photos and floor plans each KHA property.
Participate in website design and routine website updates.
Manage Agency social media campaign; including FaceBook, LinkedIn, Twitter, etc.
Draft and distribute press releases and alerts.
Track and archive media coverage relevant to KHA and its affiliates.
Create infographics to disseminate information to management and the Board of Commissioners.
Other related duties as assigned.

Juniors, Seniors, and graduate students majoring in Communications, Journalism or other related fields.
Previous marketing, journalism, web site management, and multimedia experience a plus.
Advanced knowledge of Adobe Creative Design Suite with particular focus on InDesign
Excellent writing & editing skills
Graphic design experience a plus
Ability to work independently and simultaneously on a number of tasks.

Hours: Part-Time
Type: Internship


Amy Wright

Company Description

Since 1965, Keene Housing has provided housing assistance and supportive services to thousands of low-income elderly, disabled and working families in New Hampshires picturesque Monadnock region. With 40 staff members and an annual agency budget of $13 million, Keene Housing owns or operates approximately 675 units of housing, administers over 650 HCV rental subsidies and manages the City of Keenes CDBG program along with other grants and supportive service programs.

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