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Administrative Intern

Company: Piedmont Triad Regional Council
Location: Kernersville
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:

CATEGORY: Administration EOE STATEMENT: We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Description This is an opportunity to gain valuable experience working with 75 municipalities and counties in the Piedmont Triad region of North Carolina. You will gain experience in preparing meeting materials and assisting with organization wide events. A priority for the Administrative Intern position is to assist with developing captivating social media content for our various programs. A key component of this role will be to gain an understanding of brand-appropriate language and ability to follow brand guidelines.

The ideal candidate for the Administrative Intern is passionate about communicating the complex ideas of public administration through both internal and external channels of communication. This is accomplished by coordinating special events, social media content, job postings, and a variety of organizational tasks. A project assignment will be to develop custom themed wellness challenges for employees.

A typical assignment would be to create a social media schedule to promote a new program initiative and develop on-brand and visually appealing content. Other assignments would include creating creative HR content for LinkedIn based on new job postings and agency news, monitoring employee reviews on sites like Glassdoor or Indeed and crafting professional responses. You will switch gears to prepare materials for upcoming board meetings and occasionally fill in as a front desk receptionist. On event days, you will manage the caterer and have responsibility for the meeting space. While using your superb administrative and organizational skills, you will maintain accurate safety accountability lists and assign online safety trainings to new hires and staff. Job posting will remain open until filled. POSITION REQUIREMENTS: Interested candidates for the Administrative Intern position should be pursuing higher educational attainment in public administration, communications, or a related field and have passion for communicating and engaging a variety of audiences. Knowledge of modern office practices, procedures, equipment, and various computer products, including Microsoft programs and design programs, will be essential in this role. Event planning experience will be beneficial. Hours worked are flexible and average 20 hours per week but not to exceed 1,000 hours annually.

If you are selected to fill the role of Administrative Intern, you will need to present a valid North Carolina Driver's License, pass the pre-employment drug screen and background screening process. Duration of internship is flexible but anticipated as 12 months from June 2022 through May 2023.

PM21 ABOUT THE ORGANIZATION: At the Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC), we work to implement creative regional solutions to improve the lives of the community. When you visit our vibrant office conveniently located in Kernersville, the center of the Triad, you find our passionate staff members working diligently to fulfill our mission. Our office is on the southside of the Interstate 40 at the NC Highway 66 interchange. It is a 20-minute drive to downtown Greensboro, Winston Salem, or High Point. Our location is equipped with an electric charging station.

Our organization has seven core departments; Area Agency on Aging, Criminal Justice, Economic Development, Community Development Services, Management Services, Regional Planning, and Workforce Development. Our staff in each department specializes in serving its niche of the Triad community.

PTRC employees are constantly looking for ways to innovate and expand our programs. We look for ways to enrich our lives in and outside of the workplace. If you are passionate about serving the public and desire to grow and expand your skillset, the PTRC could be an excellent fit for you!

The PTRC hires and retains staff that is at the top of their field. See why our employees love working at the PTRC. SALARY RANGE: Salary is $17.00 per hour. Generally 20 hours per week and not to exceed 1,000 hours annually. FICA and EAP services only. EXEMPT/NON-EXEMPT: Non-Exempt FULL-TIME/PART-TIME: Part-Time LOCATION: NC, Kernersville OPEN DATE: 4/8/2022


Keywords: Piedmont Triad Regional Council, Winston-Salem , Administrative Intern, Administration, Clerical , Kernersville, North Carolina

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