2024-2025 Yearlong Red Purple Modernization Social Media and Video Content Intern - ( 24000013 )DescriptionChicago Transit Authority is the second largest transit system in the country! Our college internship program offers summer and year-long internships that provide students with valuable work experience, professional development, and mentorship. Students receive exposure to the discipline of the workplace and are guided by subject matter experts who assist them in acquiring the skills, knowledge, and experience needed to perform in today’s technically demanding careers. Interns at CTA work in a range of departments across the authority.Our internships are project-based; therefore, the skills that we seek vary based on the needs of the projects during each term. All majors are welcome to apply, but please see education experience/requirements for specifics about what disciplines each internship project is seeking.Internships are part-time (15 hours a week) during the school year and full-time (40 hours a week) during the summer.In this role within the Red Purple Modernization department’s RPM Communications unit, interns will:
Create original social media content for the RPM channels to promote the efforts and updates of the RPM Phase One Project.
Develop, draft, and submit social media posts for Facebook, Instagram and Twitter related to active construction updates, community events and alerts, and advertisements for local business partners.
Draft, produce, edit, and publish video content for the RPM YouTube channel in the effort to advertise local business partners.
Primary work location for this role: Red-Purple Modernization Community Office (5137 N. Broadway Street, Chicago Illinois 60640)QualificationsEducational Experience/Requirements:
Preferred Major(s): Advertising, Public Relations, Photography, Videography, Journalism, Marketing, Communications, Broadcasting, Content Creation
Preferred Level of Education: College junior and above
Required enrollment status: Full-time (as defined by your academic institution) in a degree program at an accredited college or university
The demands associated with the normal office environment
Must be able to comply with office policy to work on-site twice per week
Light physical activity, including walking outdoors and climbing stairs
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Strong Microsoft Office and computer skills
Strong oral and written communication skills
Good creative, analytical, and critical thinking skills
Good organizational skills with attention to detail
Good project management skills
Proficient in Facebook, Twitter and Instagram publishing
Experience with video footage and editing software
Additional Details: Final salary will be determined in part by the qualifications of the selected candidate and may be higher or lower than target.Applicants, if hired,must comply with CTA's residency ordinance.CTA IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYERNo employee or applicant for employment will be discriminated against because of race, color, creed, religion, sex, marital status, national origin, sexual orientation, ancestry, age, unfavorable military discharge, disability or any other status protected by federal, state, or local laws; except where a bona fide occupational qualification exists We are committed to providing an inclusive environment for our workforce and supporting the communities we serve. CTA will make reasonable accommodations for the known disabilities of otherwise qualified applicants for employment as well as its employees, unless undue hardship would result. If you require an accommodation in the application or hiring process, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org prior to the submission of your application or upon notification of your actual test date. CTA will work with you to determine if an accommodation can be provided.Primary Location : USA-Illinois-ChicagoJob : InternshipJob Posting : Jan 12, 2024, 2:34:44 PMPosition Type: : Part-time Temporary (PTT)Req ID: 24000013Full-time