April 3, 2012

Title: Public Relations and Communications Intern

Chalk Arts Festival


Approximately 16 hrs. per week from April 20 - June 20th. More hours are necessary the week prior to the Chalk Art Festival, plus the two days of the festival.


  • Assist UFCF Communications Manager in printing, organizing and distributing CAF Artist registration flyers to schools.
  • Compose short announcements about CAF, press releases and featured artist bios. Supervised and edited by Comm. Mgr.
  • Email event announcements about CAF to all media, including online calendars. Follow up to make sure event gets posted.
  • Organize and deliver materials to UPS volunteers to fill 4,000 information bags to be handed out at CAF.
  • Communicate with more than 100 chalk artists, responding to emails and phone calls.
  • Update CAF Facebook page.
  • Collect and organize gift certificates and other artist prizes from Gateway merchants and other sponsors.
  • Writing proficiency (correct grammar, spelling) and ability to accept editing from supervisor.
  • Strong communication skills, attention to detail, initiative, enthusiasm, outgoing personality, and a sense of urgency.
  • Interpersonal skills- interacting by phone and in person with potential sponsors, artists and other UFCF employees.
  • Ability to take and understand direction.
  • Ability to make time commitments and meet deadlines.
Compensation and Travel:

Interns will be provided with a stipend and reimbursed for job-related travel expenses. It is helpful for intern to have access to a car for travel within the Salt Lake Valley.

How To Apply:

Students who are interested in this internship should send a cover letter, résumé and writing sample to the organizer of the Chalk Art Festival:

Deborah Lindner
Communications Mgr., Utah Foster Care Foundation

All interns are expected to maintain a high-quality work ethic as they would with any other employer.

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