State of Massachusetts Digital Engagement and Outreach Coordinator Internship in Boston, Massachusetts

_PURPOSE OF THE JOB_

Assist the Veterans’ Bonus Division with the administration of the program and the dissemination of information to active and discharged service members who have served in the military after September 11, 2001 in accordance with Chapter 130 of the Acts of 2005 and Chapter 132 of the Acts of 2009 as well as veterans who served in World War II, Korea and the Vietnam Conflict. This position will assist with implementing an integrated digital communications strategy to inform potential eligible veterans of the bonuses.

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_ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES_

·Develop Veterans’ Bonus program content and strategy for all digital platforms,

·Create correspondence which includes letters, flyers, power point presentations, and emails to inform veterans of the bonus eligibility requirements,

·Create and coordinate for approval regular, quality content across social media platforms, including social media posts and graphics,

·Assist with researching and coordinating outreach activities that target Massachusetts active duty military personnel and veterans that are living in and outside of Massachusetts,

·Attend and present the Veterans’ Bonus program to audiences at outreach events

·Review and process applications using Microsoft Dynamics 365 database,

·Contact and assist Veterans to provide the proper documentation to complete an application,

·Scan and file application packages received by the department via an electronic records management software program,

·Provide customer service to external and internal customers


Compensation and Benefits

This is a paid internship program. Interns will be required to document the hours worked in a timesheet. This position does not provide any overtime opportunity, the accrual of vacation time, sick time or personal time. A stipend will be provided to all participating interns. The intern stipend will be as follows $1,500.00 for undergraduate college and $2,000.00 for graduate college students, less applicable taxes and standard deductions as required by law. The student must complete the entire semester of internship to be eligible for the stipend.

Minimum Qualifications: (ONLY in FALL or SPRING semester)

Applicants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate degree program for consideration

_OTHER DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES_

·Provide research and support services for various treasury departments or projects.

·Assist the Specialist in retrieving or sending of mail.

·Performs other related duties as assigned.

·Preferred a working schedule of Wednesdays, Thursdays and Fridays, 8:45am - 5:00pm, or work schedule arrangement up to 22.5 hours per work week.

KNOWLEDGE AND SKILLS

·Strong interpersonal and organizational skills; problem solving skills; and working knowledge of essential computer applications (MS Office, Social Media platforms).

·Ability to work independently.

·Effective written and verbal communications.

·Familiar with military service and terminology.

Job: *Administrative Services

Organization: *Off of State Treas & Rec Genrl

Title: Digital Engagement and Outreach Coordinator Internship

Location: Massachusetts-Boston-1 Ashburton Place

Requisition ID: 190000B6