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The mission of the Utah Clean Cities Coalition is to advance the energy, economic, and environmental security of the United States by supporting local decisions to adopt practices that reduce the use of petroleum in the transportation sector.

Job & Internship Opportunities

Marketing and Communications Specialist

Salary: $17.50-20.00 hourly
Job Description: This position will be responsible for promoting the programs and services of the Utah Clean Cities (UCC) through press releases, social media, website, and marketing with a focus on writing, editing, and managing content for promotional materials, both in digital and print. The Marketing and Communications Specialist will work with the Project Manager and Executive Director to craft consistent messaging to effectively communicate the goals, vision, and purpose of UCC to the community. This position will also be responsible for brand management and work with the Project Manager to create a communications plan for the organization based on the branding and communications standards currently under development.


  • Manage development, distribution, and maintenance of all press materials for UCC programs and activities.
  • Maintain all social media accounts including Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter.
  • Work collaboratively with colleagues across teams to assemble information and images, edit and write copy, and prepare promotional materials including e-newsletters, printed materials, press releases, and online content including the website.
  • Contract with graphic designers to facilitate the creation of materials for all UCC graphic materials.
  • Develop and communicate project timelines across the UCC programs and ensure deadlines are met.
  • Create, manage, and expand distribution lists for promotion of materials including media, local artists, community councils, internal city stakeholders/departments, city council liaisons, and community organizations and partners, and publications.
  • Update and promote UCC events through UCC website
  • Work with UCC staff to identify marketing opportunities and manage agreements and contracts related to marketing and sponsorship efforts. Includes evaluating and implementing advertising and overseeing an advertising budget.
  • Monitor analytics and make suggestions for improving content, delivery strategy, and integration with website.
  • Manage distribution of print promotional materials in the community.
  • Track and archive press mentions and communications collateral.
  • Coordinate media at all events, includes working with speakers as well as coordinating press relations
  • Work with private partners in the coordination of marketing efforts and collection of media assets.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Marketing, Communications, or a related area, or equivalency (2 years related work experience may be substituted for 1 year of education).
  • Minimum of three to five years experience in public relations, communications, journalism or related fields.
  • Experience in different styles of writing, publishing software packages and advertising concepts may be preferred.
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills with high accuracy.
  • Strong positive interpersonal and customer service skills, including relationship building
  • Strong organizational and project management skills; ability to prioritize tasks to meet varying and often competing deadlines.
  • Demonstrated ability to collaborate effectively with colleagues.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook; WordPress and/or Mailchimp or other e-mail marketing software.
  • Previous experience in marketing, public relations, and/or communications

Other preferred experience
– Educational background in transportation, planning, nonprofit work
– Proficiency with Adobe Creative Suite
– Experience with content creation in photo, video, or graphic design

This is a part time non-benefitted position. 25-30 hours weekly.

$17.50-20.00 hourly based on experience.

This position is primarily in-office, but requires on site presence at events, festivals, workshops, community meetings, press events etc. May require extended hours during events and occasional weekends and evenings.

Interested applicants must submit a resume and cover letter. Cover letter should be no more than 300 words describing how you meet the position qualifications. Address letters to Emily Paskett, Project Manager

Email materials to emily.paskett@utahcleancities.org using the subject line: Marketing and Communications Specialist.
Location: Salt Lake City
How to Apply: Submit resume and cover letter to emily.paskett@utahcleancities.org
Closing Date: December 13, 2019

Spring 2020 Internship Opportunity- Communications Intern

We are pleased to announce the launch of the Spring 2020 term of the U.S. Department of Energy’s Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program (CCUWDP)

The Clean Cities University Workforce Development Program is an initiative of Clean Cities, a government-industry partnership sponsored by the U.S. Department of Energy’s Vehicle Technologies Program. Clean Cities strives to reduce petroleum consumption in the transportation sector in nearly 100 communities across the country. Since the creation of the CCUWDP in 2010, Clean Cities has hosted more than 350 interns in more than 60 Coalitions.

The Clean Cities internship will give students studying communications, public relations, business, marketing, engineering or environmental sciences, the opportunity to grow public awareness and expand the markets of advanced vehicle technologies, alternative fuels, and practices that reduce the consumption of petroleum. Students have participated in research, outreach activities, public  education, K-12 outreach, fleet events, and a vast array of transportation-related environmental projects.

Utah Clean Cities is a part of the National Network of nearly 100 Clean Cities and covers the entire state of Utah. This Fall Semester we are offering a paid Communications internship focusing on Social Media, Blog and Website content writing, newsletters, stakeholder highlights and
other coalition work.

Specific Internship Details:
– Position is 15 or 20 hours/week for 14 weeks
– Spring 2020 Internship Approximate Dates: January 13- April 24, 2020
– Stipend range from $2,520 – $4,200 depending on academic level and number of hours
– Must be a current undergraduate (Junior or Senior only), graduate student, or up to one year past graduation.
– Educational focus and/or experience managing social media, or websites encouraged

Send your resume and cover letter to emily.paskett@utahcleancities.org by December 13th

Contact Information

Phone: 801-580-1922

Physical Address: 451 S. State Street, Ste. 415, Salt Lake City, UT 84111

Mailing Address: P.O. Box 145474, Salt Lake City, UT 84114