Community Development Intern

The intern will be assigned to assist professional staff providing administrative, and business support to various teams within the Community Development Department.  The Community Development Department is focused on increasing homeownership in the city of Atlanta, serving as a catalyst to providing long-term affordable workforce housing, and preserving existing housing for decades to come.  The Department also strives to continually strengthen its monitoring and reporting functions, measuring the performance of its initiatives, programs, and services; and enforcing compliance applicable program requirements.  Invest Atlanta‚Äôs growth, progress and vision offers an outstanding opportunity for an intern who wants to further enhance their technical skills and business acumen while contributing to a positive and lasting change in the community.  

The intern will report directly to the Community Development Senior Administrative Assistant.   

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Supporting the Community Development in its day to day efforts.
  • Assist in the preparation for monthly Homeownership Q&A sessions.
  • Providing CRM user support on various levels. 
  • Assist with marketing campaigns for ComDev Team projects.
  • Assist facilitate the Housing and TAD Committee meetings. 
  • Research new initiatives to generate funding opportunities. 
  • Work with team to improve departmental efficiency by revising procedures, automating processes, and leveraging technology investments.

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, AND ABILITIES

  • Student must have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications with special emphasis on Microsoft Excel and Word.
  • Must have a proactive/innovative attitude towards problem solving.
  • Interested applicants should possess excellent analytical skills and Takes the initiative to learn the ropes.
  • Able to interact professionally and effectively with management, staff and other City personnel, and work independently, and/or as part of a team.
  • Must have a keen attention to detail. 
  • Exhibits strong communication skills both written and verbally. 


EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE

  • Must be currently enrolled as an undergraduate or graduate student.
  • Applicants must be available and willing to commit at least 3 months for an internship or as determined by the Sr. VP of Community Development.  


Resumes and current unofficial transcripts (as proof of good academic standing) should be submitted to:  jobs@investatlanta.com

Invest Atlanta is an Equal Opportunity Employer.  All qualified applicants, including but not limited to Minorities, Females, Disabled and Veterans are encouraged to apply.

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