Fayette County Public Schools

Name: Fayette County Public Schools

Contact Number: (859) 381-4100

Address: 701 East Main Street, Lexington, KY 40502

Email:  lisa.deffendall@fayette.kyschools.us

Web Address: https://www.fcps.net/district

Description: Fayette County Public Schools needs up to three interns to work with the school spokesperson to coordinate strategic communications, crisis communications and strategic event communications. The position will include, but is not limited to, all of the following: 

Internal and external communications

Event planning

Social media postings

Design and editing 

Press conference organization

Special publications


Video scripting

A high degree of confidentiality is absolutely required. The ideal candidate should be familiar with social media platforms and design software. This internship is a high-pressure environment and requires a great deal of flexibility. Weekend and evening work may be needed at times. This office is the face of the school district, so the intern selected must have excellent customer service skills, a professional demeanor and the ability to interact with stakeholders in a positive way. This is a paid internship. Email a resume, cover letter and writing samples to Lisa Deffendall lisa.deffendall@fayette.kyschools.us. 

Core Tasks: Work with the school spokesperson to coordinate strategic communications, crisis communications and strategic event communications.