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Summer 2018 Internal & External Communications Internship

By Cierra Seid
Posted on 20 November 2017 | 1:11 pm — 

Description:

In this internship role, the individual will be responsible for supporting the Retail Business Services communications team to gain exposure to all aspects of a corporate communications environment. The internship position will gain exposure to internal communications, media relations, writing for associate communications and the press, social media in addition to specific project assignments. In addition, during the internship period, the intern will research best practices for associate communications and storytelling, and make recommendations for Retail Business Services for implementation. Additional projects may be assigned, as needed.

Internship positions are available for a broad range of challenging assignments. Take this opportunity to learn the inside of the complex supermarket industry while you develop the leadership skills and business knowledge you need to enhance your career. The paid internship experience is an opportunity to work on real projects that are meaningful and hands-on. Come work in a team environment designed to promote and reward individuality, innovation, leadership, and strong business results.

Requirements:

• Public Relations or Communications, with a specific interest in corporate PR.
• Strong organization skills and ability to effectively manage projects during a short time-frame.
• Excellent writing skills, including experience with blog and other social media writing.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and collaborate with teams across multiple functions.

Qualifications

• Enrolled in a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree program; minimum GPA 3.0 is required (transcripts will be requested)
• Demonstrated ability with Microsoft Office applications
• Ability to effectively interact with all levels of the organization
• Demonstrated leadership abilities such as assertiveness and willingness to take calculated risks
• Ability to take initiative, learn quickly and strive for results
• Strong analytical skills
• Ability to communicate clearly and effectively in all situations with solid interpersonal skills
• Team-oriented thinking
• Strong project management skills
• Permanent employment authorization/U.S. citizenship
• All majors encouraged to apply; (Operations, Supply, Logistics Management, Industrial Engineering and Business majors are preferred for Distribution positions).

Apply online HERE

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