Communications Intern

Company:
Indiana American Water
153 N. Emerson Avenue
Greenwood, Indiana 46143
Title: Communications Intern
Job Type: Internship
Description:

This position will be part-time over the course of the summer to the end of 2018 working 15 hours per week. There is a possibility of some work outside of these days depending on activities occurring with Indiana American Water. This position has the potential of continuing part-time during the remainder of the year with flexible hours dependent on the student’s schedule.

Primary Role

Indiana American Water is looking for an enthusiastic Communications Intern to assist our external and internal communications. You will promote a positive public image and help coordinate the dissemination of information on our company’s behalf.

Phenomenal communication and copywriting skills make a strong communications intern. Experience in corporate communications and project management are important qualities too. Your enthusiasm and positive attitude will help you gain the trust of colleagues and external parties alike.

Key Accountabilities

• Participate in developing effective corporate communication strategies.

• Generate content for internal & external communications (memos, newsletters, news releases, web & social media, etc.).

• Collaborate with internal & external stakeholders to produce copy/graphics for advertisements or articles.

• Coordinate with the Manager of External Affairs to translate creative concepts into print, online and other collateral materials.

• Organize initiatives and plan events or press conferences.

• Assist with integration of new customers resulting from acquisition of water and wastewater utilities.

Qualifications:

College student seeking a degree in public relations, journalism, communications, or related field.

Knowledge / Skills

Excellent written communication skills

Strong creativity

Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

Strong attention to detail.

Experience in copywriting and editing.

Working knowledge of MS Office, photo & video editing and design software is an asset.

Excellent communication and presentation skills.

Outstanding organizational and planning abilities.

Competencies

Functional / Technical Skills

earning on the Fly

Organizational Agility

Problem Solving

Time Management