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Communications Intern

Date: Aug 14, 2019

Location: Milwaukee, WI, US, 53224

Company: A. O. Smith Corporation

Overview

 

A. O. Smith Corporation, a global leader in residential and commercial water heating, as well as a manufacturer of water treatment products, is in search of a Communications Intern at our World Headquarters in Milwaukee, Wisconsin.  The Communications Intern will start during the Fall 2019 semester and work year-round on a part-time basis (15 – 30 hours/week).  This is an exciting opportunity for an undergraduate or graduate student majoring in Journalism, Digital or Mass Communications to join the company’s Corporate Communications team and gain valuable hands-on experience with internal and external communications.  A. O. Smith (AOS), named a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, is a $3.2 billion organization with 16,500 employees world-wide.

Responsibilities

 

DIGITAL COMMUNICATIONS

 

  1. WEBSITES
    • Research, develop and post content on AOSNET — the company’s intranet. This includes content creation, content migration, SEO, metadata development and site testing.
    • Assist with content creation for the company’s external web site, www.aosmith.com.
       
  2. SOCIAL MEDIA
    • Draft copy for the company’s LinkedIn, Facebook and Twitter sites.
       
  3. PUBLIC RELATIONS
    • Assist with the development and distribution of media materials, including news releases, media alerts and contributed articles.
       
  4. EVENTS
    • Help to plan and execute company events and internal awards programs.
Qualifications
  • Must be enrolled in an accredited Bachelor's or Master's degree program with a major in Journalism, Communications or a related field
  • Demonstrated experience in interviewing and writing for the web and or publications
  • Strong communications skills
  • Knowledge of social media platforms
  • Excellent organization and time-management skills
  • Ability to work independently with minimal supervision

 


Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

Job Segment: Intern, Communications, Social Media, Corporate Communications, Entry Level, Marketing, Part Time

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