03 Jul
Communication Intern (Summer 2022)
Nebraska, Omaha / council bluffs , 68101 Omaha / council bluffs USA

Requisition ID: 151788Job Level: InternshipHome District/Group: MEC Transportation DistrictDepartment: CommunicationsMarket: TransportationEmployment Type: Full TimePosition OverviewKiewit’s Corporate Communication team is searching for a talented internship candidate to join the team. The intern will provide support for a wide array of media, public relations, social media, marketing communication, community outreach and government affairs projects.LocationThe position is based in Omaha at the company’s headquarters.ResponsibilitiesResearch and write key company content shared through Kiewit internal and external channels

Vet and research media opportunities, as assigned

Create talking points and key messages in response to external speaking engagements or interview opportunities

Monitor traditional and social media

Help implement strategic and proactive PR plans among the company’s different business sectors

Brainstorm creative ideas for newsroom, marketing, social media and intranet content

Develop and write content for external marketing communications, including ads and sponsorships, website content and social media campaign

Participate in government affairs outreach, research and reporting

Help organize and support community outreach events such as collection drives, volunteering and speaking engagements

Support the company’s crisis training and preparedness initiatives

QualificationsSeeking a college junior or senior pursuing a degree in communication, Journalism, marketing, creative writing, political science or a related field of study. The following are basic qualifications for the role:Excellent writing, researching and verbal communication skills

Proficiency in Microsoft Office products and Adobe Creative Suite

High level of motivation, willingness to learn and work independently

Outstanding attention to detail and accuracy; strong organizational skills

Proactive, assertive and happy to assist others with a variety of tasks

Ideal candidates have existing knowledge of AP Style

#LI-CS1We offer our fulltime staff employees a comprehensive benefits package that’s among the best in our industry, including top-tier medical, dental and vision plans covering eligible employees and dependents, voluntary wellness and employee assistance programs, life insurance, disability, retirement plans with matching, and generous paid time off.We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. Employment decisions are made without regard to race, color, religion, national or ethnic origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, disability, protected veteran status or other characteristics protected by law.Company: MEC

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