MULTICARE HEALTH SYSTEM
315 Martin Luther King Jr. Way, Tacoma, WA 98405
MultiCare believes that each employee makes a significant contribution to our success. Contributions can be within and outside of assigned responsibilities. It is our expectation that each employee will offer his/her services wherever and whenever necessary to ensure the success of our endeavors.
Marketing/Internal Communications Intern (unpaid, school credit)
DEPARTMENT: Marketing – Internal Communications
DATE: Winter quarter/Semester (Jan. – March)
Shift/Work schedule: Part time, 15-25 hrs. depending on student’s schedule
REPORTS TO: Rachel Snyder, Senior Internal Communications Specialist
To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to firstname.lastname@example.org
The Marketing/Communications Intern is responsible for supporting the Internal Communications team within the Marketing Department, comprised of Employee Communications, Marketing, Advertising Services and Media Relations. This position will provide an in-depth look in Marketing and its many facets in a busy, challenging environment. Receive hands-on experience with writing internal communication pieces (newsletter articles, intranet content, flyers), and learning and taking lead in implementing communication planning and promotions. Web knowledge is desired as this position will require learning the internal web site programming and production process.
The work environment is very fast paced and requires a quick learner. Work situations and assignments will require organization, prioritization, planning skills, independence and creativity. Students will work 15 to 25 hours a week, with a few possible weekend hours. Schedules are flexible. School credit can be earned for this unpaid position.
Produces a wide range of print and electronic communication to support internal/external communication needs, including newsletter articles, web content or pages, PowerPoint presentations, memos, emails, posters and displays
Support Marketing special events during the summer, which includes event planning, communication promotions and support on the day of the event
Work closely with Marketing Staff to achieve success with internship
Contributes to the success of the organization, keeping current on new developments within the MultiCare system, and by performing other duties as needed or assigned
Focuses on Patients and Customer Service
Fosters a healthy workplace
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Inspires teamwork and commitment
Maintains organizational perspective
KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS, & ABILITIES
Knowledge, skills, & abilities
Knowledge of and skill in the use of personal computer and related software to include Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and PageMaker for Windows or Mac
Web savvy, knowledge of current social media tools used for communication
Skill in producing clear written communication
Skill in assessing alternatives
Skill in good interpersonal, oral, and written communication
Skill in good grammar and spelling
Ability to coordinate activities
Ability to work efficiently under pressure
Ability to work independently and take initiative
Ability to willingly accept responsibility
Ability to establish and reset priorities, using good judgment
Ability to meet organization and departmental appearance standards on the job
EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE
Studying for a Bachelors in Communication, PR, Marketing, Journalism or related field of study
One previous internship is preferred
College junior or senior students required
Job descriptions represent a general outline of job duties, functions, and qualifications. They are not intended to be comprehensive in nature. In addition jobs evolve over time and therefore their description may not reflect the precise nature of the position at a given point in time.
It is MultiCare’s policy to base hiring decisions solely on the individual’s ability to perform essential job functions. Persons with disabilities are eligible for this position provided they can perform those functions with reasonable accommodation.