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Saturday, April 03, 2010

HealthPartners - Corporate Communications Intern Job

Job Description:

Position Title: Corporate Communications Intern
Stipend: $10/hour
Length of Internship: May through August, 2010
Department: HealthPartners / Regions Hospital
Corporate Communications
Division: HealthPartners Marketing and
Communications

The culture at HealthPartners is one of ownership, pride, service and most importantly, partnership. That spirit of partnership among employees, patients and the community helped us to earn a place on the Minneapolis/St. Paul Business Journal's List of the Twin Cities Great Places to Work. Join us for a career that offers respect, support and encouragement. You'll stay for the power of partnership.

Position Purpose:
Looking for an excellent opportunity to hone your public relations skills in a health care environment• HealthPartners Corporate Communications is seeking an intern with an interest in media relations, writing, internal communications, and event planning.

Responsibilities include:

·Write and edit copy for internal publications, brochures, memos and website articles.

·Assist with media relations: write and distribute news releases, follow-up with key media, prepare background information, prepare staff for media interviews, provide patient condition updates, maintain media lists and editorial calendars, and assist staff with interview process.

·Provide support and coordination for special events and meetings sponsored by HealthPartners and Regions Hospital.

·Help with strategy, monitoring and measurement of social media efforts.

Required Qualifications:

·Enrolled in or a recent graduate of a mass communication, journalism, public relations, or related program.

·Strong writing skills

·Interest in health care field preferred.

· Social media and writing experience preferred.

Other details:
· 40 hours per week.
·Individual will have office space at HealthPartners corporate offices in Bloomington and at Regions Hospital in St. Paul.