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Friday, February 04, 2011

Healthpartners - Communications Intern Job

Job Description:

Position Title: Communications Intern
Department: HealthPartners / Regions Hospital Communications
Division: HealthPartners Marketing and Communications
Stipend: $10/hour

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 and communications skills in a health care environment• HealthPartners Communications team is seeking an intern with an interest in media relations, social media, internal communications and writing.

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.
  • Contribute to the team’s social media efforts including writing content for the interactive newsroom, Twitter and Facebook and creating content for YouTube.
  • Provide support and coordination for special events and meetings sponsored by HealthPartners and Regions Hospital.

Required Qualifications:
  • Enrolled in or a recent graduate of a mass communication, communications, marketing, journalism, public relations, or related program
  • Prefer at least one prior internship in public relations, journalism or marketing
  • Knowledge of using social media for public relations
  • Strong writing skills
  • Interest in health care field preferred

Other details:
  • 40 hours per week
  • Individual will have office space three days at HealthPartners offices in Bloomington and two days at Regions Hospital in St. Paul
Apply online now.