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Saturday, April 30, 2011

C.H. Robinson Worldwide - Community Relations Intern

At C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. our roots run deep. In 1905, Charles Henry Robinson started a small produce brokerage that developed the traditions and standards of service that shaped the Fortune 500 Company we are today. As a global provider of multimodal transportation and produce services, we are headquartered in Eden Prairie, MN and operate through a network of more than 7,000 employees in more than 235 offices in the United States, Canada, Mexico, Europe, Asia, South America, Australia, and the Middle East. We are the largest third party logistics (3PL) company in North America, and our services extend to more than 35,000 customers globally, ranging from other Fortune 500 companies to small businesses in a variety of industries.

Our people are our greatest asset and create a unique corporate culture that has built strong relationships with customers around the world. They execute our tradition of service on a daily basis and take pride in sustaining our dynamic leadership in the transportation logistics industry. You’ll feel the energy the moment you step into one of our branches. That energy is what inspires us to find motivated individuals to join us in our quest to find solutions, develop innovative technology, and provide exceptional service to our customers.

Equal Opportunity Employer
C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc.

There are no benefits for this position.

C.H. Robinson Worldwide, Inc. has made a strong commitment to giving back to the community in which we work and live. Our success is dependent on the health and productivity of our employees, our customers and contract carriers, our communities, and our world. That's why we're always looking for opportunities to give back to our industry, support great causes, and make C.H. Robinson a great place to work.

Position Description:
We are looking for an energetic, motivated intern to assist us in the Community Relations department. As an intern, you’ll gain hands-on work experience with planning and executing our charitable giving efforts, including assisting with fundraising events, volunteer events, grantmaking, and writing communications. This is a full-time, summer internship.

  • Assist with event planning, execution, and post event analysis for charitable and volunteer events
  • Manage employee volunteers during fundraising and volunteer events
  • Interview, write, and edit key communication materials to employees (event email campaigns, feature articles, etc.)
  • Contribute ideas and content for social media strategies
  • Participate in the grant review process and assist with follow-up communications
  • Assist with organization of event photo archives and video
  • Collaborate with internal departments, including marketing, public relations, and human resources, as well as local non-profits
  • Exceptional organization, communication, customer service, and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent writing and communication skills
  • Reliable, responsible, and customer service-oriented
  • Strong time management and prioritization skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Resourceful; self-starter
  • Initiative and ability to work independently
  • Demonstrated leadership ability
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products and knowledge of the Internet and social media
  • Interest in pursuing a career in Communications or Community Relations
  • All interns must have completed at least two or three years toward an undergraduate degree in Communications, Journalism, Community Relations or a related field.
  • We are currently looking for a sophomore or junior in college.
Some evenings and weekends required.
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