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Saturday, March 03, 2012

Thrivent Financial - Internship

The Communications department Intern will join our communications/media relations team for the summer of 2012 to assist with various department tasks including research and writing for department projects. Job Roles / Responsibilities / Accountabilities • Conduct research and draft postings for Facebook and Twitter sites as well as respond to fan/follower questions and/or issues.
  • Assist media relations team with activities such as researching and writing news materials as well as assisting financial representatives with their own publicity efforts.
  • Assist Community Relations, Internal Communications, Field Communications and Creative Services teams on a variety of tasks including research and writing articles for organizational Intranet sites.
  • Potential projects for Thrivent Magazine to be determined. Job Qualifications • Strong understanding of social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Ability to understand how social media can be used in a corporate environment.
  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills – understanding of Associated Press stylebook.
  • General understanding of how the media works.
  • Basic understanding of the financial services industry.

  • Strong writing and editing skills.
  • Adaptability and flexibility to deal with tight deadlines.
  • Positive teamwork and interpersonal skills to work with a variety of people in all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to take initiative in identifying opportunities and challenges.
  • Strong media interviewing skills.
  • Ability to analyze data and see trends/patterns.
  • Attention to detail.
External/Internal Dependencies

  • Communications
  • Interactive Solutions Group
  • Field
  • Legal and Compliance
  • Human Resources
  • News media
Apply online now.