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Wednesday, May 09, 2012

Imation - Corporate Communications/Public Relations Intern

Imation is a leading global developer and marketer of branded products that enable people to capture, save and enjoy digital information.

Our world-class portfolio of digital storage products, audio and video electronics, and accessories reaches customers through a powerful global distribution network. The goal is a company with strong commercial and consumer businesses and continued long-term growth and profitability that creates shareholder value.

Imation Corp.'s global brand portfolio, in addition to the Imation brand, includes the Memorex brand, one of the most widely recognized names in the consumer electronics industry, famous for the slogan, "Is it live or is it Memorex?" and the XtremeMac brand, the top name in innovative accessories for iPod, iPhone, and Apple TV. Imation is also the exclusive licensee of the TDK Life on Record brand, one of the world's leading recording media brands.

Imation is seeking a Corporate Communications/Public Relations Intern to join its Corporate Communications team in a support position.
This role will be responsible for supporting the Global Corporate Communications/Public Relations Team – in collaboration with other company business units – to support key PR initiatives across the company’s Scalable Storage, Mobile Security and Audio and Video Information Business (including support of public relations efforts for Memorex, TDK Life on Record and XtremeMac brands). This position will also coordinate the aggregation and communication of global PR metrics, reporting, and results and will also assist in the development and implementation of Imation’s strategic internal communications program. Communications vehicles include an intranet news site, employee email notifications, multi-media and social networking, town hall meetings and brown-bag seminars, interactive displays and kiosks and HR communications.
The position requires a highly collaborative self-starter who can manage multiple projects, executes at a high level, is flexible, and can drive results.
The successful candidate must interact effectively with a wide range of employees, managers, and executives and coordinate programs with other functions of the company.
Position reports to Global Public Relations Manager.
  • Assist and support Global PR Managers in initiating and delivering PR programming for the company’s Scalable Storage, Mobile Security and Audio and Video Information Business (including support of public relations efforts for Memorex, TDK Life on Record and XtremeMac brands).
  • Provide writing and editing support for press release development and internal communications and announcements as needed.
  • Develop, track and report on the Global PR calendar, PR metrics and ROI for activities.
  • Support Global PR Managers in executing product reviews and media relations activities.
  • Responsible for editorial planning, scheduling, and execution of day-to-day design and production activities for internal communications, which may include 1) daily and weekly intranet postings; 2) monthly brown-bag seminars; 3) company town hall meetings; 4); other communications as required by Corporate, HR, or Executives.
  • Pursuit of a degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations or related field
  • Proven ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously and meet multiple deadlines under pressure, cross functional project management skills and ability to manage conflicting priorities
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills and knowledge of journalistic writing style and editing skills and practices
  • Agility and creative intellect, detail-oriented, entrepreneurial, pragmatic and flexible in nature
  • Ability to quickly assimilate knowledge of Imation, its industries, products, services and benefits relative to competition.
  • Strong self management and initiative; ability to get things done and work well under deadline; motivated and accountable for successful delivery of projects and assignments.
Apply online now.