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Friday, February 08, 2013

Thrivent Financial - Intern - Communications

Position Summary

The Communications intern will be able to broaden his/her experience in: media relations, internal (corporate) communications, field communications, and community relations in a unique corporate/non-profit environment. The incumbent will have the opportunity to learn more about both external and internal communications programs through active participation in a wide variety of projects.

Position Roles/Responsibilities/Accountabilities

  • 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, and Field Communications teams on a variety of tasks including research and writing articles for organizational Intranet sites.
  • Potential projects for Thrivent Magazine to be determined.

Position Qualifications

  • Strong writing, editing and proofreading skills – understanding of Associated Press stylebook.
  • General understanding of how the media work.
  • Strong understanding of social media channels such as Facebook, Twitter and YouTube.
  • Basic understanding of the financial services industry.
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