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Tuesday, February 14, 2017

Delta Dental - Marketing & Communications Intern

Part-time, Internship GENERAL SUMMARY

This position is responsible for assisting the Marketing Communications Specialist with the execution of communications & public relations, marketing and events associated with Delta Dental of Minnesota. This role will help support various aspects of the business through a broad spectrum of marketing and communications related activities and projects and will assist with coordinating events and partnership marketing.


1. Marketing and Content Development

  • Assist with writing communications materials, including but not limited to: press releases, newsletters, original content, member & sales communications and website updates
2. Event Operations and Activation
  • Provide event operations and activation support, working across multiple departments
  • Provide on-site coordination and staffing at select events including sports marketing events, tradeshows & community events
  • Assist in coordination of Delta Dental of Minnesota Foundation initiatives
4. Social Media Engagement
  • Assist with the planning and execution of online social mediums, including Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn
  • Support marketing team by taking an active role in Blog, Facebook and Twitter content revisions, social media listening and new content generation
  • Assist marketing team in establishing new social media goals and tactics to help further amplify brand’s social presence
  • Opportunity to assist graphic designer in creation of social media imagery and promotional advertisements


  • This position requires a self-starter who is comfortable working with minimal supervision
  • Excellent reading, writing, copy editing
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office
  • Experience with Photoshop
  • Understanding of basic design principals
  • Ability to multi-task and meet required deadlines
  • Strong problem solving skills
  • Professional brand ambassador at all public events and tradeshows
  • Team Player. Ability to see the big picture goals of the organization and contribute on day-to-day tasks.
  • Willingness to work outside of regular 9-5 schedule.
  • Current driver’s license and ability to lift 25 pounds.


  • 1-3 years relevant experience or coursework in marketing and/or public relations
  • Familiarity with Adobe Creative Suite (InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop)
  • Experience working with web and social media tools
  • Event experience is a plus
  • Dental/insurance knowledge is a plus


  • Internal Audiences include: marketing & communications, sales and operations, community benefit and human resources
  • External Audiences include: current and potential customers, benefit decision makers, brokers, providers, key clients, agencies and partners
  • This position may work closely with key vendors that provide support or implementation of technologies or services

  •  Apply now.