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Thursday, March 09, 2017

Sleep Number - PR and Communications Intern

Job Location Minneapolis, Minnesota

More information about this job:

Overview:

The PR/Communications Intern will work with the PR/Communications team to develop and implement aspects of public relations projects that support strategic business and marketing objectives.

Responsibilities:

Responsibilities:
  • Working within the broader Public Relations/Communications team to assist with a wide variety of projects, to include, but not limited to:
    • Support the development of media materials, including news releases, media alerts, backgrounders, media pitch documents
    • Employee communications materials
  • Conduct research projects that support the development of materials, including fact sheets, media statements and FAQs
  • Assist with media relations: follow-up with key media, prepare background information

Qualifications:

Requirements:
  • Currently enrolled at an accredited university; must be at a Junior or Senior level student
  • Working towards completion of Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in business, marketing, English, graphics, web design, communications or related field.
  • Previous internship experience
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent attention to detail
  • Demonstrated verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Demonstrated organizational skills and ability to work independently with minimal direction
  • Self-starter with a positive attitude and ability to work well within a team environment
  • Demonstrated proficiency with Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook). Aptitude for learning new technologies and systems
  • Interest in retail a plus
Internship goal timing: 20-40 hours per week from June 25, 2017 to August 25, 2017