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Friday, August 25, 2017

Graco - Communications Intern

Job Purpose:
Work as part of the Corporate Communications and Digital Marketing team to support internal and external communications projects, gaining experience with employee relations and customer engagement planning and execution in a real-world corporate setting. The Communications Intern will craft content for Graco’s internal communications channels and support external communications strategies through corporate social media channels, including providing A+ Service to Graco’s customers. We are seeking someone to join our team this fall to work on a full-time or part-time basis with flexible hours to complement your school schedule.
Graco is a global leader in the design, development, and manufacture of highly-engineered systems for numerous industrial and commercial applications.  We have excellent corporate opportunities including positions in accounting, finance, information technology, purchasing, marketing, communications and human resources. Graco was proud to be named a Best Place to Work in Manufacturing and Production by Fortune Magazine in 2016.
Essential Duties:
  • Develop and execute employee relations story ideas on a variety of topics including personal employee experiences, community relations, customer service, benefits, Graco’s core values and more
  • Collaborate and conduct interviews with employees in a variety of functions worldwide to research and prepare internal communications content
  • Write motivating and informative announcements for the company's various internal communications channels, including the Intranet, email and video monitor system
  • Craft content for corporate social media channels and monitor competitor and peer social media
  • Find customers talking about Graco and its brands on social media, then address issues by channeling them into proper departments for responses, supporting Graco’s A+ Service initiative
Position Requirements:
  • A minimum of two years of college completed with a major or concentration in Communications, Journalism, English, Marketing, Public Relations or a related field is required.
  • Strong writing and editing skills, with the ability to write about a wide range of topics
  • Able to organize and prioritize work assignments while handling multiple tasks and deadlines
  • Detail-oriented and able to work well within a deadline-driven environment
  • Must be able to work effectively with diverse groups and individuals
  • Experience working with social media, HTML coding and AP Style a plus
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