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Friday, August 11, 2017

HealthPartners - Communications Intern Job

Job Description:

Looking for an excellent opportunity to hone your public relations and communications skills? HealthPartners Communications is seeking a Communications Intern with awesome writing skills, and a strong interest in public relations, internal communications, and/or social media. At HealthPartners, you’ll find a culture where we live our values of excellence, compassion, integrity and most importantly, partnership. By working together, we will improve health, create exceptional experiences for those we serve and make care and coverage more affordable.


* Create and edit content for channels that are both for internal and external audiences. This could include writing blogs, social media content, internal newsletter articles, internal memos, and other types of content; and creating videos and digital content that can be shared internally and externally.
* Contribute to communications planning for internal partners to help them reach their goals.
* Write and distribute news releases, media pitches, follow-up with reporters and media contacts, prepare background information for interviews, maintain media lists and editorial calendars, and assist with interview processes.
* Support the management of organization-owned social channels, including Twitter, Facebook and Instagram. This would include posting blog posts, posting organic content, creating paid Facebook and Instagram ads, monitoring and responding to comments, and compiling results to show the impact and reach of those channels.


* Strong writing skills
* A recent graduate of a communications, journalism, public relations, or related program
* Previous internship experience
* Interest in health care field a plus


* Previous experience managing social media channels, including monitoring and responding to comments
* Previous media relations experience, including writing press releases


* 40 hours per week; six month commitment is requested
* Individual will work at the HealthPartners office building in Bloomington, but may travel to other locations in the organization as appropriate
* $12/hour wage

HealthPartners is recognized nationally for providing outstanding care and experience for patients and members. For more information and to apply go to and search for job ID #44888.

Additional Information:

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

Nearest Major Market: Minneapolis

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