Internship - Communications Internship - Communications …

Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
à Minneapolis, MN, États-Unis
CDI, Plein-temps
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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
à Minneapolis, MN, États-Unis
CDI, Plein-temps
Soyez parmi les premiers à postuler
Internship - Communications
Job Description

The Intern Program at Ameriprise Financial offers the opportunity to build business skills and contribute to the success of the company by delivering on projects and participation in professional seminars, social events and volunteer activities. During the program, individuals will gain exposure to a variety of corporate responsibilities in the applicable business unit.

The Communications intern will be part of a dynamic team which delivers high-quality communications for Ameriprise Financial, a Fortune 250 company in the financial services industry. As part of the Communications team, the intern will work on a wide variety of communication projects focused on developing skills needed as they begin a career in communications or in public relations.


Corporate Communications is responsible for internal communications to our more than 20,000 employees and financial advisors - as well as public relations, shareholder communications and all corporate meetings and conferences. The team consults with business partners across and outside the company to ensure strategic and effective messages are delivered to our internal and external audiences through company intranets, public-facing websites, presentations, speeches, videos and more.

Opportunities available within this internship may include:
• Writing, editing and proofing communications targeted to financial advisors and employees (news articles, memos, etc.) as well as content for the Ameriprise newsroom including feature stories, commentary and story ideas
• Developing targeted media pitches for consumer and trade publications
• Conducting research on current trends and interviews (phone, online, etc.)
• Reviewing and editing news releases and other communications
• Participating in regularly scheduled calls with public relations agencies
• Assisting with media outreach in local markets
• Assist in prepping Ameriprise spokespeople including senior leaders and financial advisors
• Being proactive in helping PR team develop new media strategies
• Assisting with the @Ameriprise_News Twitter account

Additional opportunities
• Networking with other summer interns and people across the company
• Attend team and department meetings where you connect with other communications and marketing professionals
• Exposure to Ameriprise executives at internship events
• Ability to participate in employee resource networks, including the Young Professionals Network
• Learning about a variety of career paths

Required Qualifications

-Current Junior pursuing a major in marketing, communications, journalism or related field
-Excellent academic performance; a minimum of a 3.0 GPA
-0-1 years of relevant experience required
-Effective verbal and written communication skills.

Preferred Qualifications

• Effective project management
• High level of self-motivation with strong integrity and ethics
• Ability to influence and strong relationship management skills
• Demonstrated leadership focus with ability to drive results
• Creative, strategic, and flexible skill sets
• Excellent organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple priorities
• Proficient with Microsoft Office software
• Experience (or strong interest) in interacting with media
• Knowledge of different communications formats and vehicles
• Dynamic interpersonal and consultative skills
• Interest in pursuing a career in public relations or communications, with a preferred interest in the financial services industry
• Marketing, journalism, public relations and media relations coursework and/or experience is a plus
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