Communications Co-op Spring 2018- Covington, VA

Covington / Virginia / United States

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Communications Co-op Spring 2018- Covington, VA

104 East Riverside Ave
Covington, Virginia, 24426
United States

The opportunity:
We are seeking a motivated, self-starting communication intern to assist with a
wide range of communication projects at our Covington, VA manufacturing
facility. This is a full time, paid co-op/intern position and housing is
How you will impact WestRock:
Updating and improving current publications for employees
Supporting outreach programs and mill tours
Planning special events
Developing/ updating handouts for visitors
Writing articles for weekly mill newsletter
Working with the Communications Manager and Communications Analyst to develop a
broad range of internal communication pieces
These projects will provide you with valuable hand-on experience in the
communication field that will complement current course work
What we offer:
Corporate culture based on integrity, respect, accountability and excellence

Comprehensive training with numerous learning and development opportunities
An attractive salary reflecting skills, competencies and potential
A career with a global packaging company where Sustainability, Safety and Inclusion are business drivers and foundational elements of the daily work

What you need to succeed:
Junior or senior level college student or in pursuit of Bachelor's degree in Communications or English preferred.  Graphic Design, Marketing, and Journalism majors will be considered.
Word processing, spreadsheet, photo and video editing and lay-out experience.
Excellent verbal, written, and inter-personal skills
Ability to prioritize and meet deadlines
Ability to take direction and perform independently.
Would help if you have Adobe PhotoShop, InDesign, and Premier experience / knowledge

Apply now

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