Corporate Affairs & Communications Summer Internship

Employer American Express
Location New York, NY
Type Internship
Apply by Deadline not specified—Apply ASAP!
More details https://aexp.eightfold.ai/careers/job?domain=aexp.com&pid=9307111&utm_medium=campaign123f&utm_source
Posted on October 5, 2021

Description

At American Express, we know that with the right backing, people and businesses have the power to progress in incredible ways. Whether we’re supporting our customers’ financial confidence to move ahead, taking commerce to new heights, or encouraging people to explore the world, our colleagues are constantly redefining what’s possible— and we’re proud to back each other every step of the way.

Our Corporate Affairs & Communications organization is seeking a high-performing summer intern to join a winning global communications team. The internship provides a terrific opportunity to gain hands on experience in many aspects of public relations, employee communications, and corporate social responsibility by working on high visibility projects that help advance strategic business initiatives. Throughout the course of the summer, interns are given exposure to senior leadership across CA&C.

Business Unit/Role Specific Info:
Our Corporate Affairs & Communications organization is seeking a high-performing summer intern to join a winning global communications team for a 10-week summer internship. The internship provides a terrific opportunity to gain hands on experience in many aspects of public relations, employee communications, and corporate social responsibility by working on high visibility projects that help advance strategic business initiatives. Throughout the course of the summer, interns are given exposure to senior leadership across CA&C.

How You’ll Contribute:
You’ll support the Corporate Communications team on a variety of summer projects that could include:
• Researching and writing American Express’ Employer of Choice and Workplace Quality submissions, specifically our robust Fortune Best Places to Work submission
• Develop organization updates and announcements for thousands of colleagues using a variety of communications channels
• Create communications around Amex’s philanthropic initiatives related to corporate social responsibility, preservation, leadership, and volunteerism
• Brainstorm potential communication concepts and approaches to select marketing programs
• Assist with the creation of social copy
• Develop PR strategies and press materials
• Initiate research for corporate initiatives –benchmarking against competitors, pulling background articles for interview preparation, researching issues for executive event prep documents

Skills/Experience:
• Team player who can effectively collaborate with colleagues across a large organization to support major initiatives
• Excellent written, verbal and strategic thinking skills
• Experience and ability to develop effective communications strategies and execute creative PR and social media programs is a plus
• Excellent project management skills and ability to manage multiple priorities in a fast-paced work environment
• Thrives in a high-pressure environment and constant change
• Ability to think independently, quickly and apply good judgment
• Ability to manage multiple priorities and demonstrate flexibility
• Excellent attention to detail

Requirements/Qualifications:
• Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s degree program
• Students must have a graduation date between December 2022 and June 2023

For more information, please visit our career website at https://www.americanexpress.com/en-us/careers/.

Our team will review completed applications on a rolling basis. We appreciate your patience while we consider your application and will be in contact with you by April 30th.