University of Wisconsin–Madison

Communications Intern

Employer Spectrum Brands
Location Middleton, WI
Type Internship
Apply by March 12, 2018
Posted on February 14, 2018


The intern will be responsible for supporting the Home & Personal Care Division and the Global Batteries & Lights Division Intranet sites. This includes: researching and creating ideas, collaborating and communicating with cross-functional groups. The intern will also monitor and maintain the content. This is a 12-month internship in Middleton, WI and is easy to get to by bus route.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Collaborate with the IT group to build intranet sites for HPC and GBL divisions.
  • Manage research & development processes for the websites through leading focus groups, surveys, and one-on-one meetings.
  • Develop all pre-launch and launch promotional materials for intranet sites.
  • Create and oversee intranet sites design, layout and construction.
  • Build divisional internal communications and training tools.
  • Collaborate and communicate cross-functionally to meet the needs of the employees.
  • Write news communications for various product launches, press placements, etc.
  • Assist with Human Resources project work and data entry as needed
  • Other duties and projects as assigned.

Required Skills:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong organizational skills.
  • Must be creative
  • Adobe creative experience is a plus
  • Must possess interpersonal skills with the ability to work with a wide variety of people.
  • Must be able to work effectively with diverse groups; individuals & organizations.
  • Contribute conceptual designs for sites and promotions
  • MS Excel, MS Word & MS PowerPoint skills.

Education and Experience Profile:

  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • Candidate must be enrolled in a college or university for Communications, Human Resources, Public Relations or related field.
  • SharePoint experience is a plus.

Visit their website to apply. No deadline specified, apply ASAP.