Corporate Affairs Internship

Employer Exact Sciences
Location Madison, WI
Type Internship
Apply by October 9, 2019
More details https://careers-exactsciences.icims.com/jobs/4196/corporate-affairs-intern/job
Posted on September 19, 2019

Description

The Corporate Affairs Intern will assist in the development of materials to communicate about Exact Sciences to a cross-section of external audiences, including internal team members, advocacy groups, key national partners, media, community sponsorships and government agencies. The position is intended to be a full-time opportunity for a communications, public relations or marketing undergraduate to obtain hands-on public relations experience contributing to the company’s effort to convey its mission and vision to key audiences.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
• Provide succinct, strongly written materials for use with media, stakeholders, advocacy groups and senior management
• Research key issues in the health care, biotech and investment sectors
• Support the development and delivery of media relations documents including pitch emails, press releases, blog posts and op-eds
• Communicate directly with senior management ahead of key events, including internal team meetings, public events and media activities
• Uphold company mission and values through accountability, innovation, integrity, quality, and teamwork
• Support and comply with the company’s Quality Management System policies and procedures
• Regular and reliable attendance

Qualifications:
Minimum Qualifications:
• Enrollment towards Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications or Marketing in junior or senior standing
• Authorization to work in the United States without sponsorship
• Demonstrated ability to perform the Essential Duties of the position with or without accommodation
Preferred Qualifications:
• 3.5 GPA or higher
• Basic proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel and Power Point
• Understanding for media, advocacy groups and public affairs/political campaign

To apply: Submit a resume and cover letter regarding the specific position you are applying to Pam Garcia-Rivera, pgarciariver@wisc.edu. These will be passed along to Exact Sciences who will select students to interview on-campus on October 15.