Aviva USA Corporate Affairs Internship–Fall-Spring

Aviva USA, the US business of the world’s 6th largest insurance company, offers a paid internship opportunity for junior/senior students majoring in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, English or a related field. The position offers a minimum of 20 hours per week (flexibility based on the student’s academic schedule) commencing in mid-August 2012, running through the academic year, and concluding mid-May 2013. Detailed information about Aviva USA can be found on http://www.avivausa.com.

Position Description:
Candidate will support Aviva USA’s Marketing & Corporate Affairs team on internal and external communications assignments, social media deployment, event planning, photography and facilitating PowerPoint and Adobe projects. Candidate will also help with building and maintaining websites and content as well as various other assignments that arise. Specific projects include:
· Provide ongoing support to internal communications programs including researching, writing, posting and updating content on intranet, social media and internal communications platforms.
· Write copy for external use, including update of standard PR materials and media advisories.
· Research and compile information for internal, Corporate Responsibility and external communications activities.
· Support volunteer coordination and special events.

We seek a full-time student (junior or senior) enrolled in an undergraduate program at an accredited 4-year college or university in the field of Journalism & Mass Communications, Public Relations, English or other directly related field. The ideal candidate may have previous internship experience. Candidate must possess strong written and oral communication skills and be proficient in basic word processing and presentation design.

We offer a part-time opportunity throughout Academic Year (August 2012 – May 2013) with compensation of $13.00 / Hour and free on-site parking. Please send resume or questions to Kevin Waetke, Aviva USA Corporate Affairs. E-mail: kevin.waetke@avivausa.com. Phone: 515.342.3822

Kevin Waetke, APR

Aviva USA
7700 Mills Civic Parkway, West Des Moines, Iowa 50266
Mail code: 5C-17G
Tel: 515.342.3822 / Cell: 515.782.3256 / Fax: 877.411.3013

E-mail: kevin.waetke@avivausa.com