Communications Internship - Safran USA

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700 s washington st suite 320, alexandria, va 22314, Virginia, UNITED STATES
Internship / Student, Full-time, 1 year
Bachelor's Degree
First experience

Job description

The Safran USA Communications Intern works closely with US-based communications teams as well as the Safran Corporate Communications office.

The Communications Intern reports to the Manager, Communications of Safran USA and will assist in implementing strategies and actions to further develop the Safran brand in the US. The Communications Intern will take an active role in digital communications (intranet and social media) and internal communications.

The Communications Intern will be tasked with the following missions:

  • •Copywriting/ Proofreading
o Identifies story topics
o Assists in creating news articles and promotional materials (fact sheets, leaflets etc.)
o Proofreads communications materials

  • •Internal Communications
o Assists with management of company intranet:
Publishes articles on a weekly basis
Coordinates training for U.S. contributors
o Develops and maintains U.S. communications Sharepoint network

  • •Digital Communications
o Social Media:
Assists in developing relevant content for social media channels
Identifies opportunities to engage target audiences
o Analytics:
Monitors and reports communications analytics (website, intranet, social media)

  • •Media Library Management
o Sources imagery for news articles and projects
o Identifies photography needs within the U.S. (facilities, products, projects)

  • •Media Relations
o Closely monitors Safran and industry media coverage and creates a weekly US-focused press review
o Updates media contact lists

Job requirements

  • •Strong communications skills
  • •Experience managing social media channels (Twitter & LinkedIN)
  • •Microsoft Excel & Office proficiency
  • •Start date: ASAP

*Local Candidates Only*

Company information

Safran is an international high-technology group, operating in the aircraft propulsion and equipment, space and defense markets. Safran has a global presence, with more than 58,000 employees and sales of 16.5 billion euros in 2017. Working alone or in partnership, Safran holds world or European leadership positions in its core markets. Safran is listed on the Euronext Paris stock exchange, and is part of the CAC 40 and Euro Stoxx 50 indices.
In February 2018, Safran took control of Zodiac Aerospace, significantly expanding its aircraft equipment activities. Together with Zodiac Aerospace, Safran has more than 91,000 employees and would have around €21 billion in adjusted revenue (pro forma 2016).

Safran is ranked among the Top 100 Global Innovators by Thomson Reuters and is featured on the "Happy at work" rankings. The Group places fourth on the Universum ranking for the favorite companies of newly-qualified engineers in France.

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