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Zurich NA Communications Internship (Summer 2021) in Schaumburg, Illinois

Communications Internship (Summer 2021)


Zurich North America is looking for a Communications Intern to work out of our North American Headquarters in Schaumburg, IL for the summer of 2021 within our Marketing and Communication business unit.

The Marketing and Communications team develops and delivers focused messages that positively impact company objectives, and makes sure messages are consistent with all internal and external audiences. These messages define who we are and what we do, and support our company strategy, values, and culture.

The intern will serve as an advocate between the Internal and External Communications teams.

Internal Responsibilities will include:

  • Write stories on the internal platforms

  • Help with redesign efforts of intranet website

  • Serve as back-up Editor for intranet website

  • Gathering and analyzing metrics

  • Communications Audit / Channel Effectiveness Review

  • Assist with video scripting and production

  • Assist in developing leadership presentations

  • Marketing event support

  • Work on intern Project in developing communications for key messages

ExternalResponsibilities will include:

  • Write stories (News Hub articles, new hire releases, social media content, etc.)

  • Various research projects

  • Perform organizational tasks

  • Assist with content reviews

  • Develop and scheduling social media posts

  • Monitor social listening and triage complaints

  • Review and schedule Elevate posts

  • Assist with podcast production

  • Intern specific projects on social media

  • Scheduling organic posts

  • Gather metrics for monthly reports

The successful candidate will possess a strong ability to interact with the Marketing, Marketing Operations, and Creative teams as well as actively engage and motivate colleagues during Zurich North America’s journey to become customer-led.

Basic Qualifications:

  • Actively pursuing a Bachelor’s degree in Business, Communication or Journalism related field

  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program and will be enrolled in the fall of 2021

  • Two or more years of college coursework (should be a rising Junior or Senior) and no prior years of experience required in the Administrative area

  • Microsoft Office experience

  • Minimum cumulative GPA average of 3.0 (current GPA reported by your school)

  • Be legally eligible to work in the U.S indefinitely

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing and editing skills

  • Planning and execution skills

  • Collaborative

  • Strong verbal and written communications skill

Imagine working for a company that truly cares about their employees, customers, stakeholders, and communities they serve. Imagine working for a values-driven organization that has the ambition and desire to be the best global insurance provider in the world.

Zurich is that place where 55,000 employees across approximately 200 countries and territories are all focused on helping people and helping companies protect what is truly most important to them. We are a values-driven organization that takes pride in the work that we do every day and we have the ambition to be the best global insurer in the world.

EOE disability/vets

Zurich does not accept unsolicited resumes from search firms or employment agencies. Any unsolicited resume will become the property of Zurich American Insurance. If you are a preferred vendor, please use our Recruiting Agency Portal for resume submission.

Primary Location: United States-Illinois-Schaumburg

Schedule Full-time

Travel No

Relocation Available No

Job Posting 09/15/20

Unposting Date Ongoing

Req ID: 200004ZB

It is the Policy of Zurich in North America, as an equal opportunity employer, to attract and retain the best-qualified individuals available, without regard to race/ethnicity, color, religion, gender expression, genetic information, national origin, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability or protected veteran status.