Internship Opportunity: Communication and Engagement Intern


  • Company:
    Microsoft Corporation
  • Location:
  • Salary:
    negotiable / month
  • Job type:
    Full-Time
  • Posted:
    1 week ago
  • Category:
    General

**Location** : Dublin

**Closing Date** : 04/02/2019

**Start Date** : September 2019

Please ensure you upload your most recent up to date C.V in English to be considered from the role

Our Intern program is an unparalleled opportunity for motivated, talented university graduates to accelerate their career and excel at Microsoft. Here’s how:

**Foundation**

Microsoft is a workplace unlike any other. We help new hires hit the ground running, navigate a complex global organization and position themselves for success. Growth. We accelerate the learning curve with real-world training and on-the-job learning.

**Purpose**

Our interactive program is designed to complement a graduate’s day-to-day role. It exposes them to senior leaders and high-level business strategy to ensure they are plugged into the bigger vision.

**Network**

We provide the opportunity to connect and learn from more than 8,000 peers and alumni in more than 80 countries – to create professional relationships and cross-cultural experiences that are invaluable to career success.

**Support**

Graduate managers are committed to professional growth. They encourage new ideas and provide graduates with opportunities to take risks and do challenging work.

**Curious to learn more?** Have a look at our careers site:

+ Microsoft. com/university at https://www.microsoft.com/university

**Responsibilities**

**Key Responsibilities**

+ Contribute to employee engagement and communications strategy to drive engagement of Microsoft’s employees in Ireland

+ Develop and implement creative communication campaigns thatinform and educate employees about Microsoft’s culture, ambitions and strategic priorities

+ Create visually striking and compelling content for the digital signage communications platform including digital screens in all locations, the digital wall and digital lake

+ Gather and collate information for Microsceal, Microsoft Ireland’s weekly e-zine, write, draft and edit newsletter each week

+ Provide support to Employee Communications Manager and other members of comms team as necessary

+ Support Employee Communications Manager in organisation of employee engagement events

+ Provide support to cross-site teams including, HR, Employer Brand, Diversity & Inclusion, Philanthropy to ensure they create content that is compelling and engaging

+ Provide administrative support to Employee Communications Manager including maintenance of mail lists, evaluation of comms campaigns and financial support (raising Pos, approving invoices etc)

**Qualifications**

**Skills/Experience/Competencies Required**

+ Excellent written and verbal communications skills

+ Interest in marketing and/ or communications and in how we communicate with and engage with audiences

+ Must have strong creative design skills and an interest in brand, identity and visual communications

+ Strong knowledge of contemporary digital communications and social media practices.

+ Must have good judgement and maturity and strong emotional intelligence

+ Must be a strong team player

Microsoft is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations and ordinances. We also consider qualified applicants regardless of criminal histories, consistent with legal requirements. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request via the Accommodation request form at https://careers.microsoft.com/us/en/accommodationrequest .

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