Wednesday, December 16, 2009

PR Internship with Global CIBA VISION

2010 Public Relations Internship

The Global CIBA VISION Communications team, based in Duluth, Georgia, is looking for a candidate to work on external communications with a special emphasis on managing the CIBA VISION Corporate website and social media platforms. This person will play an important role in managing public relations projects, including assisting with the writing/ editing of press releases, media monitoring and reporting, project management, and other operational tasks, as assigned. He/she will be working closely with the Global Director of Public Relations as well as provide support to the extended communications team.

Job Qualifications
• Knowledge of social media landscape and practical experience in managing such platforms
• Knowledge of managing websites (technical understanding would be a plus)
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Proficient at editing, reporting and project management
• Ability to take initiative, plan, prioritize and execute, independently, the completion of all projects
• Strong organizational skills
• Ability to multi-task with accuracy, integrity and attention to detail within established deadlines
• Effective in communicating with multiple internal stakeholders and outside vendors
• Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Professional Training
• College student with at least two years in a public relations or communications program or post graduate student that is currently working towards a Masters degree in Journalism, Communications, Public Relations or other related field
• Previous internship, work experience, or course work as well as practical knowledge
• Knowledge of healthcare and/or eye care industry useful

For nearly 30 years, CIBA VISION has worked to improve people’s lives by improving their vision and eye health.  Our mission, “Shared Passion for Healthy Vision and Better Life,” guides our 5,900 employees and our customers to deliver the dream of healthy vision and better lives today and in the future. With worldwide headquarters in Duluth, Georgia, CIBA VISION develops and manufactures contact lenses and lens care products to meet the evolving eye care needs of Eye Care Professionals and consumers. 

Please submit your application and resume to the following e-mail address:

Mailing address:
CIBA VISION Corporation
Global Communications
11460 Johns Creek Parkway
Duluth, GA 30097

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