Monday, April 18, 2011

Intern - Corporate Communications, Vail Resorts, Broomfield, CO

Intern - Corporate Communications, Vail Resorts, Broomfield, CO

This Intern Program will consist of doing the day-to-day job of a
college graduate, all while giving you additional opportunities to
enhance your experience. There will be numerous opportunities to
participate in luncheon events led by senior management, intern
networking activities (such as bowling, baseball game and a day trip to
the mountains). In addition, each intern will do a presentation to
members of the Executive Committee at the end of their internship.

Working with the Vail Resorts Corporate Communications team will offer
extensive breadth of real-world experience and provide a great start to
a career in Public Relations. The candidate will learn and put to use
many different PR program elements from media relations to research and
writing. This hands-on position gives candidates first-hand experience
in travel/hospitality public relations working side by side with a team
of some of the most talented PR pros in Colorado.

The intern will be responsible for the following:

Corporate PR
• Create, update and manage media lists and editorial calendars
• Coordinate media itineraries
• Update website content
• Assist with drafting press materials such as news releases,
media alerts and pitches
• Assist with special event planning
• Media monitoring, analysis and research
• Help with social media initiatives

Internal Employee Communications
• Assist with drafting and releasing a weekly newsletter
announcing news, initiatives and announcements
• Assist with writing employee emails, FAQs, talking points,
• Research employee communications trends
• Assist with development of videos and presentations
• Help with social media initiatives

Qualifications: •Must be a current student (Undergraduate or Graduate
•Preferred major- Communications, Public Relations
•Strong verbal and written communication skills - Required
•Ability to work independently - Required
•Experience editing documents for public release - Required
•Experience working with computers to edit, tag and publish information
- Required
•Research experience - Required
•Two writing samples - Required (Please attach to your application
•Previous experience working in a PR department - Preferred

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