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Intern - Corporate Communications

ISO New England Inc., One Sullivan Road, Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America Req #376
Monday, September 2, 2019
ISO New England oversees the 24/7 operation of the power grid that covers the six-states of  New England and administers the region’s $10+ billion “stock exchange” for the buying and selling of wholesale electricity. The power system is constantly evolving as new technologies emerge and energy policies evolve. There is a lot going on at our organization behind the scenes to make sure the grid continuously yields reliable electricity at competitive prices while addressing the unique challenges that come along with our industry.

Intern: Corporate Communications

The Corporate Communications department is responsible for media relations; corporate messaging, collateral, and identity; employee communications; crisis communications; content management; web management; and technical editing. The Corporate Communications intern will develop content for a variety of mediums for both external audiences (national and regional media, utility and energy companies, financial institutions, state policymakers and commissioners, and federal regulators) and employees (highly specialized engineers and economists). The intern will be involved in projects and functions primarily related to: 1) Reporting, writing, editing. 2) Employee Communications. 3) Media Relations.

How You Will Make an Impact:
  • Draft articles and other content for corporate websites (intranet, external web, news blog)
  • Report on internal events and take photos
  • Perform tasks related to the corporate intranet redesign project
  • Perform tasks to support media requests
  • Help with video production, including script writing and interviewing
  • Draft tweets
  • Help develop print materials and PowerPoint slides
  • Support Communications staff should emergency communications be required
What We Look For:
  • Excellent writing and editing skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to work independently and manage time
  • Experience meeting tight deadlines
  • Desire to pursue a career in Corporate Communications and/or Public Relations is preferred  
  • Interest in energy policy or energy industry a plus
Minimum Education Level: Rising Junior
Preferred Majors: Communications, Public Relations, Graphic Design
To be eligible for the internship candidate must have completed at least the first year of college and be currently enrolled in a four year or graduate-level academic program. Candidates must have the authority to work in the US on a permanent basis, without requiring sponsorship.

Equal Opportunity
We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer. Applicants for employment are considered without regard to race, creed, color, citizenship, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, national origin, age, disability, status as a veteran, Vietnam Era Veteran, or being a member of the Reserves or National Guard.
Drug Free Environment 
We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.
Social Networking Notice ISO New England reserves the right to review the candidate's postings on any social networking site accessible in the public domain as part of the candidate assessment process.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly
  • Job Start Date Monday, June 1, 2020
  • Job End Date Friday, August 14, 2020
  • ISO New England Inc., One Sullivan Road, Holyoke, Massachusetts, United States of America