Corporate Affairs Intern

Isagenix - Gilbert, AZ4.4

Position Summary
Isagenix is seeking a passionate, creative and driven undergraduate or graduate student who wishes to further his/her interests in public relations, communications or community relations and is willing to be immersed in a fast-paced work environment.

This Isagenix intern will have the unique opportunity to be exposed to nearly every facet of the corporate affairs department activities at Isagenix.

Corporate Affairs encompasses Public Relations, Internal Communications, Government Relations, and Community Relations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)
Assists with community relations including but not limited to donations coordination, inquiry responses, and social media posts.
Assists with some administrative duties including preparing gift bags for media and business/community partners
Supports updating PR and crisis management toolkit
Supports development of press releases including, writing and distributing once approved
Assists with media relations, including researching and pitching relevant topics
Builds and maintains media lists
Develops content and posts for internal social media and weekly e-newsletter
Proofs written materials for style, grammar, etc.
Monitors, clips and tracks media coverage
Updates company profiles i.e., BBB, Wikipedia, etc.
Researches and applies for company award submissions
Researches legislation affecting the company or the industry
Researches and updates information regarding elected officials and other influencers
Participates and contributes in staff meetings and creative brainstorms
Assists with weekly internal media report, News Flash
Adheres to deadlines with consistent verbal and written follow up
Other duties as assigned
Minimum Qualifications (These are the requirements that all applicants MUST HAVE to be considered for this position)
Undergraduate or graduate student; junior standing required
Outstanding written and verbal communications skills
Exceptional organizational skills
Proficiency in all Microsoft Office applications
Knowledge of public relations; prior experience in PR/marketing a plus