Resp & Qualifications
This position provides public and media relations support to advance the Company’s goals and mission, and it requires the incumbent’s ability to understand what the Company does and how it could impact external stakeholders.
The position reports to the Director of PR/Media Relations and focuses on assisting the PR/Media Relations teams in efforts to:
PRIMARY ACCOUNTABILITIES: Primary responsibilities for this position include researching, writing and distributing news releases, creating the Daily Download industry newsletter, assisting in the process for tracking and responding to media inquiries and contributing to the development of other communications on behalf of the PR/Media Relations team, as necessary.
The position also includes contribution to PR/Media Relations strategic planning and campaign support and might require staffing of press conferences and other company events for external audiences.
The position may also require use of or willingness to learn basic online content management, social media writing, photography, graphic design and video recording/editing skills.
The position also provides occasional administrative support for the Director of Public/Media Relations and staff during the absence of full-time administrative support.
Under the general supervision of the managers, the incumbent’s accountabilities may include, but may not be limited to:
CareFirst runs a year round internship program. The ideal candidate is someone who can work throughout the year – up to 15-20 hours in the fall AND up to 15-20 hours in the spring AND full time in the summer.
Department: AVP Strategic Communications
Equal Employment Opportunity
CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield is an Equal Opportunity (EEO) employer. It is the policy of the Company to provide equal employment opportunities to all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.
Hire Range Disclaimer
The hire range posted is an annual rate. All intern positions will be paid hourly.
Where To Apply
Please visit our website to apply: www.carefirst.com/careers
Please apply before: 10/13/2019
Federal Disc/Physical Demand
Note: The incumbent is required to immediately disclose any debarment, exclusion, or other event that makes him/her ineligible to perform work directly or indirectly on Federal health care programs.
The associate is primarily seated while performing the duties of the position. Occasional walking or standing is required. The hands are regularly used to write, type, key and handle or feel small controls and objects. The associate must frequently talk and hear. Weights up to 25 pounds are occasionally lifted.
Sponsorship in US
Must be eligible to work in the U.S. without Sponsorship