Internship - Communications (Contract)
Mobile, AL 
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  • 08-Feb-2019 to 22-Feb-2019 (EST)
  • AA10001075 - Communications
  • Mobile, AL, USA
  • Intern

Airbus is an international pioneer in the aerospace industry. We are a leader in designing, manufacturing and delivering aerospace products, services and solutions to customers on a global scale. We aim for a better-connected, safer and more prosperous world.

A commercial aircraft manufacturer, with Space and Defense as well as Helicopters Divisions, Airbus is the largest aeronautics and space company in Europe and a worldwide leader.

Airbus has built on its strong European heritage to become truly international with roughly 180 locations and 12,000 direct suppliers globally. The company has aircraft and helicopter final assembly lines across Asia, Europe and the Americas, and has achieved a more than sixfold order book increase since 2000.

Position Summary:

This long-term internship will allow the successful candidate to work with Corporate Communications professionals to craft and disseminate strategic communications messages within Airbus, primarily focused within the Manufacturing site and Engineering Center in Mobile, AL, using a variety of communication tools. Candidate will also learn a great deal about aircraft production and the aerospace industry through his/her job duties.

This internship will be 15-20 hours per week and will start in March 2019 for an undetermined amount of time.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Primarily support internal communication activities within Airbus in Mobile
  • Produce stories to support strategic communication goals and objectives. Interview subject matter experts, write high-quality articles for various communication outlets, take photographs/videos (or arrange photography/videography when appropriate), post/publish/disseminate to various communication tools per process.
  • Help develop and maintain a forward-looking editorial calendar for various communication tools.
  • Maintain the Mobile FAL Domain Page within the Airbus HUB (I-share based) and keep the site updated and relevant, as needed.
  • Some event planning/support probable

Experience/Skills/Training:

  • Excellent writing skills required (including proof-reading and adapting to company style)
  • English primary language
  • Highly proficient with Microsoft Word, Excel, Powerpoint, Facebook/Twitter/other social media outlets (quick learner on company-specific software)
  • Highly desired skill level experience with: videography to include editing and producing short videos;
  • I-share and Google Suite experience a plus.
  • Self-starter; outgoing; creative; detail-oriented; multi-tasker; confident
  • Ability to work well with colleagues in a culturally and internationally diverse environment.

Education:

  • Junior or Senior level enrollment in an accredited university degree program in Journalism, Communications (corporate, digital or social) or Marketing Communications

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, demotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, benefits and training.

Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, genetics, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status or other legally protected status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus' employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.

As a matter of policy, Airbus does not sponsor visas for US positions unless specified. Only applicants with current work authorization will be considered.

Airbus does not offer tenured or guaranteed employment. Either the company or the employee can terminate the employment relationship at any time, with or without cause, with or without notice.

This position is a temporary (contract) position with no specific time period but could be extended or shortened as needed. Contractors are employed by a 3rd party vendor and place on assignment to Airbus in America.

Airbus Americashttps://airbus.applicantpro.com

Airbus in America provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Airbus in America complies with applicable state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.
Airbus in America expressly prohibits any form of workplace harassment based on race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, genetic information, disability, or veteran status. Improper interference with the ability of Airbus’s employees to perform their job duties may result in discipline up to and including discharge.



 

Position Summary
Company
Start Date
As soon as possible
Employment Type
Full Time
Period of Employment
Open
Type of Compensation
Paid
College Credits Earned
No
Tuition Assistance
No
Required Student Status
Open
Preferred Majors
Other
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