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Communications Intern

Toledo, OH, US, 43604

Based in Toledo, Ohio, Libbey Inc. is one of the largest glass tableware manufacturers in the world. Libbey operates manufacturing plants in the U.S., Mexico, China, Portugal and the Netherlands. In existence since 1818, the company supplies tabletop products to retail, foodservice and business-to-business customers in over 100 countries. Additional information is available at www.libbey.com.

 

External Affairs and Communications co-op opportunities typically exist in the following areas, projects may include:

  • External communications (General writing) – Edit and develop content (and simple design) for websites or social media
  • Internal communications - Provide strong writing for associate communications, including content (and simple design) for global or regional projects and initiatives, company intranet, videos, announcements or events

 

Responsibilities

  • Writing skills – journalism, communication, English or public relations classes focused on writing and editing
  • Social media skills - knows how to use and execute current social media outlets (LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Online communications capabilities, including writing for intranet; support development of video and visual features and content
  • Communication skills – excellent written and oral communication skills, good relationship builder, and can tailor a message based on the audience
  • Energetic, self-starter, with the ability to work collaboratively with associates at all levels of the organization
  • Knowledge in Microsoft suite of software (Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook primarily)

 

Requirements & Qualifications

  • Must be enrolled in a bachelor’s degree program studying Public Relations, Journalism, Communications, or a related major
  • Sophomore (by credit hour) or above
  • Exceptional attention to detail, organization and prioritization skills
  • Good oral and written communication skills
  • Intermediate skills in Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple tasks and assignments to meet objectives
  • Knowledge and understanding of online communications, digital media, including video production, Photoshop and other digital communications.
  • Writing for media, including understanding of AP style
  • Understanding of intranet and web communications
  • Availability to work 15-20 hours Monday-Friday between the hours of 8am and 5pm EST

 

Libbey Inc. is an equal opportunity employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, creed, age, religion, sex, national origin, citizenship, genetic information, sexual orientation, marital status, gender identity, disability, protected veteran status or any other federal, state, or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Toledo

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