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Communications Intern

Location: Hoofddorp, Noord Holland, Netherlands
Date Posted: 17-01-2019
Communication Internship at JLG
JLG is a leading manufacturer of lift equipment for uses in various industries. Our offices are spread all over the globe, being JLG’s EMEA Headquarters established in Hoofddorp, The Netherlands. Our mission is to lift people up in their careers by providing opportunities for personal growth and career development.
Under the supervision of Xenia Kolijn, our Marketing Communication Manager, you will be responsible for communication, direct/online marketing, trade fairs, PR, product development, pricing and strategy. The team consists of 11 people and 7 different nationalities; Naturally, our official language is English.
Skills and abilities
We are looking for an intern who wants to focus on: Managing projects at advertising agencies, possibly in the marketing communication area; Guiding photo shoots; Creating articles or posts for digital PR and social media. Therefore, affinity with and knowledge of advertising production and graphic knowledge is especially relevant within this role.
Essential tasks:
- Writing editorial releases and social media posts
- Writing creative briefings for advertising agencies
- Assessing concepts
- Managing and guiding advertising agencies (managing projects)
- Daily contact with sales regarding their requests
- Keep up-to-date sales app for iPad and iPhone
Preferred competences:
- Open and cheerful personality
- Collaborative and able to work in teams
- Creative and innovative mindset
- Affinity with text and image
- Background in graphic design
What we offer:
- An international work environment - within a young and diverse team – where you can find your space to develop the different facets of the communication profession.
- The opportunity to implement and develop your own ideas and projects.
- A People First culture, for example through a modern flex-work environment, the Good 2 Give Back week (a week in which we all do voluntary work).
- Open and friendly corporate culture. Join us in our monthly Birthday Celebration!
- Standard internship compensation of EUR 500 per month
- Reimbursement for travel expenses
- Background in Communication Science or Graphic Design (HBO or university)
-  Working knowledge of English. Knowledge of other European languages is advantageous.
- Proficiency with Microsoft Office and Photoshop.
- Available for a period of 4-6 months
- Starting February-March 2019
Please apply with your CV and a motivation letter (optional). For further information please contact our HR team: cgarciafont@jlg.com
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JLG Industries, Inc. is the world’s leading designer, manufacturer and marketer of access equipment. The Company’s diverse product portfolio includes leading brands such as JLG® aerial work platforms; JLG, SkyTrak® and Lull® telehandlers; and an array of complementary accessories that increase the versatility and efficiency of these products. JLG is an Oshkosh Corporation Company [NYSE: OSK].

An Oshkosh Corporation Company