2022 Communications - Summer Intern

Location: Dearborn, Michigan US

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Job Number: 7326

External Description: Ford Communications serves as accelerant for the company's transformation, working to advance Ford's business success and future vision through innovative, world-class communications! We seek to establish Ford as the world's most trusted company in a new competitive era; encourage a culture of optimism, competitiveness and creative excellence among our Ford team, partners and advocates; build the Ford brand and create desire for our vehicles and services; and demonstrate our drive to create value for stakeholders. As we build a diverse, equitable and inclusive global Communications team, we are looking for passionate, creative professionals who can engage our target audiences with ideas that break through in a constantly evolving environment!
Internships are project-oriented and challenge you to demonstrate critical thinking, business acumen and technical skills. Potential assignment areas for summer internships include:

  • Product Communications - responsible for vehicle launch communications and building favorable opinion for new products and solutions
  • Corporate Communications - responsible for reputation and issue management, policy communications and other corporate issues
  • Employee Communications - responsible for daily communications and major employee product programs
  • Platforms, Connectivity and New Business Communications - responsible for communications to support Ford's emerging services, including autonomous vehicles
  • Stakeholder Advocacy Communications - responsible for building reputation across sustainability / ESG, electrification, corporate giving, employer of choice and new audiences

Minimum Requirements we seek:

  • Pursuing a Bachelor's Degree in Journalism, Communications or Public Relations
  • GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Sophomore school status (expected graduation Spring 2024 or sooner)
  • At least 1 year relevant work experience (internship or work experience)
  • Less than 3 years of relevant work experience

Our Preferred Qualifications:

  • GPA of 3.2 or higher
  • Strong writing, reporting and verbal communications skills
  • Proven understanding of digital and social media tools
  • News reporting or editing experience
  • Previous intern experience in the Communications field
  • Creative approach to communications; ability to develop innovative approaches to engaging audiences
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to nurture relationships with colleagues with a diverse group of backgrounds and cultures
Candidates for positions with Ford Motor Company must be legally authorized to work in the United States on a permanent basis. Verification of employment eligibility will be required at the time of hire. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
Ford Motor Company is an equal opportunity employer committed to a culturally diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, age, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability status or protected veteran status.

For information on Ford's salary and benefits, please visit:
https://corporate.ford.com/content/dam/corporate/us/en-us/documents/careers/2021-benefits-and-comp-interns.pdf

Job Number: 51682BR

Community / Marketing Title: 2022 Communications - Summer Intern

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