Xylem (XYL) is a leading global water technology company committed to developing innovative technology solutions to the world's water challenges. The Company's products and services move, treat, analyze, monitor and return water to the environment in public utility, industrial, residential and commercial building services settings. Xylem also provides a leading portfolio of smart metering, network technologies and advanced infrastructure analytics solutions for water, electric and gas utilities. The Company's more than 16,500 employees bring broad applications expertise with a strong focus on identifying comprehensive, sustainable solutions. Headquartered in Rye Brook, New York with 2017 revenue of $4.7 billion, Xylem does business in more than 150 countries through a number of market-leading product brands.
The name Xylem is derived from classical Greek and is the tissue that transports water in plants, highlighting the engineering efficiency of our water-centric business by linking it with the best water transportation of all that which occurs in nature. For more information, please visit us at www.xylem.com.
The Role: Xylem seeks to hire a Marketing/Communications Intern for the summer of 2019. The successful candidate will have demonstrated the ability to succeed in a fast paced, fluid environment, while ensuring that project initiatives are met. If you are excited and passionate to work on state-of-the art technology trends, we want to hear from you!
Cultivate and write "new' Xylem stories that reflect the company's commitment to sustainability for Reservoir, the soon-to-be launched content hub on xylem.com
Develop unique content about Xylem's sustainability-related activities for placement on Company's LinkedIn profile and website
Pursuing an undergraduate degree in Communications, Business Administration, Marketing, or related field
A strong sense of ownership and drive, a self-starter
Excellent written and verbal communication skills, and is comfortable with engaging others and asking questions
An interest in developing content for a variety of social media platforms.
Strong technical and organizational skills
The ability to work collaboratively within a team environment
What you will gain from the experience:
Experience working directly with the communications team and publishing material on Xylem media channels
Gain an understanding of the corporate sustainability initiative
(The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Light lifting (20-25 lbs.), office environment
Regularly required to sit or stand, reach, bend and move about the facility
(The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.)
Office: Standard office equipment; work usually performed in an office setting free from any disagreeable elements.
Standard weekly job hours: 40 hours