At Oshkosh Defense, we stand behind those who dedicate their lives to protecting others. Every day we strive to meet or exceed our customers' ever-changing needs with next generation defense technologies and advanced systems. We operate with unparalleled commitment to those who depend on our products and services worldwide to perform their missions.
Oshkosh Defense is a segment of Oshkosh Corporation, which is a Fortune 500, multi-billion dollar company. At Oshkosh Corporation we are dedicated to designing and building the world's toughest specialty trucks, truck bodies, and access equipment by working shoulder-to-shoulder with the people who use them.
Under the direction of marketing staff, responsible for supporting the Marketing Communications department. Key duties include assisting with external and internal writing/editing assignments, communication archiving, project management, company correspondence, and coordinating/maintaining the integrity of multiple communications and projects (direct emails, newsletters, intranet, distribution lists, surveys, etc.). Assists with other marketing and communications projects as requested.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES
1.Support internal and external communication activities and requests.
2.Post and distribute company news releases to company Intranet.
3.Assist with internal and external communication pieces.
4.Assist, edit and/or write press releases.
5.Assist communication team with external media placement and monitoring media coverage.
6.Create media lists and distributes relevant material to selected media outlets.
7.Coordinate and post content on company Marketing Intranet site.
8.Communicates in a confident, professional manner with all levels of internal staff and outside parties by phone, fax, mail and email.
9.Assist marketing staff with any other projects, as needed. This may include, but is not limited to, presentation material assembly, collateral content, and miscellaneous administrative assistance.
10. All other duties or projects as assigned.
Student working towards a Bachelor's degree in Marketing, Journalism, Public Relations, Communications or related field throughout the entire duration of the internship.
Graduation date after August 2019
For Year Round opportunities, must be willing to relocate or commute to Oshkosh, WI, and be available to work approximately 20 hours/week during the school year and 40 hours/week during summers/breaks.
Experience with Power Point presentation and spreadsheet software is recommended.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced team environment towards common goals.
Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or greater.
Oshkosh Corporation is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. This company will provide equal opportunity to all individuals without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. Information collected regarding categories as provided by law will in no way affect the decision regarding an employment application.
Oshkosh Corporation will not discharge or in any manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Oshkosh Corporation's legal duty to furnish information.
Certain positions with Oshkosh Corporation require access to controlled goods and technologies subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations or the Export Administration Regulations. Applicants for these positions may need to be "U.S. Persons," as defined in these regulations. Generally, a "U.S. Person" is a U.S. citizen, lawful permanent resident, or an individual who has been admitted as a refugee or granted asylum.