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Intern, Corporate Affairs in Ames, IA at REG

Date Posted: 9/8/2017

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Ames, IA
  • Job Type:
    Entry Level
  • Experience:
    Not Specified
  • Date Posted:

Job Description


The purpose of this position is to assist the Corporate Affairs team with internal and external communications, media relations, event management, and government affairs activities. 


Key Accountabilities: 

Corporate Communications

  • Aid in internal branding program including print and electronic projects
  • Research and write articles for staff newsletter to advance corporate culture and information processes 

Media Relations

  • Successfully integrate social mediums into earned media strategy for search engine optimization program
  • Monitor industry trends and news to better position REG for media pick-up within the biodiesel industry and fueling industry 

Government Affairs

  • Gain a general understanding of the renewable fuels industry through on-site training and industry research
  • Research, monitor and report state biodiesel-related legislative policies
  • Aid in execution of grassroots program that promotes the use of REG products
  • Support lobbying efforts and advocacy activities
Event Management
  • Coordinate statewide staff social outing and meetings in accordance with provided budget outline
  • Assist with company ribbon cuttings and groundbreaking ceremonies

Perform other duties as assigned 


Education Required: Pursuing a bachelor’s degree – Communications, Political Science, Journalism, or related degree

**Senior, Junior, or Sophomore status preferred 

Experience Required: Business environment experience, relevant courses, club participation and internship preferred 

Skills Required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word)

Basic math skills 

Special skills or knowledge preferred:

AP writing style


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