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Employment Type:
Intern/Co-op
Posted:
1/24/2020
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Copywriting Intern
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One Valmont Plaza Omaha Nebraska 68154-5215 Why Valmont Welcome to Valmont, where a world of opportunity awaits. When you join our team, you become part of a passionate group dedicated to changing lives and conserving resources around the globe. We want problem solvers who roll up their sleeves to foster progress and innovation for all people. At Valmont, we provide infrastructure, irrigation, tubing and coatings to the world. We strengthen cities. We nourish croplands. We design, manufacture and coat. Our products and services make a difference. Join us, and BUILD YOUR WORLD. A Brief Summary of This Position: Valmont is seeking an organized, self-motivated, excellent writer to act as a part-time copywriting intern. Excellent communication skills, knowledge of proper spelling and grammar, a passion for writing and strong attention to detail are essential to succeed in this position. Valmont's copywriting intern supports the global marketing team by writing, editing and proofreading content for websites, social media posts, marketing materials and more. You will develop a portfolio of published writing samples, refine your writing skills for different audiences and gain valuable real-world writing experience. Valmont's internship program mission is to provide a hands-on learning experience through project work, leadership development, job shadowing and interaction with senior leadership. This position is approximately 40 hours a week during the summer internship program, and based out of the corporate headquarters in Omaha, NE. Essential Functions: Draft and edit a variety of digital, print and sales communications (for example: website, social media, HR recruiting, brochures, sales presentations, reports and other materials) Work with the global brand team to identify and understand high-level messaging and strategy Monitor results of digital communications and recommendations for refinements Research articles and information related to a variety of subjects Proofreading and editing assistance Leading projects under the global marketing team Complete assignments on time and work within tight deadlines Required Qualifications of Every Candidate (Education, Experience, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities): Student pursuing a degree in Advertising, Communication, Journalism, or other relevant fields Excellent communication skills, knowledge of proper spelling and grammar, a passion for writing and strong attention to detail Extremely organized, self-motivated, and responds positive to feedback Professional demeanor, eagerness to learn, and proficient in multitasking Work a minimum of 20 hours per week starting January 2020 Flexible, can work with changing priorities and deadlines Team player within the global marketing team and with our partners across the global enterprise Send supervisor(s) progress updates throughout each week Respond to feedback in a timely manner Highly Qualified Candidates Will Also Possess These Qualifications An interest in manufacturing and/or global communications Working Environment and Physical Efforts: Work is typically performed in an office setting. The incumbent is regularly required to sit for extended periods of time, as well as talk and listen on the phone and in personal conversations or meetings. Environment is fast paced and demanding most of the time. No travel requirements for this position. The employee frequently is required to use hands to finger, handle, or feel and reach with hands and arms while working in the office with various files and forms and while working on the computer. The employee is occasionally required to move about the office. Incumbent must utilize proper ergonomic safeguards such as monitor height and positions, keyboard location and height and proper wrists rests. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 15 pounds in working with large files, binders, and computer equipment. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, and depth perception. Valmont does not discriminate against any employee or applicant in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, genetic information, veteran status, disability or any other characteristic protected by law. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. If you have a disability and require any assistance in filling out the application for employment email EEOCompliance@Valmont.com.

About Valmont Industries, Inc.

Valmont Industries, Inc. is a global producer of fabricated metal products and a producer of metal and concrete pole and tower structures in the engineered support structures and utilities support structures businesses, and are a global producer of mechanized irrigation systems in the irrigation business. The Company also provide metal coating services, including galvanizing, painting and anodizing in the coatings business. The pole and tower structures support outdoor lighting and traffic control fixtures, electrical transmission lines and related power distribution equipment, wireless communications equipment and highway signs. The mechanized irrigation equipment delivers water, chemical fertilizers and pesticides to agricultural crops. The Company operates in four business segments: engineered support structures, utility support structures, coatings and irrigation. In November 2008, the Company completed the acquisition of Stainton Metal Company Limited. (Source: 10-K)