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Intern - Internal Communications - Spring 2019
QVC, Inc. | West Chester, Pennsylvania
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Job Description

QVC, the world's leading video and eCommerce retailer, is seeking a dynamic and passionate intern to support our Internal Communications team. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience, contribute to exciting and diverse work, and learn from world-class communications professionals in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

Job Description Details

Qurate Retail Group Internal Communications Internship

Qurate Retail Group is seeking a dynamic and passionate intern to support our Internal Communications team. This is a unique opportunity to gain hands-on experience and contribute to exciting work while learning from world-class communications professionals in a fast-paced and innovative environment.

Company Background

Qurate Retail Group comprises eight leading retail brands - QVC, HSN, zulily, Ballard Designs, Frontgate, Garnet Hill, Grandin Road and Improvements - all dedicated to providing a 'third way to shop,' beyond transactional ecommerce or traditional brick-and-mortar stores. Globally, Qurate Retail Group is #1 in video commerce, reaching approximately 370 million homes worldwide via 16 television networks and multiple ecommerce sites, social pages, mobile apps, print catalogs, and in-store destinations. Qurate Retail Group is #3 in ecommerce in North America and #3 in mobile commerce in the US (according to Internet Retailer). Qurate Retail Group combines the best of retail, media and social to curate products, experiences, conversations and communities for millions of highly discerning shoppers -- bringing joy, inspiration and humanity to shopping. Qurate Retail Group also curates large audiences, across multiple platforms, for thousands of brand vendors. Headquartered in West Chester, Pa., Qurate Retail Group has 27,000 team members in the U.S., the UK, Germany, Japan, Italy, France, Poland and China. For more information, visit www.qurateretailgroup.com.

Job Duties

* Research, write, proofread, and provide input for a variety of communication formats, including but not limited to web content, announcements, and digital signage.
* Develop and execute communications plans in partnership with the team.
* Shoot and edit photos and videos for web content and digital signage.
* Create layouts and designs for web content and digital signage.
* Source internal storytelling opportunities and lead the work to completion.
* Assist with requests for footage, imagery and logos.
* Support ongoing updates to intranet.

Qualifications & Requirements

* Education: Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Master's Degree program in communications, public relations, journalism, or similar major
* Prior internship experience in corporate environment supporting Internal Communications, Corporate Communications and/or Public Relations
* The desire to pursue a career in Internal or Corporate Communications
* Ability to write accurate, compelling and impactful copy to communicate with clarity and effectiveness for a variety of communication formats
* Ability to learn from feedback and adjust copy as necessary
* High level of personal maturity and responsibility
* Highly organized with outstanding attention to detail
* Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills
* Outstanding verbal and written communication skills with robust knowledge of correct grammar usage
* Excellent interpersonal skills and proven ability to work with colleagues and stakeholders
* Self-starter who can lead a project from start to finish
* Graphic design capabilities with excellent knowledge of Photoshop
* Working knowledge of Movie Maker or similar video editing software
* Fluent in Microsoft Office Suite

Intern - Internal Communications - Spring 2019

QVC, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Liberty Interactive Corporation (NASDAQ: QVCA, QVCB), is the world's leading video and ecommerce retailer. QVC is committed to providing its customers with thousands of the most innovative and contemporary beauty, fashion, jewelry and home products. Its programming is distributed to approximately 300 million homes worldwide through operations in the U.S., Japan, Germany, United Kingdom, Italy and a joint venture in China. Based in West Chester, Pa. and founded in 1986, QVC has evolved from a TV shopping company to a leading ecommerce and mobile commerce retailer. The company's website, QVC.com, is ranked among the top general merchant Internet sites.

QVC, Q, and the Q Ribbon Logo are registered service marks of ER Marks, Inc.

As an equal opportunity employer, QVC is committed to a diverse workforce and is also committed to a barrier-free employment process. In order to ensure reasonable accommodations for individuals pursuant to applicable law, individuals that require accommodation in the job application process for a posted position may contact us at CareersUS@QVC.comfor assistance.