Job Information

Heidelberg Materials US, Inc. Communications Intern in Allentown, Pennsylvania

AutoReqId: 20117BR

Pay Class: Salaried Non-Exempt

Pay Rate: $23/hr.

Department: Administration

Line of Business: Regional Administration

Position Type: Internship

Job Posting:

The Role and the Company

Heidelberg Materials provides the materials to build our future. Our future is sustainable. Our future is digital. And it goes beyond cement, aggregates and ready-mixed concrete. Heidelberg Materials North America, previously known as Lehigh Hanson, operates more than 450 locations with approximately 9,000 employees in the U.S. and Canada.

The Northeast Region Allentown, PA Regional Office is seeking a year-round, part-time intern (10-15 hrs. per week) who is dynamic and a self-starter to assist with regional marketing, communications efforts and some project work. This internship is an excellent opportunity to experience various aspects of communications in a corporate work environment. The major focus for this professional skills internship is to assist the Northeast Region in implementing organizational communications and marketing strategies. The Communications Intern will work closely with region key contacts to fulfill organizational goals and initiatives related to programming and events.

What you’ll get to do

  • Work with regional commercial teams (materials and cement) to create promotional material.

  • Partner with the HR, Safety and Environmental teams to communicate and develop ways to support key employee initiatives such as safety, community relations, diversity, engagement, and retention.

  • Partner with the business teams to share key projects and initiatives across the business.

  • Support sustainability initiatives by aiding on community engagement initiatives and/or the communication of the initiatives internally or within the local communities.

  • Enhance Northeast Region social media presence on platforms such as Viva Engage & LinkedIn.

  • Adhere to the company’s style guide, ensuring that we produce a high-quality and error-free copy.

  • Support and evaluate results of communication campaigns with the team.

  • Some travel may be involved focusing on promotional opportunities at local sites

  • Other tasks as assigned.

Essential Experience and Skills

  • Working toward a college degree (junior level and up), preferably in a related field (e.g., English, Marketing/Communications, Advertising or Public Relations)

  • Firm grasp of social media tools and platforms including Facebook, Instagram etc.

  • Previous internship or related experience in marketing or communications a plus

  • Must be computer literate (working knowledge of word processing, PowerPoint, Excel).

  • Proficiency in Adobe InDesign and Photoshop highly desired.

  • Possess excellent written and oral communication and interpersonal skills.

  • Genuine enthusiasm for creating compelling marketing materials.

  • Self-starter, good time management, creative, with ability to communicate in a professional manner.

  • Ability to work well independently, and within a team.

  • Ability to read/write French is a plus.

No Search firms, please.

Heidelberg Materials is a drug-free workplace.

Employer Statement: Equal Opportunity Employer - Minority / Female / Veteran / Disabled