Internal Communications & Marketing Intern

Location CONNECTICUT, UNITED STATES
Experience level Internships
Job details sector Marketing including Branding & Offer Development

Looking for an exciting internship experience while you’re still in school? AXA Investment Managers, a leading global asset manager with €869bn in AUM, is offering a unique marketing/communications internship experience this fall to work with one of their fastest-growing regions and get real, hands-on experience in the world of asset management and financial services.  

The role will support the Head of Marketing and Communications for the Americas to deliver on a variety of activities such as events, campaigns, digital and co-marketing as well as the implementation of an internal communications framework. 

The internship will work on a part-time basis, about 10 hours a week with the opportunity for further expansion as the region grows. Working-level Spanish or Portuguese welcomed, but not required. 

The Internal Communications and Marketing intern will support the implementation of the internal communication framework within AXA IM for the Americas working closely with HR and also with the Head of AXA IM Americas. They will collaborate with the internal Communications Manager based in Paris and in London, helping to play a critical role in communicating the progress made on AXA IM’s business strategy to the Americas’ members of staff. They will also support marketing in terms of execution on a variety of activities such as events, social media campaigns, digital and co-marketing.  

Description of the department :

We have one person in the Americas responsible for marketing and communications, working closely with all other functions in the business, whether it is sales, client servicing, compliance or HR. This is a real opportunity to work in a small, dynamic team and to gain excellent experience to work across multiple functions and to gain deeper knowledge of internal communications and marketing.  

The main responsibilities of the role:

Internal communications

To support the team in the production of written content, video and digital for various internal communications channels.

To assist the Head of AXA IM’s Americas and the HR function to deliver specific internal communications – creating, reviewing, proof reading and editing a wide range of content as well as ensuring communications channels are consistent in terms of style and tone of voice across the company.  

To regularly publish content on our in-house social network platform, ensuring the look and feel of articles and stories hosted is consistent.

To proactively manage the maintenance and the quality of all internal online content, making sure it is kept up to date, consistent with the brand and presented in the most effective way.

 

Marketing

To assist the Head of Marketing & Communications for the Americas to deliver a number of specific marketing initiatives across a range of channels (digital, events, emails, social media…)

To support the implementation of co-marketing programmes for key distributors, especially in South America

To help manage the overall workload by maintaining workflows and pipeline document as and when relevant

 

Events

To assist in the organisation and general logistics of regular internal events (including all-staff digital, in-person or mix town hall sessions, breakfast meetings etc.) as well as client events (own proprietary events and participation to industry events)

To support the drafting of communications for internal and external events including invitations and supporting materials as well as the distribution process.

To manage the post-event feedback process via surveys etc.

Profile

Excellent written skills

Excellent editing and proofreading skills helping to maintain the highest standard of grammar.

Strong attention to detail.

An interest and knowledge of financial services / asset management.

Good knowledge of IT tools (MS Word, MS Excel, MS PowerPoint, MS Outlook, MS Internet Explorer)  and with interest in social media.

Basic knowledge of Adobe InDesign, Photoshop and After Effects

Outgoing personality that helps build trust and rapport with both senior and entry levels of the organisation.

Ability to work on a number of different projects at the same time.

Strong organisational skills.

Strong relationship building skills.

Team player with the capacity to also work autonomously

Knowledge of an additional language is welcome but not mandatory (Portuguese and/or Spanish)

Would you like to wake up every day driven and inspired by our noble mission and to work together as one global team to empower people to live a better life? Here at AXA we strive to lead the transformation of our industry. We are looking for talented individuals who come from varied backgrounds, think differently and want to be part of this exciting transformation by challenging the status quo so we can push AXA - a leading global brand and one of the most innovative companies in our industry - onto even greater things.

In a fast-evolving world and with a presence in 64 countries, our 166,000 employees and exclusive distributors anticipate change to offer services and solutions tailored to the current and future needs of our 103 million customers

We are an active, long-term, global, multi-asset investor focused on enabling more people to harness the power of investing to meet their financial goals. By combining investment insight and innovation with robust risk management we have become one of the largest asset managers in Europe, managing €746bn in assets as of the end of 2017. We employ about 2,400 people around the world and operate out of 21 countries.

We are proud to foster a high-performance culture, which means that we seek to recruit and retain people who are not only technically-skilled but also globally-minded, innovative and able to leverage their unique perspectives and life experiences to support our success as a company.

AXA IM is committed to building an inclusive culture, valuing diversity and supporting the career progression of all employees.