We are Athene. At Athene, we are driven to do more. We are a leading retirement services company that issues, reinsures and acquires retirement savings products designed for the increasing number of individuals and institutions seeking to fund retirement needs. We see every day as a new opportunity to measure ourselves against the best - and then we don't stop until we've set the bar even higher. We're ready to help you achieve more.Purpose:If you thrive in a fast-paced, collaborative environment focused on delivering top-notch results, we’re looking for you! Experience an internship unlike any other on Athene’s Marketing and Communications team, where you will have the opportunity to take your talents to the next level. PURPOSE:• Responsible for assisting full time staff with various initiatives in Marketing and Corporate Communications, including writing for multiple communication vehicles, research, corporate branding, social media, media relations, and agent, employee and volunteer event planning opportunities.• The program is designed to introduce students to the careers available at Athene. • Provide interns with professional and social networking opportunities throughout the summer.• Opportunity to present project summary results at the end of the internship.Accountabilities:• Students are expected to work independently and will be responsible for ownership of their portion of a project once they have been properly trained.• Students are encouraged to add value and provide recommendations for improvements to process and systems by applying their experience and knowledge.• Maintain a log evaluating each project assigned and prepare an evaluation of the experience in order to improve the quality of future projects.Qualifications and Experience:Required:• Entering Junior or Senior year in the fall of 2017. • Interested in pursuing a career in marketing or corporate communications.• Excellent communication skills – writing, editing and proofreading. Classes completed in Journalism a plus.• Demonstrated leadership abilities with the ability to multitask and work in a fast-paced environment.Strong organizational skills; Event planning skills a plus.Eager learner and who excels at telling the story hidden within data.• Significant experience using Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word. Microsoft SharePoint and Adobe PhotoShop skills a plus. Preferred:Strategic/creative thinker with strong data management and analytical orientation. Previous internship experience a plusNOTE: Successful candidate will be required to complete a pre-employment background check.Want to learn more about Athene? Athene is driven to hire America’s veterans. Athene is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, sexual orientation, physical or mental disability, pregnancy, marital status, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law.
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