Corporate Communications Intern
VF Corporation outfits consumers around the world with its diverse portfolio of iconic lifestyle brands, including Vans®, The North Face®, Timberland®, Wrangler® and Lee®. Founded in 1899, VF is one of the world’s largest apparel, footwear and accessories companies with socially and environmentally responsible operations spanning numerous geographies, product categories and distribution channels. VF is committed to delivering innovative products to consumers and creating long-term value for its customers and shareholders.
VF will grow by creating amazing products and brand experiences that transform and improve the lives of consumers worldwide, while delivering superior returns to our stakeholders.
At VF, we draw on 117 years of experience to continuously transform ourselves in an ever-changing global marketplace. We constantly learn from the past, but live in the future.
Our One VF culture is all about harnessing the power of our brands and our talented associates to capitalize on our greatest opportunities for long-term performance. Across our company, a One VF mindset differentiates our products and brand experiences. It all adds up to a lasting competitive advantage built on collaboration, agility and execution.
Powerful brands, shaped by shopper insights and fueled by innovation, drive our success by putting us at the heart of consumers’ lives. With the industry’s most diverse family of apparel, footwear and accessories brands, we serve consumers on every continent. Many of our brands lead their respective categories, and some have risen to iconic status. As we look to the future, we will continue to lean on our One VF approach to ensure we embrace our shared learnings as we add value across our portfolio of brands.
Corporate Communications Intern: Become the Newest Member of the VF Family
As a member of VF’s Corporate Communications team, you will play an integral role in bringing our 2018 communications strategies to life. This internship will give you hands-on experience working across a variety of communications functions, including internal communications, public relations, digital communications/social media, crisis communications and media relations.
How You Will Make a Difference:
Drive engagement on VF’s internal and external social media platforms, including LinkedIn, Twitter, YouTube and Yammer
Create and edit content across a variety of digital and print channels, including articles, social media content, presentations and videos
Help lead the editorial process by being an active participant in bi-weekly editorial meetings, pitching story ideas, writing, editing and posting stories, and working with a global team of writers on special projects
Assist with developing and executing global communications programs that reach our more than 65,000 associates
Partner with key internal functions to develop webpages, email messages, presentations and other content
Skills for Success:
Educational/ Position Requirements:
Pursuing a Bachelor’s/Master’s/PH.d degree in Communications, Public Relations, Journalism or related field.
Exceptional writing, editing and oral communications skills with the ability to convey complex information in a clear, compelling way
Experience creating and publishing editorial content for web and social media platforms
Working knowledge of social media platforms like LinkedIn, Twitter and YouTube
Experience with Adobe Creative Suite and other design tools
AP Style pro
Ability to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment
Interested candidates must send the following items:
Resume and cover letter
Letter of recommendation
At least two writing samples
Organized in 1899, VF Corporation is a global leader in branded lifestyle apparel, footwear and accessories, with global iconic brands, 64,000 associates and $12.4 billion in revenue. Our businesses and brands are organized into four categories called coalitions, comprising: Outdoor & Action Sports, Jeanswear, Imagewear, and Sportswear. While VF is highly diversified across brands, products, distribution channels and geographies, our One VF culture and approach to doing business provide a unique and powerful competitive advantage.
VF Diversity Vision Statement
VF is committed to creating an inclusive environment that welcomes and values the differences among all of our associates, customers, suppliers and the communities in which we live and conduct business. The continued success and growth of VF is enhanced through initiatives that promote diversity throughout VF around the world.VF is an equal employment opportunity/ affirmative action employer of minorities, females, protected veterans and the disabled. VF is committed to providing equal opportunities in employment, and treating our VF associates and VF applicants without discrimination on the basis of their race, color, gender, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, marital status, citizenship, disability, protected veteran status, HIV/AIDS status, or any other legally protected factor.
Website : http://www.vfc.com
Our strategy begins with a passion for our products and a deep understanding of our consumers. We call it the Art and Science of apparel. Our rigorous methodology combines data-driven insights, expert execution and some of the most creative minds in the industry. The result is new products that strengthen the bond between consumers and our brands.