Charlotte, NC, USA
Permanent, Full time
Brighthouse Financial, Inc.
13 Feb 18
Corporate Communications Intern
2018 Summer Intern Program
Role: Corporate Communications Intern
Brighthouse Financial is a new company established by MetLife. We're on a mission to help people achieve financial security. Built on a foundation of industry knowledge and experience, we specialize in offering essential annuity and life insurance products designed to help customers protect what they've earned and ensure it lasts more predictably. In an industry that often has a reputation for complexity, confusion, and cost, Brighthouse Financial is different. Our approach includes simplicity, transparency, and more value so customers can face the future with confidence.
Brighthouse Financial is seeking passionate, high-performing team members to help us carry out our mission and be part of an exciting journey toward improving the financial futures of our millions of customers. Sound like you? Read on.
Role Value Proposition:
The Corporate Communications internship is an exciting opportunity to be part of a fast-moving communications team in a dynamic, start-up environment. The Corporate Communications intern will help develop and distribute a wide variety of content for external and internal audiences. Reporting to the Leader of Public Relations and Financial Communications, the intern will support key communications processes, including the preparation of press releases and talking points, while helping refine messaging to best convey information to company stakeholders.
This is a 10-week paid internship June 4 through August 10, 2018 in our Charlotte, NC office. The Brighthouse Financial Intern Program offers work experience with practical application and skill development as well as professional learning/development opportunities, networking events including senior leader interaction, community service events and competitive pay.
Write draft documents for external and internal audiences in line with the company's editorial calendar and communications needs
Develop concepts for communicating news and information to company stakeholders
Proofread documents to help refine language and ensure clear and consistent messaging
Help distribute communications across the company via a number of mediums, including email, video and the company intranet
Essential Business Experience and Technical Skills:
Demonstrated written communication skills
Strong communicator through a variety of mediums
Proficient with Microsoft Word and PowerPoint; familiarity with SharePoint a plus
Comfortable attending meetings and interacting with senior leaders at the company
Pursuing a degree in communications, journalism, marketing, or related discipline; preference for rising juniors
Number of Openings:
At Brighthouse Financial, we are on a mission to help Americans achieve the financial futures they envision. Our world is changing every day. People are living longer, and the ways in which we save, invest and plan for the future are evolving. Our money must last longer than ever before. Drawing on our history as part of MetLife, Inc., we are well positioned to meet these changing needs. Through our life insurance and annuity solutions, we are committed to empowering people to choose their path to financial security with confidence. It has never been more important. We are excited to tell you more as we continue on our journey toward building brighter financial futures.