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Western Union Western Union Foundation, Marketing Intern–Work from Home – USA in Englewood, Colorado

Western Union Foundation, Marketing Intern–Work from Home – USA

Are you looking for work experience with a global Fortune 500 company? Do you want to build transferable skills while learning about the commercial aspect of running a business? Join us as a WU Foundation Marketing Intern for our Summer 2021 virtual internship.

Motivated by our values: purpose driven, globally minded, and trustworthy & respectful

We’re a FinTech that’s using insight from customers and colleagues worldwide to improve financial services for families, small businesses, multinational corporations, and non-profit organizations. We’re a team of over 10,000 people spanning 200 countries and territories. We believe when money moves, better things happen.

The relentless pursuit of better

As a WU Foundation Marketing Intern specifically, you will be part of a small team, helping to engage public and employees through marketing communications. You will use your experience and creativity to help build the reputation of the Foundation through marketing- and communications-related activities on various channels. You will learn how to build relationships, partnering effectively with multiple stakeholders and other global partners (e.g., marketing, social media, HR, legal, creative agencies, etc.). You will hone your skills, learning and applying your understanding of our messaging and mission.

Here is a sample of the type of work you will do during your internship:

  • Social media: conceptualize, plan, write, and upload social posts, secure approvals from Legal, brand, and partners where appropriate, and create and keep a social calendar up to date.

  • Creating content: work with colleagues and nonprofits to source stories, writing blogs, creating videos, infographics, and other assets to promote on social media, our website, and internal channels.

  • Connect with stakeholders and partners to understand marketing campaign calendars and how we can help amplify our shared mission.

  • Analytics: understand what content performs the best and where

  • Support major campaigns including employee giving and golf tournament.

  • Attend and actively participate in scheduled intern events outlined by the program manager.

  • Support teammates with day-to-day activities as requested by managers.

Whilst you may not have professional work experience, we are looking for you to bring the following general skills to the table:

  • Currently enrolled in a college degree program at internship commencement, adult education, college or certificate/training program preferred.

  • Ideally pursing a marketing or communications degree

  • Excellent organizational, written, and verbal communication skills with the ability to work in a fast-paced, global environment.

  • Demonstrated strategic thinking around how we can connect audiences to the Foundation mission.

  • Ability to assist in devising and executing marketing activities as part a project team and autonomously as needed (with proper information and support from your WU team)

  • Energetic, with a passion for using creative ideas to grow our reputation.

Join us, and let’s move money for better

Western Union is transforming its business and shaping the financial services sector by driving quality, convenience, and customer service to new levels of excellence. It’s an exciting time for our organization, as the largest cross-border money transfer operator, trusted by millions of consumers around the world. If you’re ready to unleash your potential to help drive change through bottom-up innovation, apply now.

We’re a company on the move, and we want our people to grow and develop. You’ll have plenty of opportunities to learn new skills and build a career, as well as a great salary and benefits package.

Inclusion and diversity are fundamental to our culture and success. Western Union is proud to be an Equal Opportunity-Affirmative Action Employer. The company will provide accommodation to applicants, including those with disabilities, during the recruitment process, in accordance with applicable laws. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy or related medical conditions), national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, disability, marital status, or any other protected category.

We are accepting applications from our nonprofit partner Upwardly Global.

For internship: The hourly rate for this position is $20.00/hour.