Baker Tilly

Communications Intern

Job Locations US-MI-Southfield
Job ID
10439
Category
Internship

Overview

Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP (Baker Tilly) is a nationally recognized, full-service accounting and advisory firm whose specialized professionals connect with clients and their businesses through refreshing candor and clear industry insight. With approximately 2,700 employees across the United States, Baker Tilly is ranked as one of the 15 largest accounting and advisory firms in the country. Headquartered in Chicago, Baker Tilly is an independent member of Baker Tilly International, a worldwide network of independent accounting and business advisory firms in 147 countries, with 30,000 professionals. The combined worldwide revenue of independent member firms is $3.2 billion.

 

It’s an exciting time to join Baker Tilly!

 

Baker Tilly believes that communications is the essential glue of any organization. It touches every aspect of the business. It enables change management and is the difference between corporate inertia and team member engagement. Communications is what makes our firm’s strategy come to life – taking it from a thoughtfully constructed plan to successful implementation.

 

Communications is about connecting – not just informing. To do this right, it takes a comprehensive approach for communications to feel instinctive and have impact. It takes effort by the sender and receiver to make communications appear seamless.

   

 

Baker Tilly Annual Report 2017 

Responsibilities

Communications Team Scope of Responsibility

  • Digital Workspace (intranet) – digital workspace content creation and management, interface between practitioners and technology, digital workspace vendor management, digital workspace analytics
  • PR & Media Relations – press releases and pitching, earned media, media training, crisis communications, agency management
  • Social Media – content creation and management of firm channels, strategy, policy, content, analytics
  • Executive and Internal Communication – organizational announcements, firm narrative and executive positioning (e.g., presentations, speechwriting, blogs, videos, social media presence)
  • Visual Communications – video production and editing, graphics design
  • Special Projects – strategy execution and team member engagement, firm programs/campaigns, communications execution for service offering launches, M&A, etc.

Intern Focus Areas
The Communications and Digital Media Specialist intern will focus primarily on digital workspace (intranet), social media, visual communications and special projects.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Assist writing original content for the firm’s intranet, including employee human interest stories and firmwide announcements; update and post content on firm’s intranet
  • Contribute to original content for the firm’s social media channels (LinkedIn, Twitter, Instagram, Facebook), including blog posts
  • Assist in maintaining editorial and content calendars
  • Participate in the design and creation of compelling graphics and digital content that supports key messaging and storytelling for use in social media, the intranet, presentations and collateral
  • Work with other Baker Tilly Team members in the production and editing of videos showcasing firm executives

Qualifications

  • High school diploma required
  • Actively pursuing Bachelor’s degree in communications or marketing or related field
  • Strong writing and editing skills utilizing various writing styles (e.g., corporate, narrative, storytelling, etc.)
  • Strong verbal communication skills
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Cloud programs, primarily InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop and Premiere Pro
  • Ability to be a self-starter and work successfully in a team-oriented environment that is geographically distributed
  • Must be creative, detail-oriented, organized, and capable of multi-tasking many projects often on tight deadlines
  • Perform other duties and assist other employees, as assigned

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Baker Tilly Virchow Krause, LLP is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer.