Public Affairs Intern - Assist with Grassroots Advocacy Events
Association of Equipment Manufacturers
February 26, 2018
Starting at 11.00
Part Time - Internship
What You’ll Do:
Support and assist AEM’s I Make America grassroots public policy initiative and tour.
Assist Public Affairs Manager with planning 15 upcoming I Make America events at member facilities. Work with vendors and members to get promotional banners designed and produced.
Update photos, videos, articles on I Make America website.
Help draft emails to grassroots supporters and I Make America ambassadors.
Work with Public Affairs Director on social media and public relations initiatives (drafting media advisories, press releases).
Assist AEM’s Washington DC team with planning and executing September’s I Make America Fly-In.
What You’ll Learn:
First-hand experience working on a national grassroots advocacy campaign.
Event planning skills.
Improved communication skills, including drafting social media posts, emails and articles.
Increased knowledge of the legislative process and how AEM leverages the I Make America campaign to advance its public policy priorities.
Who We’re Seeking: A strong communicator (written and verbal) who possesses strong organizational ability and attention to detail, along with the capability to work independently and to build relationships both internally and externally.
About the Company/Organization:
Who We Are: AEM is a trade association that provides services on a global basis for companies that manufacture equipment, products and services used worldwide in the agriculture, construction, forestry, mining and utility industries. AEM's membership is comprised of nearly 1,000 companies and represents 200+ product lines.
We’ve twice been named a Top Workplace by the Milwaukee Journal-Sentinel. AEM’s internship program has been active and growing over the past five years – to see what previous interns have to say about us, click here: https://www.aem.org/about-aem/careers/#/internships
Additional Salary Information: Salary: $11 per hour, 15 hours per week. Acceptable hours for AEM interns are between 7 am and 4:30 pm Monday through Friday.
This position will report to?: Public Affairs Manager