Marketing and Communication Intern

Position Status/Type: Part-time/Internship

Location: North Risk Partners’ Corporate Headquarters (St. Paul, MN)

Deadline: February 27, 2015

Duration: March 2015 – May 2015 with possibility of continuation through the summer

Compensation: Paid; $10/hr

Approx. Hours: 15-30 hrs/wk; flexible

Class Level: Undergraduate at the Junior/Senior class level or higher (open to recent graduates)


North Risk Partners is searching for a driven and ambitious candidate seeking experience in the world of marketing and communication as it relates to the insurance industry and corporate business in the private sector. This position will provide the ideal candidate with exposure to a wide range of communication practices, including:

  • Strategic organizational communication
  • General public relations
  • Advertising
  • Media relations
  • Digital presence management
  • Prospect communications (sales briefs and other targeted campaigns)
  • Client communications (email marketing, webinars and seminars, blog, industry newsletters, etc.)


  • Aid in the development and distribution of print and digital communications
  • Edit marketing materials
  • Assist with formatting of images and graphics for use in online and print marketing channels/materials
  • Make updates to the company’s websites, both public and private
  • Develop content for and make updates to the company’s social media accounts (Facebook, Linkedin and YouTube)
  • Assist with tasks related to media relations (advertising, press releases, event coordination, etc.)
  • Assist with coordination of client events and gift-giving


  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to analyze and solve problems
  • Ability to adapt and learn new skills
  • Works well in teams
  • Attention to detail and the ability to plan and organize accordingly
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, including Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Working knowledge of Adobe Creative Suite, basic HTML/CSS and wordpress platforms
  • Familiarity with email marketing software is helpful, but not required

Desired Start Date: March

Job Function(s): Organizational Communications (Internal and External), Marketing, Branding

Application Details

Application Deadline: 02/27/2015

Employer: North Risk Partners™

Contact Name: Kate Burnevik

Apply by Email: Please send a resume and brief cover letter to Kate Burnevik at