Wright Outdoor Solutions Multimedia Communications Intern in West Des Moines, Iowa

Title: Multimedia Communications Intern

Type: Part Time Internship

Reports To: Senior Marketing and Communications Specialist

Companies Supported: Wright Outdoor Solutions, Sustainable Environmental Consultants

About Wright Outdoor Solutions:

Wright Outdoor Solutions offers indoor and outdoor services to residential customers and their communities across the country. These services include landscape design and installation, complete tree care, lawn care, seasonal maintenance, a garden center, interior and exterior holiday lights and décor, interior plantscaping, land clearing and mulch. Our operations are guided by a set of values: safety, integrity, quality, teamwork, innovation, and family. We abide by the highest ethical standards, knowing customer satisfaction is our first priority, and we work as a team to deliver creative solutions to our clients. Finally, we are proud of our family-founded history and have worked to retain those family values in our culture since becoming employee-owned in 2002.

Responsibilities:

  • Video

  • Develop and/or coordinate pre-production elements for videos, including video outlines, copy and scripts, shot lists, detail use of voiceovers, interviews, etc.

  • Brainstorm and research video ideas, and communicate with potential participants

  • Set up and operate various production equipment, including cameras, teleprompters, microphones for location and studio production

  • Obtain footage and package B-roll

  • Create audio and voice over recording

  • Audio and video production and post-production

  • Attention to detail ensuring proper spelling, video clarity, smooth transitions

  • Produce and edit compelling and engaging videos for both internal and external audiences

  • Knowledgeable about social media video requirements

  • Support the customer service and customer experience initiatives

  • Maintain good communication with supervisor as projects progress, scheduling review and update meetings as needed

  • Other tasks and responsibilities as required

  • Writing

  • Develop and write blog content, including topic generation, subject matter research, and staff interviews as needed

  • Copy edit and proof read company newsletter content

  • Develop and write company newsletter articles as needed

  • Create project sheets as needed, conducting staff interviews for project-specific information and visiting job site for photos

  • Write case studies as needed

  • Research and write social post pieces as needed

  • Employee Communications

  • Manage internal digital communications board, refreshing content as needed and ensuring internal employee communications are posted

Qualifications:

  • Pursuing bachelor’s degree in marketing, digital media, multimedia, broadcast journalism, or other related field

  • Outstanding written and oral communication skills

  • Strong organizational and project management skills; the ability to work on multiple tasks and projects concurrently

  • Experience setting up and conducting interviews for video

  • Willingness to take initiative and offer perspective

  • Ability to research and fact-check content

  • Basic computer knowledge (Microsoft Office products, both Mac and PC platforms)

  • Working knowledge of Photoshop and iMovie

  • Willingness and ability to learn other programs as necessary

  • Availability for day travel within Des Moines metro to jobsites (company vehicle will be provided for traveling)

  • Conduct oneself in a friendly and professional manner with all company employees, clients, vendors, co-workers, and visitors to the company

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Hourly wage will be commensurate with education level, relative experience, and other attributes.

Pre-employment drug screening is a condition of employment. To apply, please visit our website at http://www.wrightoutdoorsolutions.com/careers-listing/ and submit an application along with a cover letter, resume, & three work samples.