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Internal Communications Intern

Kenworth Truck Company is the manufacturer of The World’s Best® heavy and medium duty trucks. Kenworth is an industry leader in providing fuel-saving technology solutions that help increase fuel efficiency and reduce emissions. The company’s dedication to the green fleet includes aerodynamic trucks, compressed and liquefied natural gas trucks, and medium duty diesel-electric hybrids.


Aids in the development and distribution of communication across various channels to engage and inform employees of Kenworth Chillicothe.


Nature of Duties

  • Help organize and maintain communication calendar to ensure clear planning of essential messaging.
  • Assist in the updating of tools that support communication delivery - such as plantwide displays, email updates, and print postings.
  • Manage rotation of plant announcements and initiatives
  • Support human resources and plant leadership in identifying effective communication plans for various types of messages.
  • Maintain consistent awareness of important events, updates, and initiatives within the plant.
  • Compile and prepare daily meeting notes for distribution to management teams.
  • Apply writing and visual techniques for effective storytelling through graphics, video, and traditional copy.
  • Assist in the coordination and execution of employee engagement and recognition events.


Necessary Qualifications

  • Junior/senior level college student majoring in communications, human resource management, or business management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel, and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to handle confidential information.
  • Ability to manage and maintain several projects.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, deadline driven environment.
  • Attendance is an essential function of all positions.


Desirable Qualifications

  • Experience with Adobe Creative Cloud applications such as Photoshop, Illustrator, and InDesign
  • Experience with content creation and delivery, including email, newsletters, etc.


Physical Requirements

  • Must meet physical requirements of the position with or without accommodations.