Zayo provides mission-critical bandwidth to the world’s most impactful companies, fueling the innovations that are transforming our society. Zayo’s 133,000-mile network in North America and Europe includes extensive metro connectivity to thousands of buildings and data centers. Zayo’s communications infrastructure solutions include dark fiber, private data networks, wavelengths, Ethernet, dedicated Internet access, and colocation services. Zayo owns and operates a Tier 1 IP Backbone and 44 carrier-neutral data centers. Through its Cloudlink service, Zayo provides low latency private connectivity that attaches enterprises to their public cloud environments. Zayo serves wireless and wireline carriers, media, tech, content, finance, healthcare and other large enterprises.
The Zayo internship program is open to graduating seniors and current students. All internships are paid, full-time work experiences. All internships are from June 7* - August 13, 2021 (*start date flexible to academic obligations)
The Communications Intern will be responsible for providing general support in maintaining internal and external communication channel initiatives and projects; executing on day-to-day tasks, overall strategic initiatives and other responsibilities as needed.
Manage social media accounts, including LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter and Instagram
Assist in developing compelling external communications, including announcements, online articles, press releases, blogs, social media, videos, briefings, talking points and presentations
Maintain internal content calendars and content libraries
Assist in research and development of content for communications and marketing initiatives
Support the development of a variety of internal communications content
Support tracking of communication metrics
Administrative duties including but not limited to: calendar coordination, invoice processing, event support, content organization, etc.
Must be a strong writer, AP-Style knowledge and experience is a must - there will be a skill assessment for candidates selected for final consideration.
Strong preference towards candidates able to provide a portfolio of work from prior positions or other experience. Writing for a school (university) newspaper of keen interest.
Social media savvy beyond personal channels. Previous community management experience is a plus.
Presentation development skills with experience in PowerPoint and/or Google Slides.
Design skills using Adobe or similar software is a plus but not required.
Must be detail-oriented with the ability to help with team organization and task-management.
Proactive thinker: Must be able to take feedback on one task and carry through to other tasks without being explicitly told
Previous professional experience preferred
Gain an understanding of internal and external communication needs, corporate operations, team work, and seeing projects through to completion
Gain industry experience, robust knowledge of communication processes and procedures, an education in telecom, and understanding of Zayo’s foundational role in broadband
Strengthen critical thinking, problem solving, and communication skills
Exposure to a variety of networking opportunities
Excellent benefits including 401 (k) and medical for interns
Internships are full-time (40 hours/week), paid positions with many converting into full-time/part-time employment pending a successful internship.