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Public Relations Intern
Location:  Ogden, UT, US, 84401
Company:  Staker Parson Companies


Job ID:  112422


Staker Parson Companies, is a member of the Oldcastle Materials West Division; Our purpose, commitment to the future, and formula for growth is to champion the safety, empowerment, and development of our employees.  We strive to be The Preferred Source of quality sand, rock, landscape products, ready-mixed concrete, asphalt, paving and construction services.  We succeed as a team by embracing integrity, mutual respect, innovation, service, sustainability, and financial strength.   


Position Overview

The Public Relations Internship is designed to provide on-the-job learning experiences for students studying a career in Public Relations or Communications. The intern will play an integral role in company events, with responsibilities that will significantly contribute to the success of company communication efforts.


Key Responsibilities (Essential Duties and Functions)

The duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:


  • Create and modify documents using Microsoft Office, Excel and PowerPoint.
  • Assist in the creation of newsletter and marketing materials; writing content, compiling photos, content, and logos.
  • Assist in the final preparation for marketing materials; proofread, editing, and posting on sites.
  • Support project/tradeshow/community outreach coordination.
  • Assist in social media efforts including posting updates and contributing ideas for content.
  • Assist with administrative duties as needed.
  • Assist in the research of and compilation of industry information.
  • Create and develop multimedia (audio/video) content for internal company events, promotional social media videos, product marketing videos, recruiting videos, and other projects as needed.


Other Requirements:


  • Basic understanding of marketing/communication tools and techniques.
  • Outgoing personality and comfortable communicating individually or within groups.
  • Ability to take ownership of tasks and work independently with minimal supervision.
  • Ability to interact in a professional manner with a wide variety of people.
  • Ability to ask questions and self-discover/learn.
  • Proven ability to coordinate off-site activities/events.
  • Social media experience a plus.
  • Knowledge of Google analytics a plus.
  • Display a professional and courteous attitude to co-workers, supervisors, and the general public at all times.
  • Must be willing to travel and work away from home when required.
  • Must be willing to work nights and weekends when necessary.
  • Report to the assigned job site ready to begin work at the designated start time.
  • Strict adherence to safety requirements and procedures as outlined in the Manual of Safety Practices and Procedures.
  • Strict adherence to company policies and procedures as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Willingness to work in a team environment and assist co-workers or supervisors with other duties as required. 
  • Timely and regular attendance is an expectation of performance for all employees. Employees will be held accountable for adhering to their workplace schedule.
  • Proficient with Windows, Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.


Education and Experience

Working towards a degree in Communications, Public Relations, or similar degree plan from an accredited college or university.


Language Skills:

Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively to customers or employees of organization.


Mathematical Skills:

Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.


Reasoning Ability:

Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.  Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.


What Oldcastle Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion
  • Highly competitive base pay
  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs
  • Group retirement savings program
  • Health and wellness programs


About Oldcastle

Oldcastle has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the Oldcastle family. Oldcastle operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.


Oldcastle is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the Oldcastle family!


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Staker Parson Companies is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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