Graduate Communications Intern - Boston Scientific

Are you interested in a career in Communications?   

Would you like to spend 12 months in Galway working on a wide range of internal and external communications projects for one of Ireland’s largest multinational companies? 

Here at Boston Scientific, we now have an opportunity for a Communications Graduate to join our Galway team on a 12-month fixed-term contract. This role will provide the successful candidate with more than the opportunity to hone and build key communications competencies, but also the chance to improve lives. 

Boston Scientific is one of the world’s largest medical device companies, employing over 36,000 employees, with 4600 at our campus here in Galway.  We develop, manufacture and market more than 13,000 products in over 120 countries, treating approximately 30 million patients annually.  The medical devices are used in various interventional medical specialities including cardiac and vascular surgery, endoscopy, oncology, urology and gynaecology. 

You will join an experienced Communications team integral to the continued development and success of our Galway campus. You will develop a core skill set to take your Communications career to the next level by providing support across a range of specialisms including content creation, social & digital campaigns, media relations, internal events & communications projects. 

With hybrid working arrangements enabling you to work 2 days per week from home, condensed working hours allowing for a lunchtime finish on Fridays, a subsidised canteen and all the amenities that beautiful Galway has to offer, this role offers flexibility & fun to the successful candidate. 

So, if you’re passionate about Communications and ready to advance your career with Boston Scientific, read on and apply today.  

Company Boston Scientific Galway
Location Galway
Apply by 14 February 2023
Position / Title Graduate Communications Intern
Department HR
Reporting to Communications Manager
Direct Reports No
Contract Type 12 month Defined Term
How To Apply To apply, please visit https://jobs.bostonscientific.com/job-invite/557384/

JOB ROLE & KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Key Activities of the Role: 

  • Write a variety of content to support internal and external communications projects, including presentations, website copy, social media posts and press releases 
  • Contribute to development and implementation of communications strategy designed to further Boston’s Scientific’s objectives 
  • Stay up to date on industry trends and make recommendations for adjustments to communications strategies and practices 
  • Perform basic communications channel analysis and compare results to relevant performance metrics, monitor analytics and create reports detailing the successes and failures of communications campaigns and strategies 
  • Coordinate volunteers, support staff, vendors and more to support promotional events 
  • Support meeting management, travel arrangements, calendar management, supply maintenance and mail distribution processes. 

KEY COMPETENCIES REQUIRED:

Experience, Skills &Qualifications:

Qualifications & Experience: 

  • Hons Degree in Communications, Journalism or Marketing preferred, but role open to all graduates with strong writing skills, a high level of creativity & the ability to think analytically 
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written. Confidence to build internal and external networks. 
  • Strong social media knowledge & skills. Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite. 
  • Strong organisational skills  
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work independently or as part of a team 
  • Work well under pressure with a strong sense of urgency 

At Boston Scientific, we recognise that nurturing a diverse and inclusive workplace helps us be more innovative and it is important in our work of advancing science for life and improving patient health. That is why we stand for inclusion, equality and opportunity for all. By embracing the richness of our unique backgrounds and perspectives, we create a better, more rewarding place for our employees to work and reflect the patients, customers and communities we serve. Boston Scientific is proud to be and equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. If you require any arrangements during the recruitment process, please let us know.
 


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