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Reference Number: PR 0003691

Communication Intern

1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

What you'll do

Overview

Wendy’s Communications team leads global communications (internal and external), public affairs, corporate social responsibility, philanthropy and community & employee engagement for the brand. We work together with cross-functional partners to protect and enhance brand reputation, build trust and meaningful connections with key stakeholders, inspire the Wendy’s system to deliver results, and engage the Wendy’s community as one Wendy’s family.

Specific Responsibilities Include

  • Community & Employee Engagement: Work with the team to plan, manage and execute community & employee engagement initiatives, like Wendy’s community-based giving program, Wendy’s WeCare Fund and the Frosty 5K Run for Adoption.
  • External Communications: Explore media inquiries, assist with drafting blog posts and/or news releases, track issues in the media on a case by case basis and other media relations support, as needed.
  • Executive Communications: Assist with external and internal communications for Wendy’s Senior Leadership Team, Company Officers and franchisees. For example, creating briefing documents, conducting research, drafting communications.
  • Administrative Support: Research projects, assist with Company presentations, support updates to wendys.com.

Wendy’s is the world's second largest quick-service hamburger company and was built on the premise, "Quality is our Recipe®," which remains the guidepost of the Wendy's system. Today, Wendy's and its franchisees employ hundreds of thousands of people across more than 6,700 restaurants worldwide with a vision of becoming the world's most thriving and beloved restaurant brand.

What we expect from you

Education / Experience

  • Currently pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Communications, English, Journalism or a related field
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills with a strong attention to detail
  • Strong time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to work independently and with a team in a fast-paced environment
  • Proficient in the use of Microsoft Office products: Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

 Target start time is the week of May 17, 2021. Your 8-12 weeks with us will be unique and personalized based not only on our business needs, but also on your personal interests and career development goals.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

Wendy's is an equal employment opportunity employer who may provide reasonable accommodation to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of the job.

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1 Dave Thomas Blvd.
DUBLIN, OH 43017

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