Gold Rush Summer Intern - Communications

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Date: Jan 9, 2019

Location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Company: Kinross Gold Corporation

The Kinross Corporate Head Office is located in downtown Toronto and supports Kinross operations and projects worldwide. Corporate functions include Finance, Technical Services, Business Optimizations, Procurement, Health & Safety, Human Resources, IT and Investor Relations.

Job Description

Kinross is looking for a Public Relations or Communications student to assist the Corporate Communications department during the Summer of 2019.

The role will provide the candidate an opportunity to gain an introductory experience to the mining industry, a publicly-listed international company and exposure to the day-to-day functions of the Corporate Communications department.

Job Responsibilities

Assist Corporate Communications department with a variety of tasks, including:

  • Updating internal communications website and intranet
  • Website maintenance
  • Social media communications
  • Branding
  • Media Monitoring
  • Event Support
  • Administrative work 

Education and Experience

  • Enrolled in Public Relations or Communications diploma/degree, or related discipline

Skills

  • Excellent grasp of communications principles and practices; strong writing skills
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills with a demonstrated ability to perform well in a team environment
  • Strong knowledge of social media communications; CMS experience an asset
  • Strong Word and PowerPoint abilities and ability to troubleshoot tech-related issues; Photoshop experience an asset
  • Experience in event planning and organization an asset
  • Ability to communicate in Spanish, Portuguese, French and/or Russian considered an asset
  • Experience working and/or knowledge of the resource industry (mining, oil/gas or power in particular) is considered an asset

Closing Date

The closing date for this role will be February 15, 2019 at 11:59pm (EST)

 

Kinross is a Canadian-based gold mining company with mines and projects in Canada, the United States, Brazil, Chile, Russia, Ghana and Mauritania, employing approximately 9,000 people worldwide. Our core purpose is to lead the world in generating value through responsible mining.

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