PDC Energy

  • Internal Communications Intern

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  • Job Description

    This internship takes place in our Denver, CO office during the school year as well as during the summer. Candidates available to work part-time during the school year are encouraged to apply.



    A brief description summarizing the overall purpose and objectives of the position and the results the worker is expected to accomplish.


    As a member of the Internal Communications team, this position will help connect PDC Energy employees and leadership with each other and information. The Internal Communications department provides and maintains tools, guidelines and mechanisms for internal communications excellence, enabling innovation, collaboration, employee engagement, talent retention, leadership effectiveness, change management, brand consistency, messaging alignment, crisis management and business success. The Internal Communications intern role will play a critical role in this mission, focusing specifically on news delivery, internal marketing, brand consistency, strategic communications planning and metrics reporting.



    The tasks, duties, and responsibilities of the position that are most important to get the job done.

    1. Create, draft, edit, format, curate, deliver and track internal communications items, including articles, posters, videos, infographics, presentations, e-newsletters, flyers, talking points and more, managing approvals as needed;
    2. Provide recommendations to internal customers related to edits, design, formatting, audience segmentation, channel use, key messaging and delivery for internal communications;
    3. Through key messaging, help tell the PDC story, reinforcing the values, beliefs and behaviors that define who we are at PDC and who we want to be;
    4. Ensure news is timely, relevant, accessible and engaging;
    5. Create strategic communications plans for internal customers, providing guidance for meaningful and ongoing audience engagement;
    6. Maintain relationships with key internal customers;
    7. Maintain editorial calendar;
    8. Create and maintain regular reports;
    9. Participate in cross-functional forums that encourage communications partnerships and awareness;
    10. Demonstrate commitment to safety and environmental compliance in all job aspects.


    The specific minimum competencies required for job performance.

    1. Excellent writing and editing skills;
    2. Proven record of organized and consistent work product;
    3. Keen customer focus and strong customer service capabilities;
    4. Collaborative and transparent team player;
    5. A willingness to learn and creatively solve problems;
    6. The ability to form trusting, sustainable relationships with people across the business;
    7. Experience with video production and/or graphic design is preferred.


    The scope of the person’s authority, including a list of jobs that report to the incumbent.


    There are no supervisory responsibilities associated with this position.



    The environment in which the job is performed, especially any unique conditions outside a normal office environment.


    Consistent with that of a normal office environment.



    The minimum level of education, experience, and certifications required to perform the job.

    1. Enrollment in college/university in a related program;
    2. Minimum two years of work experience;
    3. Juniors, seniors and graduate students preferred.


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