The Communications Intern fills a critical role at RizePoint, a rapidly growing company specializing in cloud-based software for large enterprises in the food, hospitality and retail industries. The Communications Intern is responsible for assisting with internal and external communications. This internship provides an opportunity to gain hands-on experience in Silicon Slopes and learn the communications and public relations landscape for a growing SaaS company. This is a part-time, six-month position located in RizePoint’s Cottonwood Heights office, reporting to the Communications Manager.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities

  • Support company’s PR strategy and execute it in different phases
  • Curate engaging content for social media and company blog
  • Edit and distribute press releases
  • Assist with strategic message planning and development of comprehensive communications plans
  • Assist in administrative duties, including internal communications
  • Build and update media lists and databases

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Qualifications and Requirements

  • Strong desire to learn along with professional drive
  • Solid understanding of the different social networks (LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter)
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities while working both independently and in multidisciplinary groups/teams with a high level of self-motivation
  • Proficiency with MS Office
  • Passion for the PR industry and its best practices
  • Graphic design skills preferred
  • Junior or Senior working toward a Bachelor’s degree in Public Relations, Communications, Journalism, English, or a related major; Recent graduates will also be considered

 Company Overview

RizePoint is the global leader in software solutions that proactively safeguard enterprise compliance’for both internally-imposed standards and externally-imposed regulations. RizePoint builds and protects brand equity by enabling a consistent customer experience. Our clients gather better data, see necessary actions earlier, and act faster to correct issues before they become costly liabilities. Considered the industry standard for food service, hospitality, and retail, RizePoint mobile and cloud-based solutions serve nearly 2 million audits with 200 million questions answered annually. RizePoint is headquartered in Salt Lake City, Utah. For more information, visit

Additional Details

Reports To:  Communications Manager

Type: Part-Time, Temporary (six months)

Base Pay: $12-15/hour

Schedule: 15 hours per week

Location: Salt Lake City (Cottonwood Heights); relocation or remote not available

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

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