Apprenticeship or internship - Communication M/F

Apprenticeship or internship - Communication M/F

  • Internship (6 months)
  • Paris (France)
  • Published on August 31 2021


World leader in mineral-based specialties, IMERYS delivers high value-added, functional solutions to a great number of industries, ranging from process manufacturing to consumer goods. IMERYS is based in +50 countries and has 230 industrial sites and 16,300 employees. Its revenue accounts for $4.3bn (2019 figures). The Group draws on its understanding of applications, technological knowledge and expertise in materials science to deliver solutions by beneficiating its mineral resources, synthetic minerals and formulations. IMERYS contributes essential properties to customers’ products and their performance, including heat resistance, hardness, conductivity, opacity, durability, purity, lightness, filtration, adsorption and water repellency. IMERYS meets ambitious targets to develop responsibly, focusing on people, the environment and corporate governance.


Imerys, the world leader in mineral-based specialties for industry, is looking for a Communications Apprentice or intern to work on internal communications and Group projects. 

Imerys has recently reorganized itself and communication is crucial to ensure our employees understand the changes the company is going through. 

In a very international context, the successful candidate will report to the Employee & Leadership communications Director and will be part of the Group Communication department.


The apprentice’s role will include and is not limited to: 

  • the creation of the Group’s internal news: sourcing topics, drafting articles, working with the editorial agency, measuring the performance

  • Managing the monthly newsletter 

  • Populating the Group’s intranet on a daily basis with news, fresh content. Collaborate with the digital team on making sure the intranet is a relevant, accessible tool

  • Work with the Communications Business Partners to deliver campaigns on safety, CSR, Human Resources, IT etc..

  • Support the team in the organization of internal events

  • Support the Communications for Imerys’ head office.(wellness programs, safety event, campaigns etc..)

  • From time to time, the candidate will also be involved in other projects and activities connected to the Group Communication department. 



  • Completing a master or MA degree in communication 


  • Previous experience in an international environment (internship, temporary position…) would be appreciated

Technical skills

  • Ability to perform all aspects of role on a daily basis in English 

  • Master the key steps of project management 

  • Experience with Google’s G Suite, video production and image editing software a plus


  • Fluent in English (verbal and written) and French preferred. Any other language is an advantage.


  • Sound editorial skills

  • Ability to prioritise and multitask

  • Highly organised 

  • Service and delivery oriented 

  • Adaptable

  • Thorough attention to detail

  • Good interpersonal skills

  • Autonomous and self-starter

  • Tactful

  • Dependable

  • Sense of team spirit

  • Willingness and ability to work in an international and multicultural environment