Two Chicks With A Side Hustle

Employer: National Veterinary Associates

Job Summary:

Are you looking to build a career in communications with a passion for storytelling and communicating ideas? Do you love animals, especially pets? If so, NVA – one of the largest veterinary and animal care organizations in the world – is looking for a highly creative Internal Communications Junior Associate to join our growing Communications team.

The ideal candidate must be a skilled writer, able to manage multiple projects in support of the communications team, detail-oriented and have outstanding organization skills. This person will work with the entire communications department to provide support and help with a variety of projects. This role is a great way to gain valuable communications skills across multiple channels, both internal and external, and a great way to launch a communications career.


  • Write and edit content for internal and external channels as directed by members of the communications team.
  • Research background information, interview subject matter experts, and seek stakeholder approvals to ensure deliverables accurately reflect desired outcomes.
  • Manage and maintain distribution lists for communications channels.
  • Organize the work of the communications team and manage a central location for content
  • Support communications projects and internal campaigns for other business functions, including people services, business operations, technology services, and more
  • Assist in the development of other internal and external communication projects, including announcements, presentations, video scripts, web copy, design management and media lists.
  • Help with Intranet content management.

Required Qualifications:

  • Excellent writing skills (you can make complex subjects simple and interesting)
  • Outstanding editing and proofreading skills (a firm grasp of AP style)
  • 0-2 years experience in marketing, communications, or comparable role
  • A strong portfolio of work or writing samples with quality references
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Communications, Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, English or related subject
  • Creative mindset: Deliver original ideas and innovative solutions that drive our strategy forward
  • Embrace new challenges, be enthusiastic about learning new skills and be curious about the business.
  • Servant leader: Driven, caring, and passionate about your work and the people you support
  • Goal-oriented: Highly organized, meet deadlines, and drive projects from conception to completion
  • Highly proficient in all Microsoft Office tools: Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, Teams


  • Basic experience with Adobe Creative Suite tools, specifically Photoshop and Illustrator, and content management design
  • Experience using email service platforms like Mailchimp or iContact
  • Hands-on experience with content management tools (e.g.., WordPress)