Kumon North America

  • Communications Intern

    Job Locations US-NJ-Teaneck
    Posted Date 4 weeks ago(4 weeks ago)
    Job ID
    2018-1681
    # of Openings
    1
    Category
    Marketing
  • Overview

    Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program and one of the most established franchise businesses in the world — with more than 300,000 students enrolled and more than 1,500 individually owned and operated Kumon Math and Reading Centers in the U.S. and Canada alone.

     

    Kumon is committed to its employees and offers an excellent rewards package including:

    • Competitive salary and bonus incentives
    • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance benefits
    • Plentiful Personal Leave and Paid Holidays
    • Reimbursement for travel expenses
    • And more…

    This part-time, paid internship will offer hands-on experience and a glimpse into a working communications department at a global corporation’s national headquarters. The communications intern can expect to gain insight into public relations strategy, social media trends and best practices, and fine-tune writing skills through the development of social and digital content.

    Responsibilities

    Public Relations

    • Create strategic media contact lists
    • Draft press releases and student success stories
    • Monitor news for coverage and maintain digital clip report
    • Research relevant news stories and industry trends
    • Seek out potential media opportunities

    Social Media

    • Caption branded videos for upload to social media channels
    • Maintain YouTube channel video uploads
    • Edit full length videos to 30 second clips for social media
    • Create additional social media assets (e.g. images with text overlay, GIFS, etc.)
    • Maintain social media engagement report

    Qualifications

    The ideal candidates are current college juniors/seniors or recent graduates with completed coursework in journalism, public relations, communications or related fields. Successful applicants will possess:

    • Excellent communication, research, writing and organizational skills
    • Ability to work easily in team environment or independently
    • Motivated self-starter that can take the initiative and ownership of projects
    • Positive attitude and willingness to learn
    • Ability to multitask
    • Prior internship is a bonus, but not a requirement
    • Basic knowledge and comfortability with Adobe Creative Suite

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