Kumon, the industry leader in supplemental education, is looking for a dynamic intern that is ready to get their feet wet in the world of social media and public relations. If you are looking for hands-on experience that can be directly applied to your future in communication, this is the internship for you. Take advantage of the opportunity to learn about best practices and industry trends, while being a vital part of the communications department at a globally ranked franchise!
Who we are?
Kumon is the world’s largest after-school math and reading enrichment program. At Kumon, we unlock the potential of children so they can achieve more on their own. As a comprehensive program, Kumon serves children in preschool through high school. Our learning method uses an individualized approach that helps children develop a solid command of math and reading skills. Through daily practice and mastery of materials, students increase confidence, improve concentration, and develop better study skills. Kumon has over four million students enrolled at nearly 25,000 learning centers in 50 countries and regions. Our headquarters are in Teaneck, NJ.
What you’ll learn
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.
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
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
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
External Company Name: Kumon North America Inc
External Company URL: http://www.kumon.com/contactus.aspx
Street: 300 Frank W Burr Blvd