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Spring 2021: VerKallos Media Group - Social Media Intern | Communications Intern

Nov 5, 2020

Posted in: Advertising internships, Internships & scholarships, Journalism internships, Public Relations internships

Founded in 2020, VerKallos Media Group is a family-owned and operated business that specializes in publishing children’s books, self-help series, and other topics. We are committed to providing quality material through books, guides, and podcasts. Our mission is to LIVE B.I.G! Believe anything is possible; Inspire the next generation; and generate content to improve the lives of others. As featured on both NBC 4 and InsideNOVA, VerKallos Media Group proudly represents the youngest author-to-date, who has written a children's book to help kids understand a parent's cancer diagnosis.

Are you a student interested in a real-world experience with a forward-thinking media publishing group? VerKallos Media Group is looking for talented communications majors with fresh, creative ideas, and an excellent eye for detail.

Our fast-growing company is looking to hire two interns (one specifically for social media; one for communications, with a strong knowledge and understanding of the digital media landscape, including various social media platforms. Gain online experience and develop your portfolio for a future in online marketing and communications with class credit in your business designation. This is a great opportunity to make your mark and there is definitely room to grow within the company!

The interns hired for these positions will need strong critical thinking skills in order to integrate into our vibrant and passionate team, who are very excited to share our vision with interns hoping to gain extensive online experience.

RESPONSIBILITIES: 

Create and source content for blogs and social media for Facebook, Instagram, YouTube, Twitter, and Pinterest.
Monitor social media for trending topics to utilize on social media channels
Perform analysis of marketing and sales data
Seek and analyze competitor marketing and sales materials both on and offline
Prepare presentations
Perform SEO functions to include keyword analysis
Provide ideas and feedback for business development
Assist in the creation of signage, circulars, mock ups, email campaigns, online promotion, etc.

REQUIREMENTS:
Undergraduate student in majoring in Communications, Sales, Marketing, or Advertising
Excellent written communication skills
Extensive knowledge of social media
Driven and hard working
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
MS Word, PowerPoint and Excel experience

BENEFITS:
Practical experience with social media campaigns
Mentoring, and training opportunities with experienced, knowledgeable professionals
Flexible schedule; Weekly hours dependent on total hours needed for internship credit.
Work remotely

To apply, please email your resume and preference for either the SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN or COMMUNICATIONS INTERN to verkallosmediagroup@gmail.com.

Why the description for both positions are very similar the distinguishing factor is that the SOCIAL MEDIA INTERN will be strictly focused on all aspects of the major social media platforms and the COMMUNICATIONS INTERN will be more generally focused on communications that will include blogs, email communications, presentations, marketing materials, etc.