Video Communications Extern

Los Angeles, CA
Job Terms:
24 hourly
Start date:
Posted By:
Heather Farrin

Job Description:

Our client is seeking a highly organized, motivated and detail-oriented college graduate to join our Video Communications team as a paid Extern in LA. The one-year program provides a hands-on immersive experience that will provide a solid foundation for a career in communications.

The Video Communications team helps inform people, press, public figures and other  stakeholders about the latest updates spanning the range of video products and experiences available on our platform – from  Watch to co-watching products to all of the amazing content from publishers and creators. The ideal candidate will possess a keen eye for detail, strong writing skills, and a solid understanding of media and what constitutes newsworthiness. It is essential that candidates possess stellar written and verbal communication skills as well as the ability to ruthlessly prioritize and work on a wide variety of projects simultaneously.

Supports our clients communications activities for Video
Monitor, analyze, and collate new press clips
Research and compile findings on areas of interest to the company
Assist with the development and writing of a wide range of materials such as blog posts, briefing sheets, social media posts, Q&A's and talking points
Assist with the logistics and execution of key events
Track and compile relevant data and information
Create media lists, reference grids, and other supporting documents
Collaborate with fellow externs and members of the Communications team on a variety of projects and tasks
Assist with organizing activities including trainings and campus tours
Conducts outreach to media

Excellent writing skills
Excellent organizational skills
Ability to manage multiple projects simultaneously
Ability to think, plan and execute resourcefully
Ability to suggest new ideas and take initiative
Passion for online communication a plus
Previous intern/externship experience in communications, media, journalism or marketing a plus
Experience in the Internet technology industry a plus

BA or graduate degree in communications, marketing, business, political science, public policy, international relations, journalism or equivalent preferred

Client Description:

This TOP social media company, headquartered in Menlo Park, CA, was built to help people connect and share. Over the last decade their tools have played a critical part in changing how people around the world communicate. With over two billion people using the service and more than fifty offices around the globe, a career at this company offers countless ways to make an impact in a fast growing organization.

Working here, you’ll:

  • Be part of their mission of community building
  • Work on the most visible apps and services in the social media industry  
  • Work in an Agile environment, in constant iteration and problem solving mode
  • Take part in global internal conversations that are happening with stakeholders, wherever they may be located, who are the best at what they do

Why work with AQUENT? Check out our awesome benefits: https://aquent.com/find-work/talent-benefits

Aquent is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, and other legally protected characteristics.