Sannam S4 is currently seeking a Communications Intern to support its North America team. This position requires an energized self-starter with an interest in events, communications, and marketing to apply principles learned in the classroom in a professional environment. This position will have a range of duties in developing and implementing events for the Sannam S4 Group, the US-India Knowledge Exchange initiative (USIKE) and US Business Centers in India.
The Communications Intern will assist with implementing the North American marketing and operations strategy, and will also assist online social media, website development, business development, research, and day-to-day administrative tasks.
The anticipated timeline for this position is 15 weeks. We can be flexible on the duration of the internship whether it is a full- or part-time basis. Strong candidates have moved onto OPT and full-time roles within Sannam S4’s business internationally.
This is an unpaid internship.
0 - 2 years
Provide support for event logistics, visits, delegations, and conferences, especially education conferences and US-India Knowledge Exchange initiative events.
Support Sannam S4’s communications strategy, including assisting the management of the Sannam S4 & USIKE website, social media, and e-newsletter outreach to partner organizations, institutions, and media outlets.
Support Sannam S4’s education team in North America by collecting qualitative data from marketing campaigns and assisting in promotional activities for events and conferences.
Prepare branding marketing collateral such as online flyers for upcoming events, postcards, and handouts.
Develop new social media campaigns, considering current and planned promotional activities targeting North America and potentially the UK.
Assist and update company database and customer relationship management system (CRM) for North America.
Support Sannam S4’s market research tasks such as developing business lists for database management and for USIKE initiatives.
Other tasks as needed. Additional tasks may be available depending on various projects which may arise during the position time period and/or the intern’s desire to gain experience within a particular area.
Attend high level meetings related to the business development of Sannam S4, USIKE and the US Business Centers.
Attend high level networking events such as higher education conferences, US-India receptions and other conferences organized by universities.
Work closely with the CEO, the Director of Government Relations and Strategic Development, and key members of the Education Team to learn about Sannam S4’s delivery of services.
Candidate Attributes:Minimum Required Qualifications
Must be at least a college junior in good standing, a graduate student, or a recent graduate.
College students majoring in journalism, marketing, business, international relations, or similar fields are encouraged to apply.
Prior public affairs, event coordination, or communications internship experience is desired.
Skilled in WordPress and familiar with Constant Contact marketing tools.
Proficiency in Adobe Creative Cloud programs (Illustrator, InDesign, and Photoshop) and modern web design practices.
A successful applicant will have a strong teamwork ethic.
Experience with content creation in marketing platforms such as LinkedIn, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, and blogs.
Excellent knowledge of Google Drive applications and MS Office.Desired/Preferred Skills
With a strong track record of professionalism and support for our clients, Sannam S4 has built its business on individuals who bring value and experience to the business and its clients and the accountability that a medium sized business requires.
Below are the desired and preferred skills and competencies for this position:
Strong communication skills
Time management, interpersonal and problem-solving skills.
Ability to work in target-oriented environment and under pressure.
Conversant with Microsoft Office: Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
Flexible, committed, and driven.
Good level of self-efficacy as relates to problem-solving and client service delivery
9am – 5:30pm, Monday - Friday
Periodic out of business hours for international phone calls
How to apply
If you would like to be considered for this role at Sannam S4, please send your resume with an introduction letter to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Job Code: KL-ELG8MTH5About Us
Sannam S4 is itself rapidly expanding into dynamic markets. Based on client demand, the Company is taking its unique support model into fast growing, dynamic and complicated markets. The Company’s aim is to be the leading market entry and expansion support partner to leading globally ambitious firms.
In the past five years alone we have assisted over 350 organizations explore enter and expand into India, China and Brazil and we are now rolling out our own support network in the further high growth markets like Australia, Canada, Colombia, Eastern Europe, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, Russia, UAE, Singapore, Thailand, U.K., U.S.A and Vietnam.
We are trusted by many of the world’s leading brands to support them in the most difficult business environments. We are passionate about what we do and committed to our own further international expansion. We employ over 200 staff, operate many offices, across multiple continents, and at virtually every working hour of the day are serving someone somewhere with their own international growth agenda.
The Sannam S4 Group consists of a number of integrated international market entry and expansion businesses. Sannam S4 also conceptualised and operates the US Business Centers, an initiative to support increased trade and investment between the US and India.
OUR SUCCESS IS BASED ON
As an international to in-country firm, we deliver home-to-host country business support on both sides and act as a bridge between you and your target market. A fully integrated suite of services delivered by one firm, to ensure continuity and business success in the market. Our solutions are practical, implementation focused and results-driven. They are not theoretical. We seek to fully understand your needs and then deliver bespoke solutions to meet your objectives, business model and mode of entry. We are credible in all that we do, we look after your interests-our business depends on it. You can trust us to do the right thing.
Supporting cross border trade and investment is what we do 24×7, 365 days a year. We operate directly in some of the world’s most challenging regions, and have the experience and know how where and when you need it most. We free you up to focus on your core competencies by taking care of your back-office functions and we take the worry of local compliance away from you. Our end-to end support continues throughout your journey, giving you confidence that there is always someone in-country looking after your best interests. Our professional success is measured by your success so our objectives are aligned.
The scale of our operations and the quality of our resources mean you don’t have to invest in fixed local operations costs
We are not a think-tank. We deliver practical solutions and implement them. Our processes are robust, well ‘tried and tested’, across all industry sectors and in our markets. Our approach delivers results which enable our clients to ‘hit the ground’ running.
Born and bred in the local market, supported by 30+ years of expatriate, local market entry, experience. Our teams are a deeply blended mix of ‘local’ and ‘foreign’ professionals, all with substantial ‘cross–border’ experience. We are client focussed and operate under a set of shared values of integrity and trust. These govern what we do and we do not compromise on these qualities.
We employ highly-skilled, ‘in-country’ professionals across all the functional disciplines needed to deliver market entry and business expansion services, across all industry sectors in challenging markets. We bring expertise from market research, compliance, tax, accounting, business development, marketing, HR, and recruitment to deliver practical solutions to your business.