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DIGITAL & CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS INTERN: Don't Sit In The Back; Speak Up

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Karyshma is a recent college graduate interning at Flextronics in the marketing department involved in digital and corporate communications. Being a fresh mind in the social media space is a plus! Be sure to promote your ideas and innovations.

Job Title: Digital & Corporate Communications Intern
Employer: Flextronics

Job Summary: Social Media Manager

Job Description

A social media manager keeps customers connected with the top-performing social networks, including Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin, Quora, etc. The social media manager focuses on brand building and presents a positive image of the company. The job typically includes updating Twitter feeds, replying to customers on Facebook, and adding other respected clients to your company’s LinkedIn profile all play a role in creating an online presence to make your client the next big thing.

On-the-Job Training

Short term on-the-job training can be expected for entry level roles.

Quick Facts

Average salary
Average salary
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$25,000 - $80,000
Projected job growth
Projected Job Growth
10 to 20 percent
Typical schedule
Typical schedule
Part-time, Full-time, Long hours, Flexible
Typical workplace
Typical workplace
Office, Indoor, Home
Personal qualities
Personal Qualities
Detail oriented, Creativity, Analytical skills, Written communication skills, Organizational skills

Educational Path

Education requirement
Education Requirement
High school degree
Internship
Bachelor's degree
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m='13540'>very</span> <span m='13820'>vast</span> <span m='15870'>business.</span> <span m='17570'>My</span> <span m='17880'>job</span> <span m='18250'>is</span> <span m='18530'>the</span> <span m='18620'>social</span> <span m='18930'>media,</span> <span m='19210'>that's</span> <span m='19430'>my</span> <span m='19550'>responsibility.</span> <span m='20500'>So</span> <span m='20660'>yes,</span> <span m='20970'>I</span> <span m='21030'>sit</span> <span m='21300'>behind</span> <span m='21640'>the</span> <span m='21840'>computer</span> <span m='22450'>with</span> <span m='22650'>my</span> <span m='22810'>evil</span> <span m='23170'>hashtags,</span> <span m='25010'>doing</span> <span m='25590'>the</span> <span m='25680'>Facebook</span> <span m='26060'>posts</span> <span m='26440'>and</span> <span m='26550'>stuff</span> <span m='26770'>like</span> <span m='26880'>that.</span> </p><p><span m='27050'>But</span> <span m='27160'>it's</span> <span m='27360'>great.</span> <span m='27740'>It's</span> <span m='28080'>in</span> <span m='29295'>30</span> <span m='29620'>different</span> <span m='29880'>countries,</span> <span m='31340'>we</span> <span m='31440'>have</span> <span m='32220'>230,000</span> <span m='35270'>employees,</span> <span m='36290'>and</span> <span m='38200'>we</span> <span m='38340'>turn</span> <span m='38580'>over</span> <span m='38830'>about</span> <span m='39100'>$35</span> <span m='39530'>billion</span> <span m='39960'>a</span> <span m='40070'>year.</span> <span m='40950'>So</span> <span m='41210'>it's</span> <span m='41360'>a</span> <span m='41390'>huge</span> <span m='41730'>company,</span> <span m='42220'>and</span> <span m='42520'>it's</span> <span m='42650'>really</span> <span m='42890'>fun</span> <span m='43130'>to</span> <span m='43230'>do</span> <span m='43360'>marketing</span> <span m='43800'>for</span> <span m='43890'>them.</span> </p><p><span m='44880'>I</span> <span m='45120'>just</span> <span m='45370'>graduated--</span> <span m='46190'>yay</span> <span m='46510'>me,</span> <span m='46770'>finally--</span> <span m='48080'>in</span> <span m='48390'>communication.</span> <span m='49910'>So</span> <span m='50100'>that</span> <span m='50300'>was</span> <span m='50450'>the</span> <span m='50530'>path</span> <span m='50720'>I</span> <span m='50990'>took.</span> <span m='51260'>I</span> <span m='51340'>kind</span> <span m='51630'>of</span> <span m='51820'>fell</span> <span m='52050'>into</span> <span m='52290'>the</span> <span m='52390'>niche of</span> <span m='52820'>social</span> <span m='53280'>media.</span> <span m='54240'>A</span> <span m='54340'>lot</span> <span m='54500'>of</span> <span m='54560'>people</span> <span m='54750'>don't</span> <span m='54900'>realize</span> <span m='55250'>how,</span> <span m='55600'>again,</span> <span m='55900'>vast</span> <span m='56600'>communication</span> <span m='57340'>is.</span> <span m='57850'>There's</span> <span m='58920'>PR,</span> <span m='59840'>there's</span> <span m='60120'>the</span> <span m='60210'>law</span> <span m='60475'>and</span> <span m='60740'>ethics</span> <span m='61020'>side of it,</span> <span m='61300'>and</span> <span m='61460'>then</span> <span m='61600'>there's</span> <span m='62550'>the</span> <span m='62960'>social</span> <span m='63320'>side</span> <span m='63590'>of</span> <span m='63670'>it,</span> <span m='63940'>and</span> <span m='64150'>I</span> <span m='64260'>fell</span> <span m='64470'>into</span> <span m='64670'>the</span> <span m='64769'>social</span> <span m='65150'>niche.</span> </p><p><span m='66235'>But</span> <span m='66500'>that's</span> <span m='66770'>how</span> <span m='66990'>I</span> <span m='67090'>came</span> <span m='67430'>to</span> <span m='67570'>be</span> <span m='68050'>at</span> <span m='68210'>Flextronics.</span> <span m='69040'>I</span> <span m='69540'>was an</span> <span m='69820'>intern,</span> <span m='71340'>I'm</span> <span m='71843'>sort</span> <span m='72196'>of</span> <span m='72550'>still</span> <span m='72940'>an</span> <span m='73090'>intern.</span> <span m='74360'>Hoping</span> <span m='74690'>to</span> <span m='74780'>go</span> <span m='74920'>full</span> <span m='75110'>time,</span> <span m='75340'>but</span> <span m='75840'>it's</span> <span m='76040'>really</span> <span m='76510'>fun</span> <span m='77840'>and</span> <span m='78590'>it's</span> <span m='78810'>great,</span> <span m='79070'>because</span> <span m='79550'>a</span> <span m='79590'>lot</span> <span m='79800'>of</span> <span m='79870'>people</span> <span m='80160'>think</span> <span m='81500'>you</span> <span m='81580'>have</span> <span m='81780'>to</span> <span m='81930'>know</span> <span m='82190'>a</span> <span m='82220'>lot,</span> <span m='82650'>and</span> <span m='83140'>you're</span> <span m='83360'>going</span> <span m='83660'>in.</span> <span m='83760'>But</span> <span m='84100'>being</span> <span m='84320'>a</span> <span m='84360'>fresh</span> <span m='84660'>mind,</span> <span m='85300'>especially</span> <span m='85580'>in</span> <span m='85670'>the</span> <span m='85730'>social</span> <span m='86120'>space,</span> <span m='86920'>is</span> <span m='87080'>really</span> <span m='87420'>great.</span> </p><p><span m='88710'>What</span> <span m='88890'>I</span> <span m='88950'>wish</span> <span m='89310'>I</span> <span m='89440'>had</span> <span m='89650'>known</span> <span m='90090'>when</span> <span m='90320'>I</span> <span m='90440'>was</span> <span m='90640'>younger</span> <span m='91710'>was</span> <span m='92250'>to</span> <span m='92680'>not</span> <span m='92930'>sit</span> <span m='93315'>in</span> <span m='93700'>the</span> <span m='93770'>back.</span> <span m='94320'>Speak</span> <span m='94720'>up.</span> <span m='95240'>If</span> <span m='95810'>you</span> <span m='96020'>have</span> <span m='96300'>an</span> <span m='96470'>idea,</span> <span m='97720'>you</span> <span m='98040'>are</span> <span m='98220'>the</span> <span m='98340'>voice</span> <span m='98870'>of</span> <span m='99040'>this</span> <span m='99280'>next</span> <span m='99630'>generation.</span> </p><p><span m='100750'>Your</span> <span m='101180'>ideas</span> <span m='102160'>are</span> <span m='102450'>our</span> <span m='102830'>innovations</span> <span m='103550'>for</span> <span m='103660'>the</span> <span m='103760'>future,</span> <span m='104200'>and</span> <span m='104410'>that's</span> <span m='104770'>going</span> <span m='104900'>to</span> <span m='104960'>continue</span> <span m='105420'>to</span> <span m='105570'>move</span> <span m='105880'>us</span> <span m='106190'>forward</span> <span m='107280'>in</span> <span m='107910'>any</span> <span m='108230'>business.</span> <span m='109040'>So</span> <span m='110700'>doesn't</span> <span m='111000'>matter</span> <span m='111320'>if</span> <span m='111410'>you</span> <span m='111550'>think</span> <span m='111740'>your</span> <span m='111900'>idea is</span> <span m='112400'>silly,</span> <span m='113800'>nine</span> <span m='114110'>times</span> <span m='114330'>out of</span> <span m='114530'>10,</span> <span m='114940'>it's</span> <span m='115160'>going</span> <span m='115280'>to</span> <span m='115340'>be</span> <span m='115480'>amazing,</span> <span m='116170'>so</span> <span m='116330'>make</span> <span m='116540'>sure</span> <span m='116700'>you</span> <span m='116820'>speak</span> <span m='117210'>out.</span> <span m='117540'>Don't</span> <span m='117910'>sit in</span> <span m='118000'>the</span> <span m='118080'>background.</span> </p>","file":{"id":272717,"video_id":"2700762349001","name":"72116605","duration":119402,"thumbnail_url":null}});