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Marketing Intern

Posted on Aug. 17, 2023 by InternPlug

  • Toronto, Canada
  • No Salary information.
  • Full time
  • Other
  • 1 Vacancy

Job Description

Job Description: Marketing Intern – Internship – Four Months Rakuten Kobo Here at Rakuten Kobo Inc., our mission is to make reading lives better. We stand for readers. We also stand for our employees - from interns and co-ops to permanent staff – and support their growth and development. Whether you are a student at the start of your career or a professional carving a different path, our early career opportunities are built with you in mind-with experiences tailored to your individual skills and interests. We offer a start-up environment, interesting and engaging work within the technology and publishing industries, and a group of friendly and talented individuals. Additionally, our employees rank us highly in terms of commitment to work-life balance and a company culture committed to caring for our employees. If you are looking for a company that inspires passion and personal and professional growth, come join Kobo and come help us make reading lives better. The Role: Rakuten Kobo Inc. is looking for a Marketing Intern to join our Online Marketing and Customer Lifecycle team as an intern for four months starting in September 2023! The team is comprised of many highly talented enthusiastic individuals who ensure the services and offerings from Kobo are available to both internal and external customers. Reporting to the Manager, eCommerce, the Marketing Intern will be responsible for assisting with promotional marketing for our eReader devices, including creation and reviewing of marketing emails and banners, and the creation of calendars, promotional schedules, and documentation. The Marketing Intern will also be responsible for reporting and communicating sales data and assisting the website development team on projects including but not limited to website updates and quality assurance reviews. The Person:
  • Interested in eCommerce, digital marketing, and online sales.
  • Enjoys collecting, analyzing, and presenting data and information.
  • Eager to take on new challenges and learn new skills daily.
  • Interested in project management and is highly organized.
  • Proficient communication skills.
Responsibilities Include:
  • Assist with promotional marketing for eReader devices.
  • Review creative materials for accuracy and quality.
  • Creation of emails, banners, and other promotional materials.
  • Update company website with marketing materials and review for QA.
  • Creation of documentation, geo-focused calendars, and promotional schedules.
The Skillset: Required:
  • Experience with Web Content Management Systems (Shopify and/or WordPress).
  • Experience with Microsoft Excel
  • Experience with data management and analysis.
  • Experience with writing and copy review.
  • Project management experience.
Nice to Haves:
  • Post-secondary education focusing on Marketing.
  • Experience with Google Analytics.
  • Experience with eCommerce and/or digital marketing.
Please note that this role is open to both current students looking for a co-op/internship opportunity as well as recent graduates. The Perks:
  • Flexible working environment
  • Free Kobo device + free weekly e-book or audiobook
  • Weekly Kobo Tech University sessions
  • Mentorship program
  • Employee Purchase Program & Corporate Partner Discounts
About Rakuten Kobo Inc. Owned by Tokyo-based Rakuten and headquartered in Toronto, Rakuten Kobo Inc. is one of the most advanced global ecommerce companies, with the world’s most innovative eReading services offering more than 6+ million eBooks and audiobooks to 30+ million customers in 190 countries. Kobo delivers the best digital reading experience through creative innovation, award-winning eReaders, and top-ranking mobile apps. Kobo is a part of the Rakuten group of companies. Accommodations and Accessibility Rakuten Kobo Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Accessibility accommodations for candidates with disabilities participating in the selection process are available on request. Any information received related to accommodation needs of applicants will be addressed confidentially. Please reach out to our Employee Experience team via the email below if you require any accommodations. Questions If you have any questions about this role or other opportunities, please reach out to Andrew McNabb, Early Careers Recruiter at andrew.mcnabb@rakuten.com . Next Steps If you want to learn more about Rakuten Kobo, you can find additional information on our internship and co-op opportunities here and learn what it is like working at Rakuten-Kobo here . Please feel free to explore our Glassdoor and LinkedIn profiles as well to learn more about our organization. Rakuten Kobo would like to thank all applicants for their interest in this role. Please note however that only candidates who are shortlisted for an interview will be contacted. Please feel free to reach out if you wish for an update after applying.

Advertised until:
Sept. 16, 2023


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