KAYAK: Social Media and Content Marketing Intern

Position Overview

We are seeking a highly motivated, self-starter to join the North America Marketing team as a part-time intern for Fall 2019. This role will primarily support the Creative and Brand Marketing teams. The role is based in our Stamford, CT Headquarters and reports to the Senior Content Marketing Manager.

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Roles and Responsibilities

Time Requirement: Minimum of 20 hours per week in the Stamford office.

Community Management

  • Engage with KAYAK audiences on social media to develop brand awareness and affinity on all of our social channels (Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube).

  • Reach out to relevant bloggers, media outlets, power users, etc. on social media to share newly published content with them.

  • Flag customer service queries and issues.

  • Develop ways to organically grow our audiences.

Creative

  • Research and write short- and long-form content.

  • Refresh and optimize existing blog content.

  • Upload and edit blog content in Wordpress.

  • Source, crop and upload imagery for blogs and campaigns.

Social media

  • Assist with the development of social media-first content, including pitching content ideas, writing social copy, sourcing images and creating assets.

  • Monitor current events and trends for opportunities to insert the KAYAK brand into relevant real-time conversations.

General

  • Supporting Marketing and PR campaigns on an as-needed basis, including but not limited to analyzing travel data.

  • Participate in team meetings and brainstorms when applicable.

Qualifications

  • Candidates must be able to work part-time (20 hours per week in Stamford office)

  • College students (juniors & seniors) and recent graduates pursuing a degree in marketing/communications, English, or a related field are preferred

  • Excellent storytelling, verbal and written communication skills

  • Collaborative spirit, but also able to work independently

  • Interest in writing

  • Ability to adapt to a brand tone of voice

  • Strong spelling, grammar and proofreading skills

  • Must be able to handle multiple projects and meet tight deadlines

  • Sense of humor, contagious curiosity and creativity

  • Active on social media (either personal accounts or in a previous role); knows what makes a good story on different social channels.

  • Passion for travel

Bonus points if you:

  • are familiar with social media management tools (Falcon/Hootsuite/Spredfast)

  • have used Wordpress or other CMS

  • have a working knowledge of SEO

  • are familiar with Google Analytics, social media metrics and/or measuring content performance

  • have a basic understanding of Photoshop


About KAYAK

At KAYAK we help millions of travelers around the globe make confident travel decisions. KAYAK searches other sites to show travelers the information they need to find the right flights, hotels, rental cars and vacation packages and is the world's leading travel search engine.

As an employee of KAYAK, you will be part of a global network that includes OpenTable and KAYAK's portfolio of metasearch brands including Swoodoo, checkfelix, momondo, Cheapflights, Mundi and HotelsCombined. Many employees are dedicated to one brand, but we all have the benefit of using each others strengths and insights. Together, were able to help people experience the world through dining and travel.

KAYAK is a part of Booking Holdings, the world leader in online travel and related services.

We are an equal opportunity employer and celebrate diversity at our company. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, or disability status.

Full-time