Communications Internship Job Listing at Kirklands in Nashville, TN (Job ID kirklands-1482)


Location: Nashville, TN
Application deadline: None
Type: Not specified
Career Level: Internship
Salary Range: Not specified
Number of Jobs: 1
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Job Code :1482
Division :Kirklands
Location :Nashville TN US 37214

Job Type :Full Time
Career Level :Student (Undergraduate/Graduate)
Education :Some College Coursework Completed
Category :Administrative and Support Services,Retail/Wholesale,Operations Management
Compensation :8 USD Per Hour
Job Description :

The Communications Intern will assist and support Store Operations on projects and the execution of day to day tasks as well as partner with other departments based on specific projects/assignments. This position is paid.



* Assist with updates, development, coordination and implementation of field operational procedures and training initiatives designed for either individual/team development.
* Assist in developing training materials to support new projects, training programs and new processes.
* Assist in preparation of the following field communication, but not limited to:
* Weekly Communication
* Field Communication
* Monthly Business Planner
* Store Meetings
* Monthly Contests
* Game Plan
* Memos and other direction
* Assist in updating and distribution of policy and procedure manuals.
* Assist in the development and execution of sales meetings for Zone and District Management.
* Create strong partnerships with field and cross-functional corporate business partners.
* Represent the Operations Department and the stores in meetings, decisions, follow-up, etc to discuss ongoing topics and issues.


* Currently enrolled in college or university. Preferred areas of study: Corporate Communication, Journalism, Marketing, or related fields.
* Internship must be for college credit and required for graduation. (This is an 8-10 week program.)
* 1-2 years of retail experience preferred.
* Excellent oral and written communication skills.
* Strong editorial and proof-reading skills and high level of attention to detail.
* Ability to extract data from conversation and documents.
* Good influencing skills: ability to quickly build rapport with a wide range of stakeholders.
* Technology literacy, including fluency with Excel, Word, and Power Point.
* Ability to work with and understand the needs of senior influencers and VP’s.
* Ability to work in a fast-paced deadline-driven environment. Responsive, quick and energetic.
* Tenacity: the ability to follow through on requests, queries, and pitches and get rapid results.
* Self-starter: ability to work autonomously and without a high level of support infrastructure.
* Creativity: flair for devising creative and innovative ideas.
* Ability to work occasionally outside of normal office hours.          We are now accepting applications for Fall 2013 interns!

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