INTERNSHIP: Public Relations
BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment - San Jose CA

Internship Category: Paid

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  • POSITION SUMMARY

    The Public Relations Intern for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. will work closely with the internal PR and Marketing teams to execute communications plans, write media alerts and press releases, prepare coverage reports, and assist in the set up and execution of PR events. This is a unique opportunity to get experience in video games PR and touch on the marketing space as well. Through this internship the candidate will gain an understanding on how Public Relations can help drive awareness and sales for our products.

    What You’ll Do:

    • Participate in and help develop PR initiatives for upcoming video games.
    • Participate and take an active role in planning and setting up events.
    • Assist in drafting media alerts and press releases to communicate new features or updates for BANDAI NAMCO’s games.
    • Assist in gathering media coverage for weekly coverage reports.
    • Look at industry news and trends and prepare team briefs about PR opportunities.
    • Go on press junkets and tours to experience in-person product pitching with media.

    What We’re Looking For:

    • Student currently enrolled in a degree program (BS or BA) in Public Relations or a Mass Communications program
    • Working knowledge of Public Relations principles, tools, and best-practices
    • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
    • Proactive in contributing with ideas and improvements
    • Passionate about playing games and communications

    Perks:

    Work with big brands like SOULCALIBUR, One Piece, and Sword Art Online!
    Be part of a fun and supportive team
    Free lunch and breakfast once a week
    Break into the video game industry
    Interact with a dynamic and friendly team of professional communicators, social media managers, and brand marketing manager
    Travel may be required for events and or convention work

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

    About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

    BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content “” including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN ®, TEKKEN ®, SOULCALIBUR ®, NARUTOâ„¢, NARUTO SHIPPUDENâ„¢, Dragon Ball ®, GALAGA ®, RIDGE RACER ® and ACE COMBAT ®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

    Apply Today jobs@bandainamcoent.com
    POSITION SUMMARY

    The Public Relations Intern for BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc. will work closely with the internal PR and Marketing teams to execute communications plans, write media alerts and press releases, prepare coverage reports, and assist in the set up and execution of PR events. This is a unique opportunity to get experience in video games PR and touch on the marketing space as well. Through this internship the candidate will gain an understanding on how Public Relations can help drive awareness and sales for our products.

    What You’ll Do:

    • Participate in and help develop PR initiatives for upcoming video games.
    • Participate and take an active role in planning and setting up events.
    • Assist in drafting media alerts and press releases to communicate new features or updates for BANDAI NAMCO’s games.
    • Assist in gathering media coverage for weekly coverage reports.
    • Look at industry news and trends and prepare team briefs about PR opportunities.
    • Go on press junkets and tours to experience in-person product pitching with media.

    What We’re Looking For:

    • Student currently enrolled in a degree program (BS or BA) in Public Relations or a Mass Communications program
    • Working knowledge of Public Relations principles, tools, and best-practices
    • Strong interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills
    • Proactive in contributing with ideas and improvements
    • Passionate about playing games and communications

    Perks:

    Work with big brands like SOULCALIBUR, One Piece, and Sword Art Online!
    Be part of a fun and supportive team
    Free lunch and breakfast once a week
    Break into the video game industry
    Interact with a dynamic and friendly team of professional communicators, social media managers, and brand marketing manager
    Travel may be required for events and or convention work

    WORK ENVIRONMENT

    The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

    The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by employees in this position. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications of employees assigned to this job.

    About BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc.

    BANDAI NAMCO Entertainment America Inc., part of BANDAI NAMCO Holdings Inc., is a leading global publisher and developer of interactive content “” including all major video game consoles, iOS, mobile and online. The company is known for creating and publishing many of the industry’s top video game franchises, including PAC-MAN ®, TEKKEN ®, SOULCALIBUR ®, NARUTOâ„¢, NARUTO SHIPPUDENâ„¢, Dragon Ball ®, GALAGA ®, RIDGE RACER ® and ACE COMBAT ®. More information about the company and its products can be found at www.bandainamcoent.com or www.facebook.com/BandaiNamcoUS.

    Apply Today jobs@bandainamcoent.com
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