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Fall Intern, Communications | Macmillan

Macmillan Learning is seeking a Communications Intern to work remotely. This Communications Intern has a very hands-on role, supporting the Communications team with social media, written internal and external communications, and campaign planning.

Responsibilities include but are not limited to:

Social Media

  • Contribute to social media content calendars, including supporting plans for affinity months, special holidays, product launches, company webinars, and other noteworthy days.
  • Draft social media posts for Instagram, Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn.
  • Audit the social media presence and strategies of ML’s competitors, surfacing takeaways, and lessons that you can use to inform your social strategy down the road.
  • Report on social media posts and channel performance.
  • Create a database of Macmillan Learning authors’ social media handles.
  • Help grow our community and engagement, keeping a pulse on trending topics and innovations within the social landscape
  • Create infographics.



  • Draft blog posts, press releases, and other communications content.
  • Create draft headlines and media pitches.
  • Edit communications materials.
  • Collaborate with staff on new ideas and directions for communications.
  • Monitor for and share news about textbooks, education, company authors.



  • Currently enrolled in a Bachelor’s program (Junior year and up), Masters program, PhD; or recently graduated (3 months or fewer) in Communications, Public Relations, or related degree
  • Understanding of social media tools and platforms including Facebook, Instagram etc.
  • Understanding of the basic principles of public relations
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self-starter, good time management
  • Creative ideas and energy


Macmillan Learning is a privately-held, family-owned company that improves lives through learning. By linking research to learning practice, we develop pioneering products and learning materials for students that are highly effective and drive improved outcomes. Our engaging content is developed in partnership with the world’s best researchers, educators, administrators, and developers. Macmillan Learning is part of Holtzbrinck group of companies, and houses several brands, including: Bedford/St Martin’s, W.H. Freeman, Worth Publishers, iClicker, Skyfactor, Macmillan Learning Curriculum Solutions, and Hayden-McNeil Lab Solutions.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer. We are actively seeking job applicants who reflect a broad representation of differences, including race, ethnicity, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, physical ability, neurodiversity, age, family status, economic background and status, geographical background and status, and perspective. We believe that the best companies reflect the incredible diversity in viewpoints, backgrounds, and identities of the world in their staffs, and are committed to inclusive hiring across departments and levels.

The successful candidate for this position will be an employee of Bedford, Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC d/b/a Macmillan Learning. Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group, LLC has developed an affirmative action program in compliance with the NY Department of Education’s guidance.  Portions of the affirmative action program are available for review by applicants and employees by contacting Human Resources at Macmillan Learning.