Event Planning & PR Intern –Viki&Soompi(Winter 2017)

November 14, 2017

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Job Description

About Viki:

Viki, a Rakuten Company (Japan Stock Exchange: 4755), is a global TV site with more than tens of millions of viewers a month watching the world’s primetime TV and movies, subtitled in over 200 languages by a community of fans. With billions of videos viewed and more than 1 billion words translated, Viki brings global entertainment to fans everywhere.


About Soompi:

Soompi is a global K-entertainment news and community site, and one of the world’s largest and longest-running English online media covering Korean pop culture. Since 1998, Soompi has been the platform for international fans to have their voice heard. And Annual Soompi Awards is the largest fan award hosted by Soompi, celebrating all things Korean entertainment, with 100 million votes recorded in 2016.


Soompi was acquired by Viki on 2015 August.

We are looking for a talented person who is passionate about entertainment, media and PR this winter. As an Event Planning & PR Intern, you will be part of Soompi Business Development team based in Seoul, and lead cross-functional efforts to acquire and coordinate support and partnerships around Annual Soompi Awards from key local partners like Korean talent agencies and media. The successful candidate will display the ability to think on one’s feet, welcome new challenges, and communicate effectively cross-functionally.

This is a 2-month winter internship during the event period.


• Communicate clearly and negotiate with artist agencies to get cooperation to run Soompi Awards successfully: shout out videos, interviews, signed albums etc. Communicate with Viki US team to understand team’s goals and deliverables, and provide updates regularly via email and phone calls

• Translate scripts and documents to support communication with local partners

• Support event operations in general, coordinate and manage schedules, equipment and logistics

•  Reporting Viki & Soompi’s 13th Soompi Awards online ad campaigns, communicating with different parts of the team

Minimum Qualification

• Current undergraduate student with a graduation date after February 2017

• Comfortable in writing and speaking in English

• Ability to execute in an ambiguous and dynamic environment

• Strong interest in Korean entertainment, media or PR industry a plus

• Prior experience with working with artist agencies a plus

How to Apply

Submit the cover letter and resume to recruit_korea@viki.com until November 26th

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