Splunk Corporate Communications Intern in San Francisco, California

Join Splunk as we pursue our disruptive journey to make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Splunk is a diverse company filled with people who are passionate about turning machine data into answers. Become a part of an all-star team committed to our work, customers and having fun.


Are you an undergraduate student passionate about building an exciting career in Communications? Are you seeking to learn from a creative, dynamic and data-driven team in technology? Are you a natural born storyteller? Are you a news junkie? Do you love social media and figuring out new and exciting ways to extend a unique voice to different audiences?

If you answered yes to these questions, then you should join Splunk as our Corporate Communications Intern. As a Corporate Communications Intern at Splunk, you will have a rare opportunity to learn about and engage in two core areas of communications, public relations and social media.

You should be a highly motivated, creative problem solver with strong attention to detail and a desire to grow your skills within Splunk's corporate communications team. You will be based out of Splunk's headquarters in San Francisco, CA, reporting into the Senior Manager of Public Relations.


  • Support the public relations and social media team, providing you with a career opportunity to explore your passion within communications and contribute across Splunk's marketing organization

  • Create a wide range of content including creative stories for PR campaigns, social media collateral, briefing pages and blog posts

  • Work closely across the organization to support coordination of .conf2019: the 10th Annual Splunk Conference

  • Evangelize Splunk customers, partners and executives through relevant communications platforms

  • Maintain internal databases to support influencer identification, team-wide analytics, relationship tracking and social media campaigns

  • Support creative campaigns through research

  • Learn and work in various communications technologies to support ongoing success; including Sprinklr, Poppulo, TrendKite, Google Docs and more


  • Relevant examples of creative skills writing samples such as press releases, blog posts, bylines or social media copy

  • Expertise in social media channels including LinkedIn, Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and more. Experience with blog platforms and or social media metrics technology is a plus.

  • Detail oriented with excellent time management and organizational skills

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment

  • Fun, creative and excited for growth opportunities


  • Pursuing a bachelor’s degree in Journalism, Public Relations, Marketing, Communications, or a related field; preferred as a rising senior

We value diversity at our company. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or any other applicable legally protected characteristics in the location in which the candidate is applying.

For job positions in San Francisco, CA, and other locations where required, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

About Splunk

Splunk was founded to pursue a disruptive new vision: make machine data accessible, usable and valuable to everyone. Machine data is one of the fastest growing and most complex areas of big data—generated by every component of IT infrastructures, applications, mobile phone location data, website clickstreams, social data, sensors, RFID and much more.

Splunk is focused specifically on the challenges and opportunity of taking massive amounts of machine data, and providing powerful insights from that data. IT insights. Security insights. Business insights. It’s what we call Operational Intelligence.

Since shipping its software in 2006, Splunk now has over 13,000 customers in more than 110 countries around the world. These organizations are using Splunk to harness the power of their machine data to deepen business and customer understanding, mitigate cybersecurity risk, prevent fraud, improve service performance and reduce costs. Innovation is in our DNA – from technology to the way we do business. Splunk is the platform for Operational Intelligence!

Splunk has more than 2,700 global employees, with headquarters in San Francisco, an office in San Jose, CA and regional headquarters in London and Hong Kong.

We’ve built a phenomenal foundation for success with a proven leadership team, highly passionate employees and unique patented software. We invite you to help us continue our drive to define a new industry and become part of an innovative, and disruptive software company.

Benefits & Perks: Wow! This is really cool!

SF Only

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO, sick leave, stocked micro kitchens in Splunk offices, catered lunches on Mondays, catered breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer, “Fun Fridays”.

Pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance, we will consider for employment qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records.

Non SF

Medical, full company paid Dental, Vision and Life Insurance, Flexible Spending and Dependent Care Accounts, Commuter Accounts, Employee Stock Purchase Plan (ESPP), 401(k), 3 weeks of PTO and sick leave. Our work environments vary by location however we believe in hosting amenities and fun activities to fuel our energy. You may find fully stocked micro kitchens, catered lunches on Mondays and breakfast on Fridays, basketball hoops, ping pong, arcade games, BBQ’s, soccer and “Fun Fridays”.

This isn’t a job – it’s a life changer – are you ready?

Individuals seeking employment at Splunk are considered without regards to race, religion, color, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, marital status, age, physical or mental disability or medical condition (except where physical fitness is a valid occupational qualification), genetic information, veteran status, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state or local laws. Click here to review the US Department of Labor’s EEO is The Law notice. Please click here to review Splunk’s Affirmative Action Policy Statement.

Splunk does not discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. Please click here to review Splunk’s Pay Transparency Nondiscrimination Provision.

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