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Social Media & Marketing Intern

$30k – $35k • No equity
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Barkly Pets is seeking a rockstar marketing intern to join our team. You are self-motivated, hard-working, and a curious person looking to hone your social media, PR, and marketing skills in a high growth start up. During your internship, your support of the marketing team will include supporting new feature launches, campaign development, social media planning, PR outreach, among other projects.

You will depart your internship with a comprehensive understanding of the diverse marketing function in a consumer-facing start up. Our goal is to arm you with the experience you need to enter the industry with confidence!

Tasks and Responsibilities:
- Post content to our social media channels that resonates with pet owners and pet care professionals, and is consistent with our brand messaging.
- Research best practices for social media and develop new social media strategies to increase brand recognition and affinity.
- Write, disseminate, and pitch stories to the press regarding our business, growth milestones or our market differentiation.
- Execute local marketing tactics to grow our user and walker base in new markets across the country.
- Collaborate with graphic designers and 3rd party associates on concepts for social posts, video, and advertisements.

Required Skills:
- You are creative, driven, dependable, enthusiastic, and hungry to grow and learn.
- Excellent organization capabilities with the ability to manage multiple projects at once.
- The ability to write clear, concise copy that appeals to our audience and represents our brand voice.
- Experience with social media marketing, content creation, and graphic design.
- You have a nose for a good story and can create and tell marketing stories helping our audience know and trust us.
- You approach challenges with creativity and wit. You obsess over the details without losing sight of larger goals.

Bonus Skills:
- Extra points for existing portfolios to share with your application.
- SEO familiarity
- Microsoft Excel and analytic skills

Salary:
- $15/hour

Opportunities to transition to full-time position with equity, salary, and benefits are possible for the right person.

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