Marketing Intern - Job Description
We are currently seeking a Marketing Intern to join our growing team this Spring/Summer! If you’re looking for a dynamic hands-on experience in a role where you can showcase your social media marketing skills, this could be the position for you.
Homestand Sports is a media company producing live events and digital media on intelligent and interactive conversations on sports. Our mission is to build a North American platform for engaging devoted fans in meaningful and intimate conversations on sports. Founded by Kevin Kennedy in 2014, Homestand Sports first launched with Pitch Talks on baseball with a small crowd of 80. From there, we have grown to produce shows all across North America (New York City, Philadelphia, Florida, Montreal, Vancouver, and Calgary to name a few), and have expanded to talks on hockey (Puck Talks), and basketball (Hoop Talks) with plans for Huddle Talks, and Footy Talks.
Ultimately we are producing live shows, video, and podcasts, that push the standard of what we'd expect to hear on TV and radio, and deliver intimate, intelligent, and interactive stories that get right at the heart of why we love the sports we do.
Roles/Responsibilities (including but not limited to):
Manage content creation for our social media accounts (Twitter, Facebook, Instagram, etc.)
Monitor social channels for trends and capitalize on them through our social media output
Draft and edit copy for social channels
Lead promotional initiatives and coordinate with other team members
Liaise with vendors, partners, sponsors, etc. regarding events and provide appropriate marketing materials
Assist with capturing and analyzing social media metrics
Analyze success of promotional endeavours and events
Assist with developing our general marketing strategy by sharing new ideas, suggesting useful tools, etc.
Perform other administrative duties as needed
Ability to work as part of a dynamic team
Strong interpersonal skills
Superior organizational skills
Dedication to creating quality content
Superb verbal and written communication skills
Ability to work independently with minimal supervision
Previous experience with/willingness to learn: Hootsuite, Google Drive, Slack, Squarespace.
Willingness to work evenings when there is a scheduled event taking place
Currently enrolled in/recent graduate of a post-secondary marketing program
Previous experience in a marketing position would be considered an asset
More about this position:
4 month contract starting May 1, 2017
$11.40 per hour
Full time hours
Application deadline: Wednesday April 26, 2017
If you feel that you meet these requirements and are an enthusiastic self-starter with ambition and passion for sports, media, marketing, and event planning, please submit your resume and social media handles to:
We thank all applicants for their interest; only candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.