Thursday, April 12, 2012

We're Looking for a Marketing Intern!

We are looking for a Summer Marketing Intern who is passionate about higher education, educational technology, lowering the cost of textbooks, and publishing.

About SharedBook, Inc:
Located in the downtown New York City, SharedBook is a technology company that enables academic, corporate and consumer partners to dynamically produce personalized and customized books and documents. Please visit us a www.AcademicPub.com and www.SharedBook.com.

Internship Summary:
We are currently recruiting for a unique candidate to join our team as a summer Marketing Intern. As a summer intern, you will get hands on experience with e-marketing, traditional marketing, social marketing, market research, analytics, sales support and customer service, - among other day-to-day administrative activities.

The chosen intern will have the opportunity to collaborate with key team members who are working on AcademicPub – an exciting new product that is lowering the cost of texts for students while making it easier for professors and bookstores to put together appropriate course materials.  

Responsibilities:

  • Helping to review ad and website copy
  • Understanding and preparing analytics reports.
  • Assisting with the official company blog as well as researching and writing short articles on educational technology and higher education for ancillary blogs.
  • Helping to harvest and put together lists of leads for the marketing and sales teams.
  • Some standard administrative tasks.

Qualifications & Experience:
* Must be currently enrolled in a 4-year school
* Computer skills: MS Excel, Microsoft Office applications, Word 2007 required, experience with Blogger, Wordpress, Google Analytics, Twitter (as well as tools such as Tweet Deck and Sprout Social), and other social media preferred
* Excellent verbal and written communication skills
* Highly organized, efficient and results oriented
* Strong professional, interpersonal and teamwork skills
* Self-motivated, ability to work on projects autonomously

Compensation:
This is an unpaid internship. The chosen intern will receive reimbursement for transportation to and from the office, as well as a $12 per diem for lunch.

Hours: 15-20 a week

Length:
Start Date: May 29th, potentially sooner
End Date: TBD

Contact:
If you are self-motivated, confident and want to get real hands-on experience from skilled and knowledgeable professionals in the educational technology field, please respond, with Marketing Intern as the subject, with a cover letter and your resume to:

Spencer Soloway
ssoloway (at) sharedbook.com