1776 is a global innovation platform headquartered in Washington, D.C. that brings together startups, major institutions, investors, and policymakers in order to break down barriers to entrepreneurship in regulated industries such as in education, health, energy, transportation, cities, security, food, and money. These industries are traditionally difficult for startups to break into, but we think they are important because they are ripe for innovation, represent enormous opportunity, and create positive impact.
We are now recruiting energetic and talented undergraduate & graduate students with passion for entrepreneurship, marketing, branding, design, and communications to join the 1776 Marketing Intern Program in Washington, D.C. If this sounds like you, please read on!
As a 1776 Digital Marketing Intern, you’ll have the unique opportunity to:
- Play an integral role in and have a front-row seat to how a startup marketing team works
- Contribute to, help maintain, and optimize social media channels and online presence
- Conduct market/audience research and analysis
- Further develop communication skills
- Learn how to use tools to analyze data, trends
- Learn common e-marketing tools (such as Facebook advertising and email campaigns), reporting, and best practices that are valuable for future employment
- Gain exposure to a wide variety of marketing needs and solutions
- Complete daily tasks as assigned to support the entire marketing team
- Current undergrad/graduate students or recent university grads with a degree in marketing, e-commerce, digital communications or other relevant field preferred
- Availability to commit at least 16 hours per week (flexible structure)
- Excellent written, oral and interpersonal communication skills are a must (TOEFL/IELTS scores will be requested for international applicants)
- Ability to work in a team environment and accomplish tasks with self-direction and strong time management
- Fluent computer skills, including basic troubleshooting and use of Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint and the willingness to learn other software tools
- Demonstrated use and comfort navigating Web 2.0 sites and tools, including blogs, social networks, video and photo sharing, etc.
- Strong customer service mindset and ability to handle problems with accountability and grace under pressure
- Prior experience with Google Analytics and email marketing is preferred but not necessary
- Personal computer and phone to be used for assigned projects and duties
This is an unpaid internship. However, interns may receive university credit for their internship hours, and cover letters should state if receiving course credit is an available option.