PolicyGenius is hiring a

Marketing Intern

New York, United States
Internship

PolicyGenius is an NYC-based insurance startup with a mission to help people get the protection they need and make them feel good about it. We are changing the game by making insurance shopping faster, friendlier and more efficient for the online consumer. With PolicyGenius, shopping for insurance is as easy, fast, and transparent as shopping for hotel rooms or airline tickets. Since our launch in 2014, we have already served thousands of happy customers and received endorsements from popular consumer advocates.

The role

PolicyGenius is seeking a full or part time Marketing intern to join the team at our Manhattan office. We’re looking for someone with a passion for Marketing and PR who’s interested in working with a team of smart, fun, and nice people at a fast-paced environment.  It’s a great opportunity to apply what you’ve learned while getting mentoring and training from a collaborative Marketing team.

Responsibilities

  • Based on our target audience, research and create lists of communities and influencers that we can promote our new content with
  • Maintain an active presence across specific networks and communities to gather insights into our target audience and come up with ideas on how we can promote our content organically amongst these communities
  • Participate in marketing brainstorms and contribute with ideas
  • Track and monitor all press  coverage and gather necessary data for post-mortems
  • Utilize quantitative skills to analyze and summarize data, formulate findings and provide recommendations
  • Market research and data entry
  • Update the marketing team on any new feature/ad formats as seen on key social networks of interest

Who You are

  • A current student (undergraduate) or recent graduate studying Marketing, Communications, or a related field
  • Highly organized and able to work in a fast-paced, changing environment
  • Self-starter - take initiative, and demonstrated ability to perform in a fast-pace, high pressure, and highly competitive start-up environment.
  • Problem-solver who requires minimum supervision
  • A passion to ask questions and learn from others
  • Good communication and collaboration skills
  • Right and left brained - combine analytical, quantitative, metrics-driven marketing with creativity and communication skills
  • Proficiency in qualitative data and willingness to work in results-driven environment

Why you should care

Built on the strategic vision of its founders, PolicyGenius was a first-mover in insurance tech, which is now one of the hottest and fastest-growing tech sectors. The company has also grown quickly, going from just 5 people at launch to 25 people a year later. We’re planning to grow 2-3x more over the next 2 years to successfully tackle a big problem: The Insurance Marketplace

We've raised a couple rounds of venture capital and are at an exciting inflection point in the company's trajectory. We've got the culture, environment and size of a startup tech company, with the economics of a large, established industry. We're looking for smart and energetic teammates to help us build a world-class company! Come and join us!